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BOLTON COLLEGE

Employer reviews

Good (89 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 50% 50% 62
Reporting on progress of apprentices 31% 69% 54
Getting new apprentices started 100% 0% 41
Providing the right training at the right time 73% 27% 33
Improving apprentice skills 77% 23% 26
Working with small numbers of apprentices 95% 5% 20
Initial assessment of apprentices 75% 25% 20
Training facilities 78% 22% 18
Adapting to my needs 64% 36% 14

Apprentice reviews

Poor (13 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 15% 85%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 23% 77%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 23% 77%
Providing accessible training resources 38% 62%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 38% 62%
Taking into account your previous learning 54% 46%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 31% 69%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 62% 38%
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 62% 38%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 31% 69%
Resolving any issues you have 38% 62%
Preparing you for success in your future career 46% 54%

Provider overview

Bolton College, with a £27 million turnover, is part of the University of Bolton Group and is an Ofsted-rated 'Good' provider. We work with 600+ employers in Greater Manchester, delivering vocational training from our £75 million campus in Bolton town centre. We have decades of experience in apprenticeships, delivering over 40 programmes across 20 industry sectors, helping employers to improve productivity and create a skilled future workforce. Employ an apprentice with us, and an experienced Account Manager, Assessor and subject area Tutor will support you throughout. All apprenticeships are delivered in industry-standard facilities, with clear progression pathways to employment and higher education.

Apprenticeship training course

Advanced carpentry and joinery (level 3)

69% pass rate (out of 80 apprentices)

74% 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.

BOLTON COLLEGE’s training options

Head office

Deane Road Campus, Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG

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

Apprenticeship location

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Contact this provider about this course

Telephone
01204 482036
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