News for students and parents

So we can keep you and our staff safe, we have stopped face to face contact and our careers advisers are now offering advice and support over the phone and online to students and their parents and carers.

We've launched our new Chat service ...

... offering you different ways to get in touch. We’ll support you to figure out your next steps, so whatever is on your mind, get information, advice, support and guidance via our Chat service. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Thursday 9am to 8pm.

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Want to talk to a careers advisers from one of our centres?

  • Huddersfield - 01484 213855

  • Dewsbury - 01924 683911

  • Halifax - 01422 754300

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Latest information

  • A level results will be available on Thursday 13 August - 16 April 2020
    GCSE results
    will be available on Thursday 20 August

  • Check out our Careers website and resources page - 21 April 2020

  • Big Bang Digital: UK young scientists and engineers - showcases what's happening in the science and engineering world. It also includes lots of career possiblities, activities, quizzes and advice. Join this year's online fair on Tuesday 14 July - 6 July 2020

    Careers story and advice from Bejay, a 24 year old entrepreneur on the Careers & Enterprise Company Work It YouTube channel - 27 May 2020

    Health careers webinars in careers such as podiatry, radiography, orthoptics, prothetics, orthotics and more - Register now - updated 2 July 2020

  • BBC bitesize - daily lessons for primary, secondary and sixth form post 16 students - 20 April 2020

    Online Classroom - subject lessons for year groups from reception to Y10 from Oak National Academy -27 May 2020

    See also the government's Skills Toolkit - free online digital and numeracy courses - 28 April 2020

    The Open University is offering free short courses across a range of subjects for those of you who want to explore subjects, do a short course and get evidence to show it - 5 May 2020

    MSE’s Academy of Money - new free course from the Open University and MoneySavingExpert (MSE) to give you the skills and knowledge to manage your finances - 28 May 2020

    Prince's Trust - updated 21 July 2020
    Wellbeing sessions held over four weeks, explore how wellbeing is important in our lives, mental and physical health, money, positivity and positive relationships. More sessions will run in August - two sessions a week, Tuesday 11 and Thursday 13 August, and Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 August.
    Live, Learn and Earn sessions, which explore employability skills, communication, confidence, money management and general well-being. More sessions will be running as a rolling programme. Tuesday 11am to 12noon/midday
    Both are available to 16 to 30 year olds, living within Yorkshire and Humber. Please note it is NOT necessary to attend every session of either course.
    To find out more about joining, contact C&K Chat.

    Free online accountancy summer webinars
    for school, college and university students from First Intuition. Covers career options, practical accountancy tasters, CV and interview preparation, emplyer Q&As. Every Tuesday, 3.30pm to 5pm from 23 June. To find out more or to book your space email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 9 June 2020

  • Fusion Housing's community learning is now online, courses cover a range of topics, including cooking, nutrition, and health and wellbeing. You must be 19 years or over, live in Kirklees, unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week to join a course.
    If you have a laptop,a tablet or a smart phone, and you want to join a course contact 01484 532280 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or see Fusion workshops and courses at the bottom of the Works Better page on the Fusion website - 4 June 2020


  • WEA (Workers Educational Association) is offering a range of courses and taster courses, in lots of subjects from art, English, maths, English for other language speakers, community, health, history, languages, writing, sciences and more. See Live online learning - 2 June 2020

  • The government has produced guidance on working safely W: www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19 - 18 May 2020

  • The National Careers Service is holding Live Q&As every Wednesday 6pm to 9pm on Twittersee also see its Facebook page. *The next Virtual Jobs Fair - #JobsHour - for our region, is on Thursday 23 July, 11am to 12pm. Jobs fairs for other regions will take place between Monday 20 and Friday 24 July - *updated 16 July 2020

  • Amazing Apprenticeships 50 support activities for apprentices, training providers and employers. Amazing has also updated its ASK (Apprenticeship and Support and Knowledge) programme for schools and colleges - 28 April 2020

  • Current apprentices, employers and training providers - important information and advice from the government

  • Qube Work fit courses for people aged 19+ and claiming benefits interested in adult social care, digital skills, retail, team leading and warehousing. Register your interest or for more information E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 27 April 2020

  • Want to [re]boot your career? - online digital courses to boost your skills offered by Leeds Trinity University and West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges. For anyone over 18, employed or furloughed and living in Calderdale, Kirklees, Bradford, Craven, Harrogate, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield or York - 19 May 2020

 

Our careers advisers are based at:

Head Office
Huddersfield Careers Centre
24 High Street
Huddersfield
HD1 2LR

T: 01484 242000