Technology Apprentice at Tesco

Start Date:
Welwyn Garden City/Hertfordshire South East
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£18,000 annually
Review Date:
June 2015

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


Technology Apprentice, my role currently involves going on placements in different teams around technical services. Picking up skills and learning what each individual cell does, getting both hands on experience as well as leaning by watching.

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


I have learnt how to do some coding which is very useful as it can be used to automate some tasks. I have also developed meeting skills and how I communicate with people.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I enjoy this programme very much, there is always something to get involved in and always part of the team rather than being 'surplus' to requirements. I also get to meet a lot of talented and skilled people.

4. How valued do you feel by Tesco?


I feel valued by Tesco and part of the team I am in and I am always listened to and my thought are appreciated.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


I am part of the third intake of apprentices to the programme is still fairly new, however, it is well structured and there is a good balance of time studying and time in the office learning.

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


I receive a good amount of support from the training provider. There are easy to contact and reply quickly with help to any issues.

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


I get extremely good support from my employer, everyone is very approachable if I have a problem and there are always willing to help with any problems.

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


My salary meets my expenses comfortable.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes, there are always social events going on as well as charity events which are always good fun to get involved in.

9. Would you recommend Tesco to a friend?


9b. Why?

The programme is very good and extensive. It gives you a good background in technology to give you a good opportunity to get you into the position you want once the programme is over.

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

Always be honest, and enjoy the interview process, they need to remember that everyone is on their side and wants you to do well.

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