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Employer reviews

Good (41 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% 31
Reporting on progress of apprentices 36% 64% 28
Improving apprentice skills 56% 44% 18
Providing the right training at the right time 47% 53% 17
Training facilities 82% 18% 17
Initial assessment of apprentices 92% 8% 13
Working with small numbers of apprentices 100% 0% 10
Adapting to my needs 40% 60% 10
Getting new apprentices started 75% 25% 8

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Provider overview

Derwent Training Association exists for the sole purpose of delivering engineering training. Initially founded in 1988 by employers, it has fulfilled that objective for over 30 years.

We specialise in Engineering and Manufacturing apprenticeships and deliver apprenticeships in Mechatronics Maintenance, Machinist, Technical Support Technician & Fabrication & Welding which are delivered over 48 months. Our facilities have been tailored to meet the needs of the businesses.

Our mission is to prove first class training for the benefit of our employers and their apprentices.

We are accredited by IET & IMechE, EAL, C&G & Pearson.

Courses offered

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Apprenticeship training course

Metal fabricator (level 3)

68% achievement rate (out of 20 apprentices)

60% national achievement rate

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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

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Head office 212.5 miles away

Hertford Way, York Road Business Park, Malton, YO17 6YG

  • not available At apprentice’s workplace
  • available Day release: 212.5 miles away
  • not available Block release

Day release address

Hertford Way, York Road Industrial Park, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6YG

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DERWENT TRAINING ASSOCIATION is 1 of 91 training providers for Metal fabricator (level 3) at the apprenticeship location.

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