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TRURO AND PENWITH COLLEGE

UKPRN:
10007063

About this provider

Truro and Penwith College is one of the best colleges in the country, a fact recognised by Ofsted which gave us Outstanding status following our review in February 2016. We have campuses in Truro and Penzance, both offering an exceptional range of courses, providing industry-standard equipment and resources, all housed in modern, purpose-built facilities.

Working closely with hundreds of companies across Cornwall, we run apprenticeship programmes in over 40 different subjects covering a range of industries, such as: construction, hair and beauty, marketing, engineering and accounting. We offer apprenticeships in all kinds of areas such as Engineering, Hair & Beauty, Accounting and Hospitality.

What employers are saying

Based on 45 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 17 out of 45 reviews
  • Good 26 out of 45 reviews
  • Poor 2 out of 45 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 45 reviews

Strengths

  • Getting new apprentices started (23)
  • Communication with employers (20)
  • Improving apprentice skills (15)
  • Training facilities (15)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (13)
  • Adapting to my needs (9)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (9)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (11)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (11)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (6)
  • Getting new apprentices started (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (5)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Improving apprentice skills (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)

36 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Baker Standard 2 Details
Beauty Therapist Standard 2 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 3 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Decorative Finishing Framework 3 Details
Digital marketer Standard 3 Details
Early Years Educator Framework 3 Details
Engineering Operative Standard 2 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Hairdressing Framework 3 Details
Hospitality Manager Standard 4 Details

Contact details

Website:
TRURO AND PENWITH COLLEGE website
Phone number:
01872 267000

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
82%
Learner satisfaction:
91%
Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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