West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

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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2 December 2019

Yorkshire Mafia Partnership Celebration at Drinks Event

The Skills Service will be celebrating six months as Skills Partners of The Yorkshire Mafia at their Christmas Drinks Evening in Leeds this week. The Skills Service team will use the drinks evening as an opportunity to spread awareness about the variety of training that is available through the ESF-funded…

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21 November 2019

Progression From Low Pay - Re-Tender

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is re-tendering for applications to deliver training that enables low paid employed individuals progress within the workplace and achieve improved skill levels. The new deadline for applications is 5pm Wednesday 4 December. The Progression From Low Pay project specifically supports employed individuals with…

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22 October 2019

Higher Performing Workplaces - opportunities to tender

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is seeking training providers to develop and deliver training programmes under its Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) contract. The contract is funded by the European Social Fund and will meet the skills needs of SMEs in the Leeds City Region. The intention is to work…

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8 October 2019

Wine School of Excellence: Certified training for the hospitality industry through The Skills Service

On a sunny Friday afternoon in York, we caught up with Gillian Tinney - Managing Director of the Wine School of Excellence (WSE). Newly contracted to deliver through The Skills Service, WSE is an ‘independent’ wine education company. Passionate about wine, Gillian uses a different approach to most companies involved…

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1 October 2019

Skills Cafe: Workshop announced for manufacturing businesses

The Skills Service is inviting SMEs working in manufacturing, advanced manufacturing and textiles to its next Skills Cafe on Friday 25 October. The event will offer a free taste of the training available through The Skills Service with a workshop in Change Management. The morning will also include an industry…

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