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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 65 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 18 out of 65 reviews
  • Good 40 out of 65 reviews
  • Poor 7 out of 65 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 65 reviews

Strengths

  • Communication with employers (24)
  • Getting new apprentices started (22)
  • Improving apprentice skills (20)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (19)
  • Training facilities (13)
  • Adapting to my needs (11)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (11)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (10)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (10)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (27)
  • Communication with employers (24)
  • Adapting to my needs (6)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (5)
  • Getting new apprentices started (4)
  • Improving apprentice skills (3)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)

64 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Construction Site Engineering Technician Standard 4 Details
Customer Service Framework 2 Details
Customer Service Framework 3 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Decorative Finishing Framework 3 Details
Dental nurse Standard 3 Details
Early Years Educator Framework 3 Details
Exercise and Fitness Framework 2 Details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 3 Details
Floristry Framework 2 Details
Floristry Framework 3 Details
Food and drink process operator Standard 2 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Hairdressing Framework 2 Details
Hairdressing Framework 3 Details
Health Healthcare Support Services Framework 2 Details
Horse Care Framework 2 Details
Horse Care and Management Framework 3 Details
Horticulture Framework 2 Details
Horticulture Framework 3 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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