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BEDFORD COLLEGE

Employer reviews

Good (399 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 43% 57% 313
Reporting on progress of apprentices 33% 67% 244
Getting new apprentices started 66% 34% 168
Providing the right training at the right time 56% 44% 121
Improving apprentice skills 70% 30% 118
Training facilities 82% 18% 105
Initial assessment of apprentices 74% 26% 90
Adapting to my needs 57% 43% 74
Working with small numbers of apprentices 90% 10% 71

Apprentice reviews

Good (28 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 64% 36%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 82% 18%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 68% 32%
Providing accessible training resources 75% 25%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 71% 29%
Taking into account your previous learning 82% 18%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 75% 25%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 82% 18%
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 79% 21%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 75% 25%
Resolving any issues you have 75% 25%
Preparing you for success in your future career 75% 25%

Provider overview

With a good reputation for work-focused training and industry-recognised qualifications, apprenticeships at Bedford College will provide you with highly skilled, loyal workers to help grow your business for years to come.

We work hard to make sure the whole process of hiring an apprentice goes as smoothly as possible, from helping you find the right candidate, to providing the perfect training programme for your business, to offering you regular feedback on your apprentice's progress. We can even help with advertising the vacancy, saving you time and reducing recruitment costs.

Courses offered

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Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Advanced and creative hair professional (level 3)
Assessor coach (level 4)
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Autocare technician (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Building services engineering ductwork installer (level 2)
Building services engineering service and maintenance engineer (level 3)
Business administrator (level 3)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Children, young people and families practitioner (level 4)
Civil engineering senior technician (level 4)
Civil engineering technician (level 3)
Construction site supervisor (level 4)
Countryside worker (level 2)
Craft carpentry and joinery (level 3)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Early years educator (level 3)
Early years practitioner (level 2)
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)
Engineering operative (level 2)
Engineering technician (level 3)
Furniture manufacturer (level 2)
Gas engineering operative (level 3)
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Healthcare engineering specialist technician (level 3)
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3)
Horticulture or landscape construction operative (level 2)
HR support (level 3)
Information communications technician (level 3)
Installation and maintenance electrician (level 3)
Interior systems installer (level 2)
Lean manufacturing operative (level 2)
Learning and skills assessor (level 3)
Learning and skills mentor (level 4)
Lift and escalator electromechanic (level 3)
Machining technician (level 3)
Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3)
Metal fabricator (level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
Painter and decorator (level 2)
Plumbing and domestic heating technician (level 3)
Sales executive (level 4)
Stairlift, platform lift, service lift electromechanic (level 2)
Supply chain operator (level 2)
Supply chain warehouse operative (level 2)
Surveying technician (level 3)
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Trade supplier (level 2)
Transport and warehouse operations supervisor (level 3)
Vehicle damage paint technician (level 3)
Vehicle damage panel technician (level 3)
Waste resource operative (level 2)
Apprenticeship training course

Plumbing and domestic heating technician (level 3)

62% achievement rate (out of 10 apprentices)

62% 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.

BEDFORD COLLEGE’s training options

Head office

Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AH

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

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