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About this provider

PROCAT is a college of advanced technology, training high quality engineers and master craftspeople for UK industry. We produce individuals with a high level of knowledge, competence and professionalism needed for the workplace. We are approved by IMechE, IET and NSAR, delivering apprenticeships to professional industry standards. PROCAT has invested £46m in the last 5 years to ensure our apprentices and employers have access to cutting edge technologies and digital capabilities.

98% of PROCAT students leave with a recognised qualification.

96% of our employers offer jobs to their apprentices after their course is completed.

The national rate for success of advanced apprenticeships (14/15) was 73.5%. PROCAT's exceeded that with a rate of 82%.

What employers are saying

Based on 9 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 0 out of 9 reviews
  • Good 6 out of 9 reviews
  • Poor 1 out of 9 reviews
  • Very poor 2 out of 9 reviews


  • Getting new apprentices started (4)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Adapting to my needs (2)
  • Communication with employers (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (2)
  • Training facilities (1)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (5)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (3)
  • Improving apprentice skills (2)
  • Getting new apprentices started (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

34 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Construction Operations Framework 2 Details
Domestic Plumbing and Heating Gas-Fired Water and Central Heating Appliances Framework 3 Details
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Framework 3 Details
Electrical/Electronics Framework 4 Details
Electrical/Electronics continuation of Pathway 5 Framework 4 Details
Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer Standard 6 Details
Engineering design and draughtsperson Standard 3 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Formwork Occupations Framework 2 Details
Furniture manufacturer Standard 2 Details
General Welder (Arc Processes) Standard 2 Details
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician Standard 3 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
Maintenance and operations engineering technician Standard 3 Details
Mechanical Framework 4 Details
Mechanical continuation of Pathway 3 Framework 4 Details
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Framework 3 Details
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0800 389 3589

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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