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DERWENTSIDE COLLEGE

Employer reviews

Excellent (277 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 68% 32% 227
Reporting on progress of apprentices 36% 64% 127
Getting new apprentices started 91% 9% 116
Providing the right training at the right time 74% 26% 85
Working with small numbers of apprentices 91% 9% 85
Adapting to my needs 83% 17% 84
Improving apprentice skills 74% 26% 77
Initial assessment of apprentices 82% 18% 50
Training facilities 70% 30% 37

Apprentice reviews

Good (83 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 76% 24%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 76% 24%
Providing accessible training resources 77% 23%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 64% 36%
Taking into account your previous learning 77% 23%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 78% 22%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 78% 22%
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 81% 19%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 73% 27%
Resolving any issues you have 78% 22%
Preparing you for success in your future career 81% 19%

Provider overview

Derwentside College is one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the region; currently delivering 50 apprenticeships, we continually ensure our apprenticeship offer meets the needs of employers and apprentices. With significant investment in our training and facilities, our apprentices benefit from the very best training. Working with some of the largest employers in the region we offer a bespoke service, which enables training to be contextualised to your business. Our extensive experience of developing and implementing large scale recruitment and upskilling campaigns, means your business is safe in our hands. Our helpful staff can advise on training offers resulting in meaningful programmes that impacts on your business and staff.

Courses offered

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Apprenticeship training course

Carpentry and joinery (level 2)

54% achievement rate (out of 30 apprentices)

51% 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.

Apprenticeship location

Canterbury, Kent Remove location

DERWENTSIDE COLLEGE’s training options

Head office 275.3 miles away

Front Street, Consett, DH8 5EE

  • not available At apprentice’s workplace
  • available Day release: 275.3 miles away
  • not available Block release

Day release address

Consett Campus, Front Street, Consett, Durham, DH8 5EE

Contact this provider about this course

Telephone
01207585914
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