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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 90 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 20 out of 90 reviews
  • Good 61 out of 90 reviews
  • Poor 7 out of 90 reviews
  • Very poor 2 out of 90 reviews


  • Communication with employers (28)
  • Getting new apprentices started (26)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (25)
  • Training facilities (25)
  • Improving apprentice skills (22)
  • Adapting to my needs (13)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (12)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (10)
  • 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
Accounts / Finance Assistant Standard 2 Details
Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Standard 3 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Aerospace engineer Standard 6 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Autocare Technician Standard 2 Details
Beauty Therapist Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Chef De Partie Standard 3 Details
Civil Engineer Standard 6 Details
Commercial Procurement and Supply Standard 4 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Customer Service Specialist Standard 3 Details
Digital and technology solutions professional Standard 6 Details
Early Years Educator Standard 3 Details
Early Years Practitioner Standard 2 Details
Engineering Technician 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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