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Apprenticeship Information for Employers


The University of Cumbria is an Ofsted Good rated Apprenticeship provider, which has been delivering apprenticeships since 2018. Our provision continues to evolve.  In 2022/23 we:

  • offered 12 apprentice programmes

  • taught over 1,900 apprentice learners

  • supported about 300 employers to up-skill their workforce

We plan to continue to develop our portfolio to demonstrate clear alignment to relevant regional, national, global and strategic skills, and seek to address specific workforce needs.

We would be delighted to support you as an organisation to grow your professional talent, to find out how to work with us, please see the information below.

Higher and Degree Apprenticeship Explained

Benefits for Employers

Benefits for Individuals

How to work with us

Who we work with

Who is a suitable apprentice?

What are your responsibilities as an employer of an apprentice?


Need more information?

We hope the above guide is informative and inspires you to consider working with us to train your staff through a degree apprenticeship programme. If you would like to discuss options further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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