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Climate walkers visit Wakefield College…

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021

A group of environmental activists walking from Spain to Glasgow for the CoP26 summit stopped over at Wakefield College recently. Catering students from the College welcomed the walkers to Gaskell’s Restaurant and prepared an array of mouth-watering food.

Girl Power! Student secures herself place in WorldSkills UK Final

Friday, 22 October, 2021

Wakefield College Engineering student Yasmin Whale has come up trumps after securing a place in the finals of the prestigious WorldSkills UK competition.

Students mark Black History Month…

Friday, 22 October, 2021

Wakefield College students put their artistic flair to good use and created a huge piece of artwork to mark Black History Month. Students on the English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) course painted over 200 individual slates to create a large mural of the African continent.

Pilot Filmed for sought after Construction course

Thursday, 21 October, 2021

This month, The Construction Site Operative Pilot Training Project has been taking place at our Castleford Campus. Following employer research that highlighted the demand for skilled Site Operatives, Wakefield College, Consult DJH Ltd and i-Consult Ltd have developed an entry-level training course that not only formalises the skills, attributes, and knowledge required to be an effective Construction…

Award Winning Celebrity Hairdresser to Launch Programme at October Open Event

Friday, 08 October, 2021


This month sees the launch of an exciting new partnership for Wakefield College’s…