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8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2014)
"Encouraging and supportive."
  • Apprentices are well integrated into the both the working and social sides of the company
  • There are many opportunities to get exposure to exciting, high-profile projects
  • The large variation in projects means that apprentices can pick up a wide range of skills
  • Managers and colleagues at all levels are happy share their knowledge
  • Occasionally there are periods of downtime in which apprentices may not have enough to do
  • Balancing work and study commitments can be a challenge
  • Apprentices don't have much control over what discipline they follow
  • There can be a lack of responsibility due to perceptions of apprentices' capabilities
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What insiders say about...

"Research the company, not in great detail but just know a few things you can mention...."

"I feel a part of my department and there are social activities like football every..."

"I am contracted to do 37.5 hours a week in the office. This tends to be pretty close..."

"Perks include: cheap gym membership, hotels and free food on secondment."

"Firstly there is an initial assessment of maths and literacy which were pretty easy..."

"Questions about the presentation and questions about yourself, for example; why do..."

"I assist people with building services design, both mechanical and electrical. I..."

"Earning money while I learn and having opportunities to develop new and different..."

"Work comes in peaks and troughs. At times during a contract there is plenty of work..."

"Helpful, understanding, encouraging."

"I wanted to get involved within the field of engineering and the research I did suggested..."

"I have learned many things such as design, health and safety and computer skills,..."

"I think the college day should be shorter. At the moment, it is too long for you..."

"In my experience Mott MacDonald pays higher than most apprenticeships which is b..."

"Supervisors come those you work with and you are always within a few desks of them...."

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