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Our courses for September 2022 are now full and new applications closed – we’ve had a fantastic number of students joining us for the start of the academic year and we’re excited for their journey here at Lakes College.

We’re now looking forward to the 23/24 academic year and applications will open shortly – keep an eye on our website for updates.

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Engineering, motor vehicle & welding

Apprenticeships updated regularly, check back for the latest openings.

Intro

This page is constantly updated with the latest apprenticeship vacancies.
If you want to register your interest, scroll down to the bottom and fill in the form.

Alternatively, if you need more information, please email team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk.

Careers: Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Operative, Welder, Mechanic, Service Technician, Garage Owner, Diagnostic Technician, Motor Vehicle Service Engineer.

Electrical degree apprenticeship

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Engineering Operative Level 3 apprenticeship

One year, one day in college

Engineering operatives are predominantly involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the manufacturing and engineering sector allowing employers to grow their business while developing a workforce with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance and sustain the sector. The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skillsets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers. Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role specific skills and knowledge they will require, however the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in.

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Engineering Technician Level 3 apprenticeship

Two years, one day in college

Engineering technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority. They also need to be able to demonstrate a core set of behaviours in order to be competent in their job role, complement wider business strategy and development. This will enable them to support their long-term career development, make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes or services.

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Mechanical Engineering degree apprenticeship

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Motor Vehicle Autocare Technician Level 2 apprenticeship

Up to 30 months

An autocare technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car-derived vans and light goods vehicles, working in an autocare or ‘fast-fit’ centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional/local independent group/owner.

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Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 apprenticeship

One year, one day in college

The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers. Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role specific skills and knowledge they will require, however the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in.

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Project Controls apprenticeship

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Project Engineering degree apprenticeship

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Welding apprenticeship

18-36 months, one day in college
Level 2-3

Welding is used extensively and in almost every sector of industry. General welders produce items like components for cars; ships; rail vehicles; simple metallic containers; and steelwork for bridges, buildings and gantries. Welding is a safety-critical occupation and every welder takes responsibility for the quality and accuracy of their work. General welders are required to produce joints that satisfy basic quality standards in order to ensure that the finished products function correctly, contributing to the safety of all and the global quality of life. There is a highly-complex range of welding skills; the different arc welding processes require different levels of manual dexterity, knowledge and skill to avoid making defective welds. There are a wide range of metallic materials that can be welded, each with different properties and behaviours.

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Electrical Engineering apprenticeship

42 months

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Contact Details

Address

Hallwood Road
Lillyhall Business Park
Workington
Cumbria
CA14 4JN

Tel

01946 839 300

Email

info@lcwc.ac.uk

Quote

“'You learn welding and a lot of other stuff like how to use grinders and other practical skills; it’s learning on the job and seeing it first-hand”

Reece Dixon, Level 3 Pipe Welder apprentice at McMenon Engineering Services Ltd