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What’s New

New T Level Qualification a hit with the first T Level Students at Wakefield College

09 November, 2021

Climate walkers visit Wakefield College…

27 October, 2021

Girl Power! Student secures herself place in WorldSkills UK Final

22 October, 2021

Students mark Black History Month…

22 October, 2021

Pilot Filmed for sought after Construction course

21 October, 2021

Award Winning Celebrity Hairdresser to Launch Programme at October Open Event

08 October, 2021

Wakefield College hosts pop-up vaccine clinic for students…

30 September, 2021

Meet the Student | Trinity

18 August, 2021

Meet the Student | Callum

11 August, 2021

A Level Results 2021 in Photos

10 August, 2021

Exciting Relaunch for the University Centre at Wakefield College (UCW)

10 August, 2021

Wakefield College Celebrates A Level Results…

10 August, 2021

Educators join forces to offer businesses help with skills

10 August, 2021

World Youth Skills Day 2021

15 July, 2021

Students Logo Design Unveiled at The Hut

06 July, 2021

End of Year Construction Awards 2021

06 July, 2021

End of Year Awards for Construction

06 July, 2021

Wakefield College work placements with Sewell Construction

01 July, 2021

The CIOB present awards to Construction Students

29 June, 2021

A T Level Treat for the Wakefield College Team

24 June, 2021

Yorkshire colleges announce plans for merger

23 June, 2021

Fun and Games at the First Games Careers Week

16 June, 2021

Wish You Were Here | A Pink Floyd Livestream Experience

07 June, 2021

HGV Truck Donation for Automotive Students

02 June, 2021

Wakefield College Film Festival | WCFF | Day 2

23 May, 2021

Wakefield College Film Festival | WCFF | Day 1

22 May, 2021

Construction Lands at Thornes

19 May, 2021

Sewell Construction appointed an Industry Partner of Wakefield College

17 May, 2021

Students Bring Positivity to a Local Care Home

07 May, 2021

Get SET students raise money for Student Crisis Charity

05 May, 2021

Events

February
16
Wednesday
Open Event

Visit our Open Event to find out more about our courses, talk to the tutors and take a tour of our fantastic facilities. Your career starts here and we’ll be covering options for school leavers, including T Levels and Apprenticeships, higher education and options for adults.

Wednesday, 16 February, 2022

From 05.00pm to 07.00pm

Format and location of events are to be confirmed. Registrations open soon.

Feb
26
Graduation Day

01.00pm, Saturday, 26 February, 2022

Wakefield Cathedral

Mar
16
Give Construction a Try

09.15am, Wednesday, 16 March, 2022

Castleford Campus

Jun
18
Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 18 June, 2022

Format and location of events are to be confirmed. Registrations open soon.

Virtual Open Event Videos

Virtual Open Event
20 October, 2021

Can’t make our Open Event? Not to worry, our wonderful host Rich Williams is on hand to give you a whistle-stop tour of both our campuses with course demos, interviews with our students and staff and an inside look at some of our newest facilities.

Virtual Open Event
19 June, 2021

Join us for our Virtual Open Event! We'll be streaming LIVE here on Saturday, 19th June from 11am with staff & student interviews, Q&As, virtual campus tours, college updates and more.

Virtual Open Event
24 February, 2021

We’ll be taking a more in-depth look of some of our specific course offerings with course demonstrations, performances, Q&As, student interviews, prize competitions and more!

The Virtual HE Roadshow
30 January, 2021

Find out how a degree-level qualification could help boost your career aspirations in 2021.

Course Focused - Virtual Open Event
21 November, 2020

Take a more in-depth look of some of our specific course offerings with course demonstrations, performances, Q&As, student interviews, prize competitions and more!

Virtual Open Event
14 October, 2020

Staff interviews, Q&As, virtual campus tours, college updates and more.

Virtual Open Event
15 July, 2020

If you’ve applied or are considering applying to the College, our staff talk about all the amazing things you can expect from studying here at Wakefield College.

Virtual Open Event
20 June, 2020

Our very first Virtual Open Event live stream with staff interviews, Q&As, college updates, virtual tours and more.

The Feed

Former motorcycle student racing to the top!
Former motorcycle student racing to the top!

Former Wakefield College motorcycle student, Ryan Firbank, now works for H.R.C ( Honda Racing Corporation)! Here is Ryan tending to the 2021 championship winning Honda Fireblade and with H.R.C Team Principal Havier Beltran and 2021 Superstock 1000 champion Tom Neave seated on the Honda Fireblade.

Automotive
22 November, 2021
4 Star Work Placement
4 Star Work Placement

Exciting news as some of our students get set to start a work placement at Hoar Cross Hall in March 2022! This stunning Elizabethan estate is home to…

Hospitality & Catering
18 November, 2021
Language Lessons for Early Years
Language Lessons for Early Years

Level 3 Early Years students have been creating language rich environments using role play, matching games and the bear hunt story.

Childcare & Early Years
4 October, 2021
End of Year Student Award Ceremony
End of Year Student Award Ceremony

The End of Year Hair & Beauty Student Awards was held virtually again this year. Congratulations to all our winners, you are all superstars.

Hair & Beauty
29 September, 2021
T Level students get creative
T Level students get creative

It is great to see the department buzzing again welcoming all our new students this month. Our Education and Childcare T Level learners have made a great start producing interactive displays for children on the theme of seasons.

Childcare & Early Years
9 September, 2021
Virtual Training with Elemis
Virtual Training with Elemis

Our beauty tutors took part in a virtual training session with Elemis last week as we are introducing the Elemis beauty range for our Level 3 beauty students this academic year, a lovely luxury skincare brand which we're sure you'll all love!

Hair & Beauty
8 September, 2021