College Tops South West Student Achievement Tables

04 April 2019 | College News

The students at City College Plymouth gained the top spot for success in Apprenticeships in the South West and scored first place in the region for 16-18 year olds.

As a result of the hard work of students and staff, the Government’s national achievement rates tables for 2017/18 name City College Plymouth as the best college in the South West for Apprenticeships and education and training courses.

Principal of City College Plymouth, Penny Wycherley, praises the commitment of students and staff for the College’s success. She said: “These latest figures prove just how amazing our students and staff are, and how hard they have worked to achieve these fantastic results.

Penny continues: “It’s also testament to the close working relationship we have with the region’s employers who work with us to design quality programmes. Our courses meet the needs of industry and result in our students being guaranteed the best experience so they leave us ready to work. Employers can be confident that they are hiring someone who has the up-to-date industry knowledge and skills that their business needs to succeed, because their new employee studied at the region’s number one college!”

These latest figures secure the College’s position as one of the region’s leading education and training providers. In the Government’s national ‘FE Choices Student Satisfaction Survey 2017/18’, City College Plymouth students ranked their college first in the country for student satisfaction.

Those interested in exploring opportunities at the South West’s leading College can attend City College Plymouth’s Open Day – Saturday 27 April from 10.00am to 1.00pm. For details, visit cityplym.ac.uk/events or call 01752 305300.

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