West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

28 February 2022

Making an impact: [re]boot has changed working lives

In the last two years people who have trained on the [re]boot programme say it has made an impact on their working lives. According to a recent survey of participants* by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges, half of respondents felt that the course enhanced their job role within six…

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23 February 2022

The future of the engineering and manufacturing workforce is at risk if businesses don't take action

The a geing workforce is a significant challenge impact in g more than a third of businesses B usinesses are struggling to recruit young people due to a lack of awareness and negative perceptions of the sector Less than a quarter of businesses offer industry placements to attract more young…

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21 February 2022

New training of West Yorkshire college staff underway through FE Catalyst Learning

Newly developed training of West Yorkshire FE colleges' curriculum staff is now underway. This training is being delivered as part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges' FE Catalyst Learning project. The pilot project, funded by the Department for Education, will build capacity and increase expertise through peer-to-peer learning delivered…

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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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