West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

15 February 2022

WYCC partners up with West Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has been announced as a partner of the inaugural West Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards taking place this June. Announced during National Apprenticeships Week and backed by the Yorkshire Evening Post , the awards will celebrate both the apprentices and their employers that are excelling across…

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9 February 2022

Joining forces on levelling up – West Yorkshire’s colleges respond to white paper

Collaboration among local colleges will be key to ensuring West Yorkshire gets the skills it needs to really ‘level up’. That is the message from the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges following the publication of the levelling up white paper , the government’s action plan to spread prosperity and opportunity…

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7 February 2022

New project will improve apprentices' skills in the region

National Apprenticeships Week 2022 A £3.2 million project will give hundreds of apprentices in West Yorkshire the extra skills they need to excel in the workplace. Managed by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges and funded by the European Social Fund, ‘ Collaborative Apprenticeships ’ will deliver short, ‘wrap around’…

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21 January 2022

Funded training embeds sustainability skills in 61 creative businesses in West Yorkshire

Through Let’s Talk Real Skills, SAIL (Sustainable Arts in Leeds) has trained over 250 individuals in the West Yorkshire creative sector to be carbon literate. Embedding sustainability skills across 61 organisations including Leeds Arts University, Opera North (pictured below) and Northern Ballet. Green ideas made possible through funded project The…

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10 December 2021

New training aims to improve career prospects in care homes

Leeds City College, a member of Luminate Education Group, has delivered some of the first ever, on-demand health and social care courses directly in care homes, in partnership with Leeds Care Association. The ‘Teaching Care Homes’ training programmes have been designed with care workers at the heart, as part of…

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29 November 2021

New Site Operative training becomes reality thanks to Let's Talk Real Skills

A new Site Operative qualification is being offered to people in the Leeds City Region who want to get a foothold in the construction industry. This new, much needed course has been developed with funding from the European Social Fund as part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges' Let’s…

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17 November 2021

Tender: Revised deadline for applications for Knowledge Facilitators 12pm Friday 10 December 2021

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is seeking training providers to develop and deliver learning to further education curriculum leaders in West Yorkshire, to allow them to implement and replicate these teachings within their colleges. WYCC was successful in its bid for funding from the Department for Education (DfE)…

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14 October 2021

West Yorkshire College Open Day Dates 2021/22

Book a place on a West Yorkshire FE college open day and get a feel for the learning opportunities available. Bradford College Saturday 12 March 2022, 11am–2pm Calderdale College Saturday 20 November 2021, 10am-1pm Keighley College Tuesday 18 January 2022, 4pm-7pm Thursday 7 April 2022, 4pm-7pm Tuesday 7 June 2022,…

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