• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • Assisting in a Howdens depot and completing coursework


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Learnt how to provide great service and communication skills. Financial figure forecasting as well as warehouse logistics


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I enjoy my programme as i am constantly learning and developing. serving customers and gaining product knowledge.


  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • It is a well organised structure and the apprentices team at Howdens regularly are in contact to monitor my progress


  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I can ask anything from my area manager and he will always support me.


  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • My training provider , [This section of the comment has been removed by a member of the RateMyApprenticeship Team because it did not meet our site terms and conditions]


  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • Some parts of my qualification are not relevant to my role at Howdens. But am assured that the qualifation is the closest fit for my my role.


  • 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, each depot arranges activities such as attending a sports event or simply just going out for a meal with collegues


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

  • 9b. Why?
  • Howdens is a great place to work, each day is different and there is satisfaction when serving customers and providing great service. Team members are all friendly and support one another.

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Howdens?
  • Research the company and some of the products its sells.


Level 3 Apprenticeship



February 2023

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