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About this provider

Blackburn College has a heritage going back over 125 years, and is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the country. We work very closely with employers from all occupational sectors, across Pennine Lancashire and beyond, supporting them in developing a world class workforce and being competitive in a global marketplace. We are constantly working to offer new and exciting career paths by introducing new Apprenticeships to meet increasing demand from businesses. We look forward to working with you.

What employers are saying

Based on 53 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 16 out of 53 reviews
  • Good 29 out of 53 reviews
  • Poor 4 out of 53 reviews
  • Very poor 4 out of 53 reviews


  • Getting new apprentices started (23)
  • Communication with employers (20)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (13)
  • Improving apprentice skills (11)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (10)
  • Training facilities (9)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (9)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (8)
  • Adapting to my needs (6)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (22)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (22)
  • Getting new apprentices started (7)
  • Improving apprentice skills (4)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Training facilities (3)
  • Adapting to my needs (2)

35 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Healthcare support worker Standard 2 Details
Housing / property management Standard 3 Details
HR Consultant / Partner Standard 5 Details
HR Support Standard 3 Details
Lead adult care worker Standard 3 Details
Learning and Skills Teacher Standard 5 Details
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Standard 3 Details
Professional accounting / taxation technician Standard 4 Details
Senior healthcare support worker Standard 3 Details
Senior housing / property management Standard 4 Details
Sewing Machinist Standard 2 Details
Teaching Assistant Standard 3 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details
Textile Care Operative Standard 2 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01254 292929

Annual survey results

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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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