apprentice at Network Rail

Start Date:
birmingham West Midlands
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£800 monthly
Review Date:
April 2015

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


i work with a overhead line team working on the railway. i assist with the repair of ther overhead line equipment.

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


i have developed many new skills such as learning to work with other and learning to work with new equipment and tools.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


i have enjoyed it very much and think it is a excellent programe.

4. How valued do you feel by Network Rail?


i feel very vauled and very important in the system at network rail.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


it is organised ok. there are a few unorganised parts in the second year due to people not communicating well but overall it is ok.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


i receive as much support as i need from network rail.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


i receive plenty of support from network rail.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


my wages could increase but for a man of 19 i am receiving good enough money.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


outisde of the work there are a few responisbilties such a preparing for night shifts. making sure you have enough sleep in the day before the shift.

9. Would you recommend Network Rail to a friend?


9b. Why?

i would recommend this because it is a good job for life and can be alot of fun.

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

its a great job

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