West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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10 February 2023

Why collaboration is key for shaping the skills network of the future

Comments from Claire Williams, Head of Employer Engagement at Calderdale College Calderdale College trains 500 apprentices a year and works with 400 employers annually to help them place apprentices into their businesses. W e talk a lot about the benefits that apprenticeships can bring to those enrolled in them, but…

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9 February 2023

Leeds City College’s pre-apprenticeship course that supports people into healthcare

The ‘Winter Response’ pre-apprenticeship healthcare course is designed to prepare learners with the knowledge and skills of the healthcare sector in order to be best prepared to enter aligned roles in the industry. The course is being offered as part of WYCC’s Collaborative Apprenticeships project and is fully funded by…

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8 February 2023

Enhancing the apprenticeship experience at Shipley College

Shipley College has seen amazing results in the provision and completion of Collaborative Apprenticeships, across a number of courses and learners. Nearly 100 apprentices have completed courses to upskill or further their learning, gaining skills to benefit future career opportunities and improve the capabilities of what their respective employers can…

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7 February 2023

The Green Skills Service opens up for business with breakfast event this February

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges launched The Green Skills Service to an audience of associates in December, at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Presenters from WYCC briefed an audience of key stakeholders on the new service that offers courses , events , inspiration and resources to help businesses become more…

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