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Wakefield College partnership with Sky continues

Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Earlier this year the Sky Home Service team and Wakefield College created a dynamic partnership to gain new insights which will help to increase diversity in the Sky’s Home Service Engineer team, and give students special access to the Sky Home Service Apprenticeship scheme.

Wakefield College purchase new AC/DC High Frequency sate of the art TIG welding sets

Friday, 09 November, 2018

Wakefield College have purchased new AC/DC High Frequency state-of-the-art TIG sets. It enables College to become an Endpoint Assessment Centre for Welding Standards in the Apprenticeship Framework, it also allows College to be TWI Approved Coded Welding Centre. 

Having the new sets and staff trained on them allows the College to bid for the Skillweld Regional semi-finals 2019. Two of College's…

Yorkshire Police Force talk to students about knife and cyber crime

Friday, 09 November, 2018

This week saw units of the Yorkshire Police visiting College to speak to over 200 students about the risks and prevention methods of knife and cyber crime.

STEM Plus Masterclass

Wednesday, 07 November, 2018

Monday 29th October saw over 100 students from partner schools across the district attend Wakefield College for the STEMplus masterclasses once again. Held during October, February and May half terms, more able year 8 and 9 students have the opportunity to participate in a range of challenging activities in STEM and digital industry related areas.

Wakefield College have been awarded ‘College of the Year’ in the West Yorkshire region

Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Wakefield College have been awarded ‘College of the Year’ in the West Yorkshire region for the dedication and support to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Open Event at Wakefield College to celebrate Colleges Week

Monday, 15 October, 2018

Colleges Week takes place from Monday 15 October to Friday 19 October 2018 and is part of the ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign and sees colleges across the country hosting events to showcase the brilliant stuff they do, day in and day out, as well as national lobby of Parliament on Wednesday 17 October.

Member of staff achieved Yamaha's Technical Academy (Europe) Silver Certificate.

Monday, 08 October, 2018

Richard Van Steenis,Yamaha Executive presenting Ian Smith, Motor Cycle Lecturer with a certificate of completion for Yamaha's Technical Academy (Europe) Silver Certificate in Amsterdam.

Ian undertook the training with 7 other candidates from as far afield as Finland, Bavaria and Germany. The training took place at Yamaha's European headquarters in Aalsmeer near Amsterdam.

Ian said,…


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