ETAM Substation Apprentice at National Grid

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Kidderminster
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£15,000 annually
Review Date:
27th April 2015

Review Score

8.1/10

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

8/10

My job role involves inspection, maintenance and repair of National Grid assests.

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

9/10

Yes I am completing City and Guilds 2339. I've also completed basic handskills and an appreciation of welding.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

I enjoy the on job training of the programme combined with classroom based learning.

4. How valued do you feel by National Grid?

8/10

I do feel valued, I feel they are training us welL for the future work force of National Grid.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

Well organised, I have a plan for the whole year and know where I am going to be in advance.

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

8/10

Support is there when I need it. I can e-mail or phone whenever I need anything.

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

8/10

As above

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

8/10

The wage is good, I am looking forward to recieving a pay rise as my work load increases.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Yes but due to work I haven't had time to look at this. I am aware of engineering club outside of work.

9a. Would you recommend National Grid to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Training, job security and future prospects.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to National Grid? *

Listen to peers when attending the assessment centre. Ask as many questions as possible as people will help you.

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