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Construction students awarded on their doorsteps

Tuesday, 02 June, 2020

Every year the CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building) helps colleges celebrate the achievements of their construction students, by recognising their efforts and successes.

WDH’s Construction Team works with Wakefield College to provide hands on learning for students

Friday, 31 January, 2020

WDH’s Construction Team is working in partnership with Wakefield College to provide work experience for their construction students to improve Monkhill in Pontefract.

Over 300 students encouraged to ‘Give Construction a Try’

Thursday, 21 March, 2019

On 20 March, over 300 students from across the Wakefield district participated in over 40 different hands-on construction related activities held at the Wakefield College Castleford campus.

Level 3 Plumbing students visiting the BAM construction site at Leeds Playhouse

Monday, 20 August, 2018

Level 3 Plumbing students at Wakefield College visiting the BAM construction site at Leeds Playhouse on Thursday 27th September to get an insight into the work going on at the famous theatre.

Students get a taste of construction

Friday, 17 March, 2017

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2017, Wakefield College attended a construction focused careers event, which took place at Leeds Rhino’s Headingley Stadium and cricket grounds recently.

Wakefield College learners visit Drax power station

Tuesday, 07 February, 2017

Electricity is in the heart of everything that we do. It powers our homes, our businesses, our computers, phones and tablets; but how many of us can say we really know how it’s generated?