ETAM Substation Apprentice at National Grid

Start Date:
Runcorn North West
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£15 annually
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:


My Job Title currently is 'Substation Apprentice'. I am required to complete training at Eakring while studying City & Guilds. I also have on- site training where I gain experience on 'the job'.

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


I have passed multiple exams so far & have developed my fitting skills in the workshop.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I enjoy my programme very much, it is well structured.

4. How valued do you feel by National Grid?


I am very valued from my employer.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


It is very well structured and organised, we get notification in advance & are well informed.

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


Our training provider is excellent in insuring we gain the most from our modules & ensuring we reach our maximum potential.

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


There are plenty of resources we can use for support, as well as HR & mentors on site.

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


We receieve an excellent salary & our expenses are paid for.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are plenty of events & classes outside of work available.

9. Would you recommend National Grid to a friend?


9b. Why?

So far I have been very impressed & am looking forward to the next few years.

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

Read up on National Grids values & intentions. Also find out about FTSE 100 & be confident in your interviews.

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