The Edge

We are delighted to introduce The Edge, a £8.5M funded project which runs until March 2019 and focuses on:

  • Skills Support for the Workforce - Support to 2,500 employed individuals aged 16+ with 1,500 progressing onto an apprenticeship, higher accredited learning or within work
  • Skills Support for the Workforce Priority Sectors - Delivery of training units at Level 3 or above in the following sectors; nuclear, advanced manufacturing, transport / logistics / visitor economy, land based / agri-services, construction, health and social care.
  • Apprenticeship Services - Increase number of apprentices from 2015 by 20% (increase of 1,000 starts per year)

The Edge is a collaboration of Further Education Colleges, the University of Cumbria and training providers such as Gen2, led by Carlisle College.

Gen2 are able to offer 20 courses via the Edge covering Health and Safety, Engineering and IT

Edge Course Schedule

To find out more call 01900 701300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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For more information about Edge, please visit the official Edge website

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