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Employer reviews

Excellent (80 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 79% 21% 56
Reporting on progress of apprentices 37% 63% 41
Training facilities 68% 32% 38
Getting new apprentices started 100% 0% 30
Providing the right training at the right time 90% 10% 30
Improving apprentice skills 83% 17% 29
Adapting to my needs 89% 11% 18
Initial assessment of apprentices 100% 0% 15
Working with small numbers of apprentices 92% 8% 13

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Provider overview

Set up as a Group Training Association in 1969 and registered as a charity. Delivery of EAL, Edexel, City & Guilds and ECITB qualifications.

Apprentices are recruited on behalf of employers.

Apprenticeships in engineering: electro-technical, instrumentation, machining, maintenance, welding, pipefitting, project control and CAD/engineering design.

All apprenticeships include off-the-job training in the first year of either 6 months block or, a series of 8 individual 3 week modules. Many employers extend this period to a full year.

BTec is delivered in-house on one day per week during the first two years of the apprenticeship.

Attendance is full time 5 days, 37 hours weekly, starting at 08.00 am.

Competency assessments and testing for installation apprentices and welder codings.

Apprenticeship training course

Engineering manufacturing technician (level 4)

72% pass rate (out of 50 apprentices)

72% 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.


Head office

First Avenue, Southampton, SO15 0LJ

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

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