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Girl Power! Student secures herself place in WorldSkills UK Final

Friday, 22 October, 2021

Wakefield College Engineering student Yasmin Whale has come up trumps after securing a place in the finals of the prestigious WorldSkills UK competition.

End of Year Awards for Construction

Tuesday, 06 July, 2021

On Wednesday 30th June the Wakefield College Construction department held an end of year awards presentation for their students. To ensure a covid-safe environment, students and parents were invited to join the Head of Curriculum for Construction, Suzanne Black, their tutors and the wider teams for student experience and work placement outside the façade of the Castleford Campus.

Suzanne…

The CIOB present awards to Construction Students

Tuesday, 29 June, 2021

 

 Wakefield College celebrated the achievements of their Level 3 Construction students today when Kat Seymour, North Regional Manager at CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building) and Sam Dibaj, Chair of the CIOB Leeds Hub, paid…

National Finalist for Apprenticeship Provider Award

Tuesday, 04 May, 2021

On Thursday 29th April the AAC Apprenticeship Awards held their National Finalists Ceremony online. The Apprenticeships team at Wakefield College are proud to announce they have been shortlisted as a national finalist for the Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Apprenticeships Provider award. The awards, established in 2017, are a joint project by FE Week and…

A Caring College

Wednesday, 25 November, 2020

Wakefield College achieves the Quality Standard in Carer Support accreditation for their work supporting Young Adult Carers

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.

Construction students awarded on their doorsteps

Tuesday, 02 June, 2020

Every year the CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building) helps colleges celebrate the achievements of their construction students, by recognising their efforts and successes.

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 achieves Matrix accreditation

Wednesday, 15 May, 2019

Wakefield College’s quality of information, advice and guidance (IAG) it gives to learners has been recognised following accreditation by Matrix – the quality framework for organisations used to assess IAG and support services

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.