1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
Monitoring project progress and costs to report on periodically.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
Learnt how to use Primavera P6, Microsoft office and developed my communication and reporting skills.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
Very much so. I get to learn from project professionals everyday and gain valuable experience on multi-million pound programmes.
4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
Not that well to begin with. There is no layout of what we need to learn in each placement - we only learn on work that is available.
5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
As much support as I need.
6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
As much as I need provided that it is justified.
7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
Very well - it helps me understand the theory behind all the practical work that is being done on site and in a project office.
8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)
Nothing - there are social clubs that I can sign up to through the company's home page.
9a. Would you recommend Transport for London to a friend?
Very supportive people with expert knowledge in their fields who share their knowledge willingly.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Transport for London?
Read the behaviours and values of the company before applying and answering the situational questions.