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New Year, New Skills

Part-time & professional courses starting in 2021

Jump into 2021 with spring in your step with Wakefield College. Our part-time courses start soon with enrolments taking place over the coming weeks.

Many of our courses can help you get professionally qualified, boost your career aspirations and enhance your CV.

Our tutors are experts in their fields and students benefit from modern learning facilities and a great learning environment.*

We offer a wide range of courses to suit different levels. Our flexible approach means you can study part-time and work around other commitments on many of our courses.

Applications for courses are now open, call us on 01924 789111 or email courseinfo@wakefield.ac.uk to find out more.

Request a callback from our Course Information team regarding any of our new year courses.

Please note: The College will be closed for the Christmas break from Friday 18th December and reopens on Monday 4th January 2021. We will respond to any correspondence as soon as possible once we reopen.

* Learning will take place in line with current COVID-19 restrictions and may include some elements of distance/online learning.

Course Listings
Access to Higher Education - Animal Studies Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Art & Design Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Business Management Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Computing Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Construction Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Creative and Digital Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Engineering Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Healthcare Professions Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Humanities & Social Sciences Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Law and Criminology Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Music Technology Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Science Pathway September
Access to Higher Education - Sports Science Pathway September

An Access to HE course could be your one-year route to university! And don’t worry if you’re not ready for that, we offer a FREE 8-week course that is designed to help you get prepared for an access to HE qualification. Call 01924 789111 for more information.

DVSA MOT Managers Course (AEDM) 01924 789111
Level 3 Vehicle Technician Accredited Assessment (VTAA) 01924 789111
Motor Vehicle MOT Testers Course 01924 789111
Motorcycle MOT Testers Course 01924 789111

Apprenticeships Available

Level 1 Introduction to Business April
Level 2 AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software March
Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (AQ2016) January
Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration 01924 789111
Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading (Combined Qualification) 01924 789111
Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (AQ2016) January
Level 3 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring April
Level 3 Certificate in Human Resource Practice January
Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration 01924 789111
Level 3 CMI Principles of Management and Leadership (Remote Learning) 01924 789111
Level 3 ILM Diploma in Management (Combined Qualification) 01924 789111
Level 5 Certificate in Human Resource Management January
Level 5 CMI in Management and Leadership January
Level 5 CMI Management and Leadership (Remote Learning) 01924 789111
Level 5 ILM (NVQ) Diploma in Management and Leadership 01924 789111
Level 7 CMI in Strategic Management and Leadership January

Apprenticeships Available

Level 2 Certificate Principles of Dementia Care 01924 789111
Level 2 Certificate Understanding Autism 01924 789111
Level 2 Certificate Understanding Behaviour that Challenges 01924 789111
Level 2 Certificate Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health 01924 789111
Level 2 Certificate Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding 01924 789111
Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools 01924 789111
Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools 01924 789111
Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools 01924 789111
Level 3 Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care January

Apprenticeships Available

Award in Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Water Byelaws in the UK 01924 789111
DIY Carpentry Skills: Introductory and Extender Courses 01924 789111
DIY Plumbing Skills for the Householder 01924 789111
DIY Tiling Skills: Introductory and Extender Courses 01924 789111
DIY Trowel Skills: Introductory and Extender Courses 01924 789111
HNC Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment (Civil Engineering Pathway) January
HNC Higher National Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction) January

Apprenticeships Available

Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts 23rd March
Level 3 Counselling Skills Certificate 27th January
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 26th January
Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service 01924 789111
Professional Telephone Techniques January

Apprenticeships Available

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (QCF) 01924 789111
Level 4 Certificate in Dental Radiography 01924 789111
Level 4 Certificate in Oral Health Education 01924 789111
Level 5 Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing 01924 789111

Apprenticeships Available

Coded Welding 01924 789111
Introduction to Hydraulic Systems 01924 789111
Introduction to Pneumatic Systems 01924 789111
Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) Training Course 01924 789111
Level 1 City and Guilds Award in Introductory Welding Skills (3268) January
Level 2 City and Guilds Award in Welding Skills (3268) January
Level 3 City and Guilds Award in Welding Skills (3268) January

Apprenticeships Available

Adult English Classes February
Adult Maths Classes February
Part-time ESOL 01924 789111
Level 2 Award in Creative Craft - Floristry January
Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Unit 206 – Remove Hair by Providing Waxing Techniques 01924 789111
Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Unit 210 – Provide Eyelash and Brow Treatments 01924 789111

Apprenticeships Available

Level 2 Diploma in Care 01924 789111
Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support 01924 789111

Apprenticeships Available

Computer Skills for Internet and Email 01924 789111
Digital Skills for Beginners 01924 789111
IT Workshops (Including Individual Units) 01924 789111
Online Basics 01924 789111
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Apprenticeships Available

Computer Skills for Internet and Email 01924 789111
Online Basics 01924 789111
Exploring Digital Photography 01924 789111
Exploring Photoshop 01924 789111
Exploring Music Production 01924 789111
Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health 01924 789111
Level 1 Strength and Conditioning 01924 789111
Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training January
Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training January

Apprenticeships Available

Certificate in Education (Lifelong Learning), Professional Graduate January
Certificate in Education (Lifelong Learning) - In-Service Option January
Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools 01924 789111
Level 3 Award in Education and Training January
Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools 01924 789111
Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools 01924 789111
Level 3 Qualifications in Assessment 01924 789111
Level 4 Qualifications for Quality Assurance 01924 789111

Apprenticeships Available

Alternative Curriculum (VIP) January
The Prince’s Trust Team Programme - Certificate in Employment 01924 789111