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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 61 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 46 out of 61 reviews
  • Good 12 out of 61 reviews
  • Poor 2 out of 61 reviews
  • Very poor 1 out of 61 reviews


  • Communication with employers (27)
  • Getting new apprentices started (24)
  • Adapting to my needs (21)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (17)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (16)
  • Improving apprentice skills (15)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (14)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (14)
  • Training facilities (13)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (10)
  • Communication with employers (5)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Adapting to my needs (2)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

28 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Public service operational delivery officer Standard 3 Details
Senior Equine Groom Standard 3 Details
Sports turf operative Standard 2 Details
Stockperson (beef, pigs, sheep, dairy) Standard 2 Details
Supply chain warehouse operative Standard 2 Details
Teaching Assistant Standard 3 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01915 182000

Annual survey results

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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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