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Forthcoming Events
1st Construction Employer Forum - Real Skills for Working in Construction

02.00pm, Wednesday, 21 April, 2021

Online Event

Open Day

12.00pm, Saturday, 19 June, 2021

Wakefield City Campus


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Are you looking for an Apprenticeship? We have vacancies available right now! Visit https://t.co/EdWEyWhHml to fin… https://t.co/EpOa1B6D06

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The Feed
Youth Work Students take action!
Youth Work Students take action!

Following months of taking part in a social action project to #endperiodpoverty within Wakefield College, the Level 2 Youth Work students have been packing baskets to put into the toilets across the college!They have worked so hard throughout the project and are happy to see that it paid off!

Health & Social Care
15 April, 2021
Student and Teacher reunited at York City Knights
Student and Teacher reunited at York City Knights


York City Knights head coach, James Ford, used to teach Yusuf Aydin at Wakefield College and now he will be coaching him at the…

14 April, 2021
Automotive Students Keeping it Cool
Automotive Students Keeping it Cool

Last week we took delivery of an air conditioning unit from Vehvac. This will be used in both our light vehicle and heavy vehicle maintenance apprenticeships. Vehvac also provided us with the necessary equipment for manual re-gassing and diagnostics along with a lot of learning resources and manuals.


13 April, 2021
Former student celebrates 100 year birthday
Former student celebrates 100 year birthday

Read the full story: https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/lifestyle/family-and-parenting/super-fit-irene-is-100-years-old-next-week-3194015

College Life
9 April, 2021
Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation Partnership
Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation Partnership

Exciting news to announce that Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation have partnered with Wakefield College to improve participation rates throughout…

26 March, 2021
Chilled weekend vibes
Chilled weekend vibes

Some chilled weekend vibes in our Live room today. Our Access students jamming into the Easter break.

26 March, 2021