16 March, 2015
Tags: Press Release, flex, Sport
A Wakefield College student has been praised for his sporting abilities after winning a string of local and regional swimming competitions. Thomas Raddings, 16, from Pontefract has now set his sights even higher and hopes to continue progressing both in the swimming pool and at College.
16 March, 2015
Tags: Press Release, schools
Year 10 students from across the District got a taste of life at Wakefield College last week. More than 450 learners from Kettlethorpe High School, Wakefield City Academy, Carleton High, Horbury Academy, St Wilfrid's and St. Thomas A Beckett took part in the College's Taster Day where they had the opportunity to try out a range of subjects including A Levels, hospitality and catering, sport, public services, plumbing and IT.
18 February, 2015
Tags: Press Release, Construction, bricklaying, Apprenticeships
Level 3 learners from the College’s bricklaying course are nearing the end of their time at the College. The students, based at the Castleford Campus, have spent 3 years under the guidance of tutor Chris Mellars. During this time the students studied a range of practical and theoretical skills including building solid and cavity walls as well as learning about technical drawings, technology, health and safety and site procedures.
13 February, 2015
Tags: Press Release
Wakefield College has welcomed new national research which suggests College leavers are better prepared for work.
09 February, 2015
Tags: Press Release, Construction, electrical installation
Full time level 3 Electrical Installation learners from Wakefield College’s Castleford Campus recently visited a new housing complex for Barratt and David Wilson Homes in Pontefract.
05 February, 2015
Tags: Press Release, games, games development
Games Design students from Wakefield College recently got creative as they took part in an annual games design event.
26 January, 2015
Tags: Press Release, Hospitality & Catering, Art & Design, Art, Adults
Wakefield College is launching a range of part-time courses starting from January. The collection of courses include Accounts, Bookkeeping, Business, Engineering, Construction, English, ESOL, HE, Marketing, IT, Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Teacher Training.
16 January, 2015
Tags: Press Release, army
Wakefield College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 299 Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers which could see students on specific courses take part in training, learn new skills, and get paid.