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S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

UKPRN:
10005599

About this provider

A grade 2 'Good' Ofsted provider, S&B Automotive Academy was established in 1970 and is a leading provider of automotive apprenticeships. We offer training in the complete range of automotive disciplines including Heavy Vehicle, Bus and Coach, Light Vehicle, Parts, Body Repair, Paint, Vehicle Sales and Auto-Electrical. We have excellent facilities including commercial spray booth, AT2000 diagnostic laboratory and specialist workshops for light, heavy, electronics and vehicle repair. S&B is leading the way in delivering the new apprenticeship in the Automotive Industry. We also deliver Business Admin, Customer Service alongside working with two subcontractors who can deliver Logistics and Accountancy apprenticeships.

What employers are saying

Based on 63 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 14 out of 63 reviews
  • Good 41 out of 63 reviews
  • Poor 3 out of 63 reviews
  • Very poor 5 out of 63 reviews

Strengths

  • Training facilities (21)
  • Improving apprentice skills (20)
  • Communication with employers (18)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (15)
  • Getting new apprentices started (13)
  • Adapting to my needs (12)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (10)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (9)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (8)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (25)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (21)
  • Adapting to my needs (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (5)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (4)
  • Improving apprentice skills (3)
  • Training facilities (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (3)
  • Getting new apprentices started (2)

14 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accountancy Taxation Professional Standard 7 Details
Autocare Technician Standard 2 Details
Bicycle Mechanic Standard 2 Details
Bus and coach engineering technician Standard 3 Details
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician Standard 3 Details
Large goods vehicle (LGV) driver Standard 2 Details
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard 3 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Professional accounting / taxation technician Standard 4 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details
Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician Standard 3 Details
Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Standard 3 Details
Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Standard 3 Details
Waste Resource Operative Standard 2 Details

Contact details

Website:
S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED website
Phone number:
0117 953 3001

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
94%
Learner satisfaction:
81%
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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