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About this provider

Buxton & Leek College is part of the University of Derby. We offer a wide range of Apprenticeship programmes at Intermediate , Advanced and Higher Levels. We specialise in Hospitality & Catering, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy, Motor Vehicle Engineering, Child Care, Health & Social Care and Customer Service.

Our campuses are located in Leek, Buxton and Derby. All of our campuses have an excellent range of facilities which allow us to offer exceptional off-the-job training by expert tutors who are themselves highly qualified and experienced.

What employers are saying

Based on 92 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 22 out of 92 reviews
  • Good 61 out of 92 reviews
  • Poor 7 out of 92 reviews
  • Very poor 2 out of 92 reviews


  • Communication with employers (29)
  • Getting new apprentices started (28)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (26)
  • Training facilities (25)
  • Improving apprentice skills (22)
  • Adapting to my needs (13)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (13)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (11)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (9)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (36)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (35)
  • Getting new apprentices started (13)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (10)
  • Adapting to my needs (9)
  • Improving apprentice skills (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Training facilities (3)

36 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
General Adult Social Care Framework 5 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Healthcare assistant practitioner Standard 5 Details
Hospitality supervisor Standard 3 Details
Hospitality team member Standard 2 Details
Nursing Associate Standard 5 Details
Operating Department Practitioner (degree) Standard 6 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Police Constable Standard 6 Details
Postgraduate Engineer Standard 7 Details
Professional accounting / taxation technician Standard 4 Details
Registered Nurse - degree (NMC 2018) Standard 6 Details
Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Standard 7 Details
Teacher Standard 6 Details
Teaching Assistant Standard 3 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01332 590500

Annual survey results

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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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