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NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP

Employer reviews

Excellent (259 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 71% 29% 188
Reporting on progress of apprentices 47% 53% 152
Getting new apprentices started 86% 14% 110
Providing the right training at the right time 89% 11% 83
Improving apprentice skills 82% 18% 78
Training facilities 85% 15% 74
Adapting to my needs 77% 23% 62
Initial assessment of apprentices 69% 31% 48
Working with small numbers of apprentices 94% 6% 31

Apprentice reviews

Good (42 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 76% 24%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 83% 17%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 79% 21%
Providing accessible training resources 88% 12%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 74% 26%
Taking into account your previous learning 83% 17%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 81% 19%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 93% 7%
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 86% 14%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 86% 14%
Resolving any issues you have 79% 21%
Preparing you for success in your future career 81% 19%

Provider overview

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) are one of the region's leading provider of apprenticeships with a long and highly successful track record of delivery and over 2000 apprentices. NSCG operates from two state-of-the-art College campuses, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stafford, as well as Axia based in Stoke-on-Trent.

NSCG support employers with apprenticeship levy investment, navigating the Gov.uk apprenticeship service and recruiting and selecting candidates.

NSCG have apprentices in many of the regions blue chip companies as well as hundreds of SME's across the whole of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and further afield.

Apprenticeships are available from level 2 to 5 with progression routes to degree depending upon the job role.

Courses offered

View all 44 courses offered by this provider

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Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Adult care worker (level 2)
Advanced and creative hair professional (level 3)
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Barbering professional (level 2)
Bricklayer (level 2)
Business administrator (level 3)
Carpentry and joinery (level 2)
Chef de partie (level 3)
Commis chef (level 2)
Customer service practitioner (level 2)
Customer service specialist (level 3)
Digital marketer (level 3)
Digital support technician (level 3)
Early years educator (level 3)
Early years practitioner (level 2)
Engineering fitter (level 3)
Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)
Engineering operative (level 2)
Engineering technician (level 3)
Hairdressing professional (level 2)
Healthcare support worker (level 2)
Hospitality supervisor (level 3)
Hospitality team member (level 2)
Information communications technician (level 3)
Installation and maintenance electrician (level 3)
Land-based service engineer (level 2)
Land-based service engineering technician (level 3)
Lead adult care worker (level 3)
Lead engineering maintenance technician (level 4)
Lead practitioner in adult care (level 4)
Leader in adult care (level 5)
Learning and skills mentor (level 4)
Machining technician (level 3)
Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3)
Multi-channel marketer (level 3)
Operations or departmental manager (level 5)
Production chef (level 2)
Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)
Senior healthcare support worker (level 3)
Software developer (level 4)
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Team leader or supervisor (level 3)
Welder (level 2)
Apprenticeship training course

Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)

63% achievement rate (out of 70 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

NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP’s training options

Head office 185.5 miles away

Knutton Lane, Newcastle, ST5 2GB

  • not available At apprentice’s workplace
  • available Day release: 172.8 miles away
  • not available Block release

Day release address

Victoria Square, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2QR

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