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Trading names:
DH Associates

About this provider

We are the first Independent Provider of Apprenticeships to achieve Ofsted Outstanding under the new standards introduced in 2015.

We have been providing training since 1994. Our specialist area is Health and Social Care both adults and children. Our staff are qualified, experienced and enthusiastic about providing you with the right solutions to match your needs.

In both 2016 & 2007 we were awarded with the Skills For Care Accolades award.

We achieve exceptionally good outcomes with outcomes well above national averages and the majority of learners achieve timely. Our Employer and Learner satisfaction as shown in the Framework for Excellence results is Learners 9.8 and Employers 9.7 out of 10.

What employers are saying

Based on 51 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 25 out of 51 reviews
  • Good 26 out of 51 reviews
  • Poor 0 out of 51 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 51 reviews


  • Communication with employers (31)
  • Getting new apprentices started (22)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (22)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (12)
  • Improving apprentice skills (11)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (10)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (9)
  • Adapting to my needs (7)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (10)
  • Communication with employers (9)
  • Adapting to my needs (4)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Training facilities (3)
  • Improving apprentice skills (2)

9 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Children,Young People and Families Manager Standard 5 Details
Children,Young People and Families Practitioner Standard 4 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
General Adult Social Care Framework 5 Details
Lead adult care worker Standard 3 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0151 336 6900

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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