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About this provider

Macclesfield College is a specialist further education provider delivering vocational and apprenticeship programmes. Maxim Business Training is the college's dedicated employer engagement unit, providing businesses with apprenticeship solutions to meet their training and business needs. Apprenticeship programmes include; Accounting; Business & Administration; Children & Young People; Customer Service; Electrical & Mechanical Engineering; Fashion & Textiles; Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy; Health & Social Care; Hospitality; Information Technology; Marketing; Sales; Teaching; to name a few. Our team of industry specialists provide a high standard of expertise and commitment, with a proven track record of working with a broad range of companies, demonstrating that we can deliver the apprenticeship training to help your business succeed.

What employers are saying

Based on 88 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 27 out of 88 reviews
  • Good 52 out of 88 reviews
  • Poor 7 out of 88 reviews
  • Very poor 2 out of 88 reviews


  • Communication with employers (36)
  • Getting new apprentices started (36)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (23)
  • Improving apprentice skills (19)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (18)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (17)
  • Adapting to my needs (16)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (16)
  • Training facilities (13)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (30)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (30)
  • Adapting to my needs (6)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (6)
  • Improving apprentice skills (4)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)
  • Training facilities (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (2)

56 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Adult social care Framework 2 Details
Adult social care Framework 3 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assessor / Coach Standard 4 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Associate project manager Standard 4 Details
Autocare Technician Standard 2 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Building Services Design Technician Standard 3 Details
Building Services Engineering Technician Standard 4 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Digital marketer Standard 3 Details
Early Years Educator Standard 3 Details
Engineering design and draughtsperson Standard 3 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01625 410000

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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