Category Archives: Apprentices

Work is now complete on highway improvements at Salterhebble Hill, outside Halifax, and the benefits of the project have been felt beyond those just travelling on the route. The ambitious A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill project has included widening Salterhebble Hill to four lanes; installing new traffic light technology and improving facilities for pedestrians and… read more … about Sharing the benefits of Salterhebble scheme>>

Two of Calderdale Council’s talented rising stars have helped to shape the future of apprenticeships in the North of England. Michelle Newman, an apprentice in the Council’s recruitment team, and Siddique Mohammed, who started as an apprentice and has now secured a job in the finance team, were invited to attend the Northern Powerhouse Apprentice… read more … about Nurturing talent in Calderdale>>

On GCSE results day 2018, Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “Well done to everyone receiving their GCSE results. I know how much hard work and commitment young people have put into their studies, and the amount of support that staff and families have given. Talent is… read more … about Congratulations to GCSE students>>

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Press release from Calderdale Council and Together Housing A plan to bring affordable homes, training and jobs to Calderdale over the next five years has moved a step closer, after Calderdale Council and Together Housing Group signed an investment partnership agreement to bring forward development worth over £70 million. The Calderdale Together Housing Investment Partnership… read more … about Green light for new affordable homes>>

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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