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THE OPEN UNIVERSITY

UKPRN:
10007773

About this provider

For nearly 50 years, The Open University has led the way in part-time education, developing workplace learning and development solutions for employers, as well as individuals.

Specialising in high quality learning materials, based on rigorous research and industry insight, the OU combines academic excellence with technological expertise to deliver flexible, engaging and results-driven learning.

The OUs reach enables learning to be delivered consistently at scale, across multiple locations, using an online delivery model and advanced learning analytics.

This, coupled with a blended learning approach, is how the OU is able to deliver learning that is responsive to both organisational and staff needs.

What employers are saying

Based on 35 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 15 out of 35 reviews
  • Good 17 out of 35 reviews
  • Poor 3 out of 35 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 35 reviews

Strengths

  • Communication with employers (16)
  • Getting new apprentices started (16)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (15)
  • Improving apprentice skills (11)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (11)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (10)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (9)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (14)
  • Adapting to my needs (8)
  • Communication with employers (8)
  • Getting new apprentices started (4)
  • Training facilities (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (1)

7 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Digital and technology solutions professional Standard 6 Details
Healthcare assistant practitioner Standard 5 Details
Laboratory Scientist (degree) Standard 6 Details
Nursing Associate Standard 5 Details
Registered Nurse Standard 6 Details
Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Standard 7 Details

Contact details

Website:
THE OPEN UNIVERSITY website
Phone number:
0300 303 5303

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
98%
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)

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