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Services We Offer

We work with hundreds of employers and offer a range of options to benefit businesses - from startups to large companies.

Information for employers

We offer training solutions in many different areas and are experienced at designing a range of bespoke training solutions to help meet the specific needs of your business.

Our offer for employers includes Apprenticeships, regulatory and professional qualifications, university level qualifications and bespoke training.

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Recruiting Apprentices

We are one of the largest providers of Further and Higher Education in West Cumbria. We offer a large selection of Apprenticeships at varying levels and for a variety of industries.


Employer Courses

Whether you want an off-the-peg course or are looking for a training solution to solve a particular issue, we can help.

Work Placements

Full time students at Lakes College are required to complete a set amount of work experience every year, which usually amounts to 36 hours; the equivalent to a full working week.

We are competitive because we can offer:

  • Value for money

    We are a not-for-profit training provider, so we’re able to offer competitive prices and genuine value for money. We have an unrivalled wealth of experience in delivering corporate training services to small and medium sized enterprises, as well as multi-national companies and public sector employers.

  • Access to Funding

    We have many years’ experience working with employers, and know that training sometime comes up on the “nice to have” list. We have experts who can identify any support you are eligible for, to help you get the training you need at a cost you can afford.

  • High Specification Facilities

    Our facilities are new and still developing and we invest in our equipment and resources year on year to ensure we maintain a competitive edge. Additionally, our expert trainers have the relevant, up-to-date industry experience needed to provide a high standard of service.

  • Expert advice

    We have a team of business support advisors who are dedicated to providing a high quality service for organisations looking for advice on how they can add value to their business. All of our advisors come from the world of business and each has specialist skills and knowledge that enable the team to provide comprehensive support for a broad spectrum of sectors.

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If you have any queries please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

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