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Training

8.2 / 10

(based on 39 ratings in 2015)

2015

"I have been trained to use the test equipment and software, and given health and safety training. I was also given sessions on quality and compliance."
Placement Student, Leeds
"I've developed and learnt various skills since starting my placement. My role works heavily with Excel, so I've learnt more complex things within that software. I've also learnt to use new software with the help of my team."
Placement Student, Wokingham
"I attended internal product training for all the business units, and shadowed different departments. I had training internally on Microsoft Access from beginner to advanced level, and attended external Microsoft Excel sessions at intermediate level."
Placement Student, Leeds
"Training was on a mixture of skills, including proper lab procedures among many soft skills from desk work. I was also given training in the care and running of a ten station hip simulator, and various other equipment."
Placement Student, Leeds
"I have had so much training, but it is necessary as my job requires the use of quite a few pieces of software and databases. The vast majority of training was done in the first couple of weeks, so you're really thrown in the deep end, but I think that's the best way to do it because then you know what you're doing from the very beginning."
Placement Student, Maidenhead
"As a result of the training here I have greatly improved my communication skills, both internally and off-site via email. My time management skills have also improved, and I have picked up skills in Microsoft Office and working with PDFs. Training has also been completed on company database programmes"
Placement Student, Blackpool
"We had a two week handover period with the previous student in our positions and in this period there were various talks, presentations and workshops to build the necessary skills."
Placement Student, High Wycombe
"I was thoroughly trained for my experience and had the opportunity for ongoing learning."
Placement Student, Maidenhead

2014

"We have received HR, HCC, expenses training, as well as extensive product training into each of the departments - this has given us the opportunity to get to know all of the managers and the company in detail."
Marketing, Intern, Leeds
"I received training on how to carry out all of my tasks and responsibilities from the previous placement student. I have learnt how to use applications such as SAP, JDE 8.12, Cognos, SQL Developer, and I have also improved my Excel skills."
Distribution, Intern, Leeds
"I am satisfied with the training I have received which has included product, branding, human resource and company orientation training. I have become very knowledgeable on computer design programmes through peer mentoring and self-taught learning."
Marketing, Intern, Leeds
"The first few weeks are filled with training, and this includes training on all of the software used within the company as well as an induction from each department giving you an overview of how you may work with each separate function."
Marketing, Intern, Maidenhead
"There was a lot of training to complete which was very beneficial; we were taught the invaluable things that are essential for completing the job, but also we were given insights into the other areas of the business."
Marketing, Intern, Maidenhead
"At the start I had a handover period to learn how to carry out my role from my predecessor, I was also given extensive training about the company during my first month here, as well as being offered the chance to learn extensively about the medical profession and to attend training days for several things such as Microsoft Excel."
Intern, Leeds
"I was trained by the previous placement student for the first two weeks of my job in order to gain a better understanding from a fellow student's point of view. It has also been explained that if I want any more training from outside courses (e.g. Excel courses) the company will pay for them."
Intern, Leeds
"Health and Safety have been heavily included in my training due to the nature of the products handled here. Information governance and company policies have also enabled me to be able to perform my job to its optimum."
Marketing, Intern, Blackpool
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