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Apprenticeship Vacancies

See below for our latest apprenticeship vacancies at Lakes College.


We have immediate apprenticeship starts with local employers available – don’t miss out, sign up today!

Vacancies are 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 or call 01946 839300 for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: Most of the apprenticeship vacancies displayed on this page are for immediate starts!


Business Administrator (Level 3)

Pennine Way Primary School – Full-time – Carlisle

Business Administrator (Level 3)

ACP (Concrete) Limited – Full-time – Workington

Human Resource Support (Level 3)

Changing Lives Learning Trust – Full-time – Cumbria

Apprentice Learning Administrator (Level 2)

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust – Full-time – Carlisle

AAT Accounts/Finance Assistant (Level 2)

The Theatre by the Lake – Full-time – Keswick

Business Administrator (Level 3)

Bethshan Nursing Home – Full-time – Whitehaven

Business Administrator (Level 3)

Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners – Full-time – Whitehaven

Construction & The Built Environment

If you are interested in securing an apprenticeship in this sector, please email your CV to for consideration for future vacancies.

Early Years & Education

Early Years (Level 2/3)

Irthington Village School – Full-time – Irthington

Early Years (Level 3)

ABC Nursery – Full-time – Whitehaven

Early Years (Level 3)

Munchkins Nursery – Full-time – Carlisle

Early Years (Level 3)

Howgill Family Centre – Full-time – Cleator Moor

Teaching Assistant (Level 3) x2

St Bridget’s Catholic Primary School – Full-time – Egremont

Early Years (Level 2/3)

Frizington Community Primary School – Full-time – Frizington

Early Years (Level 2/3)

Happy Hours – Full-time – Moresby

Early Years (Level 2/3)

Kirkbampton – Term time only

Early Years (Level 2/3)

Frizington Nursery School – Full-time – Frizington

Early Years (Level 2/3)

Toddler Town – Full-time – Workington

Early Years (Level 2/3)

Stepping Stones – Full-time – Maryport

Engineering and Nuclear

Mechanical Craftsperson (Level 3)

James Walker – Full-time – Cockermouth

Social Care

Adult Care Worker (Level 2)

Bethshan Nursing Home – Full-time – Whitehaven

Adult Care Worker (Level 2)

West House – Full-time – Cumbria

Adult Care Worker (Level 2/3)

Rosehill House – Full-time – Whitehaven

Adult Care Worker (Level 2/3)

MSH Healthcare – Full-time – Maryport, Cockermouth, Workington and Whitehaven

Open to a move to start your career?

Looking to make your move into the nuclear industry and open to relocating?

Altrad Babcock, a global leader in power engineering, is recruiting for exciting apprenticeship opportunities to earn while you learn in roles including:

  • Pipefitter
  • Project Controls
  • Rigger Erector
  • Welder

You’ll learn the skills and knowledge you need at Altrad Babcock training facilities and work from nuclear sites across the UK.

To find out more and apply, click here.


“Lakes College and the National College for Nuclear offer fantastic courses, they’ve got a great support network and I definitely would not have the career that I have today without them”

Martyne Simpson, nuclear waste engineer at Atkins and former apprentice