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About this provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College is located in the heart of Somerset, with main centres in Bridgwater, Taunton and Cannington. The College has an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally as a highly successful provider of education and training. Bridgwater & Taunton College's vision is to be a world class college of further and higher education. Bridgwater & Taunton College works with employers, industry specialists, community organisations and awarding bodies to develop and deliver innovative, accredited and bespoke training programmes required by business. The College has led the way in this field, creating and developing an exemplary model of employer engagement. Its reputation for excellence has ensured that the College has now recruited, selected and trained entire new workforces for major companies expanding into Somerset.

What employers are saying

Based on 200 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 49 out of 200 reviews
  • Good 127 out of 200 reviews
  • Poor 20 out of 200 reviews
  • Very poor 4 out of 200 reviews


  • Communication with employers (84)
  • Training facilities (72)
  • Getting new apprentices started (56)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (47)
  • Adapting to my needs (39)
  • Improving apprentice skills (38)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (31)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (29)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (24)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (88)
  • Communication with employers (71)
  • Adapting to my needs (20)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (18)
  • Getting new apprentices started (17)
  • Improving apprentice skills (10)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (10)
  • Training facilities (4)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (3)

77 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accident Repair Technician Standard 3 Details
Accounts / Finance Assistant Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Aerospace engineer Standard 6 Details
Animal Care and Welfare Assistant Standard 2 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Autocare Technician Standard 2 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Children,Young People and Families Manager Standard 5 Details
Civil Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Community Activator Coach Standard 2 Details
Community Sport and Health Officer Standard 3 Details
Composites Technician Standard 3 Details
Construction Design and Build Technician Standard 4 Details
Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Standard 4 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01278 455464

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
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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