Funding to Support 16-25 year olds

The Entrepreneurs Group have been awarded over £16,000 from Cumbria Community Foundation to help young people in West Cumbria develop their own business. The funding will support twenty 16 – 25 year olds, living in the Allerdale and Copeland areas, to access the online training programme and discover how to start their own business. For more information, click here.

West Cumbria Youth Council Survey

West Cumbria Youth Council would like to find out how young people are coping with online learning. They have devised a very short survey to find out if there are any obvious problems across the board, or not. To complete the survey, please click here.

The Chain Reaction Series

The Chain Reaction Series is an online network for young adults eager to relate textbook science experiments with real-life people making it happen, and also links with career support networks. If you’re interested in getting involved, or would like to find out more, please click the links below.

National Apprenticeships Week 2021

National Apprenticeships Week will take place from 8th-14th February. The theme for 2021 is ‘Build the Future’, focusing on how employers train, retain and achieve with apprenticeships. A digital Activity Pack, Subject Snapshot guides, a fun and interactive apprenticeship quiz, a virtual activities guide, an apprenticeship case study film and much more are available here. Click here for further information about apprenticeships.

BAE Systems Apprenticeship Opportunities

In 2021 BAE Systems Submarines will recruit close to 400 people across our Early Careers programmes, with over 50+ roles to choose from, covering a wide variety of Engineering and Business related areas. So whether you are looking for something practical, looking to continue your academic studies through to a degree or you already have a degree and are looking …

Open Evening for Sellafield Ltd Apprenticeships

Gen2 and Sellafield Ltd will be holding a Virtual Open Evening on 28th January 2021, 5pm to 6pm, designed to provide information, advice and guidance on the Sellafield Apprenticeships. Gen2 provide the recruitment and training delivery service for Sellafield Ltd apprenticeships. Gen2 work closely with Sellafield Ltd throughout the recruitment process with candidate applications assessed and reviewed by Sellafield Ltd …

Balfour Beatty Apprenticeships

Balfour Beatty are hosting a webinar, “Shape the Answer: Apprenticeships at Balfour Beatty”, taking place on Thursday 4th February at 2pm, ahead of National Apprenticeship Week 2021. This webinar will cover everything you need to know about apprenticeships with Balfour Beatty, including: What we do Our commitment to future talent What it means to be an apprentice at Balfour Beatty …

Gen2 Recruitment and Virtual Open Evenings

Applications are now open for apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships starting in September 2021 with many major Cumbrian employees. With Gen2 apprenticeships you will be taught by industry leading specialists, gain nationally recognised qualifications, industry experience and receive a wage.  Our programmes range from Level 2 access to apprenticeship programmes up to BEng Honours degrees. Virtual open evenings are being held …

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Cavendish Nuclear creates resources for students

Cavendish Nuclear have created two STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) booklets with the aim to provide fun, nuclear inspired activities, for children (and adults!) of all ages to enjoy. The booklets will take the reader on an exciting and educational journey through nuclear, inspiring them through STEM based learning: Click here to download STEM Activity Edition 1 Click here …

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CfLP’s STEM in a BOX Project

Early December saw the start of a new exciting project for CfLP working across both a primary and secondary school to support the Young Generation Networks STEM in a BOX idea. Funded by the Careers Hub, Claire from CfLP/Primary Business Partnership, Sophie, Robert and Dylan (YGN) and Kate (Business Toolbox Cumbria) worked with the yr 6 and yr 5 classes …