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Trading names:
University of Sheffield

About this provider

The University provides apprenticeship training in a range of engineering disciplines - manufacturing, mechanical, maintenance, technical support, fabrication/welding, tool making, pattern making - from level 2 to degree apprenticeships. Practical training is delivered in Centre, continuing with on-the-job training in the workplace. This is assessed against a set of national standards. Practical work is supported by BTEC Nationals, HNCs, Foundation and Top-up degrees relating to the apprenticeship framework. Training and theory are delivered by either time served engineers or lecturers with first and second degrees in engineering disciplines.

What employers are saying

Based on 7 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 5 out of 7 reviews
  • Good 2 out of 7 reviews
  • Poor 0 out of 7 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 7 reviews


  • Training facilities (5)
  • Communication with employers (4)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (4)
  • Improving apprentice skills (2)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)
  • Getting new apprentices started (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (1)

Things to improve

  • Adapting to my needs (2)
  • Communication with employers (1)
  • Getting new apprentices started (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)

9 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Control / technical support engineer Standard 6 Details
Engineering Maintenance Framework 3 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Engineering Woodworking, Pattern and Modelmaking Framework 3 Details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 3 Details
Installation and Commissioning Framework 3 Details
Manufacturing engineer Standard 6 Details
Mechanical Framework 4 Details
Postgraduate Engineer Standard 7 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0114 222 2000

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
no data available
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)

More about levels