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COLCHESTER INSTITUTE

Employer reviews

Good (342 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 56% 44% 255
Reporting on progress of apprentices 31% 69% 181
Getting new apprentices started 80% 20% 147
Providing the right training at the right time 66% 34% 102
Improving apprentice skills 79% 21% 96
Training facilities 79% 21% 91
Adapting to my needs 68% 32% 90
Initial assessment of apprentices 64% 36% 80
Working with small numbers of apprentices 82% 18% 66

Apprentice reviews

Good (36 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 72% 28%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 67% 33%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 69% 31%
Providing accessible training resources 86% 14%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 67% 33%
Taking into account your previous learning 69% 31%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 81% 19%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 86% 14%
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 92% 8%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 86% 14%
Resolving any issues you have 75% 25%
Preparing you for success in your future career 75% 25%

Provider overview

Colchester Institute is a provider of high quality vocational education throughout North Essex and has been delivering apprenticeships for over 40 years. Recently added to the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (ROATP) as one of the Government's selected providers of high quality apprenticeship training, Colchester Institute was rated Good by Ofsted in February 2016 and was ranked joint seventh across all Further Education colleges nationwide for employer satisfaction in 2015.

Apprenticeships are fast becoming an attractive path to a successful career. The opportunities available to apprentices are endless, including completing a degree through a higher apprenticeship at University Centre Colchester. FE Choices reported that 81% of Colchester Institute apprentices were satisfied with their apprenticeship experience.

Courses offered

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Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Adult care worker (level 2)
Advanced and creative hair professional (level 3)
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Associate project manager (level 4)
Autocare technician (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Business administrator (level 3)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Chartered manager (degree) (level 6)
Chef de partie (level 3)
Coaching professional (level 5)
Commercial procurement and supply (formerly Public sector commercial professional) (level 4)
Commis chef (level 2)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Dental nurse (integrated) (level 3)
Digital marketer (level 3)
Early years educator (level 3)
Early years practitioner (level 2)
Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)
Engineering technician (level 3)
Event assistant (level 3)
Groundworker (level 2)
Hospitality supervisor (level 3)
Hospitality team member (level 2)
HR support (level 3)
Improvement technician (level 3)
Information communications technician (level 3)
Installation and maintenance electrician (level 3)
Junior animator (level 4)
Lead adult care worker (level 3)
Lead practitioner in adult care (level 4)
Leader in adult care (level 5)
Learning and skills teacher (level 5)
Machining technician (level 3)
Manufacturing engineer (degree) (level 6)
Metal fabricator (level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)
Multi-channel marketer (level 3)
Operational firefighter (level 3)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
People professional (level 5)
Plumbing and domestic heating technician (level 3)
Procurement and supply assistant (level 3)
Production chef (level 2)
Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)
Senior healthcare support worker (level 3)
Senior leader (level 7)
Senior people professional (level 7)
Senior procurement and supply chain professional (level 6)
Senior production chef (level 3)
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Vehicle damage paint technician (level 3)
Welder (level 2)
Apprenticeship training course

Improvement technician (level 3)

52% achievement rate (out of 100 apprentices)

60% 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

L18 Liverpool Remove location

COLCHESTER INSTITUTE’s training options

Head office 190 miles away

Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3LL

  • not available At apprentice’s workplace
  • available Day release: 178.6 miles away
  • not available Block release

Day release address

The College at Braintree, Church Lane, Braintree, Essex, CM7 5SN

Contact this provider about this course

Telephone
01206712727
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