Apprentice Civil Engineer at Costain

Start Date:
2012
Location:
Colchester
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
£14,000 annually
Review Date:
11th May 2015

Review Score

7.4/10

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

8/10

I monitor the daily progress on site and communicate this to other members of the team.

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

8/10

I have already achieved a level 3 qualification in construction and a level 3 NVQ in construction and now i am working towards a level 5 HND and level 5 NVQ. As well as attending numerous internal courses.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

I enjoy the work because you can see what you are working on being built and i like being part of a large team.

4. How valued do you feel by Costain?

9/10

Yes.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

There is a clear scheme set out and all the apprentices have a chance to experience other sites during their apprenticeship program so you gain more experience.

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

7/10

We receive as much support as we ask for.

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

7/10

We receive as much support as we ask for.

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

5/10

The salary is adequate

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

there are company events throughout the year to let you know what is happening within the business.

9a. Would you recommend Costain to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

I really enjoy the type of work and the way that you learn.

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

Dont give up if you do not get accepted the first time you apply.

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