Our main objective is to place the learner at the centre of everything we do ensuring that ultimate focus is geared towards delivering the best available staff resources and education material.
In order to measure if our core philosophy is implemented to its fullest potential, the Widening Participation & Learning Team record, gather and prepare a number of statistics highlighting how we compare with other training providers, national standards, what our greatest strengths are and if there are any areas in which we could improve.
The Widening Participation & Learning Team is proud to achieve above and beyond in all areas when compared against national benchmarks.
QCF (NVQ) & Diploma
QCF achievement rates show a marked improvement on previous years and contine to surpass national average benchmarks.
The Widening Participation & Learning Team continually attain outstanding achievement rates for all apprenticeship programmes. The statistics speak for themselves, clearly indicating that our apprenticeship completion figures greatly surpass nationwide pass rates.
Apprenticeship Job Outcomes
In recent years, nine out of ten learners who undertake an apprenticeship through The Widening Participation & Learning Team secure permanant employment at the completion of the course.
Adult English & maths Achievements
Our learner pass rates for Adult English & maths functional skills contine to exceed national benchmarks.
Overall achievement for apprenticeships consistently exceed national rates. For 2013/14 completions our overall acheivement rate was 85%.
Overall success in our QCF consistently exceed national rates. For 2013/14 our overall achievement rate was 93%.
Overall achievement rates for English & maths functional skills exceed national benchmarks. Overall achievement for 2013/14 is 69%.
The PROSPECT programme provides work experience in real working environments to the unemployed age 19+ plus. The programme has provided placements for over 180 volunteers. 84% of starts have completed the programme with 81% of those completing gaining employment.