C&I level 3 Apprentice at AWE

Start Date:
2017
Location:
Aldermaston
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Review Date:
June 2020

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Review Score

7.5/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

7/10

Maintaining control systems, calibrating process equipment and fixing breakdowns on production equipment and systems

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

8/10

I have definitely learnt many new skills since working at AWE and have developed my existing skills throughout my apprenticeship

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I do enjoy the programme a lot. The uncertainty of where you will end up is a bit daunting but on the whole it’s a great company to work for with great benefits (every other Friday off work).

4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

6/10

Reasonably well organised, however there is definitely room for improvement. Covid-19 has definitely made it more difficult for us apprentices to get the work done required for evidence

5. How much support do you receive from your employer?

9/10

I feel like my employe provides a lot of support as well as being really understanding and flexible

6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?

7/10

A reasonable amount. If you need help just ask!

7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?

7/10

It gives me a better base level of understanding so that I know what I’m doing in my job and why it is important

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.)

7/10

Yes, all of the above!

9a. Would you recommend AWE to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

Because of all the great benefits, the pay is great and you get every other Friday off work and 29 days of leave a year!

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to AWE?

Just go for it. Definitely worth your effort

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