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East Riding College was given LSIS Beacon Status in June 2011, Only a handful of colleges are awarded this highly respected accolade annually. In order to qualify for Beacon status, leadership and management must be graded by Ofsted as "outstanding" and inspection reports should have no grades less than "good" in all other areas inspected.

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Our Investors in People accreditation demonstrates our commitment to developing our staff. Read more at the Investors in People website.

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The matrix mark is the benchmark standard for the quality of advice and guidance offered to people about learning or work. Read more at the matrix website.

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We have been awarded the "two ticks" symbol by Jobcentre Plus because we have made a commitment to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff. Read more at the Directgov website.

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The College achieved the Government-led Customer Service Excellence standard after a rigorous process which looked at issues such as timeliness, information, professionalism and staff attitude. Read more at the Customer Service Excellence website.


Apprenticeships are work-based courses which involve learning and gaining qualifications while working for an employer and are a key element in the government's drive to improve skill levels national. Read more on our apprenticeships page or visit the government's apprenticeships website.