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Employer reviews

Excellent (255 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 68% 32% 206
Reporting on progress of apprentices 36% 64% 118
Getting new apprentices started 90% 10% 105
Adapting to my needs 84% 16% 81
Working with small numbers of apprentices 92% 8% 78
Providing the right training at the right time 71% 29% 75
Improving apprentice skills 72% 28% 68
Initial assessment of apprentices 84% 16% 49
Training facilities 69% 31% 36

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Provider overview

Derwentside College has an innovative approach to employer engagement, which has led to significant growth in our apprenticeship provision.

Based in Consett, County Durham, we are a large and successful apprenticeship provider with learners located in the North East and Tees Valley, Yorkshire and Humberside, the East Midlands, the North West and Greater London.

The 2017-18 FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey confirms us as the NUMBER ONE Further Education College in the North East for learner satisfaction and in that year, we worked with over 1,000 employers and 5,000 apprentices, delivering across 81 different apprenticeships. The College's apprenticeship offer continues to grow in-line with client demand.

Apprenticeship training course

Early years practitioner (level 2)

89% pass rate (out of 40 apprentices)

72% national average pass rate

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The percentage of apprentices who successfully passed a similar apprenticeship with this training provider in the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

DERWENTSIDE COLLEGE’s training options

Head office

Front Street, Consett, DH8 5EE

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

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