Rating

9.8/10
  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • My job consists of trading ranges that are currently selling and planning future ranges. The apprenticeship is a data fellowship programme where we learn cutting edge data skills which can be embedded into your job role.

    9/10

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt Python and Sql programming languages. From there, I have learnt all sorts of things, for example clustering, data analysis, data visualisations etc.

    9/10

  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I really enjoy the programme. It is great to be able to be able to take part in an apprenticeship programme to learn additional skills alongside my actual job role.

    10/10

  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • Very well structured - the programme takes up 8 hours of my working week (one day) whilst the remainder of the week is spent on my actual job.

    10/10

  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I receive a lot of support - I am given the allotted 8 hours per week to work on the apprenticeship.

    10/10

  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • They are always on hand to help. You are given a mentor who helps to assist with any questions and to give feedback on the work that has been submitted so far.

    10/10

  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • The apprenticeship helps me to look at my work in a different way. I can conduct better analysis on how products sell which in turn helps me to make more informed decisions.

    10/10

  • 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.)
  • Yes! You can even create your own (provided enough people also have the same desire for this new activity) if you feel that something is missing.

    10/10

  • 9a. Would you recommend Marks & Spencer to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 9b. Why?
  • Everyone works collaboratively in a team to make sure that the best possible work is produced. There is a great working culture and environment where all opinions are valued.


  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Marks & Spencer?
  • Be yourself!


Details

Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)

FMCG & Retail

London

May 2021


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