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NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP

Employer reviews

Excellent (248 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 73% 27% 177
Reporting on progress of apprentices 47% 53% 146
Getting new apprentices started 87% 13% 109
Providing the right training at the right time 89% 11% 80
Improving apprentice skills 84% 16% 73
Training facilities 87% 13% 69
Adapting to my needs 80% 20% 59
Initial assessment of apprentices 72% 28% 46
Working with small numbers of apprentices 97% 3% 30

Apprentice reviews

Good (10 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 80% 20%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 100% 0%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 100% 0%
Providing accessible training resources 90% 10%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 90% 10%
Taking into account your previous learning 80% 20%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 90% 10%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 100% 0%
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 90% 10%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 90% 10%
Resolving any issues you have 90% 10%
Preparing you for success in your future career 100% 0%

Provider overview

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) are one of the region's leading provider of apprenticeships with a long and highly successful track record of delivery and over 2000 apprentices. NSCG operates from two state-of-the-art College campuses, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stafford, as well as Axia based in Stoke-on-Trent.

NSCG support employers with apprenticeship levy investment, navigating the Gov.uk apprenticeship service and recruiting and selecting candidates.

NSCG have apprentices in many of the regions blue chip companies as well as hundreds of SME's across the whole of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and further afield.

Apprenticeships are available from level 2 to 5 with progression routes to degree depending upon the job role.

Courses offered

View all 41 courses offered by this provider

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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)
Advanced carpentry and joinery (level 3)
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Beauty therapist (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Business administrator (level 3)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Chef de partie (level 3)
Commis chef (level 2)
Construction plant operative (level 2)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Digital marketer (level 3)
Digital support technician (level 3)
Early years educator (level 3)
Early years practitioner (level 2)
Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)
Engineering operative (level 2)
Engineering technician (level 3)
Hair professional (level 2)
Healthcare support worker (level 2)
Hospitality supervisor (level 3)
Hospitality team member (level 2)
Installation electrician and maintenance electrician (level 3)
Land-based service engineering technician (level 3)
Lead adult care worker (level 3)
Lead practitioner in adult care (level 4)
Leader in adult care (level 5)
Learning mentor (level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) (level 3)
Nail services technician (level 2)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
Production chef (level 2)
Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)
School business professional (level 4)
Senior healthcare support worker (level 3)
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Apprenticeship training course

School business professional (level 4)

82% pass rate (out of 160 apprentices)

67% national average pass rate

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

NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP’s training options

Head office

Knutton Lane, Newcastle, ST5 2GB

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

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NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP is 1 of 39 training providers for School business professional (level 4).

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