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WAKEFIELD COLLEGE

UKPRN:
10007289

About this provider

Wakefield College is one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the Wakefield District, and has been at the heart of providing training for students for over 100 years. Now delivering from purpose-built, modern facilities in Wakefield City Centre and at Castleford, our experience as a further and higher education college enables us to expand our expertise into apprenticeships, raising the potential of learners in the area and supporting businesses to thrive with a qualified workforce. We have a range of apprenticeships across all levels, leading to progression to higher levels, delivered flexibly by fully qualified industry-experienced staff to meet your business needs. Please contact us to find out more.

What employers are saying

Based on 147 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 18 out of 147 reviews
  • Good 106 out of 147 reviews
  • Poor 20 out of 147 reviews
  • Very poor 3 out of 147 reviews

Strengths

  • Communication with employers (69)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (27)
  • Getting new apprentices started (26)
  • Improving apprentice skills (24)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (23)
  • Training facilities (23)
  • Adapting to my needs (20)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (16)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (13)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (44)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (44)
  • Adapting to my needs (29)
  • Getting new apprentices started (17)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (13)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (13)
  • Improving apprentice skills (11)
  • Training facilities (4)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)

39 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Healthcare science associate Standard 4 Details
Healthcare support worker Standard 2 Details
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician Standard 3 Details
Horticulture and Landscape Operative Standard 2 Details
HR Consultant / Partner Standard 5 Details
HR Support Standard 3 Details
Installation electrician / maintenance electrician Standard 3 Details
Learning and Skills Teacher Standard 5 Details
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard 3 Details
Operations / departmental manager Standard 5 Details
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Standard 3 Details
Production Chef Standard 2 Details
Professional accounting / taxation technician Standard 4 Details
Property maintenance operative Standard 2 Details
Science industry maintenance technician Standard 3 Details
Senior healthcare support worker Standard 3 Details
Software Development Technician Standard 3 Details
Teaching Assistant Standard 3 Details
Team leader / supervisor Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Website:
WAKEFIELD COLLEGE website
Phone number:
01924 789789

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
85%
Learner satisfaction:
76%
Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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