trainee at Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Derby East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Automotive

6.7/10

The Role
6.8
Organisation
6.8

Socialising

6.5

The Role

Role Description

Learning work

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I love this kind of work

7/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Felt like my extended family - I am still in touch with colleagues now.

7/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

My section manager was brilliant, extremely supportive and very helpful.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy but thats how I like it

8/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

If it wasn't for my year out, I wouldn't have got my First Class honours

7/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Sometimes slightly stressful but everyone worked together

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very well organised

7/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

They always ecouraged further training and even put me on a course to help with my fear of presenting, this consisted of one to one meetings with a member of the training staff which helped considerably.

7/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

If a job was available I would have had it

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

If a job was available I would have had it

5/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

I was the social secretary for the Toyota Industrial Trainees

5/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

normal

7/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Great

7/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Yes a lot !

7/10