Apprentice stories

Ruby, Adult Support Care Worker

Ruby is an Adult Support Care Worker, based in Brampton. She loves being part of the team at our Moot Lodge residential care home and looking after its residents.

Lucy, Business Fire Safety

What a role this is! Lucy is a Business Fire Safety Apprentice based in Carlisle. She is earning and learning on the job, picking up skills and experience to set her up for a rewarding career.

Stefan, ICT Apprenticeships

Stefan is our Senior Manager for ICT and explains more about the rewarding apprenticeship opportunities in our ICT department. Get in, go far!

Adele, Project Management

Adele is a Project Management Apprentice, based in Carlisle. Adele decided University wasn't for her and that an apprenticeship would be a better fit.

Shannon, Highways

Shannon recently completed her apprenticeship and now works full-time as an Assistant Highways Network Technician, she's even on course to become Cumbria's first female gritter driver.

Lizzy, Accountancy

Lizzy came to one of our careers events and decided on accountancy. Lizzy is now an Advanced Assistant Accountant Apprentice based in Carlisle.

Scott and Shane, Construction Civil Engineering

Scott and Shane are Construction Civil Engineering apprentices based in Lillyhall.

Harry, Fire Fighting

Harry completed a Fire Fighting apprenticeship last year and is now a Wholetime Fire Fighter based in Ulverston.

Sorrel and Rachael, Customer Services

Sorrel and Rachael work in Barrow Library and are Advanced Apprentices in Customer Services.

Please note, following Local Government Reorganisation, some of the content on these pages still refers to Cumbria County Council, but still remains relevant to the new organisations and the website will be updated in due course