Wakefield College - Enrolments


Enrolments for 2020 - 2021

Enrolments takes place for all courses at either Wakefield City Campus or Castleford Campus, including courses based at Lightwaves and The Waterton Building.

General Enrolment Information

If you haven’t made an application or haven’t received a letter inviting you in to enrol with a time and date, then call us on 01924 789111 for details of how and when to enrol. Please also see the FAQs at the bottom of the page for what you need to bring with you.

If you want to enrol on an apprenticeship, then please call the Apprenticeships Team on 01924 789469.


Exam results, proof of ID: such as passport; birth certificate; driving license if applicable; plus method of paying for your course if you need to.

It will take up to an hour to enrol and this year the process is quite different and you must keep your appointment time to ensure you will be seen.

At the campus where the course is delivered. For courses delivered at Lightwaves or The Waterton Building, then please enrol at Wakefield City Campus. The delivery location is shown on the course leaflet or your invitation to enrol.

Enrolment Terms & Conditions

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New 16 - 18 year old students

We want to ensure that those students coming to us will not be disadvantaged in any way by the pandemic and get a quality experience and the appropriate advice and guidance on entry. However, we need to ensure we comply with Government guidance and prospective students will receive a specific appointment which to come to a specific location in one of our campuses between Thursday 20 August (GCSE results day) and Friday 4 September.

Key information for students and parents is below:

  • All Year 11 students will be contacted in early August with confirmation of the time of their enrolment appointment. Students can bring one adult or family member with them and must arrive no more than 5 minutes before their scheduled appointment.
  • At the appointment, students will meet teaching staff and have an Information And Guidance session and complete their enrolment.
  • Students who have not met entry requirements or may have changed their mind since applying will have the opportunity to change course at that event.
  • If any student is concerned about their grades, they can call a member of the School Partnerships team 01924 789481, to discuss their grades and options and book an appointment with one of our Careers team for further guidance.
  • If a student is unable to attend their scheduled appointment, they should contact the College’s Admissions department on 01924 789878 as this will need to be rescheduled.
  • If there are Year 11 students who have not applied to us or have applied elsewhere and changed their mind, it isn’t too late. They should contact Admissions for an appointment slot as no walk-in appointments can be accommodated.
  • Students/Parents can access more information for prospective students on our website and have the option to ask questions in advance of enrolment by contacting the Course information team on 01924 789111 or by ‘live chat’ at www.wakefield.ac.uk.
  • Student inductions and classes will begin w/c 7 September in line with timetables which students can access when they enrol. All students on Study Programmes will have as much face to face delivery as we can accommodate in line with Government guidance. Some delivery will occur through taught online classes.

In the meantime, if you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our Admissions Team on 01924 789110, or admissions@wakefield.ac.uk.

Returning 16 - 18 year old students

If you are a Wakefield College student who is progressing on to the next level of study you should have already received a progression offer and you will receive an enrolment invite shortly. Our returning students for study programmes will be invited to complete their enrolment online, with the option to book and make an appointment to come along to a face to face enrolment if necessary, or if further advice and guidance is needed.

There will be no walk-in facility during our enrolment this year.

Your invitation to enrol will be sent to you when you have your results from this year and you will complete the new enrolment before the start of the new term which commences on 7th September.

Some students are changing their area of study and you will be contacted directly about your progression enrolment. If your progression was referred to your Head of Department, they will be making contact with you over the next month.

Following the publication of your results for your current course, you will receive these directly by email or by post dependent on your course. A Level students will have the option to collect from Campus on A Level results day and will receive direct communications about this.

Key information

  • All students with progression offers will be contacted in August with an enrolment invite which must be completed to enrol on to the next study programme.
  • Where students need further guidance due to their results or access to IT they can come to College for an enrolment appointment but this must be arranged in advance through Admissions and this information will be in the invite communication.
  • If you need to discuss your options now, you can book an appointment with one of our Careers team for a telephone interview on careers@wakefield.ac.uk.
  • Students/Parents can access more information on our website.
  • Student inductions and classes will begin w/c 7 September and timetables will be accessible via Moodle when you have completed your enrolment. All students on Study Programmes will have as much face to face delivery as we can accommodate in line with Government guidance and social distancing. Some delivery will occur through taught online classes.
  • If you enrol at College to start again in September it will be mandatory to attend all College classes and all online classes. You will need to make us aware of any access issues with IT during your enrolment.

    In the meantime, if you have any queries then please contact our Admissions Team on admissions@wakefield.ac.uk, or 01924 789110.

Still haven’t applied yet, need some advice?

Give our Course Information Team a call on 01924 789111 for advice or to book a Careers appointment.