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Trading names:
Derby College Group

About this provider

Derby College's latest Ofsted inspection was judged to be 'good' with outstanding features. The outstanding features included the way we work with employers in designing and delivering the curriculum and the impact of our groundbreaking Employer Academy programme.

Derby College has a wide range of apprenticeship programmes across varied occupational areas, the largest of which are construction and engineering, retail, health and social care and business administration.

The involvement of employers in designing and developing the curriculum is a key driver in obtaining high quality learning, employability and skills

The College offers bespoke packages to support and drive your business need from initial recruitment to flexible delivery methods that meet individual requirements as well as large and small training groups.

What employers are saying

Based on 127 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 40 out of 127 reviews
  • Good 71 out of 127 reviews
  • Poor 14 out of 127 reviews
  • Very poor 2 out of 127 reviews


  • Communication with employers (54)
  • Getting new apprentices started (49)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (32)
  • Improving apprentice skills (31)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (28)
  • Adapting to my needs (22)
  • Training facilities (22)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (22)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (18)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (47)
  • Communication with employers (44)
  • Adapting to my needs (9)
  • Getting new apprentices started (9)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (8)
  • Improving apprentice skills (7)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (7)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)

45 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accounts / Finance Assistant Standard 2 Details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assessor / Coach Standard 4 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Baker Standard 2 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Children,Young People and Families Practitioner Standard 4 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
Construction Site Engineering Technician Standard 4 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Dental nurse Standard 3 Details
Dental practice manager Standard 4 Details
Digital marketer Standard 3 Details

Contact details

DCG website
Phone number:
0300 123 7890

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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