The electrical industry continue to be in consistent demand of skilled workers. And with 80 per cent of people in electrical-related roles being self-employed, you have the ideal opportunity to be your own boss.
Watch the video to see why you should study at Calderdale College.
|T Level – Construction||Full Time|
|T Level – Construction||Full Time|
|Electrical Installation – Level 1 at Halifax or Brighouse||Full-Time|
|Electrical Installation/Maintenance L3||Workplace and college|
|Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification (L3)||Part-Time|
|City & Guilds 2357-44||Part-Time|
|AM2 Electrotechnical Assessment||Part-Time|
|18th Edition – Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671||Part-Time|
|Award in Inspection & Testing 2391||Part-Time|
|Electrical Installation – Level 2||Part-Time|
New campus. New courses.
Launch your career in engineering and manufacturing at our specialist Engineering Centre.
Master your trade and build the perfect career at The Engineering Centre, our NEW campus in Brighouse, by exploring our engineering and manufacturing further education courses and apprenticeships.
Our industry standard training centre perfectly reflects the type of facilities you will find in a workplace, including:
Like practical based learning and learning on the job?
Leaning towards a hands-on career in a trade offering long-term job security?
Ready to master all aspects of your chosen trade, learning from experienced professionals?
Want to gain a nationally recognised qualification covering all levels and specialisms, to leave you perfectly prepared for the next stage in your career?
We have a professional electrical testing room on campus, which will give you an insight into the daily tasks you’ll be faced with once qualified. Practise makes perfection.
Enjoy modern learning facilities in our Technology Centre.
You’ll have access to industry-standard equipment including black socket boxes, side cutters, circuit breakers and electrical switchboards.
You’ll be taught by experts who know their trade inside out – learn their secrets and pick up vital tips for life after College.
No experience? No problem. We give you all the core skills you need to succeed in a long-term career as a plumber or electrician.
*Figures are based on typical salaries in that job role from payscale.com/research/UK/Job
When you choose to study Electrical Installation, you will study a range of units within your chosen course. There’s something for everyone!
Some example modules include
Each individual course page contains information on the modules of study, but if you have any questions we are on hand to help.
Contact our Advice and Guidance team on 01422 399267 or email [email protected] for more info.
Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.
There are a lot of courses available – work focused, practical and academic so it is important to think about the future and whether you want to proceed to university, move onto another course or get a job. We offer BTECs, Apprenticeships, T Levels, NVQs, VRQs, Degree Level Courses and more.
If you’re still not sure, don’t worry, just speak to a member of our advice and guidance team who will advise you.
We caught up with Thomas, an Apprentice Electrician, to hear about his journey and achievements.
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Here at Calderdale College we’ve invested in fantastic facilities. Don’t just take our word for it, explore on the interactive map below.
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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.
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!
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.
Our University Centre is located on F Floor and is home to all Higher Education students and staff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!