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About this provider

Truro and Penwith College is one of the best colleges in the country, a fact recognised by Ofsted which gave us Outstanding status following our review in February 2016. We have campuses in Truro and Penzance, both offering an exceptional range of courses, providing industry-standard equipment and resources, all housed in modern, purpose-built facilities.

Working closely with hundreds of companies across Cornwall, we run apprenticeship programmes in over 40 different subjects covering a range of industries, such as: construction, hair and beauty, marketing, engineering and accounting. We offer apprenticeships in all kinds of areas such as Engineering, Hair & Beauty, Accounting and Hospitality.

What employers are saying

Based on 45 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 17 out of 45 reviews
  • Good 26 out of 45 reviews
  • Poor 2 out of 45 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 45 reviews


  • Getting new apprentices started (23)
  • Communication with employers (20)
  • Improving apprentice skills (15)
  • Training facilities (15)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (13)
  • Adapting to my needs (9)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (9)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (11)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (11)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (6)
  • Getting new apprentices started (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (5)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Improving apprentice skills (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)

36 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Hospitality supervisor Standard 3 Details
Hospitality team member Standard 2 Details
Laboratory technician Standard 3 Details
Lead adult care worker Standard 3 Details
Maintenance Operations Framework 2 Details
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard 3 Details
Multi-positional Welder (Arc Processes) Standard 3 Details
Nail Services Framework 3 Details
Plastering Framework 3 Details
Professional accounting / taxation technician Standard 4 Details
Software developer Standard 4 Details
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Framework 2 Details
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Framework 3 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details
Trowel Occupations Framework 2 Details
Trowel Occupations Framework 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01872 267000

Annual survey results

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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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