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Hair & Beauty department launch new partnership with Keune

Friday, 22 March, 2024

Castleford College’s Hair & Beauty department has created new ties with Keune – a leading supplier in the hairdressing and barbering sector for more than 100 years. Using Keune’s products in the classroom will ensure students’ transition to professional settings is seamless and sustainable, helping to build their confidence in working with professional products.

Escape Technology hosts wall vinyl competition for Wakefield College students

Tuesday, 20 February, 2024

Wakefield College has teamed up with Escape Technology to host a wall vinyl competition - giving its Digital Industries students an exciting opportunity to display their artwork across the College. The students put their creativity to the test by designing a wall graphic which incorporated Escape Technology’s logo and celebrated the College’s partnership with the company.

Group wins Yorkshire Learning Providers Award

Tuesday, 06 February, 2024

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been recognised by the Yorkshire Learning Providers Awards for its efforts in helping the region develop the green skills for future demands. The Group’s Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage programme was presented with the Best Skills Bootcamp Delivery accolade at the Yorkshire Learning Providers 20th Birthday Awards.

Apprentice sets his sights on World Skills UK final

Thursday, 02 November, 2023

A Fabrication and Welding apprentice from Castleford College is putting his welding skills to the test, as he prepares to take part in the World Skills UK SkillsWeld final. Kalum Smart, who is a Fabrication and Welding apprentice with TASCA Tankers Ltd, is one of 10 finalists in the SkillsWeld competition who will be competing for gold, silver or bronze.

Wakefield College and WDH launch T Level partnership

Thursday, 05 October, 2023

Wakefield College and WDH have teamed up to deliver a brand-new T Level in Management & Administration – enabling students to gain hands-on, valuable work experience in their chosen sector. As part of this, seven T Level students have embarked on a 45-day industry placement with WDH across a range of departments including marketing, shared ownership, finance and strategy.

Group launches Skills Bootcamp in Carbon Capture and Storage

Thursday, 29 June, 2023

In response to the rising demand for green skills, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has launched a first-of-its-kind Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage. Formed in partnership with the Department for Education and the York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (Y&NY LEP), the Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage aims to provide learners with the higher-technical skills and knowledge to operate this climate-saving technology.

Andrew Barton delivers bespoke workshop at Castleford College

Wednesday, 29 March, 2023

Celebrity Hairdresser, Andrew Barton, recently held a bespoke masterclass for hair professionals at Castleford College – providing insights into the latest colour and cutting trends.

IT specialists help students improve their career prospects

Tuesday, 14 February, 2023

Specialists from Intelligency and Binary Managed Solutions (BMS) recently delivered talks to Information Technology students at Wakefield College as part of its Industry Day.

Eliot Ferrier from Intelligency, a specialist digital intelligence consultancy and Curtis Holt, from BMS, a leader in IT infrastructure and security requirements, delivered presentations about the…