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DCG

Trading names:
Derby College Group
UKPRN:
10001919

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 40 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 11 out of 40 reviews
  • Good 23 out of 40 reviews
  • Poor 6 out of 40 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 40 reviews

Strengths

  • Communication with employers (16)
  • Getting new apprentices started (15)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (15)
  • Improving apprentice skills (12)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (8)
  • Training facilities (7)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (5)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (16)
  • Communication with employers (12)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Improving apprentice skills (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

64 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accounting Framework 2 Details
Accounting Framework 3 Details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Agriculture Framework 2 Details
Agriculture Framework 3 Details
Animal Care Framework 2 Details
Animal Care Framework 3 Details
Assessor / Coach Standard 4 Details
Baker Standard 2 Details
Barbering Framework 2 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Business and Administration Framework 3 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Children and Young People's Social Care Framework 3 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Children,Young People and Families Practitioner Standard 4 Details
Civil Engineering for Technicians Framework 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details

Contact details

Website:
DCG website
Phone number:
0800 028 0289

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
75%
Learner satisfaction:
82%
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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