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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.

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.

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.

A Blog for Love Our Colleges Week

Monday, 19 October, 2020

Craig Wigglesworth, Managing Director of a SME manufacturing company STT (Specialist Tooling Technologies Ltd) and David White, Head of Employer Engagement at Wakefield College discuss STT in particular and the region as a whole’s training needs. They talk about how Wakefield College helps to meet those needs helping businesses succeed and what needs to be done in the future to make sure they can continue to innovatively collaborate with businesses in the Leeds City Region and beyond.

Wakefield College Apprentice nominated for Regional Apprentice of the Year

Thursday, 10 September, 2020

As an CMI Award of Excellence winner, James is now automatically nominated for the CMI Regional Apprentice of the Year.

CMI Students recognised with Awards of Excellence

Monday, 24 August, 2020

Sarah Wilson and James Evison, CMI Team Leader Level 3 apprentices, were nominated for the CMI Awards of Excellence by Lee Lyons, Assessor and Trainer for Apprenticeships and Commercial Training at Wakefield College.

Wakefield College celebrates Apprenticeships success…

Monday, 10 February, 2020

Wakefield College’s newly opened Beaumont Building was the backdrop for the annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony last week

Wakefield College celebrates Apprentice success

Friday, 08 March, 2019

The Waterton Park Hotel formed the backdrop for Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony this week. Local business leaders and dignitaries were joined by senior college staff to celebrate the success of apprentices and employers at the glittering awards evening.

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 access to the Sky Home Service Apprenticeship scheme.

Wakefield College enter new partnership with OE Electrics

Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

Electrical manufacturer OE Electrics has established a partnership with Wakefield College to offer two engineering apprenticeships to local students and is confident this will be the first of many apprenticeship opportunities to be offered through the partnership.