Lakes College is one of the largest providers of education and training in Cumbria delivering apprenticeships to anyone aged 16 or over. We offer a wide range of Apprenticeships across a variety of different vocational areas, we have something for everyone. No matter what your career goal is, or what your future plans are, we can help you decide on the best path for you. So what are you waiting for? Apply today and get ready to reach your potential.


We offer a range of Apprenticeship opportunities with high profile employers across a number of different sectors, including Engineering, Business, Construction, Civil Engineering, Catering, Childcare and many more.

Training delivery is not where the service ends. We can evaluate your application, help to build up your CV and suggest suitable study programmes dependent on your qualifications. We offer places on entry level courses from which you can progress towards higher levels, and find the perfect career for you.

Studying on the Business Academy is much better than I expected as I’m coming away with two qualifications and gaining valuable experience in the workplace at the same time. I’ve not decided where I plan to take my career just yet, but I really like the Business Management side of things. This Apprenticeship is giving me the chance to experience loads of different areas in Business and I want to grab any opportunities that come my way with both hands.

Jessica Pattison

You can apply for one of our Apprenticeship courses online or directly to a vacancy on our jobs page. You may choose to put your CV on file with our talent pool for employers to pick from, or come to us with your own job and let us sort out your study.

For employers we can act like an employer agency. We are lucky to have access to literally hundreds of potential Apprentices. We can advertise the vacancy, co-ordinate responses and offer our assistance with shortlisting and interviewing.

View our Apprenticeship programmes or call our Apprenticeships team on 01946 839300 for more information.

Watch our apprenticeships film HERE

To apply for an Apprenticeship go onto the top right-hand corner of the website and find ‘Jobs’. Hover over ‘Jobs’ and a drop-down menu will appear. Click on ‘Apprenticeship Vacancies‘ and you will find the available placements. If you are interested in a position click on the ‘Read More’ link to see more information and apply; or alternatively email with a general CV and cover letter to be selected for any future positions.