Training to help you get back into work – Courses at Recovery College

Calderdale Recovery College have free courses and places available. Below is what’s coming up over the next month.

Do you know someone who is thinking about going back to work? Then this series of courses may just help:

Employment Tool Kit:

  • CV Writing – Friday 20th October 10.30-12
  • Your Rights at Work – Monday 30th October 10.30-12

Back by popular demand:

  • Mindfulness x 8 session – Wednesday 1st November 11-12.30
  • Achieving a state of peace x 1 session – Monday 30th November 10-3

All the above courses are taking place at Hope Street Resource Centre, Hope Street, Halifax, HX1 5DX.

Many of the courses may be able to support professional development and training needs.

More information:

Please get in touch:

Caldeldale Recovery College
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


It’s not too late to enrol at Calderdale College to start studying this year

Calderdale College Late Enrolment

It’s not too late to enrol at Calderdale College for the 2017/18 school year.

Enrol until 27th October:

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am-4:30pm
  • Thursdays 9am-7pm
  • Fridays 9am-3:30pm

For more information, call 01422 357357 or go to


Get into customer service with HSBC – four week programme for young people aged 16-25

The Prince’s Trust is now recruiting for its new Get into Customer Service programme run in partnership with HSBC – In Branch work experience.

Get into Customer Service aims to give young people, who are work ready but do not have vocational skills, a mixture of practical training and qualifications, that will allow them to move into employment, education or training.

The 4 week programme is available to 16-25 year olds, living in Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Pudsey, Keighley, Halifax, Harrogate, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Morley and Wetherby and the surrounding area who are not in employment, education or training.

Over the four-week programme, young people will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about customer service within the banking industry
  • Develop your customer service skills whilst on placement in HSBC branches in Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Pudsey, Keighley, Halifax, Harrogate, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Morley and Wetherby
  • Be supported in applying for positions with HSBC with interview advice
  • Build your confidence and improve your teamwork skills
  • Access up to six months support following the end of the course
  • Your travel costs will be covered and your benefits will not be affected

Venue: To be confirmed

Taster Day: Thursday 28th September 2017, Leeds

Dates: Monday 23rd October – Friday 17th November 2017

As the work experience on this programme will be in a HSBC branch, all young people will also have to complete the DBS and credit checks that this working environment requires. They will be given additional support if needed to do this.

Each candidate will need to provide proof of their right to work and proof of address. Right to work can be evidenced by a current passport or a copy of their birth certificate, a candidate with a birth certificate must also provide evidence of their national insurance number.

To check a young person’s suitability you can contact Kumran Hussain on 07506 692165 or email

Restart a Heart Day 2017 – Free CPR Training for Kids & Families with Best Practice Training

On 16th October 2017, Best Practice Training are taking part in the European-wide “Restart a Heart” campaign!

Our aim is to train as many children and young adults as possible to be able to perform lifesaving CPR. We are encouraging as many local schools and youth groups to get involved in the day, with the aim of building the next generation of life savers in Calderdale. 21687861_1983363888600263_6464809234816321980_n

Our qualified trainers have volunteered to take part in the day. They will be available from 9am – 2pm to travel to local schools, where they are able to facilitate a 1 hour interactive training session. (Maximum of 12 participants per group). From 3pm – 8pm our trainers will be based back at our training centre in Mytholmroyd, where you can book onto one of our scheduled 1 hour training sessions.

Participants will receive a certificate for attending, alongside a small gift. There will be games, prizes and cakes for sale on the day, with all proceeds going to the British Heart Foundation.

It doesn’t matter how old you are, these skills are vital in performing lifesaving CPR. So please encourage your pupils, children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews to take part.

Don’t let them miss out on this FREE opportunity.

Book your slot:
01422 883444