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Is your community important to you, would you love to serve it? Do you enjoy helping people, dealing with the public and problem solving? Our Public Services courses give you the knowledge and skills to succeed.
Which level is best for you?
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.
Have a keen community spirit, a strong desire to protect the public, and consider it an honour to wear an official public services uniform? These courses enable you to join those ranks!
Ready to take one giant step further to making a real difference in people’s lives and having a hugely positive impact on your community?
Ready to pursue a rewarding path into the fire service, police force, prison or the armed services with a Public Services qualification from Calderdale College?
Want to study a course with a wide variety of modules and life skills to get you ready for a future in Higher Education or full time employment?
Why study Public Services at Calderdale College?
Your vastly experienced team of tutors live and breathe their industry, having trained and worked in it for decades combined. They will pass on their fine-tuned skills, knowledge and industry contacts to fast-track your learning.
By choosing to study Public Services at Calderdale College, you will get on the right pathway to a professional career in this exciting and rewarding industry.
What careers could
our courses lead to?
*Figures are based on typical salaries in that job role from payscale.com/research/UK/Job
Up to £41K
Up to £41K
Up to £35K
When studying one of these courses, you will cover a range of units and life skills to get you ready for your future in Higher Education or full time employment. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Our courses put you on track for a career in the most rewarding and exciting job roles.
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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.
Calderdale College Campus
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Percival Whitley Centre
- Business & Enterprise
- University Centre
- Professional Studies
- Teacher Education
- Access to HE
- Curriculum Support
- Skills for Life
- Health & Social Care
- Early Years & Childhood Professions
- Dental Nursing
- Maths and English
- Employability & Life Skills
- D Cafe
- Job Centre Plus
- Business Support
- Executive Suite
- Meeting Rooms
- External Funding
- Full Works Salon
- Hair & Beauty
- Multi Faith Room
- 14-16 Suite
- Students Union
- Learning Centre
- Cuisine 1893
- Enrolment Suite
- Learner Services
- Trade Academy
- Sports & Fitness
- Animal Care
- Learning Centre
- Outdoor Pitches
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.
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!