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About this provider

We offer a varied and comprehensive range of apprenticeships for industry leading national and local employers on a block or day-release basis. Our experienced support team can guide you through the process of taking on your own apprentice or apprentices, regardless of the size of your business.

We are considered one of the best designed and up to date colleges in the country; we have fantastic facilities, industry standard workshops and friendly approachable staff to support employers and apprentices all the way through the apprenticeship.

The College design has been heralded as an example of best practice and offers an innovative, inclusive and inspiring approach to learning. The college was awarded the TES Employer Engagement Award 2018 in recognition of our strong partnerships with a number of both local and national employers

What employers are saying

Based on 51 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 18 out of 51 reviews
  • Good 27 out of 51 reviews
  • Poor 5 out of 51 reviews
  • Very poor 1 out of 51 reviews


  • Training facilities (25)
  • Communication with employers (24)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (15)
  • Getting new apprentices started (14)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (14)
  • Improving apprentice skills (10)
  • Adapting to my needs (9)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (8)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (8)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (18)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (18)
  • Improving apprentice skills (7)
  • Getting new apprentices started (4)
  • Adapting to my needs (3)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Training facilities (2)

54 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 2 Details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 3 Details
Facilities Management Supervisor Standard 3 Details
Fitted Interiors Framework 2 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Hairdressing Framework 3 Details
Heavy Vehicle Framework 2 Details
Heavy Vehicle Framework 3 Details
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician Standard 3 Details
HR Support Standard 3 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
IT Application Specialist Framework 2 Details
IT Application Specialist Framework 3 Details
Logistics Operations Team Leader/Section Supervisor Framework 3 Details
Maintenance and operations engineering technician Standard 3 Details
Maintenance Operations Framework 2 Details
Management Framework 3 Details
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard 3 Details
Performing Engineering Operations Framework 2 Details
Plumbing Framework 2 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01530 836136

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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