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FURNESS COLLEGE

UKPRN:
10002599

About this provider

Furness College is a further education provider in Cumbria. Our vision is to be the apprenticeship training provider of choice for businesses large and small across South Cumbria and the Furness Peninsula. Quality is at the heart of everything we do and we are rated Good by Ofsted. Each year we train over 5000 students, work with over 500 employers and train over 900 apprentices. Our apprenticeship programmes provide young people and adults with the skills required to meet the needs of local businesses helping them to become skilled workers for the future. We deliver across 15 industry sectors from our new £47 million campus, providing industry specific training resources and facilities.

What employers are saying

Based on 16 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 5 out of 16 reviews
  • Good 8 out of 16 reviews
  • Poor 3 out of 16 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 16 reviews

Strengths

  • Improving apprentice skills (7)
  • Training facilities (6)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Communication with employers (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (3)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (8)
  • Communication with employers (7)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

79 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Associate project manager Standard 4 Details
Autocare Technician Standard 2 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 2 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 3 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Civil Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Customer Service Specialist Standard 3 Details
Data analyst Standard 4 Details
Decorative Finishing Framework 3 Details
Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Framework 2 Details

Contact details

Website:
FURNESS COLLEGE website
Phone number:
01229 825017

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
96%
Learner satisfaction:
no data available
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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