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SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND STROUD COLLEGE

Employer reviews

Good (195 reviews)

Employer review details
Statement Percentage of employers that selected this as a "strength" Percentage of employers that selected this as "needs improvement" Total number of employers that selected this statement
Communication with employers 49% 51% 146
Reporting on progress of apprentices 35% 65% 97
Providing the right training at the right time 67% 33% 66
Getting new apprentices started 86% 14% 66
Improving apprentice skills 77% 23% 57
Adapting to my needs 70% 30% 47
Working with small numbers of apprentices 96% 4% 45
Initial assessment of apprentices 82% 18% 45
Training facilities 82% 18% 39

Apprentice reviews

Good (14 reviews)

Apprentice review details
Communication
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Communicating clearly with you 57% 43%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 64% 36%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 64% 36%
Providing accessible training resources 71% 29%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 64% 36%
Taking into account your previous learning 43% 57%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 64% 36%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 64% 36%
Support
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Helping you learn new skills and develop existing ones 64% 36%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 86% 14%
Resolving any issues you have 86% 14%
Preparing you for success in your future career 71% 29%

Provider overview

SGS College serves Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas from our 5 campuses. Provision includes a wide range of apprenticeships across a number of sectors. Apprenticeship provision has grown significantly to over 1000 apprentices in 2018 and 2019.

A team of 11 full-time Business Development managers support employers with their apprenticeship journey. We take great care with our recruitment and vacancy-matching service, identified as a clear strength by Ofsted.

Courses offered

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Apprenticeship training course

Software development technician (level 3)

83% achievement rate (out of 10 apprentices)

57% national achievement rate

Explain achievement rate
The percentage of apprentices who successfully achieved their apprenticeship when trained by this provider on a course in this subject area. This rate uses data from the 2022 to 2023 academic year.

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND STROUD COLLEGE’s training options

Head office

Filton Avenue , Bristol, BS34 7AT

  • not available At apprentice’s workplace
  • available Day release
  • not available Block release

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Contact this provider about this course

Telephone
0117 931 2121
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