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We are currently looking to recruit 16 - 18 year old candidates for our ‘Access to Apprenticeships’ programmes to start in September 2019.


What Access to Apprenticeship Programmes are available?

We have a number of different programmes available, including:

  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Introduction to Engineering Construction

The engineering programmes are designed to provide young people with practical engineering skills and experience.

  • New for this year we also have our Introduction to IT & Business Administration,

The business and IT programme is designed to young people with employability and IT skills.


What will the Open Day involve?

The open days are being held at our centres across Cumbria from 9.30am - 4.00pm. The scheduled programme for the Open Days will allow potential learners to:

  • Find out about the schemes we have on offer and what they include
  • Speak to our instructors who deliver the programme
  • Take a tour of the training centre
  • Learn about the opportunities you will be provided with throughout the course
  • Take part in a team activity & skills test.

Visitors will be given a 45 minute lunch break and will need to bring a packed lunch or money to use at the canteen in our Workington centre.


How long will the Open Day take?

The Open Day will begin at 9.30am, and finish at 4.00pm. Parents and guardians please be aware that you are only required to stay for the welcome presentation.

Please see the itinerary below for full details:



When and where are the Open Days taking place?

web furness Thursday 8th August 2019 - Furness Skills Centre (no catering facilities on site)

web west bus Monday 12th August 2019 - Lillyhall Head Office - specifically for our business programme

web carlisle Friday 16th August 2019 -   Carlisle Skills Centre (no catering facilities on site)

web west eng Monday 19th August 2019 - Lillyhall Head Office - specifically for our Engineering programmes


Book your space

To book your space onto one of our Open Days please follow the link to be taken to our contact page. Once there send us an email with which day you would like to attend and any guests (parents / guardians) you will be bringing with you. CONTACT US


Case Studies

Learn more about our Access programs by reading the following case studies from two of our alumni access learners.

case study link for web Aaron Porthouse                                  case study link for web 2 Grace McCrickard


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