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About this provider

Swindon College has high vocational success rates and was awarded Grade 1 Outstanding status by Ofsted in 2013. We have approximately 6,500 Further Education students (including 900 Apprentices) and 500 HE students. We are rated the Top Performing College in the South West for Apprenticeships (Source: SFA Qualification Achievement Rates 14/15) and have a long tradition of supporting employers to develop their workforce.

Swindon College offers flexible learning and will provide a training coordinator who will be able to support and guide both you as an employer and the employee. We will work with you to explain the way that Apprenticeships work and help you decide which Apprenticeship is right for your staff.

What employers are saying

Based on 72 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 14 out of 72 reviews
  • Good 54 out of 72 reviews
  • Poor 4 out of 72 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 72 reviews


  • Communication with employers (31)
  • Getting new apprentices started (26)
  • Adapting to my needs (19)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (19)
  • Improving apprentice skills (18)
  • Training facilities (17)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (15)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (11)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (7)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (24)
  • Communication with employers (21)
  • Adapting to my needs (7)
  • Getting new apprentices started (6)
  • Improving apprentice skills (4)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (4)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (3)
  • Training facilities (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

25 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accounts / Finance Assistant Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Civil Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Early Years Educator Standard 3 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Healthcare assistant practitioner Standard 5 Details
Housing / property management Standard 3 Details
Infrastructure technician Standard 3 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
Learning and Skills Teacher Standard 5 Details
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard 3 Details
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01793 491591

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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