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PRESTON COLLEGE

Employer reviews

Good (232 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 48% 52% 166
Reporting on progress of apprentices 24% 76% 131
Getting new apprentices started 82% 18% 106
Providing the right training at the right time 85% 15% 78
Improving apprentice skills 85% 15% 62
Training facilities 90% 10% 58
Initial assessment of apprentices 70% 30% 56
Adapting to my needs 67% 33% 43
Working with small numbers of apprentices 89% 11% 38

Apprentice reviews

Good (24 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 58% 42%
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 58% 42%
Providing accessible training resources 62% 38%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 54% 46%
Taking into account your previous learning 71% 29%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 50% 50%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 75% 25%
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 75% 25%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 62% 38%
Resolving any issues you have 79% 21%
Preparing you for success in your future career 67% 33%

Provider overview

Preston College is one of the largest apprenticeship providers in Lancashire. We are proud to offer a range of apprenticeships to suit the needs of your business, from Level 2 to 5. Our vision is to transform lives through education and our mission is to inspire, educate and support our diverse community to reach its potential. Our relationships with employers ensure that our apprenticeship provision is relevant, up to date and of a high quality. We work closely with over 1000 employers across the region from SMEs to large levy businesses, and we will support throughout the apprenticeship journey, including the recruitment process with potential candidates. We also offer a variety of delivery models from day release to full remote delivery.

Courses offered

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Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Advanced and creative hair professional (level 3)
Advanced beauty therapist (level 3)
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Associate project manager (level 4)
Autocare technician (level 2)
Beauty therapist (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Business administrator (level 3)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Civil engineering senior technician (level 4)
Civil engineering technician (level 3)
Construction design and build technician (level 4)
Construction quantity surveying technician (level 4)
Construction site supervisor (level 4)
Craft carpentry and joinery (level 3)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Dental nurse (integrated) (level 3)
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)
Engineering operative (level 2)
Engineering technician (level 3)
Groundworker (level 2)
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3)
Highways maintenance skilled operative (level 2)
HR support (level 3)
Installation and maintenance electrician (level 3)
Laboratory technician (level 3)
Leader in adult care (level 5)
Learning and skills mentor (level 4)
Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3)
Metal fabricator (level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
Painter and decorator (level 2)
Payroll administrator (level 3)
Pharmacy services assistant (level 2)
Pharmacy technician (integrated) (level 3)
Plasterer (level 2)
Plumbing and domestic heating technician (level 3)
Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)
Property maintenance operative (level 2)
Roofer (level 2)
Supply chain warehouse operative (level 2)
Surveying technician (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Wall and floor tiler (level 2)
Welder (level 2)
Wellbeing and holistic therapist (level 3)
Wood product manufacturing operative (level 2)
Apprenticeship training course

Engineering fitter (level 3)

50% achievement rate (out of 40 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

Canterbury, Kent Remove location

PRESTON COLLEGE’s training options

Head office 235.6 miles away

Fulwood Campus, St Vincent’S Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8UR

  • not available At apprentice’s workplace
  • available Day release: 235.6 miles away
  • not available Block release

Day release address

Fulwood Campus, St Vincents Road, PRESTON, Lancashire, PR2 8UR

Contact this provider about this course

Telephone
01772 225768
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