Skills Shortages

Did you know that West Cumbria is looking for nurses? Or that there is a real shortage of construction workers locally, or that the average entry wage for a mechanical engineer is £25k? Perhaps you like the thought of being a teacher, or owning your own restaurant and earning up to £32k a year? Perhaps you like the earning power of an IT technician? You can study for all these amazing careers and more right here at Lakes College from next September!

Look. We get it. We know sometimes it’s hard to decide what to do with your life. You get a hundred different options from teachers, friends or parents, but which one is right? If you are considering a few different paths, our website is full of impartial advice that can tell you which is best for you. You can find out what the entry wage is, what qualifications you need to do to get there and how many jobs there are going to be in the next few years. That way you pick a career that’s right for you, no one else.

We’ve chosen six hot jobs that have great potential. They all have growth, which means there will be more employers looking for your skills, and they have good earning power. Click on the links to find out more and see if one of them is right for you.

Don’t see anything you fancy? Click here and search your ideal career. You can compare your own league of careers. Once you have decided, simply click on one of our courses displayed under your chosen career and apply. Simple.

Any questions or need help with your application? Call us on 01946 839300