West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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1 July 2019

Get a free taste of The Skills Service

Financial and professional businesses in the Leeds City Region can benefit from the next Skills Café event hosted by The Skills Service on Thursday 18 July. Following the successful, inaugural Skills Cafe in June which was aimed at digital businesses, The Skills Service wants to offer SMEs in this sector…

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14 June 2019

New project offers 'Skills Associate' opportunities

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC), is inviting applications from ‘Skills Associates’ to provide coaching for SME employers and their employees who are 'poised for growth' in the Leeds City Region. This will form part of the Higher Performing Workplaces project which is funded by the European Social Fund,…

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13 June 2019

Skills Cafe Launches for Digital Businesses

WYCC is launching a series of events to connect with key sectors in the Leeds City Region, starting with its first 'Skills Cafe' on Thursday 27 June. Each month The Skills Service (WYCC) will host a ‘Skills Café’ offering good coffee and time with our skills advisors to carry out…

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10 June 2019

Joint Venture college open days summer 2019

Here are the summer 2019 open events for each of our Joint Venture colleges, before enrolment kicks in. An open event could help you to explore the hundreds of opportunities that are available for school leavers, 14+ and adult learners alike. Please note that open event timings may vary, see…

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3 June 2019

Creating skills solutions for the Chemical Sector

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is creating opportunities for chemical businesses in the Leeds City Region to train their workforce in the skills they need. The consortium is bringing businesses, training providers and colleges together to design skills projects and programmes that will help businesses grow. As part…

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3 May 2019

The Skills Service announces new opportunities

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has announced new opportunities for training providers that will help enhance the current offer of The Skills Service. The Skills Service offers SMEs in the Leeds City Region the chance to plan and train their workforce in order to grow the business and…

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18 April 2019

Joining forces with The Yorkshire Mafia to reach more businesses

The Yorkshire Mafia and The Skills Service have joined forces to reach more businesses in the Leeds City Region and unlock employee potential. The Skills Service can provide planning, support and 40% ESF funding for SMEs to increase skills of the workforce. The latest Skills Catalogue was launched at a…

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1 April 2019

New Skills Catalogue launches at breakfast event

WYCC celebrated last week as its latest Skills Catalogue of training courses was launched at a breakfast briefing in Leeds. Over 100 delegates from colleges, universities, training providers and partner organisations gathered to hear from the team about the 700+ courses that are now available through The Skills Service. The…

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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…

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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…

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