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UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Employer reviews

Good (29 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 61% 39% 18
Getting new apprentices started 93% 7% 14
Reporting on progress of apprentices 17% 83% 12
Improving apprentice skills 50% 50% 10
Providing the right training at the right time 50% 50% 8
Adapting to my needs 71% 29% 7
Training facilities 86% 14% 7
Working with small numbers of apprentices 100% 0% 6
Initial assessment of apprentices 83% 17% 6

Apprentice reviews

Good (16 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 75% 25%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 75% 25%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 81% 19%
Providing accessible training resources 94% 6%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 81% 19%
Taking into account your previous learning 75% 25%
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 94% 6%
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 94% 6%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 88% 12%
Resolving any issues you have 94% 6%
Preparing you for success in your future career 81% 19%

Provider overview

Newcastle University was formally established in 1963, but its origins as a college of Durham University go back to 1834. It is a member of the Russell Group of research-focused universities and currently has over 24,000 students in Newcastle and over 5,600 members of staff. It has three faculties - Medical Sciences; Science, Agriculture and Engineering; and Humanities and Social Sciences and covers a very wide range of disciplines. The University has strong links with many professional bodies which accredit our programmes as well as strong links with employers in the region. Newcastle University looks forward to developing apprenticeship training in a number of areas in conjunction with employers.

Apprenticeship training course

Senior leader (level 7)

67% achievement rate (out of 10 apprentices)

52% 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 2021 to 2022 academic year.

UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE’s training options

Head office

Kings Gate, Claremont Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

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

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