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LEICESTER COLLEGE

UKPRN:
10003867

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 15 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 3 out of 15 reviews
  • Good 11 out of 15 reviews
  • Poor 1 out of 15 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 15 reviews

Strengths

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

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (5)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (4)
  • Improving apprentice skills (2)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)
  • Getting new apprentices started (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

34 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Hairdressing Framework 3 Details
Health Pharmacy Services Framework 2 Details
Infrastructure technician Standard 3 Details
IT Application Specialist Framework 2 Details
Light Vehicle Framework 2 Details
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Framework 3 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Painter and Decorator Standard 2 Details
Performing Manufacturing Operations Framework 2 Details
Plumbing Framework 2 Details
Pre-Press Framework 2 Details
Print Finishing Framework 3 Details
Property maintenance operative Standard 2 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Website:
LEICESTER COLLEGE website
Phone number:
0116 224 2240

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
62%
Learner satisfaction:
83%
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)

More about levels