West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

Upcoming events from the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges including our Skills Cafes.

Skills Cafe: Hospitality and Tourism

Date: Thursday 26 September 2019

Time: 8.30am - 11.30am

Venue: Micklegate Social, 148 Micklegate, York YO1 6JX

Free workshop - Leadership in the hospitality and tourism sector

Register here

9am - 11am

We talked to businesses in the hospitality and tourism sector, to find out what skills are 'in demand' and the overwhelming response was - leadership!

We have partnered with Business HorsePower, a specialist training provider in leadership and management, to provide a tailored taster workshop for the sector. More details of this free workshop will follow, so register now to guarantee your place. This workshop is open to hospitality and tourism businesses in the Leeds City Region and is limited to four places per company.

Skills planning over a coffee

Drop in - 8.30am-11.30am

Join our team of Skills Advisors for a free coffee and skills plan to help your business with workforce training and access to European Social Fund (ESF) funding. WYCC Skills Service Advisors will explore opportunities with businesses to offer the right training that can be part funded by the European Social Fund. Just drop in and speak to one of our skills advisors.

Skills Cafe: Advanced Manufacturing including Textiles

Date: Friday 25 October 2019

Venue: Hub 26, Hunsworth Lane, Cleckheaton, BD19 4LN


8:30am Coffee with The Skills Service - find out about funding for workforce training through the European Social Fund and how The Skills Service can help you access it and find the right courses over a free morning coffee.

9am Textile Centre of Excellence - The textile industry -market trends, skills issues, challenges and opportunities, training offer, emerging occupations and the future. Speaker TBC

9:30am Workshop - Change Management/Succession Planning in Manufacturing - ITS Smartstyle Training Group (a contracted provider of The Skills Service) - more details TBC

11am Coffee with The Skills Service - catch us after the workshop.


Book your place through our Eventbrite page (up to four tickets per booking)

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