Network Planner at Virgin Media

Start Date:
2020
Location:
Gateshead
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Review Date:
April 2021

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Review Score

9.5/10

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

10/10

Planning for expanding Virgin's existing network to areas currently unserviceable

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

10/10

Technical skills involving knowledge into telecommunications Developed existing skills such as: organisational skills, time keeping, resilience

Training provider teaching me project management skills

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

Very much. Very informative and gain a sense of accomplishment with recognition and reward.

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4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

Well structured in my role and with my training provider. Often can be linked together and can base my learning around what I am currently experiencing

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

10/10

Massive amount of support. Both my manager and colleagues.

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

9/10

Receive good quality support from BPP. We have monthly calls with coaches regarding assignments and 6 week catch ups with our coach's.

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

10/10

It helps in transferrable skills. It also gives me a good base of knowledge for transferring within my organisation too.

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, but currently due to COVID it is harder to experience these.

9a. Would you recommend Virgin Media to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

They are a very well structured company with progression opportunities. Great benefits and are well recognised for your work and contribution.

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

Be yourself it's all about personality.

Be confident with your self and your experience.

Show case everything positive you can bring to the team.

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