Work towards a career in a rewarding industry

Prepare yourself for a career in the classroom! We offer top quality teacher training to people looking to become a teacher or trainer in further education colleges (like ours), adult education or other training and educational sectors.

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In-Service Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE L7), Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE L6) & Certificate in Education (Cert ED L5) (Lifelong Learning) Level 5,6 & 7
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Part Time
Access to HE Education Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time
Assessing Awards and Certificates Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 5 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
Education & Training Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 14 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
English for Literacy & Language Teaching Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 14 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time
Principles of Special Educational Needs Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 15 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
Understanding Autism Level 3
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 20 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice Level 4
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 10 Weeks Attendance: Part Time
Education & Training Level 4
Study Area: 19+ Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time
Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4
Study Area: Higher Education Duration: 20 Weeks Attendance: Part time
Why study Teacher Education at Calderdale College?

The course comes complete with a teaching placement and mentor. Start your exciting journey within the teaching and education sector with us, working towards a career in a rewarding industry where you can make a real difference to people’s lives.

Our commitment to you is to develop a core skill set and knowledge that helps you become a teacher who is ambitious, student-focused, reflective and an all-round excellent practitioner.

You’ll enjoy a tailored learning experience with a dedicated team of tutors who will mentor you through every step of the course.

We are proud of our excellent retention and achievement rates on this course, with the majority going on to secure employment following college.

You will have access to excellent facilities at both Calderdale College and Huddersfield University.

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Be a part of an industry that can influence the lives of many in a positive way. We'll help you become the teacher you aspire to be.

  • Secondary School Teacher

    Up to £32k
  • University Lecturer

    Up to £32k
  • Headteacher

    Up to £115k
Do you…

Want to work in the Post-Secondary school sector (age 16+)?

Do you…

Want to learn key practical skills like classroom management and assessment, how to plan lessons, curriculum design and professional practice?

Do you…

Want a full qualification that is essential to secure employment in further education colleges, sixth form colleges, community settings and private training providers?

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Ready to enter a career in a rewarding industry, making a positive difference in young people’s lives?

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Get your fresh Starbucks at our Inspire Café

Located in the Inspire Centre, our Inspire Café sells Starbucks beverages plus a range of sandwiches and snacks. It is open to students, staff and visitors to the Inspire Centre.

Where to find us
The Inspire Café can be found in the Inspire Centre, at our campus on Francis Street, Halifax.

Food and drink available
Within the café you can find a range of sandwiches, paninis, cold drinks and Starbucks beverages, plus a range of other snacks.

Loyalty card
We offer an Inspire Café loyalty card, for every Starbucks drink you purchase you will be given a stamp and once you have collected 8 stamps you will get a free drink on us!

G Floor

If our Digital Skills and Media students are not in DigiHub they may find themselves on our top floor. 

This is also home to our Business suite and many Apprentices will spend their college hours here with 1 to 1s or group sessions.

Home to:
  • Digital Skills & Media
  • Business & Enterprise
  • Apprenticeships
F Floor

Our University Centre is located on F Floor and is home to all Higher Education students and staff. 

Home to:

  • University Centre
  • Professional Studies
  • Teacher Education
  • Access to HE
  • Curriculum Support
  • Skills for Life
E Floor

This is home to our Health and Social Care Students.

Here you will find a dentistry room with working chair and tools, a pharmacy, a hospital room and nursery style classroom for Childcare students.

Home to:

  • Health & Social Care
  • Early Years & Childhood Professions
  • Dental Nursing
D Floor

D Floor is home to our student run D Cafe.

Run by Employability and Life Skills students, the cafe provides them with skills for the future as well as providing you with a nice coffee and cake. 

Home to:

  • Maths and English
  • Employability & Life Skills
  • D Cafe
  • ESOL
  • Job Centre Plus
C Floor

Our business support, executive suite and meeting rooms are all found on C floor. This floor is restricted for student entry unless permission is granted. 

Home to:

  • Business Support
  • Executive Suite
  • Meeting Rooms
  • External Funding
B Floor

Here you will find The Full Works Salon, a hair and beauty salon run by staff and students; with affordable treatments for you and your friends.

One of our two Learning Centres is also on B Floor and has plenty of PCs for drop-in use as well as bookable rooms for collaboration and quiet study.

Home to:

  • Full Works Salon
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Multi Faith Room
  • 14-16 Suite
  • Students Union
  • Learning Centre
A Floor

A Floor is home to our state-of-the-art DigiHub and Trade Academy. Our Digital Skills, Computing and Media students will spend a lot of their time here in the music studio, photography studio or iMac Suite.

Students of our construction courses will find our Brickwork, Carpentry and Joinery workshops. You will also find Cuisine 1893, our very own restaurant standard kitchen, where our hospitality and catering students will train. 

Home to:

  • Reception
  • Cuisine 1893
  • DigiHub
  • Enrolment Suite
  • Learner Services
  • Trade Academy
Inspire Centre

The Inspire Centre is home to our Sport students. With a fitness suite, rock climbing wall, sports hall and outdoor pitches there’s plenty of opportunities to get stuck into a new sport or fitness regime.

The Inspire Centre also hosts our second Learning Centre and our Animal Care students will also find their animals in the various classrooms dedicated to them, or in the outdoor hutches. Facilities for our Public Services, Outdoor Education, Electrical, Plumbing and Engineering courses are also found in the Inspire Centre. Plus you can grab a coffee from Starbucks on your way out!

Home to:

  • Sports & Fitness
  • Animal Care
  • Learning Centre
  • Outdoor Pitches
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