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Ask An Apprentice

Wednesday, 10 February, 2021

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2021 we asked HR apprentice, Becca Poutney, who is employed by ENGIE a few questions about her apprenticeship.

Engineering a brighter future

Tuesday, 09 February, 2021

Staff from Wakefield College’s Work Placement Team have gone virtual by teaming up with Wakefield-based engineering firm Sewtec Automation to offer college students an insight into the engineering industry.

New Covid-19 testing site opens at Wakefield College

Wednesday, 03 February, 2021

The district’s first community lateral flow COVID-19 test site is opening this week in partnership with Wakefield College for staff and students as well as critical workers across the district.

National Apprenticeships Week 2021

Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

The 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week 2021 will take place from the 8th to 14th of February. With 2020 forcing us to rely on technology and virtual meetings more than ever, Wakefield College has a very different, but just as exciting, National Apprenticeship Week planned.

One Photo, One Vision

Thursday, 21 January, 2021

The winner of the Wakefield College's Buzz magazine photography competition is announced!

Wakefield College to host Virtual Employer Event

Friday, 15 January, 2021

On Tuesday 9th February Wakefield College will be holding their Virtual Employer Event to inform employers of how they both can work together in these difficult trading times.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Friday, 18 December, 2020

The corporate video production company, Stada Media, offers a valuable Virtual Work Placement for our Level 3 Media students.

A Time for Giving

Thursday, 17 December, 2020

Galliford Try present Construction students with a donation of toolboxes, part of Galliford Try’s commitment to the 4GoodFund, the charitable arm of the YORbuild framework.

A Virtual Work Experience

Monday, 07 December, 2020

One of Wakefield College's industry partners, Engie have come up with an innovative programme to ensure students still receive valuable on the job experience

The Next Level Qualification

Wednesday, 02 December, 2020

On Monday 7th December at 5pm Wakefield College will hold a virtual event, T Levels: The Next Level Event, on their website and social media channels for prospective T level students and parents to give them more information on this exciting two year route into skilled employment, higher study or apprenticeships.