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Training provider

RIVERSIDE COLLEGE

Employer reviews

Excellent (193 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 81% 19% 162
Reporting on progress of apprentices 67% 33% 94
Getting new apprentices started 91% 9% 77
Improving apprentice skills 95% 5% 61
Providing the right training at the right time 89% 11% 54
Initial assessment of apprentices 83% 17% 54
Adapting to my needs 90% 10% 49
Training facilities 80% 20% 35
Working with small numbers of apprentices 100% 0% 21

Apprentice reviews

Good (11 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 73% 27%
Ensuring you understand the requirements of your end-point assessment 91% 9%
Organisation
Statement Percentage of apprentices that agreed with this statement Percentage of apprentices that disagreed with this statement
Organising well-structured training 64% 36%
Providing accessible training resources 91% 9%
Balancing online learning with classroom-based training to suit your apprenticeship 64% 36%
Taking into account your previous learning 73% 27%
Giving you relevant training that helps you perform your job better 73% 27%
Providing Off The Job training that takes up at least 20% of your total apprenticeship time 64% 36%
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 91% 9%
Supporting you and your apprenticeship 91% 9%
Resolving any issues you have 91% 9%
Preparing you for success in your future career 73% 27%

Provider overview

Riverside College is an Ofsted Outstanding Training Provider (March 2020) based in Widnes and supports businesses throughout the Liverpool City Region and the North West. The college works with approx. 700 employers and has over 20 years of experience delivering high quality apprenticeship programmes. Staff have current industry relevant experience to deliver training in the workplace or in our state of the art facilities. We put employers in the driving seat & work in partnership to develop bespoke apprenticeships for upskilling the existing workforce or to recruit new talent. We can support this with our pipeline of job ready College students looking to progress into apprenticeships.

Apprenticeship training course

General welder (arc processes) (level 2)

85% achievement rate (out of 50 apprentices)

70% 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 2018 to 2019 academic year.

RIVERSIDE COLLEGE’s training options

Head office

Kingsway, Widnes, WA8 7QQ

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

Apprenticeship location

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Contact this provider about this course

Telephone
0151 2572828
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