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EAST DURHAM COLLEGE

UKPRN:
10002111

About this provider

East Durham College operates across three campuses, two in Peterlee and one in Houghall, Durham. In Peterlee, the main college re-located in 2009 into a stunning £36 million new build and this September (2016) opened its new £12.75 million development at Houghall. The college is committed to offering an outstanding education. Providing individuals and local business every opportunity to succeed and prosper. The college is home to a genuine and supportive community of students and staff and that support leads to some great results. The percentage of students completing their qualification aims successfully with us has been consistently above the national average.

What employers are saying

Based on 20 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 8 out of 20 reviews
  • Good 9 out of 20 reviews
  • Poor 2 out of 20 reviews
  • Very poor 1 out of 20 reviews

Strengths

  • Communication with employers (11)
  • Getting new apprentices started (8)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (6)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (5)
  • Improving apprentice skills (4)
  • Training facilities (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (2)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (9)
  • Communication with employers (4)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (2)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

28 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accounts / Finance Assistant Standard 2 Details
Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Standard 3 Details
Advanced Golf Greenkeeper Standard 3 Details
Arborist Standard 2 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Crop Technician Standard 3 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Early Years Educator Standard 3 Details
Early Years Practitioner Standard 2 Details
Engineering Operative Standard 2 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Equine Groom Standard 2 Details
Golf greenkeeper Standard 2 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Horticulture and Landscape Operative Standard 2 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
Landscape/Horticulture Supervisor Standard 3 Details
Lean Manufacturing Operative Standard 2 Details
Metal Fabricator Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Website:
EAST DURHAM COLLEGE website
Phone number:
01915 182000

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
86%
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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