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About this provider

Leicester College offers a wide range of educational and vocational training from entry level and above for school leavers, adults, apprentices and specialist provision for students with high- needs.

The college is the largest apprenticeship training provider in Leicestershire, delivering responsive provision to micro-businesses, SMEs and national employers across a range of sectors. Apprentices develop excellent work related skills, which employers value as they contribute to the development of each apprentice's skills and knowledge in the workplace.

Annually, the College trains over 1,200 apprentices, from intermediate to higher levels providing access to the best industry standard training facilities for Construction and Engineering.

What employers are saying

Based on 101 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 27 out of 101 reviews
  • Good 55 out of 101 reviews
  • Poor 17 out of 101 reviews
  • Very poor 2 out of 101 reviews


  • Communication with employers (33)
  • Getting new apprentices started (33)
  • Improving apprentice skills (27)
  • Training facilities (26)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (23)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (19)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (16)
  • Adapting to my needs (12)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (10)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (44)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (36)
  • Adapting to my needs (16)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (7)
  • Improving apprentice skills (6)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Training facilities (2)

22 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assessor / Coach Standard 4 Details
Associate project manager Standard 4 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Customer Service Specialist Standard 3 Details
Dental nurse Standard 3 Details
Electrical Installation Framework 3 Details
Food and drink advanced process operator Standard 3 Details
Food and drink maintenance engineer Standard 3 Details
Food and drink process operator Standard 2 Details
Gas engineering Standard 3 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Infrastructure technician Standard 3 Details
Learning and Skills Teacher Standard 5 Details
Network engineer Standard 4 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Painter and Decorator Standard 2 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01162 242240

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
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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