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Apprenticeships

Fantastic opportunity - we have 100 apprenticeship starts with local employers available!

We have 100 vacancies available in a wide range of subject areas.

You will carry out your apprenticeship with businesses across west Cumbria as well as learning the essential skills and gaining a qualification with us at the college.

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

List of apprenticeships available

Apprentice Sales Engineer – Flow and Temperature Instrumentation

Location: Workington

An exciting and challenging role to work as part of a sales team for an established and growing business. This role will suit an ambitious, driven, self-motivated individual with ability to build relationships. This is a customer facing role targeted on new business development from prospects, as well as developing and maintaining a base of existing customers. The role will report to the Sales Lead.

Candidate: The successful candidate needs to be someone with GCSEs in Maths and English, an aptitude and inclination for building relationships and plenty of ambition.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please forward your current CV with a covering letter at your earliest convenience, stating your suitability for the role

If you’re interested in applying, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Read the full job description here

Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship – Reays Coaches

30 hours per week

National minimum wage for apprentices: £4.30per hour

Job role to include:
  • Face to face customer interaction
  • All aspect of admin
  • Telephone answering
  • Message taking
  • General office duties
  • Sales
  • Money taking

If you’re interested in applying, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Level 2 Customer Service – Travel Agents in Workington
30 hours per week
£5.00per hour
Role will include:

The apprentice will learn to deal with customer enquiries face to face, over the phone, via email and social media. They will be taught how to price a holiday, use of the travel software and administration associated with booking a holiday. The applicant will be shown the sale of foreign currency. The role will involve preparing holiday offers for the window or onto Facebook. The applicant will learn to provide outstanding customer service.

Craig Travel have been in Workington for over 30 years and part of Admiral Travel for the last 15 years. We pride ourselves in our customer service and our repeat business. Our staff are very friendly and very experienced and look forward to helping an apprentice become part of the team.

Close date: 16th September 2021
If you’re interested in applying, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Please follow the link below to learn more about this apprenticeship.

https://tetratech.referrals.selectminds.com/tetra-tech-europe/jobs/business-support-apprentice-22718

If you’re interested in applying, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Catering Apprenticeship – Noah’s Plaice Chip Shop, Egremont

Salary: £4.30p/h

30 hours p/w

You will be trained in all aspects of the business and be assessed by college.

If you’re interested in applying, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 2

Based across West Cumbria and Carlisle – various sites

35 hours a week

Salary: £4.30 per hour for the first year, NMW thereafter

Tasks:

  • To assist the people we support to lead as active and independent lives as possible by providing person-centered care.
  •  Assisting with personal care tasks such as eating, dressing, washing, and toileting.
  • Assisting with food preparation and cooking.
  • Performing light housekeeping tasks such as dusting, vacuuming and changing bed linen.
  • Attending medical appointments where appropriate.
  • Administering medication (age dependent) in line with individualised care plans.
  • Arranging transport for outings.
  • Providing support, encouragement, and companionship by engaging in activities such as playing games, visiting places, taking walks and having conversations.
  • To attend and take an active part in staff meetings.

Skills and Qualities

  • Person centered
  • Inclusive
  • Positive
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interpersonal skills

If you’re interested in applying, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • A west Cumbrian employer has a vacancy for a Painting and Decorating apprentice.

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • Employer based in the West Cumbria area
  • Employer based in the Maryport area

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

18 month 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:

  • Employer based in the Maryport area
  • A number of employers based in the Workington area
  • Employer based in the Egremont area
  • Employer based in the Whitehaven area

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

  • Employer based in the Cockermouth area

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • Employer based in the Lillyhall area
  • Employer based in the Workington area
  • Employer based in the Wigton area

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

Three-year apprenticeship, one day per week college

A motor vehicle service and maintenance technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans and works either in dealerships which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage which deals with many different makes of vehicles.  The technician must be able to work independently but also operate as an effective team member and have good customer handling skills.   The technician will work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. The tasks faced are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • Employer based in the Egremont area
  • Employers based in the Workington area

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

18 months fully work based

Plans and supervises child initiated and adult led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child.  Supports children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play. Has key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure. Observes each child and shapes their learning experience to reflect their observations. Meets the care needs of the individual child such as feeding, changing nappies and administration of medicine. Works in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child. With additional experience, an Early Years Educator can become the manager of an early years setting.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • Employer based in the Workington area
  • Employer based in the West Cumbria area

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

18 months fully work based

As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control. By providing leadership, guidance and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers. This exercising of autonomy and accountability means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • Employers based in the Whitehaven area
  • Employer based in the Workington area
  • Employer based in the Millom area

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.

12 months fully work based

A hospitality team member can work in a range of establishments, for example bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. The role is very varied and although hospitality team members tend to specialise in an area, they have to be adaptable and ready to support team members across the business, for example during busy periods.  Specialist areas in hospitality include food and beverage service, serving alcoholic beverages, barista, food preparation, housekeeping, concierge and guest services, reception, reservations and conference and banqueting. The most important part of the role is developing fantastic ‘hospitality’ skills and knowledge such as recognising customer needs, knowing how to match them to the products and services of the business and working as part of a team to ensure that every customer.

Apprenticeship vacancies include:

  • A number of employers based across Cumbria

If you’re interested in applying to any of the positions below, send your CV and cover Letter to team-sales@lcwc.ac.uk or call 01946 839300 for more information.