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Attract and recruit new talent

Higher-level and degree apprenticeships offer an exciting route into some of the best organisations in the world. At the University of Cumbria, apprenticeships can be completed with the NHS, Police, Sellafield Ltd, Rolls Royce, the BBC, and many more employers.

We lead the way by offering unique apprenticeship courses in partnership with key organisations and businesses in the UK. We excel in the field of Paramedic Practice, Policing, Project Management, and Healthcare.

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Take Your In-House Skills To A New Level

Don't just focus on attracting new talent: boost the skills of existing employees with a degree apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship learning is a unique mix of academic learning, applied in the workplace. Our degree apprenticeships offer current employees the opportunities to gain new qualifications, increasing their knowledge and theoretical understanding of their role and wider industry practices.

Degree apprenticeships were developed between the Government, employers and universities, so you’ll learn skills that will be in high demand and industry-relevant. We welcome learners from diverse learning background, 18 years or over. Whether you have just finished school, or are already building your career or wish to make a career change, degree apprenticeships can offer the opportunity to earn whilst you learn with the employer, supported by Government covering the cost. 

Degree apprenticeships range between 1 and 5 years to complete, depending on the course you take. You'll typically attend university by day-release or block-release. Taught provision varies depending on the course, but attendance for the equivalent of 30 weeks every year is a simple way to illustrate out approach. On the weeks you don't go to university, you'll still spend 20% of your time learning and developing on the job. 

Upskill your team and invest in your future.


Why Recruit An Apprentice?

Co-designed with you. We fit the course around your business.

No tuition fees. All our apprenticeships are free to the individual, with costs covered by government funding.

Open to your current employees so they can take on an apprenticeship and develop their skills whilst they continue working for you.

Attract new talent and fresh ideas.

TOP 5 In the UK for developing Chief Executive Officers and Managing Directors (Hitachi Capital, 2021)

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Why Recruit An Apprentice?

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Why Become An Apprentice?

Earn an undergraduate or postgraduate degree whilst gaining real workplace experience.

Recent reports estimate that completing a Level 4 higher apprenticeship could result in increased lifetime earnings of around £150,000*

Make valuable connections in your chosen industry.

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