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New part-time courses available from January

January 26, 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.

Wakefield College and Army Reserves Join Forces On New Project

January 16, 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.

Wakefield College to Host Hair and Beauty Event

January 07, 2015 Tags: Press Release, Hair & Beauty, Wakefield City Campus

Wakefield College will welcome Habia, the Government-appointed sector skills body and industry authority for hair and beauty, for a networking event next week.

Apple iPad Mini Winner Announced

December 19, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Event, schools, airedale academy

We had hundreds of students enter the draw for the iPad Mini as part of our successful prospectus launches in September. We’re delighted to announce Airedale Academy student, Paisley Potts as the winner of the draw. Our Partnerships Manager, James Pennington presented Paisley with her prize at the school – well done Paisley.

Local Care Home Scoops Employer Award

December 18, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Awards Ceremony, Event, Services to Business

Wakefield College’s commercial training arm, Services to Business have announced Calsa Care as the recipient of this year’s Employer of the Year award at a glittering awards ceremony last week.

Wakefield College Shortlisted for Prestigious Awards

December 17, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Awards Ceremony, Event

Staff at Wakefield College are celebrating after being shortlisted for two Times Educational Supplement (TES) awards. The College is in the running for further education awards in the Marketing Campaign of the Year and Contribution to the Local Community categories.

Student Award Winners Celebrate Success

December 15, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Awards Ceremony, Event

Wakefield College students gathered at the Waterton Building last week for the annual Awards Ceremony where the College celebrates the hard work, dedication, and achievements of its students.

College launch exciting short courses

November 28, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Hospitality & Catering, adults, Art & Design, Art

Wakefield College has announced a range of brilliant new short courses that will run over the coming weeks. The collection of courses include life drawing, baking classic buns, and wine appreciation, meaning there’s something for everyone.

College catering students cook up WW1 recipes

November 17, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality and catering students from Wakefield College recently cooked up a historic feast in conjunction with West Yorkshire Archive Services.

College celebrates Graduation Ceremony

November 11, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Graduation, Higher Education

Over 500 people braved Saturday’s wet conditions to see Wakefield College graduates receive their awards at Wakefield Cathedral. This year’s guest speaker was Paul Reid, Chair of Wakefield First.