• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • Developing new features for a web application, fixing bugs, manual and automated testing. Collaborating with web designers, product owners and business analysts to problem solve clients needs.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Computer programming in various different languages, developed better communication skills as i need to explain what i am doing to tech and non-technical people. User experience design.


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • Working with a varied amount of people and collaborating with different teams to think out ideas and problem solve.


  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • I lost track of my timeline and deadlines quite often, i think better support to keep me on track with regular check-ins would have helped.


  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • As a whole team, i felt very supported to achieve my goals. I think i could've had more one-to-ones with seniors to help me.


  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • During the catchup sessions with Makers, the coach was always very helpful, but these sessions were not very regular.


  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • I learnt a lot my doing the qualification as there were some subjects i thought i had no interest in learning that i had to do, but actually found them very enjoyable and i'm now able to do these in my current role and become a fullstack developer.


  • 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.)
  • We have a friday game session, weekly office day and after work social and monthly events.


  • 9a. Would you recommend EY to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 9b. Why?
  • There is a lot of learning opportunities and career progression with a lot of support from leaders and other colleagues.

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to EY?
  • Be yourself, not always having the experience is necessary as long as you show you have passion to learn, grow and challenge.


Higher Level Apprenticeship



April 2022

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