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Employment and training support

Services to help you find work, develop skills and start or grow your own business.

Employment skills

Employment Hub

This offers tailored one to one support to people to help them find work, training or apprenticeships. We can help with things like:

  • interview preparation;
  • CVs;
  • and application forms.

We also work with businesses to:

  • support their recruitment;
  • and advise on employment and skills.

For more details, email:

Job Centre Plus

With Universal Credit a 'work coach' can help you to prepare for or move into work. They can also help you to look to increase your earnings.

The Employment and Skills Team at Newground Together

Tailored one to one support, whether you are recently out of work or have not worked for a while. They can support you with training and CV updating or give you hints and tips for your next interview.

To register your interest, visit: Employment and Skills Calderdale. (Someone will contact you about supporting you into employment.)

Halifax Opportunities Trust

Employment advice and guidance, with in-person support to find good quality jobs. Access to computers, the chance train/upskill and support to overcome barriers. For more details:

The LAB Project

LAB stands for Learn, Achieve, Believe! This is a two week course that promotes activity based learning to build confidence and breaks down barriers to employment. It is always a friendly and supportive environment. Many learners have progressed into employment, training, volunteering or further education.

Find out when the next course is running on the Proper Job website.

Migration Yorkshire

Works with new migrants to develop their skills and chances to find work, to be part of the local community. They are offered tailored support, cultural orientation, English language classes and other training.

SCOPE: Starting Line: Pre-Employment Training

For disabled people at the start of their journey into work. They will work with you to develop a programme around your career goals and how you can achieve them.

SCOPE: Kick Start

A one-to-one support programme for disabled people who are applying for jobs.

Halifax Opportunities Trust

Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre Job Club is a socially distanced job club for job seekers to access the internet. Webcams and headsets available for those who need to access training. Employment Advisor present.

  • To book an appointment, phone: (01422) 347392.

Business support

Business Growth Calderdale

Our Business and Skills team work with Calderdale businesses to help remove barriers to growth and address key skills gaps.

Start Up West Yorkshire

Do you want to be self-employed? If so, this offers one to one support to help you launch and build your business.

For more details:


This supports start-ups and young business in their first three years of trading.

If you want to be self-employed

You may be eligible for the Inspire programme and the Employment Hub can refer you directly.

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