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Apprenticeships Offer Fantastic Benefits to Individuals and Employers

In an exclusive column Anne Milton, the Minister of State at the Department for Education, talks about the value of apprenticeships to Cumbria and the UK.

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BAE SYSTEMS Apprentices to Benefit from New State of the Art Facilities

Apprentices at BAE Systems Submarines’ Barrow site are now being trained at the company’s new Academy for Skills and Knowledge.

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Apprenticeships are so Important for the county’s Economic Health

Head of Employability and Skills at Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, Craig Ivison explains why apprenticeships are vital for the county’s economic health.

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Cumbria has one of the Highest Rates of Apprenticeship Uptake in the Country

Mark Bowman, chief executive of personal development organisation Inspira talks about the widening choice of apprenticeships for young people across Cumbria.

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Still time to apply for a BAE Systems apprenticeship

The deadline to apply for one of more than 230 vacancies for apprentices at BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow is approaching.

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Youngsters left Inspired by STEM Event

Youngsters were inspired to take up careers in STEM industries at a major event supported by partners of Choose Cumbria.

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Prestigious Skills Award for GSK Ulverston

GSK Ulverston has achieved the Skills Award at the Chemical Industry Awards (CIA) Dinner in Newcastle.

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Kendal College student to represent UK in global skills competition

Plumbing and Heating apprentice, Michael, will compete in 2019 WorldSkills Final.

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NCS summer of inspiration begins

Over 1,000 young people from Cumbria will take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) to develop essential skills for work and life.

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GSK wins national Brathay Apprentice Challenge

A team of apprentices are the pride of Cumbria after winning a prestigious national competition.

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Moving awareness film made by GSK apprentices spreads vital message far and wide

A deeply moving awareness film featuring the parents of an Ulverston boy who died after suffering an asthma attack is having a huge impact.

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GSK Ulverston apprentices go back to school to inspire next generation

Aspiring young professionals are going back to school to deliver a series of presentations about their career development.

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GSK Ulverston apprentice wins national school leavers award

A manufacturing apprentice from GSK Ulverston has picked up an accolade at the national School Leaver Awards held at London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel.

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Apprentice team in running for national award

A team of apprentices are in the running for a prestigious award for their campaign launched in memory of an Ulverston schoolboy.

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Inspira urges local teens to change their lives this summer

Inspira is urging young people to sign up to the National Citizen Service programme after research revealed it can help them get into university.

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Ulverston apprentices launch asthma awareness campaign in memory of young footballer

A group of Ulverston apprentices have launched an asthma awareness campaign in memory of a talented young footballer.

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Engineers help charity spruce up building and garden on Walney

Engineers from GSK Ulverston supported young disabled people by volunteering to help a charity spruce up its building and garden.

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Barrow apprentice wins award at leading industry award

An apprentice from Barrow who works at GSK in Ulverston has been hailed for her talent at the Chemical Industry Awards.

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Hotel group teams up with top chef to launch culinary academy

A leading hotel group is serving up a new recipe to inspire young people to forge a career in the hospitality sector.

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University registered as apprenticeship training provider

The University of Cumbria has successfully applied to be registered as an apprenticeship training provider by the Skills Funding Agency.

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Residential helps Cumbria apprentices to build skills for life

A group of first year apprentices from Kimberly-Clark recently attended a four day personal development and team building residential event.