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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.

Our next Open Event will take place on Wednesday, December 7th between 5pm and 7.30pm.


We have first class training and educational facilities spread across our college campus.

Introduction to facilities

At Lakes College we are proud of our facilities. Our Construction Skills Centre, National College for Nuclear and the Civil Engineering Training Centre provide our learners with real-life working experience.

Our main college building also houses the Distinctions Salon, Graduates Restaurant, Art Studios and Dark Room, Lecture Theatres, Digital classrooms, and much more…


ActivZone Gym & Sports Facility

Learn about our fully equipped gym, sports hall, 3G pitch and more!

A person wearing a white safety suit climbs the ladder of the Big Rig facility

Big Rig

Providing learners with hands-on experience of a simulation evaporation Rig

An artist impression of a new Civil Engineering Training Facility

Civils Engineering Training Centre

Our latest addition, opened in September 2021.

Distinctions Salon

Offering hair and beauty treatments at affordable prices!

Graduates Restaurant

A dining experience you won’t forget – hosted by our students!

Meeting Rooms

From small classrooms to our high-capacity SEN centre

SEN Centre

Multi-functional venue located in the heart of West Cumbria

Virtual Reality

Developing innovative technologies for education

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Get in touch

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

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