We are used to hearing negative stories about rising unemployment in the media but this hasn’t stopped Hannah Laprell from gaining a new job in one of the UK’s exclusive health and beauty spas. The former student achieved Beauty Therapy Levels 2 and 3 before sending her CV to local salons and spas. Consequently Eastthorpe Hall contacted her firstly for an interview, followed by a trade test, where she had to massage the Head Therapist. Hannah’s professional approach, technical skills and bubbly personality made it an easy decision for the prestigious spa to make.Beauty Therapist gains job at prestigious spa – full story
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BTEC First Diploma in Business students were treated to a special workshop today organised and developed by West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service. This financial literacy programme is designed for young people with the aim of educating them about financial knowledge. As a young person, there are a lot of things to think about in terms of long term finance, whether it is a major decision such as going to university or moving into new home never mind the everyday budgeting issues.Money skills comes to College – full story
Josie Cameron from Oakenshaw received her Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 5 at Calderdale College's formal graduation ceremony in Halifax this week.Josie uses her new skills to help others – full story
Calderdale College’s formal graduation ceremony celebrated the achievement of a record number of learners gaining higher education qualifications at the College this year.Record number of Graduates from Calderdale College in formal ceremony – full story
Two Calderdale College students have been awarded first class honours degrees on the BA (Hons) Visual Arts Degree course. Ruth Beazley from Mill Bank and Sheila Woodhead from Luddenden Foot were among eight students to complete their degrees, run in partnership with Leeds Metropolitan University, at the college’s Todmorden campus.First Class Honours Degrees for college artists – full story