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
- Askham Bryan - updated 25 June 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.
*The college is holding a three day applicant event:
- Tuesday 14 July - is an introduction to the campuses
- Wednesday 15 or Thursday 16 July - individual courses and apprenticeships - check the date/time for your course or apprenticeship
Students can find out about the course content and the campus teams - from the reception and grounds staff, through to your course manager and learning support team. It aims to give you a feel for your course and where you will be studying. The event will take place via Zoom webinars, so there is no need to book, just go to the What’s On page to join
Before attending the Zoom sessions you should check out the Find out More page to see individual course guides, course/support overview presentations and go on a virtual tour.
- Aspire-Igen - Updated 27 May 2020
Taking applications to add to a waiting list for when the training centre re-opens. All current learners are in contact with Aspire-Igen and are working from home. *Aspire-Igen is hoping to reopen and welcome new and existing learners to its centres at the beginning of September, and it will aim to begin enrolling successful applicants in August. Contact your careers adviser or C&K Chat to apply for the aspire2work programme and we will forward your name.
- 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 - new 15 June 2020
- 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 - 4 May 2020
Still accepting applications, you should register on 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 5 May 2020
Students should still apply to the college, using the online application form. The apprenticeship recruitment team will then pick this up and try and help you find an employer. To help the college contact you and for the college to make an offer, you should include your your predicted or actual grades, and where you have one, an email address and a mobile phone number - remember to keep checking your email and text messages.
The college is making conditional offers where it can but some students may need a telephone interview before an offer can be made, the college will contact you to arrange this.
For the latest news and answers to FAQs (frequently asked questions), see also www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk
- 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 1 July 2020
Been affected by the closure of KITS in Brighouse? Contact C&K Chat for help and advice - see bottom of this page for details
- 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.
- 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.
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
- National Business College - 5 May 2020
- 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).
- 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, via Kirklees College - New 18 June 2020
The WYF&RS and Prince's Trust are running their Digital eight-week programme (1.85MB JPG). It starts Monday 29 June 2020. You should be aged between 16 and 25 and either just finishing Year 11 or not currently in education or employment. The programme is online but you will also produce a physical folder of work and gain a Level 1 in Personal Development and Employability Skills. It includes
- future career planning
- digital skills development
- supporting the community (from a distance with a focus on Covid-19)
- health and wellbeing sessions including live fitness classes with fire service staff
- personal development and self-management skills to support your own mental health and build resilience
- 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 - 4 May 2020
For further help, contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service - see the bottom of the page.
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- Dewsbury - 01924 683911
- Halifax - 01422 754300