West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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29 August 2023

Calderdale invests in renewable technology through SDF

Calderdale College has invested almost half a million pounds of funding in renewable technology that will help to meet the region’s environmental skills needs. The funding, received via the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) under the Department for Education’s Strategic Development Fund , will enable investment in specialist equipment…

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9 May 2023

Preparing curriculum staff for future industry demands - retrofit

Following on from a successful ‘ cross college best practice ’ day in February, WYCC partner colleges who have received funding through WYCC’s Strategic Development Fund (SDF) retrofit p roject have been participating in a course de livered by learning influencers at Leeds College of Building. For four weeks, lecturers…

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28 March 2023

Cross College Working Develops Retrofit Skills in the Region

After enormous success in securing £800,000 from the Department for Education in the autumn of 2022 as part of the S trategic D evelopment F und , the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has been working with colleges to expand their retrofit course provision and develop the skills of…

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27 March 2023

Kirklees College paves the way for sustainable success with new Electric Vehicle Centre

Kirklees College is proud to announce the launch of its Hybrid Electrical Vehicle Centre at its Engineering Centre which has been funded through the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) Strategic Development Fund to improve 'Green Skills' in the region. This new state-of-the-art facility has been designed to provide students…

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1 December 2022

Electric Vehicle equipment arrives at Bradford

As part of the Strategic Development Fund, Bradford College received their electric vehicle rigs in November. The college will receive over £300k worth of electric vehicle equipment before March 2023, and will be developing courses to utilise these and train students in courses including Safe Maintenance of Electric and Hybrid…

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