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Colleges celebrate another year of student success at awards ceremony
Friday, 16 December, 2022
Castleford College and Wakefield College ended the year on a high with a prestigious awards ceremony acknowledging its students’ achievements. Learners and their loved ones, College staff, award sponsors and Governors, gathered on Monday 12th December at Castleford College as part of its Student Awards Ceremony.
New Site Operative training becomes reality
Tuesday, 30 November, 2021
A new Site Operative qualification is being offered to people in the Leeds City Region who want to get a foothold in the construction industry. This new, much needed course has been developed with funding from the European Social Fund as part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges’ Let’s Talk Real Skills (LTRS) project.
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 Site Operative but also offers new entrants a recognised career path which they can follow.
End of Year Awards for Construction
Tuesday, 06 July, 2021
On Wednesday 30th June the Wakefield College Construction department held an end of year awards presentation for their students. To ensure a covid-safe environment, students and parents were invited to join the Head of Curriculum for Construction, Suzanne Black, their tutors and the wider teams for student experience and work placement outside the façade of the Castleford Campus.
The CIOB present awards to Construction Students
Tuesday, 29 June, 2021
Wakefield College celebrated the achievements of their Level 3 Construction students today when Kat Seymour, North Regional Manager at CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building) and Sam Dibaj, Chair of the CIOB Leeds Hub, paid…
A T Level Treat for the Wakefield College Team
Thursday, 24 June, 2021
Yesterday, Wakefield College held a T Levels Team development day for all staff involved in managing and delivering the brand-new T Level qualifications to be introduced from September 2021.
Construction Lands at Thornes
Wednesday, 19 May, 2021
Wakefield College is preparing to launch a new Construction Training Site at Thornes Park in Wakefield for September 2021!
In partnership with Wakefield Council and supported by Wilmott Dixon and Elliott UK, the college…
Sewell Construction appointed an Industry Partner of Wakefield College
Monday, 17 May, 2021
Sewell Construction has been appointed as an Industry Partner of Wakefield College, supporting the next generation of construction workers through the college’s new T Level qualifications starting this September.
New Construction Course Free Trial for Employers
Tuesday, 04 May, 2021
Employer research recently carried out by the CITB highlighted a demand for skilled Site Operatives in the Construction Industry. Currently, there is not a nationally, industry recognised career path or qualification for the general Construction Site Operative. The industry has changed dramatically over the past 20+ years, health and safety and the environment (to name just two factors) have influenced…
A Time for Giving
Thursday, 17 December, 2020
Galliford Try present Construction students with a donation of toolboxes, part of Galliford Try’s commitment to the 4GoodFund, the charitable arm of the YORbuild framework.