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About this provider

The University of Cumbria is a provider of higher education programmes and has a proven track record in the delivery of high quality education with a focus on industry-relevant, professional qualifications and skills through flexible work based learning delivery by highly qualified dedicated tutors.

Working closely with local business, and the public sector we provide the delivery of higher level skills training to meet business skills needs in professional and vocational areas.

We successfully deliver work based learning provision in; health, nursing, initial teacher training, policing, project management, leadership and management, coaching and mentoring, business management and we hold accreditation by the relevant professional bodies.

What employers are saying

Based on 32 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 9 out of 32 reviews
  • Good 21 out of 32 reviews
  • Poor 2 out of 32 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 32 reviews


  • Getting new apprentices started (16)
  • Communication with employers (11)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (11)
  • Improving apprentice skills (7)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (6)
  • Adapting to my needs (5)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)
  • Training facilities (4)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (14)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (14)
  • Adapting to my needs (3)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Getting new apprentices started (2)

8 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Advanced Clinical Practitioner Standard 7 Details
Chartered manager degree apprenticeship Standard 6 Details
Healthcare assistant practitioner Standard 5 Details
Healthcare Science Practitioner Standard 6 Details
Police Constable Standard 6 Details
Project Manager (degree) Standard 6 Details
Registered Nurse Standard 6 Details
Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship Standard 7 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01228 616234

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
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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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