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Plan your open event visit

Open Event

Starting: 10am on Saturday, 18 June, 2022

Visit our Open Event to find out more about our courses, talk to the tutors and take a tour of our fantastic facilities. Your career starts here and we’ll be covering options for school leavers, including T Levels and Apprenticeships, higher education and options for adults.


Saturday, 18 June, 2022

From 10am to 1pm

Wakefield City Campus

If you could not make the open event or your preferred slot was full, do not worry. We have additional open events coming up soon. Visit to find out more and register to book your place.

In the meantime, why not get a glimpse of college life with the video below. We welcomed guest presenter Rich Williams as he caught up with some of our staff and students and had a look at our amazing facilities.

Find out what’s on at each campus before you travel:

Wakefield City Campus
  • A Levels
    Vocational Courses - Animal Care, Art, Design & Photography (including Fashion & Textiles and Graphic Design), Business & Management, Childcare, Early Years & Childhood Studies, Computing, Construction (including Civil Engineering), Digital Industries (including Games Design), ESOL, Foundation Learning (Work, Life, Progress), Health, Social Care & Wellbeing, Horticulture, Hospitality & Catering, Media, Film & TV, Music, Performing Arts, Prince’s Trust, Public Services, Science, Sport, Travel & Tourism.
  • T Levels
  • Apprenticeships
  • Courses for Adults
    AAT, Business and Management, Childcare & Early Years, Counselling, Customer Services, Dental Nursing, ESOL, Floristry, Health & Social Care, HR, IT/Computing, Maths & English, Music, Science, Sport/Fitness, Teaching & Assessing.
  • Access to Higher Education
    Animal Studies, Art & Design, Business & Management, Computing, Childcare, Creative & Digital, Healthcare Professionals, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law & Criminology, Music, Science, Sports Science.
  • Apprenticeships
  • Courses for University-level students (UCW
    Animal Management, Applied Science (Biology), Business & Management, Computing, Creative Media Production, Childcare, Early Years & Childhood Studies, Engineering, Games Design, Health & Wellbeing, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Public Services, Sport, Teacher Training, Travel & Tourism.
Castleford Campus
  • Vocational Courses
    Automotive, Childcare, Early Years & Childhood Studies, Construction, Engineering, Hair & Beauty, Health, Social Care & Wellbeing.
  • T Levels
  • Apprenticeships
  • Courses for Adults
    Automotive (Motorcycle & Motor Vehicle), Construction & Civil Engineering, Childcare, Engineering/Welding, Hair & Beauty, Maths & English.
  • Access to HE
    - Construction
  • Apprenticeships
Wakefield City Campus Map
Building/Floor Names
  • Radcliffe Building
  • Ground Floor - WA0
  • First Floor - WA1
  • Second Floor - WA2
  • Third Floor - WA3
  • Fourth Floor - WA4
  • Seacole Building
  • Ground Floor - WU0
  • First Floor - WU1
  • Second Floor - WU2
  • Gissing Building
  • Ground Floor - WD0
  • First Floor - WD1
  • Beaumont Building
  • Ground Floor - WR0
  • First Floor - WR1
  • Second Floor - WR2
  • Third Floor - WR3
  • Harrison Building
  • Ground Floor - WB0
  • First Floor - WB1
  • Second Floor - WB2
  • Third Floor - WB3

The Waterton Building is a short walk away on Wood Street (next to Wakefield Town Hall).

Castleford Campus Map
Vocational Course Areas
  • Castleford Campus
  • Library
  • Engineering Courses
  • Construction Courses
  • Hair & Beauty Courses
  • Automotive Courses
  • Refectory

Can’t make our Open Event? Not to worry, our wonderful host Rich Williams is on hand to give you a whistle-stop tour of both our campuses with course demos, interviews with our students and staff and an inside look at some of our newest facilities.

What’s next?

Now that you have had a chance to visit us, we do hope you will have all the information you needed. The next step is to apply. Applications for all courses are now open. Please visit

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Keep in touch

There is always something exciting going on at Wakefield College. To keep up to date, register your details below and we will let you know about upcoming events, the latest news and much more.