Tuesday, 01 November, 2022
Engineering Apprentice at Castleford College, Lucas Moon, has been announced as a finalist in the WorldSkills UK 2022 competition.
Thursday, 29 September, 2022
The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) will be part of the Government’s plans to boost the nation’s skills and make sure more people can secure good, well-paid jobs that are closer to where they live.
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.
Tuesday, 09 February, 2021
Staff from Wakefield College’s Work Placement Team have gone virtual by teaming up with Wakefield-based engineering firm Sewtec Automation to offer college students an insight into the engineering industry.
Monday, 19 October, 2020
Craig Wigglesworth, Managing Director of a SME manufacturing company STT (Specialist Tooling Technologies Ltd) and David White, Head of Employer Engagement at Wakefield College discuss STT in particular and the region as a whole’s training needs. They talk about how Wakefield College helps to meet those needs helping businesses succeed and what needs to be done in the future to make sure they can continue to innovatively collaborate with businesses in the Leeds City Region and beyond.
Wednesday, 04 December, 2019
Former Wakefield College student and two times UK Skill Weld finalist Brian Fisher has taken up a lecturing position in Fabrication and Welding at our Castleford Campus.
Thursday, 04 April, 2019
Congratulations to the 8 students who have made it through the Skillsweld passive heats in the Worldskills UK competition this year!
Tuesday, 04 December, 2018
Two Level 2 Fabrication and Welding students have successfully gained apprenticeships with MD Engineering Solutions Ltd, based at Whitwood Castleford. MD Engineers provide engineering solutions to the brewing, distilling and process industries and after successful work placements, they have offered Abdulahi Ali and Connor Walton full time apprenticeships, with an immediate start.
Friday, 09 November, 2018
Wakefield College has purchased new AC/DC High Frequency state-of-the-art TIG sets. It enables the College to become an Endpoint Assessment Centre for Welding Standards in the Apprenticeship Framework and a Welding Institute (TWI) Approved Coded Welding Centre.
Tuesday, 21 August, 2018
Electrical manufacturer OE Electrics has established a partnership with Wakefield College to offer two engineering apprenticeships to local students and is confident this will be the first of many apprenticeship opportunities to be offered through the partnership.