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Our apprenticeships are updated regularly so please check back for the latest openings.


This page is constantly updated with the latest apprenticeship vacancies.
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Careers: Admin Assistant, Office Manager, Accountant, Entrepreneur, Project Manager, Marketer, Events Planner, Human Resources, Business Development.

Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship

18 months, fully work-based

Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • Derwent Recycling Services Ltd, based in the Workington area
  • Timber Treatment Solutions, based in the Wigton area
  • The Beacon, based in the Whitehaven area
  • Thomas Armstrong Ltd, based in the Workington area
  • TSP Engineering, based in the Workington area
  • West Port, based in the Maryport area
  • David Allen, based in the Dalston and Carlisle areas (two vacancies)
  • Smurfit
  • Createc, based in the Cockermouth area

Accounting apprenticeship

18 months, one day in college

An assistant accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominantly either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day-to-day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition, the assistant accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • Theatre by the Lake, based in the Keswick area
  • Delkia
  • North Cumbria Primary Care Alliance (Level 2)

Customer Service Level 2 apprenticeship

One year

The Level 2 apprenticeship in customer service aims to build on good practice in any industry or to support their technical expertise in their job role, acknowledging the importance of effective communication and service delivery. Apprentices will be expected to deal with a range of customers face to face and will benefit from gaining knowledge, understanding and experience of dealing with both routine and more difficult customers, while building confidence in their use of communication.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • The Cottage in the Woods, based in the Keswick area
  • Verd Eco Refil, based in the Cockermouth area
  • Admiral Travel, based in the Workington area
  • Honister Slate Mine

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Contact Details


Hallwood Road
Lillyhall Business Park
CA14 4JN


01946 839 300