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Apprenticeship vacancies available to start right now!

Are you aged 16 or over (there is no upper age limit) and looking to earn while you learn? Here at Lancaster & Morecambe College, we have a number of Apprenticeship opportunities available, for you to do just that!

Take a look at our Apprenticeship job opportunities below and see what we have to offer. You may be just minutes away from discovering your future with Lancaster & Morecambe College!

ALL applications have to be made through college NOT directly to the employer.

In order to apply for any of the jobs below, the first step you need to take is to complete a College application form

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a letter inviting you in to College to complete an Apprenticeship preparation training day followed by an interview.

The day will include:

  • An introduction to Apprenticeships
  • Information, Advice & Guidance on the range of options available to you
  • Discovering your working level for Maths & English
  • Interview preparation and research
  • CV preparation

For any further information, please contact 01524 521363 or 01524 521305

Current Apprenticeship Vacancies

Vacancy Title & DescriptionEmployerLocationApprenticeship Area

Accountancy

Financial Assistant
To plan, organize and carry out financial activities within The Reach Centre as well as other general administrative duties for the office manager.
The candidate will generate invoices, liaise with the office manager, update past invoices and assist with the general administration.
The Reach Centre Lancaster AAT

Animal Care

Trainee Assistant Manager

The role is varied including greeting, advising and serving customers, ensuring the shop is well presented and stocked, stock management and order and delivery processing using our full EPOS stock system.  Helping the owner identify and implement potential new ranges, promotions and offers.

Caring for the animals in our care including those for sale and on holiday.  This includes checking their health and providing suitable food, housing, exercise and stimulation.  Assisting in the dog grooming salon including taking bookings, booking in and out dogs, bathing, drying and preparing a dog for grooming.

Lamberts Pet Supplies

Grange Over Sands

Animal Care

Beauty Therapy

Business Administration

Administration Assistant

You will be part of a small, friendly and supportive team working together to provide solid, accurate and timely administration services to the managers and other staff.

The job requires someone who is organised and has good computer skills.

A good standard of literacy and numeracy is also important.

There will be the normal admin duties to perform like filing, scanning, printing, answering the phone, receiving goods, booking in visitors etc. This is also a varied role and can involve many other tasks such as supporting training courses, helping with the catering or assisting the other team managers in Workshop, Information Systems and Sales.

Like Technologies Ltd

Halton

Business Administration
Business Administration Apprentice
Business Administration apprentice wanted for PhotoBaby in Lancaster. Candidate must be friendly, outgoing and organized, have an excellent telephone manner and good computer skills. Duties will include calling new clients, creating bookings, writing invoices and emails, running errands and anything else required to ensure the smooth day to day running of the studio.
Photobaby Lancaster Business Administration
Administration Assistant - Chemtrac
Supporting the team in the data management side of the business. This includes maintenance of spreadsheets with sales metrics and competitor information, management of our customer data in Salesforce.com CRM system, and a number of general duties. With a strong Sales and Marketing team, there is also an opportunity to learn the sales side of the business and help support our customer facing team with research duties and occasional contact. We are looking for a very positive individual to grow and learn within the role, with good attention to detail and a strong desire to succeed.
The Reach Centre Lancaster Business Administration
Business Administration Apprentice
The apprentice will be trained to carry out the following tasks.
Assist the sales and administration team, assist the personal licence application team, carry out all relevant business administration, produce VAT and customer invoices and receipts, track and frank all post, help process online bookings, produce and post personal licence application packs. Answer telephones and take messages and many more administrative tasks.
Even though we deliver training all over the country and we have large corporate customers, the individuals in the office, need to work as a team and be able to carry out a large amount of important tasks of a varied nature. This means that you will never be bored and if you have attention to detail and can handle pressure, you will enjoy this work environment.
Knight Training Lancaster Business Administration
Administrative & Finance Assistant
The company is five year old and runs two residential children’s homes, one in Carnforth and one in Carlisle for up to 5 young people in each home from the ages of 12-17.
The job requires someone who is numerically and computer literate and can type letters and use basic Microsoft Office. They may be required to answer the telephone to professionals, including local authority staff as well as family members, the police and staff. They need to have a good confident telephone manner. They will be required to deal with correspondence, recording invoices, reconciling petty cash , filing and keeping records, making appointments, going to the bank, calculating hours worked and general supporting the smooth running of the homes and the business.
Hopscotch Care Ltd. Carnforth Business Administration

Childcare

Apprentice Early years Educator for the Nursery (Ages 3 and 4)
Working as part of the small welcoming team in the nursery school you will be assisting the key stage one leaders. Working with children aged 3 and 4 years old, you will work in the morning session, assisting with play, supervising, carrying out observations and assessments, displaying work, supporting teaching and learning.
Ideally candidates will have an interest in developing and want to progress within the school. There is a permanent position open to the candidate should they wish to apply. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with adults, parents and careers. You will portray authority and professionalism, presenting themselves in a mature and responsibly manor.
In the afternoon you will be given the opportunity to assist in the key stage 1 and 2 setting, offering support, listening to children read ect. School hours are 9 – 3.30pm. This is a term time position.
Clapham C Of E ( VC ) Primary School Lancaster Childcare
Apprentice Nursery Nurse x 2
Working within childcare demands the right type of character; you must be enthusiastic, calm, motivated and hardworking. If this sounds like you then read on….
Little Learners in Galgate are looking for the right candidate to join their team as a Nursery Apprentice. Daily duties will include; maintaining a safe environment, being responsive to individual children’s personal needs, exhibiting good communication skills with the children and their parents/carers, learning to take responsibility for a key group of children.
You must be organized and focused in order to accurately monitor and record individual key children’s progress and development in relation to Early Years Foundation Stage six areas of learning, providing opportunities for children to learn through play, supervising children at lunchtimes/snack times, attending all staff planning meetings, and other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.
Little Learners Galgate Childcare
Apprentice Nursery Nurse x 2
The Old Vicarage Day Nursery is a nursery located in Barrow In Furness, which offers childcare for children aged between 3 months and 7 years. They are looking for an apprentice nursery nurse to help out with daily care requirements of the children. Your roles and responsibilities will include contributing to the provision of quality childcare and nursery education for children in the nursery, supervise children when instructed to do so by the room supervisor, behave in an appropriate manner, being caring, nurturing, calm, patient, and understanding towards the children, adhere to the Nursery's policies and procedures, helping out with daily care requirements, for example, nappy changing/toileting, supporting feeding and sleep times, etc, snack and activity preparation, ensuring the Nursery is clean and tidy, helping with any administration, such as child development records, baby care details and any telephone enquiries, ensuring you maintain confidentiality and report any problems to the relevant people.
The Old Vicarage Day Nursery Barrow In Furness Childcare
Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Treetops Nursery at Lancaster & Morecambe College is registered with OFSTED to provide education and care for the children of students, staff and the wider community. The nursery is open during College Term-time from 8.00 am – 5.00 pm. Treetops are looking for a Level 3 apprentice nursery assistant to help provide nursery care and education for the children, aged between 2-4 years. Your main tasks and responsibilities will be to maintain a safe and secure environment, be responsive to individual children’s personal needs including intimate care, exhibit good communication skills with the children and their parents/carers, under supervision, learn to take responsibility for a key group of children, monitor and record individual key children’s progress and development in relation to Early Years Foundation Stage seven areas of learning, provide opportunities for children to learn through play, supervise children at lunchtimes/snack times, attend all staff planning meetings and participate in relevant training and other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.
Treetops Nursery Lancaster Childcare

Apprentice Nursery Nurse
Providing all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding, under the supervisor of your mentor. Assisting with meeting the Personal and emotional needs of individual children, providing adult interaction with children in the nursery, challenging their thoughts by asking open ended questions, providing quality play experiences for the children enabling them to move on to the next area of development.
Ensuring you are aware of, and follow, the nursery’s safeguarding procedures. 

Kidz Day Nursery Ingleton Childcare

Apprentice Nursery Assistant x2
Nippers is a small, privately owned day nursery offering all year round day care to children aged between 0 years and 5 years.
They are looking for an apprentice nursery assistant to join their team and continue to create a high quality caring environment for the children. Your duties will include the following ensuring you are aware of, and follow, the nursery’s safeguarding procedures. Attending all staff/team meetings, providing all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding, under the supervisor of your mentor. Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children, providing adult interaction with children in the nursery, challenging their thoughts by asking open ended questions, providing quality play experiences for the children enabling them to move on to the net area of development, being aware of the nursery’s confidentiality policy, both inside and outside of working hours and ensuring the provision of a high quality learning environment to meet the needs of different cultures and religious backgrounds of individual children, and individual stages of development.

Little Nippers Lancaster Childcare

Computing & IT

Website / Multi Media / Marketing Assistant
We are looking for a new individual to join our team to focus on maintaining our company websites and set up social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram etc. to show product launches and promotional items. We are looking for the team member to improve the appearance of our web sites also add to and maintain the sites.
Facebook and Twitter are a large part of our market however we have not yet got involved in this type of marketing until now.  We are excited to get our company involved.

Omega Products Group Ltd Kendal IT
IT Specialist
Floor Ink/Printed space is a unique company based in Morecambe. Floor Ink is the world’s first luxury commercially viable, printed vinyl flooring. Printed Space use business images and designs to create one off wallpapers, blinds, canvas art prints and now - vinyl cushion flooring.
Working with the production manager you will be required to learn the process from print to shipment. You will work with the software to ensure the client’s specifications are met and work with the digital printer and editor to ensure the product is ready to be released. You will be fully trained and supported however you are required to bring initiative to the role. The employer is happy to receive ideas and new ways of working. The opportunities to progress within the business are real and achievable.
Floor Ink Morecambe IT Application Specialist

Construction

Customer Service

Customer Service Apprentice
When it comes to buying a new or used car, our dealership is here to provide you with excellent service, making sure you have a great experience. Once you own a Mitsubishi, we can look after all your maintenance needs as nobody knows your vehicle better than an authorised Mitsubishi Motors dealer, with our own highly trained Mitsubishi technicians using high quality parts and a guaranteed unrivalled level of service.
Duties include;

  • Day-to-day diary management
  • Day-to-day daily operating control
  • Answer all service telephone enquiries
  • Raise all job cards
  • Invoice all job cards
  • File all paperwork
  • Raise estimates and liaise with body shop
Norjac Carnforth Customer Service

Customer Service Administrator
A fantastic opportunity for a candidate to grow within the company.
Working as part of a small team and working to the company’s customer service philosophy you will help drive and improve customer service efficiencies for a growing company.

Your role will include tasks such as:-
. Handling telephone enquiries
. Corresponding via emails
. Liaising with customers re Return of goods
. Liaising with Manufacturers and Engineers re Products and repairs
. Ensuring Customer satisfaction
. Dispatching Orders
. Generally Admin & Computer duties
. Overall delivering Excellent Customer experience and service.

Sous Vide Tools Lancaster Customer Service

Shop Assistant at Holgates
This role holder will work within a small team in our Holiday Park mini market. This is a busy and thriving shop which caters to our guest’s holiday needs. This role holder will be responsible for achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of customer service to our customers. Within this role you will be responsible for; greeting and serving our customers, proactively supporting their needs. Ensuring stock levels in place and supporting stock level reviews. Maintaining and ensuring the shop is kept safe and tidy at all times. 

Holgates

Silverdale Customer Service
Happy Mount Park Café
You will get involved with creating a sense of play, fun, and in a safe environment.
Your role as a Children’s Play Assistant will include working in the indoor Play Area and Outside Playground. You will be supervising and playing with Children of all ages. You will help set up and run the Community adventure park, which includes mini golf area, birthday Parties etc. Sometimes assisting with the setup of musical theatre productions and special events.
This Café and its responsibilities are used by families from all ages and backgrounds and visitor numbers are often sessional with spring and summer months being very busy, this will mean working weekends. The employer has taken apprentices in the past and has an excellent reputation of supporting training and providing an excellent environment for development.
Happy Mount Park Café Morecambe Customer Service
Reception Apprentice This role holder is responsible for achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of customer service to our customers. Within this role you will be responsible for promptly answering phone calls and dealing with calls appropriately, ensuring customer queries are dealt with effectively, meeting and greeting customers, supporting customers in making their holiday reservation bookings, as well as dealing with general administration takes for the site.

Holgates

 Silverdale Customer Service 

Fabrication and Welding

 

Fabricator/welder in a sculpture workshop
They will be trained to be involved in all aspects of the manufacture of the stock sculpture pieces and will assist in the production of bespoke work as required.
The successful candidate will be expected to produce work to production deadlines and in accordance with company quality standards and manufacturing tolerances. 

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Assisting in the fabrication of sculpture to the required company standards.
  • Follow cutting lists, cutting and stacking the cut components efficiently.
  • Shaping the metal components and stacking efficiently.
  • Positioning and aligning the components and welding together.
  • Finishing sharp edges and fixing plaques.
  • Assisting in the packing of finished sculptures
 Andrew Kay Sculpture Ltd  Lupton Fabrication and Welding

Hairdressing

Apprentice Barber x2
A fantastic salon based in Lancaster, Lancashire. Prestige prides themselves not just on great hair and beauty treatments but their excellent customer service and attentive care. The team is focused on one thing, and that is making the clients experience as near to perfect as possible. From some of our model clients and professional bloggers to well-established regulars and casual passers-by, everyone receives the same unrivaled service at the Prestige.
Prestige Salon Lancaster Hairdressing

Health & Social Care

Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality / Catering Assistant
To work in our busy kitchen and visitor attraction to provide excellent service to all our visitors. As part of the kitchen team you will provide food to all patrons of Old Holly Ltd, which is to the highest standard and quality every time. This includes the effective management of all resources and suppliers, whilst maintaining a clean and safe working environment for all employees, and to abide by all Food Hygiene and Health and Safety regulations. As part of the front of house team you will provide excellent customer service to all patrons of Old Holly Ltd. Promoting a safe, family friendly environment.
Old Holly Farm Garstang Front of House
Front Of House Assistant
This is an exciting time to join the friendly team who have recently re-opened their doors following a refurb and company rebrand.
Being front of house you will meet and greet customers and provide an excellent service, You will be the face of the business therefore a warm smile and a listening ear is essential when liaising with our guests.
You will gain excellent Customer service experience and knowledge of the hospitality trade.
The Station Hotel Caton Front of House

Commi Chef x2 at Holgates
The role holder will work in a busy kitchen and support the Chefs on duty to deliver great food to our guests. Duties will include food preparation with ongoing coaching from Chefs to develop their skills and responsibilities, ensuring high standards and food standard requirements are met / exceeded. 

Holgates Silverdale / The Royal  Silverdale   Food Production & Cooking

Food & Beverage Assistants x3
The role holder is responsible for ensuring guests receive excellent customer focused service, ensuring guests have a positive experience where their needs are proactively taken catered for. Within this role you will be responsible for; greeting customers, taking customers’ orders and dealing with enquiries on menus in a knowledgeable and friendly manner. Serving drinks / snacks / meals to guests in an efficient manner, ensuring preparation of crockery / cutlery / glassware / condiments etc for service.

 Holgates Silverdale / The Royal, Bay View Front of House
Apprentice Chef de Partie
Excellent job opportunity for a committed candidate with a passion for food.
This is an exciting time to join the friendly team who are opening their doors to the public and rebranding facilities following a refurb as a premier venue for functions, events, weddings and dining.
Working alongside the head chef Dean you will have the support of a great mentor.
Using fresh produce and preparing food from scratch you will begin your training developing knife skills, understanding the importance of health and hygiene within a kitchen and learning how to prepare basic stocks, soups and sauces.
Further development will see you working individually on stations, using your creative flair to provide input developing menus and catering events.
Lancaster Golf Club Lancaster Professional Cookery
Apprentice Chef
An exceptional role for someone seeking a varied and busy opportunity. You will be fully trained to work in a multitude of areas. However your main responsibility will be to work as part of a small team and ensure the provision of hot and cold food for the restaurant and bar areas. You will learn to maintain food safety, work as part of an effective hospitality team and serve good quality food to paying customers. You will be required to maintain high levels of customer services through-out.
Other duties include: Producing fish, meat, poultry and vegetable dishes. Cook-chill food, cook–freeze food, produce hot sauces, basic rice dishes and pasta dishes. This business is a great company to work for and they have a proven track record of working with the college and providing opportunities for apprentices, many of which have gone to be great success stories. The previous assistant Chef is now a head chef and assistant to the owner. The business have high seasons from Easter throughout the summer and also have theme nights where the food will match.
Wyreside Lakes Lancaster Food Production
Apprentice Chef
The Pier Hotel is a family run local pub in the heart of Morecambe, supplying quality food and beverage. They are looking for an apprentice to join their close knit and friendly kitchen team. Your role will be to prepare ingredients for dishes upon the instructions of chefs, assist in operating commercial cooking equipment such as stoves, cookers, ovens and fryers, make sure that food supplies are stored properly and used resourcefully, ensure that food items are properly rotated in refrigerators and any near expiry ones are dealt with according to the restaurant’s policies, help chefs in cooking activities by providing input and managing work, handle portion control requirements and presentation standards, make sure that the kitchen is clean and organised at all times, provide guidance to kitchen staff in upholding high culinary standards, assist chef in developing menus and provide suggestions for alternates such as sauces and levels of spice for each entrée and assist in checking food deliveries for both quantity and quality standards.
The Pier Hotel Morecambe Professional Cookery
Apprentice Chef
The Station Hotel in Caton is a traditional public house which offers the perfect venue for any occasion, ideal for weddings, christenings, birthdays and business functions. They are looking for an Apprentice Chef to work as part of an enthusiastic team. Your job will involve preparation of à la carte food, preparation of Pizzas, assisting a team of chefs, cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen space to very high standards, working on both the starter section and dessert section and learning to prepare and cook traditional cuisine using fresh, high quality produce
You will be expected to be enthusiastic and self-motivate, have confident and polite customer interaction, be presentable and professional and demonstrate a capacity for maturity and responsibility. Working hours for this role will be 40 hours per week.
The Station Hotel Caton Food Production and Cookery
Apprentice Chef
Longlands Hotel is a busy and popular Country Inn and Restaurant, with a 4 star rating. At Longlands they pride themselves on delivering a friendly, efficient service to all their customers. They are looking for an Apprentice to join the team and help cater for up to 80 customers in their well-loved restaurant.
Your job purpose will be to assist the kitchen staff and Chef in the day to day running of the kitchen. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge as a Chef and you will benefit from the high standards being practiced in the work place.
Longlands Hotel Carnforth Professional Cookery
Front of House Apprentice
Longlands Hotel is a busy and popular Country Inn and Restaurant, with a 4 star rating. At Longlands they pride themselves on delivering a friendly, efficient service to all their customers. They are looking for an Apprentice to join the team in their well-loved and successful bar and restaurant.
In this role you will need to demonstrate a pride in delivering excellent customer service. You will be helping the team serve customers, show customers to their seats and take their orders, taking any customer enquiries, ensuring the bar and restaurant area is up to standard and dealing with money.
Longlands Hotel Carnforth Hospitality
Chef’s Apprentice
The Chetwynde Hotel is a beautiful period family run hotel, situated on the edge of the Lake District, in the leafy Victorian suburbs of Barrow-in-Furness.
If you work along the Head Chef to cater for all guests at the restaurant, hotel and all of the functions and events. Duties will involve assisting the Head Chef where required with the preparation and delivery of their bar, à la carte and various function menus, assisting the buffet and breakfast Chefs where relevant, working to instruction, and also unsupervised in some food preparation and work to food hygiene, health and safety and fire safety standards and maintaining the relevant documentation under the supervision of the Head Chef.
The Chetwynde Hotel Barrow In Furness, Cumbria Professional Cookery
Front of House Apprentice
A rare vacancy has arisen at this popular and busy pizzeria. Mia Italia operator is looking for an individual to work within their small, friendly staff team at the Bolton-le-Sands site.
As part of Front of House hospitality team, you will be required to deal confidently and in a warm and welcoming manner with customers of all ages. Responsibilities will include greeting and seating, order taking, POS sale till operation, cash handling, confidently answering the phone - as well as some basic food handling and full barista coffee training.
You must pay excellent attention to detail, be friendly and polite, be a team player and be available to work evenings and weekends.
Mia Italia Bolton-le-Sands Hospitality
Front of House Apprentice
Working for Mitchell's of Lancaster at the popular The Clarendon Hotel, you will assist kitchen staff whilst becoming competent in food service, presentation of all dishes, dealing with customers, function skills, wine service, silver service, customer service, working within a team.
Mitchell’s of Lancaster offer a generous discount scheme to employees who have completed over 3 months' work. They also run in-house training schemes and are dedicated to their employee’s progression
Clarendon Hotel Morecambe Food & Beverage
Kitchen Apprentice
Working for Mitchell's of Lancaster at the popular Clarendon Hotel, you will assist kitchen staff whilst becoming competent in food preparation and cooking, learning presentation of all dishes, food safety, food hygiene, organisation, working within a team.
Mitchell’s of Lancaster offer a generous discount scheme to employees who have completed over three months' work. They also run in-house training schemes and are dedicated to their employee’s progression.
Clarendon Hotel Morecambe Food & Beverage

Horticulture

Teaching & Learning

Warehousing

Apprentice Warehousing and Storage Assistant
Jonic Ltd are a local company that manufacture and supply the UK with made to measure beds, mattresses and linen for odd sized or bespoke spaces.
Jonic are looking for an apprentice who will eventually assist in the manufacturing of mattresses, once all the training has been given. During this apprenticeship you will undertake general warehousing duties including reporting and maintaining stock levels, packing orders, answering phones, assisting deliveries locally and keeping the warehouse clean and tidy. Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm, with occasional Saturday work.

Jonic Ltd Morecambe Warehousing

 

An Apprenticeship offers you the chance to gain new qualifications, prove your competence and develop your skills whilst in paid employment. You don't need to take time out to complete lengthy, classroom based courses; our work is assessed in your workplace and based on the requirements of your job role. Each Apprenticeship programme is tailored to your unique needs and the requirements of your employer, so there is no time wasted learning things that don't apply to you.

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ALL applications have to be made through College NOT directly to the employer. Complete a College Application Form to apply for any of these posts.