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BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, THE (BCA)

Trading names:
BCA, The Berkshire College of Agriculture
UKPRN:
10000654

About this provider

BCA is based in Berkshire and proudly deliver apprenticeships within the South of England. The college is set within a 400-acre estate, with state of the art facilities and beautiful surroundings, which provide a practical and inspiring environment for learning.

We specialise in:

  • Arboriculture
  • Floristry
  • Greenkeeping
  • Horticulture and Landscape Operative
  • Sports Turf

We have a great team of highly skilled apprenticeship Trainers, who work closely with the apprentices and employers, to ensure each apprentice reaches their optimum potential and gains the valuable knowledge, skills and behaviours required for a successful career within their chosen industry.

To speak to a friendly member of the team, please call 01628 827438.

What employers are saying

Based on 29 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 12 out of 29 reviews
  • Good 15 out of 29 reviews
  • Poor 2 out of 29 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 29 reviews

Strengths

  • Communication with employers (17)
  • Improving apprentice skills (10)
  • Getting new apprentices started (9)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (9)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (8)
  • Training facilities (7)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (5)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (5)
  • Adapting to my needs (2)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (5)
  • Communication with employers (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)
  • Training facilities (1)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

8 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Arborist Standard 2 Details
Floristry Framework 2 Details
Floristry Framework 3 Details
Golf greenkeeper Standard 2 Details
Horticulture Framework 2 Details
Horticulture Framework 3 Details
Horticulture and Landscape Operative Standard 2 Details
Sports turf operative Standard 2 Details

Contact details

Website:
BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, THE (BCA) website
Phone number:
01628 827400

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
89%
Learner satisfaction:
77%
Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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