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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. 

As part…

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.

The Next Level Qualification

Wednesday, 02 December, 2020

On Monday 7th December at 5pm Wakefield College will hold a virtual event, T Levels: The Next Level Event, on their website and social media channels for prospective T level students and parents to give them more information on this exciting two year route into skilled employment, higher study or apprenticeships.

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.