West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

Read about West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges going green

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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26 January 2023

‘Green and Future Construction Skills Forum’ with Kirklees College.

Green skills were at the top of the agenda on Friday 20 th January 20 23 at The Brunel Construction Centre – Kirklees College. A forum of local industry employers, colleges, training providers, local authority figures and FE professionals came together to discuss green skills of the future in const…

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23 January 2023

Calderdale College engages over 80 employers through Collaborative Apprenticeships

Calderdale College has engaged with over 80 employers across Calderdale and the surrounding areas with fully funded* training courses, services and support as it reaches the halfway point of WYCC's Collaborative Apprenticeships project. This includes providing fully funded training to more than 60 participants. Businesses have until September 2023 to…

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12 January 2023

West Yorkshire FE Colleges Open Events 2023

Across the first half of 2023 our partner colleges are holding open events and putting on a spread of taster and information sessions, across the various qualifications and courses they offer, to assist prospective learners in making the best decision for their future. Take a look, and sign up to…

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25 November 2022

Collaborative FE Catalyst Learning Project Showcased at AoC Conference

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges were proud to represent its partner colleges at the annual Association of Colleges (AoC) Conference in Birmingham this November. Project Manager, Clair Kerry was joined by Project Director Joanne Patrickson and Head of Quality from Leeds College of Building, Daniel Grimes to address around…

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10 October 2022

Mental health courses for the workplace through Collaborative Apprenticeships

If you are wondering how you can make a difference at your workplace on #WorldMentalHealthDay , search our new fully-funded* mental health training courses from our partner colleges - Calderdale, Shipley and Leeds City Colleges. For a course to help you support apprentices and colleagues click here: Courses · West…

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30 September 2022

Webinar: Sustainable Development Goals - An Introduction for businesses

Want to understand more about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and what they mean to your business? It's easy to get overwhelmed or lost in jargon and buzzwords about sustainability. Do we really understand what it all means, why it's important? And how can it affect and improve your business?…

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