C&K Careers

C&K Careers Apprenticeship Event March 5

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Leaving school or college this year and thinking about doing an apprenticeship? Don’t miss this event!

CK Careers invite you at the Shay Stadium on March 5 between 4 – 7pm, giving you the opportunity to explore apprenticeship options available to you.

Meet companies like Kirklees College, Calderdale College, Calderdale Council, Nufarm, White Rose School of Health & Beauty Huddersfield, KITS, Covea Insurance plc, Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and more

For more information about this event and to connect, visit C&K Careers on Facebook

National Careers Week 4-9 March 2019

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National Careers Week is your chance to really think about what your options for the future are, for example different career routes.

Do you want to go to university or get an apprenticeship … which is right for you?

Learn more about jobs of the future. In 10 years time jobs that don’t exist now will be popular.

Learn more at the Calderdale Apprenticeship Event at The Shay Stadium on Wednesday 6 March, 4:00pm-7:00pm.

Why not find out more about the skills you can learn through traineeships and apprenticeships, skills that will help you ‘rise to the top’.

Careers advisers in your schools, colleges and our centres can help you think about your future, contact yours now.

10 Things to do for career success

  • Research – your career options on ckcareersonline
  • Be realistic – don’t undersell or exaggerate your skills and abilities
  • Be organised – take the time to do applications properly
  • Future proof your skills – develop skills such as problem solving, communication as well as IT
  • Take advice – use the help available from careers advisers, teachers and college tutors
  • Think for yourself – consider a career that suits you and don’t be swayed by such things as ‘men’s work’ or ‘women’s work’
  • Learn – get the best qualifications you can
  • Be impressive – aim for good attendance and attitude to work
  • Have a back up plan
  • Think about the consequences – think how the decisions you make will affect your future

For more information in Calderdale and Kirklees you can visit C & K Careers.

16-19 Years Old? – Call in to C&K Careers for a Chat

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C&K Careers based at their public centre on Alexandra Street in Halifax don’t just offer help with your work and learning options, their door is open if you need support or advice too. Young people can drop in any time for a chat Monday – Friday 10:00am-4:00pm.

As a not-for-profit social enterprise, C&K Careers is driven by providing the best possible service to partners and their clients, rather than by making the most money. Any surpluses generated are used to further develop the services.

On behalf of schools, colleges, local authorities, prime and area-based contractors and employers, C&K offer high quality, impartial information, advice and guidance (IAG) services to young people and adults, together with related learning and employment support, and training services, which are outlined in the corporate brochure (1.25MB PDF).

Broadly, they cover:

  • careers information advice and guidance (IAG) for:
    adults (19+)
  • students (13-19), schools and colleges
  • young people not in education employment or training (NEET)
  • vulnerable groups
  • students with learning difficulties/disabilities (13-24)


  • Quality in Careers Standard for Schools and Colleges in Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG)
  • support to employers and training providers, including: recruitment and work experience
  • careers and labour market information
  • training and development for the IAG/CEIAG sector
  • ICT services.

My Way Forward – Help for Young People from C & K Careers

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My Way Forward is a new programme offered by C&K Careers to young people who want to get into learning or work. You decide what areas you want help with and with your adviser you’ll create an action plan for success.

You and your adviser will meet up regularly to see how things are going until you’ve found work or a place at college. Get involved by contacting our Halifax Centre, you can call 01484 225500 and ask for the centre or you can drop in and chat to someone at the centre on Alexandra Street, Halifax.

Download this leaflet for more information.

C&K Careers offers benefits advice and more to young people and adults aged 16+

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C&K Careers Centre in Halifax is open to both young people and adults over the age of 16 and offers

  • one-to-one Careers Guidance
  • help with job, apprenticeship, course and training applications
  • help dealing with redundancy
  • benefits advice
  • advice on setting up your own business and much more

Find out more about what the centre has to offer at www.ckcareersonline.org.uk or call today on 01484 225500 and ask for Halifax Centre.

Take Me On! Training and Apprenticeship Showcase Event

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TMO CK Careers EventAged 16 – 19, unemployed, just left school or college and want to heck out local job vacancies or find out more about apprenticeships? Then go along to the Take Me On Training and Apprenticeship Showcase Event.

Thursday 14 July – 1pm to 3pm
At Halifax Career’s Centre, 16 Alexandra Street, HX1 1BS

For information contact 01484 225500 and ask for Halifax Centre or visit www.ckcareersonline.org.uk

Teenage Parent Advice, Referral, Training and Information – Starts today

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Age 16-19? Not sure about next steps after baby? Get information on jobs, apprenticeships,
courses, leisure and meet your Careers Adviser with afternoon tea served 2pm to 4pm.

Starts Thursday 30 June (then every Thursday for 4 weeks)
At Halifax Careers Centre, Alexandra Street, Halifax, HX1 1BS

Please call Melissa Bairstow on 07876 898334 – Mary Stanislaus on 07884 868265 – or call 01484 225500 and ask for Halifax Careers Centre if you’d like to go along.