Category Archives: Apprentices

Calderdale Council has strengthened its role in making sure children who are in care or leaving care are safe and supported. For a number of years, all Calderdale councillors have been ‘corporate parents’, collectively responsible for the safety, health, wellbeing and care of children who are looked after. Now the Council has extended the corporate… read more … about A family for children in care>>

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 Students in Year 11 and their families are invited to Calderdale Council’s Get Organised event, to find out more about the options they have after finishing GCSEs in 2017.   On Thursday 29 September young people and their families are encouraged to drop in to the Shay Stadium in Halifax between 3pm and 7.30pm for the… read more … about Plan your future at Get Organised 2016>>

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A LEP programme to help small and medium sized businesses to offer apprenticeships has supported 2,941 businesses, creating 2,367 new apprenticeships for 16 – 24 year olds. The LEP’s apprenticeship programme began in January 2013 and the first phase of activity finished in March 2016. During this time the programme engaged with businesses who had… read more … about LEP apprenticeship programme supports over 2,000 businesses to recruit young talent>>

Young people in Calderdale  are invited to the Council’s Apprenticeship Live Vacancy Event to find out about exciting apprenticeship opportunities available to them when they leave school.   On Thursday 30 June from 3.30pm until 7.30pm, at The Shay Stadium, Halifax, young people will be able to meet a range of businesses and apprentice providers that… read more … about Find out more about being an apprentice>>

Calderdale Council has published its annual equality progress report, highlighting the achievements which have been made during the past 12 months. The Council has equality objectives to make sure that it is doing everything it can to improve the life chances of all residents and reports annually on the progress which has been made.  The… read more … about Council marks progress on equality>>

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Hundreds of colourful wild flowers will be springing up across Calderdale thanks to a project to inspire people to transform their communities by sowing seeds. Calderdale Council is giving away free native wild flower seeds for people to plant at home and in their local area. A massive 40kg of seeds – enough to sow… read more … about Calderdale grows wild>>