West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

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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18 June 2018

New Skills Service offers businesses training support

Broadcaster Steph McGovern helped the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) launch a new service for business in the Leeds City Region last week (12 June). The Skills Service will offer businesses a unique package of support for training and skills in the Leeds City Region. WYCC represents the seven…

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23 May 2018

New Skills Service to launch at conference

This year's Leeds City Region Skills Network conference, The Future of Workforce Skills, will include the launch of a new Skills Service run by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges. This Leeds City Region Skills Network conference will take place on Tuesday 12 June at Elland Road, Leeds and will…

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11 April 2018

CIPD launches first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK

Over-worked managers and under-supported staff casts a shadow over workforce happiness Two-thirds of workers (64%) are satisfied with their job overall, with just one in five (18%) dissatisfied. One in ten (11%) report regularly feeling miserable at work One in four workers (25%) feel their job negatively affects their mental…

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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…

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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…

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