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THE OPEN UNIVERSITY

Employer reviews

Good (932 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 60% 40% 678
Reporting on progress of apprentices 41% 59% 526
Getting new apprentices started 84% 16% 402
Improving apprentice skills 91% 9% 292
Working with small numbers of apprentices 92% 8% 287
Providing the right training at the right time 85% 15% 265
Initial assessment of apprentices 79% 21% 233
Adapting to my needs 50% 50% 232
Training facilities 65% 35% 85

Apprentice reviews

Good (156 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 74% 26%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 80% 20%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 88% 12%
Providing accessible training resources 91% 9%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 72% 28%
Taking into account your previous learning 79% 21%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 88% 12%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 99% 1%
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 84% 16%
Resolving any issues you have 80% 20%
Preparing you for success in your future career 86% 14%

Provider overview

For over 50 years, The Open University (OU) has led the way in supported distance learning, working with organisations to solve business challenges.

The OU combines academic excellence with technological expertise to deliver flexible work-based learning. Our wide-ranging educational offering has helped us train a range of professionals and has widened participation through the accessible way we deliver our learning.

The OU's flexible and adaptable approach enables consistent educational programmes; including higher and degree apprenticeships; to be delivered at scale. Through minimising travel, the OU's blended delivery model is shaped around the needs of the employer and the personal and professional responsibilities of the apprentice.

Apprenticeship training course

Senior leader (level 7)

56% achievement rate (out of 600 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.

Apprenticeship location

Canterbury, Kent Remove location

THE OPEN UNIVERSITY’s training options

Head office 93 miles away

Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

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

Contact this provider about this course

Telephone
03003030122
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