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About this provider

SGS College serves Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas from our 5 campuses. Provision includes all sectors apart from hospitality and motor vehicle. Apprenticeship provision has grown significantly to over 1700 apprentices in 16/17.

SGS College was ranked the top college nationally for its work with employers, scoring 99.5% overall satisfaction rate, in the FE Choices National Employer Survey in 2015/16.

A team of 11 full-time Business Development managers support employers with their apprenticeship journey. We take great care with our recruitment and vacancy-matching service, identified as a clear strength by Ofsted in 2014. Leadership and Management and Support for Learners were identified as Outstanding.

What employers are saying

Based on 11 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 5 out of 11 reviews
  • Good 4 out of 11 reviews
  • Poor 2 out of 11 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 11 reviews


  • Providing the right training at the right time (5)
  • Improving apprentice skills (5)
  • Getting new apprentices started (4)
  • Adapting to my needs (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)
  • Training facilities (1)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (5)

36 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals Framework 4 Details
Maintenance Operations Framework 2 Details
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Framework 3 Details
Plumbing Framework 2 Details
Professional accounting taxation technician Standard 4 Details
Residential Childcare Framework 3 Details
Security Systems Framework 2 Details
Supply Chain Management Framework 3 Details
Supply Chain Operations Framework 2 Details
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Framework 3 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details
Team Leading Framework 2 Details
Trowel Occupations Framework 2 Details
Wood Occupations Framework 2 Details
Wood Occupations Framework 3 Details
Youth Work Framework 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0800 0567253
Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
Source: Skills Funding Agency 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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