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About this provider

Gen2 was established in June 2000 by five international companies with major operations within Cumbria - Sellafield Ltd, Innovia, Amec, Iggesund and Tata Steel.

Gen2 are a not for profit employer-owned company, with 7 training centres. The quality of teaching and learning is a key company driver, leading to being awarded an Ofsted 'Outstanding' Grade 1 in 2011.

Gen2 works with over 350 national and international clients delivering a plethora of short courses and programmes from Level 2 to Level 7. Apprenticeships range from L2 to L5, with progression route into employment and HE including HNC, HND, Foundation Degree and up to Masters Degree. Short courses include Health and Safety, Engineering, Management, Project Management and HR.

What employers are saying

Based on 10 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 4 out of 10 reviews
  • Good 5 out of 10 reviews
  • Poor 1 out of 10 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 10 reviews


  • Training facilities (5)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (4)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (4)
  • Improving apprentice skills (3)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (3)
  • Getting new apprentices started (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (4)
  • Adapting to my needs (2)

47 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Associate project manager Standard 4 Details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Business and Administration Framework 3 Details
Community Fire Safety Framework 2 Details
Construction Contracting Operations Framework 3 Details
Customer Service Framework 2 Details
Customer Service Framework 3 Details
Design and Draughting Framework 3 Details
Electrical Installation Framework 3 Details
Electrical Maintenance Framework 3 Details
Electrical/Electronics continuation of Pathway 5 Framework 4 Details
Emergency Fire Services Operations Framework 3 Details
Engineering Maintenance Framework 3 Details
Engineering Technical Support Framework 2 Details
Engineering Technical Support Framework 3 Details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 2 Details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 3 Details
Facilities Services Framework 2 Details
Industrial Science Framework 3 Details
Infrastructure technician Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01900 701 300
Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
Source: Skills Funding Agency 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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