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SANDWELL COLLEGE

UKPRN:
10005669

About this provider

Sandwell College Apprenticeship Department currently have over 700 apprentices and operate across the West Midlands. The department is part of the wider college offer and benefits from industry trained assessors and tutors and state of the art workshops for automotive and engineering, medical training facilities for dental and health and social care and salons for hairdressing and beauty.

Sandwell College have recently invested in a specialist engineering facility which has enabled us to develop our engineering offer and support even more local companies.

We work with over 550 local companies and of those companies 95% year on year return to the college to support their recruitment of apprentices,

We have excellent success rates which are also improving each year and we are committed to good quality training and support, relevant to your needs as employers.

What employers are saying

Based on 20 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 8 out of 20 reviews
  • Good 12 out of 20 reviews
  • Poor 0 out of 20 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 20 reviews

Strengths

  • Providing the right training at the right time (10)
  • Communication with employers (8)
  • Improving apprentice skills (7)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (7)
  • Getting new apprentices started (6)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (5)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (8)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)

39 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 3 Details
Installation and Commissioning Framework 3 Details
Interior Systems Framework 2 Details
Lead adult care worker Standard 3 Details
Leadership and Management Framework 5 Details
Light Vehicle Framework 2 Details
Light Vehicle Framework 3 Details
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Framework 3 Details
Mechanical, Electrical and Trim Framework 2 Details
Mechanical, Electrical and Trim Framework 3 Details
Performing Engineering Operations Framework 2 Details
Performing Manufacturing Operations Framework 2 Details
Plastering Framework 2 Details
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Framework 2 Details
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Framework 3 Details
Team Leading Framework 2 Details
Trowel Occupations Framework 2 Details
Warehouse Operative Framework 2 Details
Wood Occupations Framework 2 Details

Contact details

Website:
SANDWELL COLLEGE website
Phone number:
0121 5566000

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
86%
Learner satisfaction:
91%
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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