Blackburn College crowned top for apprenticeships

Blackburn College has been singled out as the best in England for Advanced Apprenticeships – ahead of 217 colleges around the country.

BBN College ApprenticeshipsThe recently published national success rate data has revealed that the College’s success rate for Advanced Apprenticeships is the highest in England, with the College placed 1st out of 218 colleges.

The college’s overall success rate for Level 3 qualifications is also in the top ten per cent of colleges nationally, for the second year running.

This follows on from the college’s recent highly successful QAA Higher Education Review, which confirmed their courses in the University Centre had received the highest praise possible.

Thomas Moore, principal and CEO said: “We are very proud to be confirmed as the most successful college in the country for Advanced Apprenticeships. Maintaining our position in the top ten per cent of colleges in the country for our Vocational success is another exciting achievement for the college. It demonstrates why we are the first choice for so many young people and adults in Pennine Lancashire.

“Furthermore, apprenticeships are a key area of growth for the college – in fact, we have grown our provision substantially over the past three years and work with internationally recognised employers including Senator International and BMW. To achieve such fantastic growth, whilst delivering the best Advanced Apprenticeship timely success rates in the country, can only be good news for the people and employers of Pennine Lancashire."