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We will update this page as we find out more from employers and training providers. Currently many employers are putting recruitment on hold but our Recruitline staff are contacting employers regularly to update the information below.

However, we are still getting vacancies from some employers, check our Recruitline vacancies databse and follow our Recruitline Facebook page

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  • Appris - New 9 July 2020
    Hope to have some apprenticeships in engineering design, toolmaker and tool die maintenance, engineering machine technician, welding, metal fabrication, fitter, technical support technician, maintenance technician, level 4 engineering and manufacturing, managemnent, human resources. You can apply now. They will NOT have apprenticeships for metrology technicians, installation electrician or science industry maintenance technicians

  • Askham BryanNew 20 July 2020*
    Still accepting and processing applications - Find out more and to apply visit the Apply Now page. See also News and FAQs for answers to your questions. 
    Check out the Find out More page to see individual course guides, course/support overview presentations and go on a virtual tour.
    *Askham Bryan College’s Saltaire campus, next to Shepley College, still has some places left for September 2020 starts on its Level 2 Animal Care and Level 3 Animal Management courses (272kb PDF). On the course you will study animal behaviour, health, and feeding and training. If you are interested in working with animals and like to learn in a practical way, these courses could be for you. See the Saltaire campus course guide. Apply online

  • Aspire-Igen - Updated 21 July 2020
    Aspire-Igen is opening for new and existing learners remotely in August and into it’s centre at the beginning of September. New applications are open via its online applications - contact C&K Chat - see bottom of the page for help. Courses on offer:
    - Level 1 diploma in employability - it includes units giving an overview of business, childcare, and health and social care, as well as employability and personal development skills that will help you move on to employment and/or to further learning – there are also
    - Introductory diploma in business Level 1, no entry requirements
    - Diploma in business support Level 2, no entry requirements
    - Diploma in introducing caring for children and young people Level 2, no entry requirements
    - Certificate in childcare Level 3, must have English GCSE grade 4 minimum
    - Extended diploma in health & social Care Level 2, no entry requirements
    - Certificate in health & social care Level 3 , must have English GCSE grade 4 minimum
    - Functional skills and GCSE English and maths
    Courses are roll on roll off throughout the year. Placements will depend on your needs. Attendance is flexible depending on your needs, up to 22.5 hours a week.
    Bursaries are available for those who fit the criteria. Contact your careers adviser or C&K Chat to apply for the aspire2work programme and we will forward your name - see bottom of the page for help.

  • Babington - 4 May 2020
    Still offering apprenticeships even though recruitment has slowed down a little. Babington will help you register by taking your details and helping you update your CV, so your application is ready to go when companies begin recruiting again. Help with interview technique will also be offered. See the Babington website for details of the apprenticeships on offer - view the apprenticeship programme of interest to you then click on Become an apprentice and fill in the online form, which will then get sent through to the right person.
    Babington is also offering free online Lockdown Learning courses, in specific areas only, for anyone aged over 19. Learners from West Yorkshire interested can email for more information contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service- see the bottom of the page, for details.

  • Barnsley College - 4 May 2020
    See details of apprenticeships offered, including current vacancies and apply online. The college is not holding face to face interviews at the moment but is still processing applications and giving conditional offers based on entry requirements. Virtual taster session are being planned, so successful applicants can learn more about the course and meet tutors and students. Keep checking the website for information and key message updates or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. See also information on free bus and travel, additional learning support and financial support, including care to learn

  • BHP - 6 May 2020
    The chartered accountant has offices in Sheffield, Chesterfield, Cleckheaton, Leeds and York, and is recruiting students with A levels or expecting results in August, into its trainee accountancy and taxation vacancies in all five offices. Further details about the vacancies and how to apply is available on its website. The closing date for returning completed application forms is 12 June 2020. W:

  • Calderdale College - updated 4 May 2020
    The college is still accepting applications for apprenticeships, apply online only.
    The college will be conducting interviews online and will be in touch with applicants directly explaining the process. Students will be contacted directly by the admissions team with details, including date, time and method. The college will be making conditional offers, based on applicants meeting the course entry requirements. Currently the college expects enrolment to be 20 August but any changes to this will be notified. The marketing team is supporting students with relevant course information to educate, inform and reassure them.
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    T: ‎01422 399367 for advice and guidance or on social media

  • Dip Training - 15 June 2020
    Offering a range of accredited online training programmes including IT, retail, warehouse, business and much more. Check out this information (253kb PDF). To apply T: 0800 279 786 1 or 01924 474849, Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm. E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • White Rose Beauty College - 5 May 2020
    Still accepting applications via its website, phone or Facebook. It is also also offering its FREE summer school qualification to all students who are interested.

  • Woodspeen Training - updated 7 July 2020 
    Currently Woodspeen has fewer vacancies than expected but it hopes this will change in the next couple of months - for more information visit the website. School leavers should still apply through Get into. Other applicants including, non-school leavers who want to apply should This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    For further help, contact one of our careers advisers via our Chat service - see the bottom of the page.
    *Woodspeen is now runing a new traineeship programme for 16 to 18 year olds in Kirklees. The traineeship will include being in the training centre for four months, followed by a two month work placement with an employer. The following subject areas are available:
    - ICT
    - Health and social care
    - Childcare
    - Business admin
    - Hair and barbering
    To start on the traineeship, you will NOT yet have a level 2 in maths and English (that means you do NOT have a GCSE grade 4 or above in one or both) and you do NOT already have a Level 3 qualification. The next start dates are 5 August and 2 September 2020. To find out if you can join, please contact C&K Chat (details at the the bottom of this page).
    As part ot the traineeship, Woodspeen will be delivering remote sessions in:
    - Employability and interview skills
    - Functional skills (maths and English)
    - Communication
    - IT
    - Mental health awareness
    - Staying safe (safeguarding and prevent)
    - Online safety
    - Health and safety
    When you can attend the centre again, the training will include both classroom and remote training sessions to help you get ready for employment.

  • Yorkshire Water - New 14 July 2020
    Apprenticeships available with Yorkshire Water this year are in client support or client engineering. For more information and to apply

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