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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 144 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 18 out of 144 reviews
  • Good 103 out of 144 reviews
  • Poor 20 out of 144 reviews
  • Very poor 3 out of 144 reviews

Strengths

  • Communication with employers (69)
  • Getting new apprentices started (26)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (26)
  • Improving apprentice skills (24)
  • Training facilities (22)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (21)
  • Adapting to my needs (19)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (15)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (13)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (43)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (42)
  • Adapting to my needs (28)
  • Getting new apprentices started (16)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (13)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (12)
  • Improving apprentice skills (10)
  • Training facilities (4)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (2)

40 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assessor / Coach Standard 4 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Autocare Technician Standard 2 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Business Fire Safety Advisor Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Community Sport and Health Officer Standard 3 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Customer Service Specialist Standard 3 Details
Dental nurse Standard 3 Details
Emergency Service Contact Handling Standard 3 Details
Engineering Technician Standard 3 Details
Food and drink advanced process operator Standard 3 Details
Food and drink process operator Standard 2 Details
Food technologist Standard 3 Details
Gas engineering Standard 3 Details
Hair Professional Standard 2 Details
Healthcare science assistant Standard 2 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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