Norris Tobias

Engineering Apprentice

Why did you apply for an apprenticeship at DHL?

I applied to the DHL apprenticeship programme because of the many doors it would open for me.

Tell us about your experience so far

I have been an apprentice at DHL for 5 months now. I became a apprentice after doing a 2 month placement here and I was then offered the opportunity. I have been maintaining a production line by completing preventative maintenance checks and fixing and mechanical and electrical issues.

I have also been involved with automating the production line integrating robots, vision systems, and GEMBA.

If you could tell a friend/colleague about what’s it’s like to be an apprentice in DHL (in one sentence) what would you say?

Being a DHL Apprentice is Challenging but rewarding.

What are the benefits of the apprenticeship programme?

Being paid to be trained in different sectors of engineering is a huge advantage because essentially I am being paid to grow my skills.

What do you enjoy about the apprenticeship programme?

Being a part of the DHL projects and learning how to use new technology.

What are your top tips for others looking to apply for an apprenticeship programme at DHL?

Work hard and never give up.