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Jobs, careers and skills

You might be interested in the following jobs, careers and skills information

Cumbria Adult Education

You will find a wide range of learning opportunities on this site. You can download a brochure with all the adult education courses on offer for people at all levels and interests in a wide range of subjects. You will also find links to all the Cumbria Adult Education Centres.

Cumbria CVS

The Cumbria Council for Voluntary service offers help, advice, training and support to third sector groups throughout Cumbria. You will also be able to register and search for volunteering vacancies in the local community.


Careers guidance site (based in Cumbria) where professional practitioners will help and advise on developing personal and employability skills for adults and young people.

Monster Jobs

This site provides access to jobs in Cumbria across all professions and grades in one place.


On this site you will find a searchable database of jobs, careers and advice on employment throughout Cumbria.

University of Cumbria

The university offers a wide range of courses with work placed opportunities and links with industry. You can order a hard copy prospectus, download or view online.

Information last updated 28 February 2017

National information


Information about apprenticeships for apprentices, employers, parents and teachers.

Be my interviewer

If you worry about interview nerves then this site will help. You can choose the interviewer, including some famous faces. Focus on different topics and practice your perfect answers.

Finding a job

Official jobseekers pages on GOV.UK. Use Find a Job to search and applies for vacancies. You will also find information about moving from benefits into work, and your rights at work.


Courses and qualifications ranging from english, maths and IT to employability skills as well as vocational qualifications. Some courses are free depending on your eligibility.

National Careers Service

Provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. Useful tools include a Skills Health Check, and a CV Builder, along with information on redundancy, returning to work after having children or as an older worker, and working overseas.


Careers, courses and job opportunities for graduates.┬áRegister to access the Prospects Career Planner, matching your skills and experience to relevant jobs.


Information on volunteering from The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Search for an opportunity or find support and resources.