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Employer reviews

Good (96 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 54% 46% 78
Getting new apprentices started 80% 20% 55
Reporting on progress of apprentices 24% 76% 55
Initial assessment of apprentices 83% 17% 29
Improving apprentice skills 74% 26% 27
Providing the right training at the right time 77% 23% 22
Working with small numbers of apprentices 85% 15% 20
Training facilities 59% 41% 17
Adapting to my needs 80% 20% 15

Apprentice reviews

Excellent (39 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 92% 8%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 100% 0%
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 97% 3%
Providing accessible training resources 90% 10%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 95% 5%
Taking into account your previous learning 95% 5%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 97% 3%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 97% 3%
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 95% 5%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 95% 5%
Resolving any issues you have 95% 5%
Preparing you for success in your future career 95% 5%

Provider overview

Blackburn College has a heritage going back over 125 years, and is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the country. We work very closely with employers from all occupational sectors, across Pennine Lancashire and beyond, supporting them in developing a world class workforce and being competitive in a global marketplace. We are constantly working to offer new and exciting career paths by introducing new apprenticeships to meet increasing demand from businesses. We look forward to working with you.

Courses offered

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Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Adult care worker (level 2)
Advanced and creative hair professional (level 3)
Advanced beauty therapist (level 3)
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Autocare technician (level 2)
Barbering professional (level 2)
Beauty therapist (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Business administrator (level 3)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Chartered manager (degree) (level 6)
Children, young people and families manager (level 5)
Children, young people and families practitioner (level 4)
Community health and wellbeing worker (level 3)
Construction site supervisor (level 4)
Craft carpentry and joinery (level 3)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Early years educator (level 3)
Early years lead practitioner (level 5)
Early years practitioner (level 2)
Gas engineering operative (level 3)
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Healthcare support worker (level 2)
Housing and property management (level 3)
Housing and property management assistant (level 2)
HR support (level 3)
Installation and maintenance electrician (level 3)
IT solutions technician (level 3)
Lead adult care worker (level 3)
Lead practitioner in adult care (level 4)
Leader in adult care (level 5)
Machining technician (level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)
Multi-channel marketer (level 3)
Network engineer (level 4)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
People professional (level 5)
Plumbing and domestic heating technician (level 3)
Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)
Property maintenance operative (level 2)
Senior healthcare support worker (level 3)
Senior housing and property management (level 4)
Sewing machinist (level 2)
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Wellbeing and holistic therapist (level 3)
Apprenticeship training course

People professional (level 5)

70% achievement rate (out of 30 apprentices)

55% 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.

BLACKBURN COLLEGE’s training options

Head office

Feilden Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LH

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

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01254 292500

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