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About this provider

Kendal College is based in South Lakeland in Cumbria and has been providing apprenticeships for over 15 years covering a wide range of provision and has delivered over 1000 apprenticeships in 2016/17. Much of the provision is bespoke and designed specifically to meet the needs of employers and their business.

Our team of established assessors have specialist industry knowledge from their sectors allowing us to offer specific training that is required for industry standards. Kendal College boasts industry standard facilities that enrich the apprenticeship programmes and the learner experience.

Working closely with local, regional and national companies we ensure that we meet the changing needs and requirements of industry.

What employers are saying

Based on 55 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 18 out of 55 reviews
  • Good 36 out of 55 reviews
  • Poor 1 out of 55 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 55 reviews


  • Communication with employers (24)
  • Getting new apprentices started (18)
  • Training facilities (17)
  • Adapting to my needs (15)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (14)
  • Improving apprentice skills (12)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (10)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (10)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (6)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (18)
  • Communication with employers (17)
  • Adapting to my needs (5)
  • Getting new apprentices started (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Improving apprentice skills (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)
  • Training facilities (1)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (1)

25 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Animal Care and Welfare Assistant Standard 2 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Children,Young People and Families Manager Standard 5 Details
Children,Young People and Families Practitioner Standard 4 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Early Years Educator Standard 3 Details
Gas engineering Standard 3 Details
General Adult Social Care Framework 5 Details
Health Clinical Healthcare Support Framework 3 Details
Healthcare science associate Standard 4 Details
Hospitality Manager Standard 4 Details
Hospitality supervisor Standard 3 Details
Hospitality team member Standard 2 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
Lead adult care worker Standard 3 Details
Maintenance and operations engineering technician Standard 3 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Outdoor Activity Instructor Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01539 814700

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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