Apprenticeship and training offers ...
... Calderdale, Kirklees and wider area
We will update this page as we find out more from employers and training providers. Currently many employers are putting recruitment on hold but our Recruitline staff are contacting employers regularly to update the information below.
However, we are still getting vacancies from some employers, check our Recruitline vacancies databse and follow our Recruitline Facebook page
Need to talk to someone? Contact us via Chat - see bottom of the page for details
Find another apprenticeship
Find another apprenticeship is for apprentices who have been made redundant. The site aims to help you continue your apprenticeship with another provider/employer. It has been launched by the government's new Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices.
- Appris - 9 July 2020
Hope to have some apprenticeships in engineering design, toolmaker and tool die maintenance, engineering machine technician, welding, metal fabrication, fitter, technical support technician, maintenance technician, level 4 engineering and manufacturing, managemnent, human resources. You can apply now. They will NOT have apprenticeships for metrology technicians, installation electrician or science industry maintenance technicians
- Askham Bryan - updated 7 September 2020*
Still accepting and processing applications - Find out more and to apply visit the Apply Now page. See also News and FAQs for answers to your questions.
Check out the Find out More page to see individual course guides, course/support overview presentations and go on a virtual tour.
*Apply online for the classroom-based team programme for 16 to 19 year olds in Kirklees, run with the Prince's Trust, starting on the Monday 28 September for 12 weeks. Also available is the ABC Flex programme for anyone who wants to try out various career routes and learn new skills (2.06MB PDF). Contact C&K Chat for more info - see below
- Aspire-Igen - updated 10 August 2020*
*Aspire-igens' aspire2work opportunity centres are open again and are now enrolling learners on its aspire2work study programme for anybody age between 16 and 19 or up to age 25 for anyone with an education, health and care plan (EHCP). New applications are open via its online applications - contact C&K Chat - see bottom of the page for help with applying. Courses on offer include:
- Level 1 diploma in employability - it includes units giving an overview of business, childcare, and health and social care, as well as employability and personal development skills that will help you move on to employment and/or to further learning – there are also
- Introductory diploma in business Level 1, no entry requirements
- Diploma in business support Level 2, no entry requirements
- Diploma in introducing caring for children and young people Level 2, no entry requirements
- Certificate in childcare Level 3, must have English GCSE grade 4 minimum
- Extended diploma in health & social Care Level 2, no entry requirements
- Certificate in health & social care Level 3 , must have English GCSE grade 4 minimum
- Functional skills and GCSE English and maths
Courses are roll on roll off throughout the year. Placements will depend on your needs. Attendance is flexible depending on your needs, up to 22.5 hours a week.
Bursaries are available for those who fit the criteria. Contact your careers adviser or C&K Chat to apply for the aspire2work programme and we will forward your name - see bottom of the page for help.
- Babington - 4 May 2020
Still offering apprenticeships even though recruitment has slowed down a little. Babington will help you register by taking your details and helping you update your CV, so your application is ready to go when companies begin recruiting again. Help with interview technique will also be offered. See the Babington website for details of the apprenticeships on offer - view the apprenticeship programme of interest to you then click on Become an apprentice and fill in the online form, which will then get sent through to the right person.
Babington is also offering free online Lockdown Learning courses, in specific areas only, for anyone aged over 19. Learners from West Yorkshire interested can email for more information contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service- see the bottom of the page, for details.
- Barnsley College - 4 May 2020
- BHP - 6 May 2020
The chartered accountant has offices in Sheffield, Chesterfield, Cleckheaton, Leeds and York, and is recruiting students with A levels or expecting results in August, into its trainee accountancy and taxation vacancies in all five offices. Further details about the vacancies and how to apply is available on its website. The closing date for returning completed application forms is 12 June 2020. W: www.bhp.co.uk/careers
- Calderdale College - updated 4 May 2020
The college is still accepting applications for apprenticeships, apply online only.
The college will be conducting interviews online and will be in touch with applicants directly explaining the process. Students will be contacted directly by the admissions team with details, including date, time and method. The college will be making conditional offers, based on applicants meeting the course entry requirements. Currently the college expects enrolment to be 20 August but any changes to this will be notified. The marketing team is supporting students with relevant course information to educate, inform and reassure them.
T: 01422 399367 for advice and guidance or on social media
- Dip Training - updated 8 January 2021
- Estio - updated 2 June 2020
Offering free taster sessions to give new learners a better insight into its apprenticeships. The sessions are live and are taken from Estio's apprenticeship programmes and delivered remotely by its trainers. For apprenticeship vacancies and to apply visit www.estio.co.uk/apprenticeships/vacancies. You can choose from across six programmes and in each one you’ll learn about a specific topic or theme. Each session will last about 30 minutes and will be run on Microsoft Teams. Choose from cyber security, data analysis, digital marketing, infrastructure technician*, IS business analysis, software development and software testing. Register for a place
For further help, contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service - see the bottom of the page.
- First Intuition - 4 May 2020
Still accepting new apprentices and have start dates for June and September but it does not recruit students directly. There are also many online course available to enrol on if you are looking to undertake training whilst in lockdown or on furlough.
For information www.firstintuition.co.uk/apprenticeships/ or for further help, contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service - see the bottom of the page.
- GP Strategies - updated 27 August 2020
Offers traineeships in business admin and childcare for young people aged between 16 and 24 who want to find a job or apprenticeship but need help to develop their skills and ideas (682kb and 736kb PDF). Traineeship include work experience for up to six months. You can now do a Traineeship even if you have a Level 3 qualification. Trainees need to find their own placements or you can register and search the Get My First Job website. See also www.gpstl-apprenticeships.co.uk/covid-19/. For further help, contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service - see the bottom of the page.
- JTL - 4 May 2020
Interested applicants should apply online, complete the short application form and attempt the seven online modules. JTL will then guide the applicant through its recruitment process, which involves a short telephone discussion and a colour blindness test. You will also need to have secured employment before being enrolled on to the apprenticeship scheme, so check the list of live vacancies on the JTL website, see also 5 reasons to be JTL apprentice and Keeping your options open
- Kirklees College - updated 20 August 2020
If you have an employer you will be receiving a letter to let you know how and when your enrolment is. This varies department to department and is planned in accordance with your employer's wishes as well, so for example some will be enrolled while in the workplace, others will be telephone enrolled.
If you do not have an employer you will be contacted with the option of enrolling on a full-time college course.
- Kirklees Council - updated16 April 2020
All of the construction related apprenticeships via KNH have now closed. The rest of the apprenticeships are still available and the closing date has been extended until 3 May 2020. These Kirklees Council apprenticeships are available on*https://jobs.kirklees.gov.uk/SearchResults.aspx?ocg=1612 or Recruitline vacancies.
- Kits - engineering and motor vehicle apprenticeships - updated 9 July 2020*
- KNH (Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing) - updated 21 May 2020
*If you have been shortlisted, KNH is contacting you in the next couple of weeks. Interviews and any selection tests will be online or over the phone. If you are successful, KNH hope to offer you a start date in August, as long as it is safe to do so.
- Learning Curve - Updated 28 August 2020*
*Still recruitiung for study programmes staring in September, which are available in the following:
- Diploma in Pre-Uniformed Services Level 1 or Level 2 (8.9MB PDF)
- Certificate in Sports Level 1 (769kb PDF)
- Certificate in Fitness Instructing Level 2
- Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training L3
- Certificate Children and young Peoples Workforce L2
- Certificate in Early Years Childcare Level 3
- Functional Skills Maths E2-L2
- Functional Skills English E2-L2
Successful applicants will be offered a place to start in September. For more information and to find out which training centre the course will be run at - Bradford, Leeds or Wakefield, contact C&K Chat - details at the bottom of the page. There is also more information on W: www.facebook.com/LCGYorkshireAcademies
- Leeds City College - 20 August 2020
The apprenticeship team will be at both Printworks and Quarry Hill for apprenticeship enrolments Contact T: 0113 386 1997. See also social media platforms:
Facebook - @leedscitycollege
Twitter - @leedscitycoll
Instagram - @leedscitycollege
- Leeds College of Building - 20 August 2020
- Luminate Education group (formerly Leeds City College Group) - 4 May 2020
You should apply as normal, all applicants will be sent an initial email explaining how the application process will work. If you do not respond to the email (the college will also text you to alert you about the email) within five working days then you will get a call to arrange the next step. Offers are still being made and the offer will also be sent out via email. You will then be contacted to arrange enrolment once the college is clearer about how this will take place. Visit www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk/our-courses/apprenticeships/
- Mark Betts - 5 May 2020
Interviews are taking place via FaceTime or Zoom.
If the interview is successful, you will then be placed on a list for when salons reopen.
- Myerscough - updated 14 July 2020*
Still accepting apprenticeship applications for students looking to start in September. Visit Apprenticeships on the Myerscough website for details of what is available then fill in the online form to apply. *The next online advice morning is Saturday 18 July, 10am to 12.30pm - see the events page to find out more.
- NACRO - 4 August 2020
If you are interested in catering and hospitality, NACRO is offering a Level 1 and Level 2 qualification in hospitality and catering, to start in August/September 2020 (253kb PDF). You should be between 16 and 18 to apply. You will learn all about preparing food and drink, serving customers and taking bookings, try out recipes, practice making drinks and preparation for a job in the catering and hospitality sector, as well as get a chance to go on placement. The training leads to jobs as a food server, waiter or chef, barista in a coffee shop, bar person or hotel manager, or further training including an apprenticeship. All trainees will be given a free personal catering uniform. You may also be eligible for financial support to help with the cost of studying. To apply, contact our Chat service - see below
- National Business College - 5 May 2020
- National Horseracing College (NHC) - 14 July 2020
The college offers:
- Level 1 residential courses
- Level 2 and 3 equine jockey apprenticeships
- a programme for 14 to 16 year olds
The residential course starts every six weeks. To find out more, see the college prospectus and take part in one of the monthly virtual open mornings (935kb and 519kb PDF).
- NLTG - updated 3 June 2020
You can apply as always via the NLTG website or upload a CV. The recruitment team will then be in touch with you to arrange a telephone interview. Find out more about the apprenticeships offered and apply online and see the *NLTG propspectus for 2020 (4.2MB PDF).
- Qube Learning - 27 August 2020
Offers traineeships for young people aged between 16 and 24, who would like a job or apprenticeship but need help to get the knowledge, skills and experience employers are looking for. A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that lasts for up to six months. Training will include work preparation training, studying English and maths if you have not achieved a grade C/4 or above in your GCSEs, and a work experience placement. You can start a traineeship at various times during the academic year. You can now do a Traineeship even if you have a Level 3 qualification. Tutors from Qube Learning will also find you a placement. See also student information and/or parent/carer information (284kb and 305kb PDF). To apply, contact Dawn Greenwood youth development tutor T: 07551151339
- Reliance Precision - 16 April 2020
Still intend to recruit apprentices but the interview process is on hold at the moment. Reliance is not accepting any new applications.
- Stubbing Court Training Ltd - 4 May 2020
Still going ahead with the recruitment of apprentices. Anyone accepted for interview over the telephone should have been contacted by the end of April.
Following government guidance on apprenticeships and grading, Syngenta has advised candidates that predicted grades will be considerd, as well as telephone interview performance for its selection of new recruits. For further help, contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service - see the bottom of the page.
- The Link Academy - 5 May 2020
- West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFS) and The Prince’s Trust - updated 7 September 2020
- White Rose Beauty College - 5 May 2020
Still accepting applications via its website, phone or Facebook. It is also also offering its FREE summer school qualification to all students who are interested.
- Woodspeen Training - updated 7 July 2020
For further help, contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service - see the bottom of the page.
*Woodspeen is now runing a new traineeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds in Kirklees. The traineeship will include being in the training centre for four months, followed by a two month work placement with an employer. The following subject areas are available:
- Health and social care
- Business admin
- Hair and barbering
To start on the traineeship, you will NOT yet have a level 2 in maths and English (that means you do NOT have a GCSE grade 4 or above in one or both) and you do NOT already have a Level 3 qualification. The next start dates are 5 August and 2 September 2020. To find out if you can join, please contact C&K Chat (details at the the bottom of this page).
As part ot the traineeship, Woodspeen will be delivering remote sessions in:
- Employability and interview skills
- Functional skills (maths and English)
- Mental health awareness
- Staying safe (safeguarding and prevent)
- Online safety
- Health and safety
When you can attend the centre again, the training will include both classroom and remote training sessions to help you get ready for employment.
- Yorkshire Water - 14 July 2020
Apprenticeships available with Yorkshire Water this year are in client support or client engineering. For more information and to apply
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