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Frequently Asked Questions

We will post all questions asked to us here during the Virtual Open Event.

Academic Years 2020 - 2021

Autumn Term 2020
Classes Monday, 7 September, 2020 Friday, 23 October, 2020
Half Term Monday, 26 October, 2020 Friday, 30 October, 2020
Classes Monday, 2 November, 2020 Friday, 18 December, 2020
Spring Term 2021
Classes Monday, 4 January, 2021 Friday, 12 February, 2021
Half Term Monday, 15 February, 2021 Friday, 19 February, 2021
Classes Monday, 22 February, 2021 Thursday, 25 March, 2021
Easter Holidays Monday, 6 April, 2021 Thursday, 17 April, 2021
Summer Term 2021
Classes Monday, 12 April, 2021 Friday, 28 May, 2021
Half Term Monday, 31 May, 2021 Friday, 04 June, 2021
Classes Monday, 7 June, 2021 Friday, 30 June, 2021

Detailed information on the application process can be found here - Academic Years 2020 - 2021.

Admissions Team, Wakefield College, FREEPOST LS5943, Wakefield WF1 2DH.

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..

Our Fee information can be found here - Fees & Money Matters.

The money matters information can be found here - Fees & Money Matters.

No, but you may be able to get help towards child care costs - talk to Student Finanial Support on 01924 789304.

Bring a letter from your employer agreeing that they can be invoiced.

Our Additional Learning Support information can be found here - Additional Learning Support.

The College has two main campuses at Wakefield City Campus and Castleford Campus. Parking availability at each Campus varies and is particularly limited at Wakefield City Campus (no student parking available). Castleford Campus Campuses have ample parking for both staff and students. Parking for disabled staff and students is available at all Campuses.

Wakefield City Campus: Mon - Thurs 8.30 to 7pm
Friday 8.30 to 4pm

Castleford Campus: Mon, Tues, Wed - 8.30 to 5pm
Thurs 8.30 to 4.30pm
Friday 8.30 to 4pm

Email student reference requests to wakefieldcampusadmin@wakefield.ac.uk. Email staff reference requests to hr.recruit@wakefield.ac.uk.

Contact the Course Information Team on 01924 789111.

Information for school leavers can be found here - School Leavers.

Information for 19+ Adults can be found here - Adult Learners.

A prayer room is available at all campuses.

14 - 16 information can be found here - School Partnerships.

Contact the Facilities Manager on 01924 789722.

Courses that need to be successfully completed before starting another course.

Visit career coach for online advice - Career Coach.

Or, visit our careers support service - Careers & Work Experience.

Yes starting in September, please complete and Access to HE application form or visit the Access to HE webpage.