- We are rated Good for FE and Outstanding in our Apprenticeships.
- Staff are highly qualified and experienced, and use their skills well to motivate their learners and apprentices.
- “Learners gain confidence and improve the social interaction and communication skills that will support them well in their future lives.”
- “Teachers ensure that learners make good progress in developing their vocational skills and gain good levels of knowledge and understanding in practical subjects.”
Calderdale College is the largest provider of further education (post-16) courses and work-based learning (Apprenticeships) and the sole provider of higher education courses in Calderdale giving you the chance to progress.
Calderdale College engages around 4,500 learners, our main campus is at Francis Street, Halifax but we also deliver motor vehicle and engineering at our Motivate Centre, Halifax and hairdressing at Mark Riley Hair Academy in Brighouse. In 2012 the College was awarded the Warwick Centre for Education and Industry, Excellence in Enterprise Education (CEI) accolade.
FANTASTIC NEW FACILITIES
Motivate, a centre for engineering and motor vehicle work opened in February 2014 and a new brickwork workshop opened autumn 2013. The £8 million Inspire Centre opened in September 2011.
In 2013 the Technology Centre was opened at a cost of £6m. Cuisine 1893, a state of the art professional cookery kitchen opened in January 2014.
We have three educational sport partners; Halifax RLFC, FC Halifax Town and Pro-Coach Yorkshire Cricket (the training arm of Yorkshire CCC).
At Calderdale College we offer a range of vocational Further Education qualifications for students aged 16-18. We offer VRQs, Apprenticeships, A Levels and BTECs. To view our wide range of courses please click here.