Apprentice Technician at BAE Systems

Start Date:
Rochester South East
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£10,000 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:


I work on Hybrid Automotive Technology for Buses. My day to day roles include supporting customers in the field, trialling software for release, improving the hybrid technology.

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


NVQ Level 3 in Electronic Engineering BTEC Level 3 in Electronic Engineering Advanced Diploma Level 3 in Electronic Engineering

I have learnt all about Hybrid systems and how they operate.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I have enjoyed the work, it is something which I enjoy coming to work to do. I enjoy the people I work with and they make difficult tasks easier by always being able to offer help and advice.

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?


I feel like a part of the core team and I am trusted to perform tasks on my own. I am recognised for my abilities by being trusted to perform tasks which are above apprentice level.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


My programme was structured from day one till the end, I am aware of my progression at all times and I have the full support of my superiors.

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


I receive all the support I need.

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


I receive all the support I need.

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


My salary is a liveable wage.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


I have had many opportunities to be involved in extra curriculum activities such as helping at local schools, apprentice council and being an ambassador at an air show.

9. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend?


9b. Why?

They offer great training at work along with great qualifications at college.

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

Be yourself.

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