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Plan your open event visit

Open Event

Starting: 10am on Saturday, 20 November, 2021

Visit our Open Event to find out more about our courses, talk to the tutors and take a tour of our fantastic facilities. Your career starts here and we’ll be covering options for school leavers, including T Levels and Apprenticeships, higher education and options for adults.

November
20
Saturday

Saturday, 20 November, 2021

From 10am to 1pm

Wakefield City Campus
Castleford Campus
Virtual/online

If you could not make the open event or your preferred slot was full, do not worry. We have additional open events coming up soon. Visit www.wakefield.ac.uk/events to find out more and register to book your place.

In the meantime, why not get a glimpse of college life with the video below. We welcomed guest presenter Rich Williams as he caught up with some of our staff and students and had a look at our amazing facilities.

Find out what’s on at each campus before you travel:

Wakefield City Campus
  • A Levels
    Vocational Courses - Animal Care, Art, Design & Photography (including Fashion & Textiles and Graphic Design), Business & Management, Childcare, Early Years & Childhood Studies, Computing, Construction (including Civil Engineering), Digital Industries (including Games Design), ESOL, Foundation Learning (Work, Life, Progress), Health, Social Care & Wellbeing, Horticulture, Hospitality & Catering, Media, Film & TV, Music, Performing Arts, Prince’s Trust, Public Services, Science, Sport, Travel & Tourism.
  • T Levels
  • Apprenticeships
  • Courses for Adults
    AAT, Business and Management, Childcare & Early Years, Counselling, Customer Services, Dental Nursing, ESOL, Floristry, Health & Social Care, HR, IT/Computing, Maths & English, Music, Science, Sport/Fitness, Teaching & Assessing.
  • Access to Higher Education
    Animal Studies, Art & Design, Business & Management, Computing, Childcare, Creative & Digital, Healthcare Professionals, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law & Criminology, Music, Science, Sports Science.
  • Apprenticeships
  • Courses for University-level students (UCW
    Animal Management, Applied Science (Biology), Business & Management, Computing, Creative Media Production, Childcare, Early Years & Childhood Studies, Engineering, Games Design, Health & Wellbeing, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Public Services, Sport, Teacher Training, Travel & Tourism.
Castleford Campus
  • Vocational Courses
    Automotive, Childcare, Early Years & Childhood Studies, Construction, Engineering, Hair & Beauty, Health, Social Care & Wellbeing.
  • T Levels
  • Apprenticeships
  • Courses for Adults
    Automotive (Motorcycle & Motor Vehicle), Construction & Civil Engineering, Childcare, Engineering/Welding, Hair & Beauty, Maths & English.
  • Access to HE
    - Construction
  • Apprenticeships
Keeping you safe during COVID

The safety of our staff, students and visitors is vitally important to us and we are taking a number of steps to help protect everyone:

  • Stick to your booked timeslot – we ask visitors to only arrive during the 15-minute timeslot booked.
  • Lateral flow test – carry out a lateral flow test and only attend if it comes back negative.
  • Face coverings – we expect all our visitors to wear a face covering unless they are medically exempt.
  • Social distancing – maintain social distancing whilst on site.
  • Maximum guests – only bring one additional guest with you.

Please do not attend the open event if you or any family member is displaying any COVID-19 symptoms. Where an unvaccinated person is a household contact (i.e. someone who he/she lives with) and tests positive, he/she should not attend the open event.

On arrival at the Open Event

Thanks for registering to visit the open event, we cannot wait to meet you. Please ensure you only turn up at your allocated slot.

When you arrive, please have your Eventbrite ticket link available on your mobile phone so we can get it scanned. This should have been emailed to you when you registered.

Once scanned through, we will give you a programme and ask one of our friendly staff/students to take you to the course areas you are interested in.

Wakefield City Campus Map
Building/Floor Names
  • Radcliffe Building
  • Ground Floor - WA0
  • First Floor - WA1
  • Second Floor - WA2
  • Third Floor - WA3
  • Fourth Floor - WA4
  • Seacole Building
  • Ground Floor - WU0
  • First Floor - WU1
  • Second Floor - WU2
  • Gissing Building
  • Ground Floor - WD0
  • First Floor - WD1
  • Beaumont Building
  • Ground Floor - WR0
  • First Floor - WR1
  • Second Floor - WR2
  • Third Floor - WR3
  • Harrison Building
  • Ground Floor - WB0
  • First Floor - WB1
  • Second Floor - WB2
  • Third Floor - WB3

The Waterton Building is a short walk away on Wood Street (next to Wakefield Town Hall).

Castleford Campus Map
Vocational Course Areas
  • Castleford Campus
  • Library
  • Engineering Courses
  • Construction Courses
  • Hair & Beauty Courses
  • Automotive Courses
  • Refectory

Can’t make our Open Event? Not to worry, our wonderful host Rich Williams is on hand to give you a whistle-stop tour of both our campuses with course demos, interviews with our students and staff and an inside look at some of our newest facilities.

What’s next?

Now that you have had a chance to visit us, we do hope you will have all the information you needed. The next step is to apply. Applications for all courses are now open. Please visit www.wakefield.ac.uk/study-with-us/how-to-apply

How was your experience?

Let us know how we did, please complete our feedback form.

Keep in touch

There is always something exciting going on at Wakefield College. To keep up to date, register your details below and we will let you know about upcoming events, the latest news and much more.

Forthcoming Open Events
Feb
16
Open Event

05.00pm, Wednesday, 16 February, 2022

Format and location of events are to be confirmed. Registrations open soon.

Jun
18
Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 18 June, 2022

Format and location of events are to be confirmed. Registrations open soon.