Category Archives: Apprentices

Anyone can be an apprentice. Regardless of your age, background, experience or area of work, apprenticeships are for all. That’s the message from Calderdale Council this National Apprenticeship Week (5 – 11 February 2024). The Council is celebrating the positive impacts of apprenticeships, and is encouraging people and businesses to think about how they could… read more … about Apprenticeships for all in Calderdale>>

Joanna Greenwood. Apprentice Social Worker at Calderdale Council

This National Apprentice Week (5-11 February) Joanna Greenwood, Apprentice Social Worker at Calderdale Council, has shared her experience of being an apprentice:Embarking on my role as a Social Work Apprentice has been quite a journey. Studying for a social work degree is something I had considered for a couple of years. I started off in… read more … about National Apprentice Week – My apprentice journey>>

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Calderdale Council is celebrating the talent of its staff and communities in a special social media ‘takeover’ week. The Vision 2024 talented takeover runs from Monday 13 to Friday 17 February. Throughout the week, the Council is sharing content on its social media channels about talent – one of the five themes of the Vision… read more … about Celebrating talent and nurturing apprentices>>

Lee Broadbent, Calderdale Council

Young people in Calderdale can find out more about the options available after GCSEs at the popular Get Organised event. On Tuesday 11 October at the Shay Stadium in Halifax, Calderdale Council will host the annual event aimed at those leaving Year 11 and their families. The event will bring together representatives from sixth forms,… read more … about  Helping young people to Get Organised>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

Young people in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the options available after GCSEs, at the annual Get Organised event. From Monday 12 October, Calderdale Council, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, is hosting a four-day, virtual event, primarily aimed at students in Year 11 and their families. Calderdale is a great place… read more … about Get Organised event goes virtual>>

Cllr Wilkinson

Young people in Calderdale have been finding out more about the opportunities available within the construction industry at a special training day at Northgate House in Halifax. Calderdale Council is working with the construction management company Blacc to transform the former library and Council offices at Northgate House to create a new sixth form centre,… read more … about Students build their future plans>>

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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>>

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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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