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About this provider

At Northampton College students will receive the best in education and skills development in state of the art facilities. We aim to ensure that students can reach their potential. This means that we are committed to further education. Around 9,000 students choose to study with us and this number is growing. The Principal, Pat Brennan-Barrett, leads a senior team responsible for managing the business areas of the College and developing, delivering and managing the curriculum. The curriculum is delivered through six Schools.

The College provides a service for local employers and we respond to their needs through our Business Centre, based at Booth Lane. We can help businesses to access government funding to provide apprenticeships.

What employers are saying

Based on 86 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 8 out of 86 reviews
  • Good 65 out of 86 reviews
  • Poor 13 out of 86 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 86 reviews


  • Improving apprentice skills (25)
  • Communication with employers (21)
  • Getting new apprentices started (20)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (19)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (16)
  • Training facilities (16)
  • Adapting to my needs (14)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (10)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (9)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (44)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (35)
  • Getting new apprentices started (14)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (7)
  • Adapting to my needs (6)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (5)
  • Training facilities (5)
  • Improving apprentice skills (4)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

24 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Engineering Fitter Standard 3 Details
Engineering Operative Standard 2 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Footwear Manufacturer Standard 2 Details
General Welder (Arc Processes) Standard 2 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician Standard 3 Details
HR Consultant / Partner Standard 5 Details
HR Support Standard 3 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
Leather Craftsperson Standard 2 Details
Maintenance and operations engineering technician Standard 3 Details
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard 3 Details
Multi-positional Welder (Arc Processes) Standard 3 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Painter and Decorator Standard 2 Details
Property maintenance operative Standard 2 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01604 734567

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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