A-SAFE and Calderdale College forge partnership to grow future workforce

Global manufacturing giant, A-SAFE, has announced a new partnership with Calderdale College which aims to provide opportunities for young people to excel and grow in their chosen fields.

The College will collaborate with A-SAFE on initiatives such as apprenticeships, off-site learning for engineering students and other educational programmes that will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the workplace.

This partnership will inspire and empower the next generation of engineers, innovators and industry leaders by nurturing fresh talent, providing real-world experiences, and supporting students’ career aspirations. A-SAFE will also be investing in the development of the Elite Performance Centre at the College’s Halifax campus for Sport students.

Ebrahim Dockrat, Director of Commercial Services and Partnership at Calderdale College, said: “A-SAFE is a thriving manufacturing business and leading the way through innovation and the development of cutting-edge products.

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“This is exactly the type of community partnership we need to nourish to enhance and add value to the student experience, while demonstrating the breadth of careers available in this sector.”

James Smith, Director and Co-Owner of A-SAFE, added: “We are excited to partner with Calderdale College on the sponsorship of their Elite Performance Centre.

“As a company that values education and lifelong learning, we recognise the incredible potential within the student community. We recognise the investment that the College has made in developing engineering skills and, as a global manufacturer of safety solutions, we can offer the future generation of engineers access to the most advanced machinery and processes, helping to shape their journey and excel in their careers.”

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