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SOUTH THAMES COLLEGES GROUP

UKPRN:
10003674

About this provider

Kingston College has a reputation for developing innovative and dynamic training solutions and apprenticeship training for an extensive range of public and private sector employers of all sizes, from the micro business to the large multinationals. Located in Greater London, the College has excellent transport links and central London just 25 minutes away by train. Kingston upon Thames is consistently voted one of the happiest places to live in London. One of only a few London colleges with rising academic standards, the College was rated "Good" and awarded a Grade 2 by Ofsted inspectors again in June 2016. This follows a previous Grade 2 awarded in 2013.

What employers are saying

Based on 12 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 1 out of 12 reviews
  • Good 7 out of 12 reviews
  • Poor 3 out of 12 reviews
  • Very poor 1 out of 12 reviews

Strengths

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

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (7)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (7)
  • Getting new apprentices started (2)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

60 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Associate project manager Standard 4 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 2 Details
Beauty Therapy General Framework 3 Details
Building Services Engineering Ductwork Craftsperson Standard 3 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Business and Administration Framework 3 Details
Business and Professional Administration Framework 4 Details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Civil Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Construction Site Supervision Framework 4 Details
Customer Service Framework 3 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Dental nurse Standard 3 Details
Early Years Educator Framework 3 Details
Electrical Installation Framework 3 Details
Emergency Service Contact Handling Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Website:
SOUTH THAMES COLLEGES GROUP website
Phone number:
020 8546 2151

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
75%
Learner satisfaction:
81%
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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