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FURNESS COLLEGE

Employer reviews

Excellent (70 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 57% 43% 53
Reporting on progress of apprentices 32% 68% 31
Getting new apprentices started 93% 7% 29
Improving apprentice skills 81% 19% 27
Adapting to my needs 78% 22% 18
Training facilities 89% 11% 18
Working with small numbers of apprentices 88% 12% 17
Providing the right training at the right time 57% 43% 14
Initial assessment of apprentices 83% 17% 12

Apprentice reviews

Good (20 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 55% 45%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 55% 45%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 55% 45%
Providing accessible training resources 65% 35%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 50% 50%
Taking into account your previous learning 50% 50%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 55% 45%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 60% 40%
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 55% 45%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 65% 35%
Resolving any issues you have 65% 35%
Preparing you for success in your future career 60% 40%

Provider overview

Furness College is a further education provider in Cumbria. Our vision is to be the apprenticeship training provider of choice for businesses large and small across South Cumbria and the Furness Peninsula. Quality is at the heart of everything we do and we are rated Good by Ofsted. Each year we train over 5000 students, work with over 500 employers and train over 900 apprentices. Our apprenticeship programmes provide young people and adults with the skills required to meet the needs of local businesses helping them to become skilled workers for the future. We deliver across 15 industry sectors from our new £47 million campus, providing industry specific training resources and facilities.

Courses offered

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Adult care worker (level 2)
Advanced and creative hair professional (level 3)
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Assistant practitioner (health) (level 5)
Associate project manager (level 4)
Autocare technician (level 2)
Barbering professional (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Business administrator (level 3)
Business analyst (level 4)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Chef de partie (level 3)
Civil engineering technician (level 3)
Commis chef (level 2)
Construction site supervisor (level 4)
Control technical support engineer (level 6)
Craft carpentry and joinery (level 3)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Data analyst (level 4)
Digital marketer (level 3)
Digital support technician (level 3)
Early years educator (level 3)
Early years practitioner (level 2)
Electrical or electronic technical support engineer (degree) (level 6)
Engineering design and draughtsperson (level 3)
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)
Engineering operative (level 2)
Engineering technician (level 3)
General welder (arc processes) (level 2)
Groundworker (level 2)
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Healthcare support worker (level 2)
Hospitality supervisor (level 3)
Hospitality team member (level 2)
Infrastructure technician (level 3)
Installation and maintenance electrician (level 3)
Laboratory technician (level 3)
Lead adult care worker (level 3)
Machining technician (level 3)
Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3)
Manufacturing engineer (degree) (level 6)
Metal fabricator (level 3)
Multi-positional welder (arc processes) (level 3)
Network engineer (level 4)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
Painter and decorator (level 2)
Plasterer (level 3)
Plasterer (level 2)
Plate welder (level 3)
Product design and development engineer (degree) (level 6)
Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)
Project manager (integrated degree) (level 6)
Retail team leader (level 3)
Retailer (level 2)
Senior healthcare support worker (level 3)
Senior production chef (level 3)
Software developer (level 4)
Software development technician (level 3)
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Apprenticeship training course

Digital support technician (level 3)

78% achievement rate (out of 10 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 2021 to 2022 academic year.

FURNESS COLLEGE’s training options

Head office

Channelside, Barrow-In-Furness, LA14 2PJ

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

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Telephone
01229844836
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