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Employer reviews

Good (262 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 44% 56% 196
Reporting on progress of apprentices 26% 74% 137
Getting new apprentices started 81% 19% 108
Providing the right training at the right time 61% 39% 104
Improving apprentice skills 85% 15% 79
Adapting to my needs 64% 36% 67
Working with small numbers of apprentices 91% 9% 65
Initial assessment of apprentices 78% 22% 51
Training facilities 82% 18% 34

Apprentice reviews

Poor (17 reviews)

Apprentice review details
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Communicating clearly with you 41% 59%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 41% 59%
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 35% 65%
Providing accessible training resources 59% 41%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 47% 53%
Taking into account your previous learning 71% 29%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 41% 59%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 76% 24%
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 41% 59%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 53% 47%
Resolving any issues you have 41% 59%
Preparing you for success in your future career 53% 47%

Provider overview

As one of the borough's leaders in apprenticeship delivery, The Trafford College Group and its trading subsidiaries, Trafford College and Stockport College, is proud to be working alongside some of the most significant employers in Greater Manchester and beyond, pledging our continual support to create new apprenticeship opportunities in the borough.

Since its launch in 2013, the College's dedicated apprenticeship service, Trafford First, has become a one-stop-shop for job related advice and guidance at its hubs based in Stretford, Altrincham and Stockport. Our expert recruitment team work in partnership with local employers and has welcomed thousands of enquiries from employers and individuals alike, helping match suitable candidates to quality placements such as apprenticeships, traineeships, work experience opportunities, volunteering and part time positions.

Courses offered

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Advanced carpentry and joinery (level 3)
Assessor coach (level 4)
Autocare technician (level 2)
Baker (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Building services engineering craftsperson (level 3)
Building services engineering senior technician (level 4)
Building services engineering technician 2022 (level 3)
Business administrator (level 3)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Chef de partie (level 3)
Children, young people and families manager (level 5)
Children, young people and families practitioner (level 4)
Coaching professional (level 5)
Commercial procurement and supply (formerly Public sector commercial professional) (level 4)
Commis chef (level 2)
Construction design and build technician (level 4)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Early years educator (level 3)
Early years practitioner (level 2)
Engineering design and draughtsperson (level 3)
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Engineering operative (level 2)
Engineering technician (level 3)
Food and drink process operator (level 2)
Food and drink technical operator (level 3)
Hair professional (level 2)
Healthcare science assistant (level 2)
Hospitality manager (level 4)
Hospitality supervisor (level 3)
Hospitality team member (level 2)
HR consultant partner (level 5)
HR support (level 3)
Information communications technician (level 3)
Installation electrician and maintenance electrician (level 3)
Laboratory technician (level 3)
Learning and skills teacher (level 5)
Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) (level 3)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
Personal trainer (level 3)
Pharmacy services assistant (level 2)
Procurement and supply assistant (level 3)
Production chef (level 2)
Science manufacturing technician (level 3)
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Apprenticeship training course

Building services engineering craftsperson (level 3)

78% pass rate (out of 40 apprentices)

74% national average pass rate

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The percentage of apprentices who successfully passed a similar apprenticeship with this training provider in the 2018 to 2019 academic year.


Head office

Manchester Road, West Timperley, Altrincham, WA14 5PQ

  • available At apprentice’s workplace (national)
  • available Day release
  • not available Block release

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0161 886 7461

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