West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

What the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges have been up to recently

7 December 2018

Skills will be an 'integral' part of UK Shared Prosperity Fund plans

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is calling for the new UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to exceed current funding guaranteed through EU funds. The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is backing the LEP’s call for more funding to make sure that colleges in the region can continue to…

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20 November 2018

Industry-based training programmes open for tender

As part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges’ drive to improve skills in the Leeds City Region, another eight opportunities for training providers to deliver the Reach Higher and More Skills Better Jobs projects have been announced. Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) the latest commissions are live…

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23 October 2018

More opportunities to improve region’s skills announced

The third set of tenders has been released by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges. Looking to work with organisations and training providers who can help improve the skill levels of the Leeds City Region’s workforce, the latest opportunities will also contribute to supporting growth and reducing local poverty. The…

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12 October 2018

Businesses love our colleges too

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) will be supporting the ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign during a national awareness week this week (15-19 October). WYCC is running a complementary campaign throughout October to highlight the opportunities for businesses to access college training programmes through its recently-launched Skills Service. Louise Tearle,…

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4 October 2018

Second round of ESF commissions launch to boost skills

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has launched its second round of commissions for training providers in the Leeds City Region. Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), this Invitation To Tender (ITT) Framework will deliver training projects through The Skills Service . Once commissioned, the Framework will bolster…

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18 September 2018

New project commissions launch to meet skills needs

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has launched a set of European Social Fund commissions for five skills projects. Once awarded, the projects will help to address the demand for skills and access to training for employed people in the Leeds City Region. The opportunities include four ‘Conversion Skills’…

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24 August 2018

Kirklees Local TV interviews Project Director Joanne Patrickson

Following the initial launch of the West Yorkshire Consortium of College's new service for businesses; The Skills Service , Kirklees Local TV interviews WYCC Project Director Joanne Patrickson to find out more. Joanne discusses what support is available through The Skills Service for businesses in the Leeds City Region, how…

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16 August 2018

Joint Venture College Enrolment Dates 2018

With BTEC, A Level and GCSE results released or fast approaching, make sure you’re clued in to our Joint Venture colleges’ enrolment dates. There’s hundreds of opportunities in a range of subjects for both adults and school leavers alike. Bradford College Thursday 23 August to Friday 31 August 2018 (main…

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7 December 2018

Skills will be an 'integral' part of UK Shared Prosperity Fund plans

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is calling for the new UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to exceed current funding guaranteed through EU funds.…

Read More

20 November 2018

Industry-based training programmes open for tender

As part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges’ drive to improve skills in the Leeds City Region, another eight opportunities for training providers to…

Read More