West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

7 August 2020

Multiple sectors engaged through Let’s Talk Real Skills collaboration

Let’s Talk Real Skills ensures improvements to skills provision in the Leeds City Region through a strong collaborative approach with sectors and industry groups, FE and HE. WYCC Skills Associates provide an update on the progress being made in Collaborative Skills Partnerships with a variety of sectors. Collaborative Skills Partnerships…

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4 August 2020

LEP highlights importance of skills for the recovery of the region at 10th annual Skills Conference

Attendees of the annual Leeds City Region Skills Network conference heard from key figures in the region and networked with others in the industry using a new digital conference platform provided by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges in July. Roger Marsh OBE, Chair of the Leeds City Region Enterprise…

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22 July 2020

Higher Performing Workplaces helping you to get ‘Back in Business’

Helping you to get ‘Back in Business’ Businesses across the Leeds City Region can now benefit from a wide range of funded training options through the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) and our training partners. Training programmes The Higher Performing Workplaces project aims to support businesses to grow through…

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21 April 2020

Progression From Low Pay goes live

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges published the training offer available through Progression From Low Pay this month (April) The project specifically supports employed individuals with low earnings working across the Leeds City Region that typically have a low skilled workforce. Courses include training for those in health and social…

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9 April 2020

Helping to 'Grow Skills' as Higher Performing Workplaces launches

Training providers from across the region have been commissioned through the Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) project to help businesses develop internal talent. At a time when resources are precious, having a team with the skills needed to run a resilient businesses is critical. While the offer was developed before the…

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6 January 2020

Have your say on skills and training in your business

As part of The Skills Service's ongoing research into skills and training opportunities and demand in the Leeds City Region, we would like to know the views of people working in the region through our latest business survey . The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is keen to help provide…

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10 December 2019

Reaching out to Construction Workers with Morgan Sindall

In November members of The Skills Service engagement team set up shop at Morgan Sindall’s exciting new construction project, Leeds Skelton Lake Services. Opening January 2020, Leeds Skelton Lake Services is a ‘new concept’ Motorway Service Area which is now under construction at the M1 Junction 45. Home to a…

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5 December 2019

Join The Skills Service 'After Hours' This December

The Skills Service is holding a special Skills Cafe this December and it's an ideal time to join the team for a festive drink and find out about opportunities for your business in 2020. On Wednesday 11 December (4-6pm), join skills advisors from The Skills Service at East Parade Social…

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