West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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20 November 2017

Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships speaks at AoC Conference

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges Directors Louise Tearle and Joanne Patrickson heard Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships speak at the Association of Colleges’(AoC’s) Annual Conference in November. During her speech Mrs Milton said: “further education is central to the challenge of delivering a prosperous future…

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9 November 2017

Help shape a future for women in STEM

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is looking for employers, professional/trade bodies and training providers to help design a training programme for women working in Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) based industries. Earlier this year, WYCC successfully secured funding (£3.5 million) from the European Social Fund (ESF) for…

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6 November 2017

West Yorkshire colleges open up this winter

The seven Joint Venture colleges will open their doors to potential students and their parents, friends and families this winter. Searching for the right course and college to take the next step can be difficult, but for those considering a course at a West Yorkshire College, the best place to…

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7 August 2017

WYCC Job Opportunity - Contract Officer

WYCC Contract Officer Fixed Term Contract X3 (Ref: EB158) Location: Leeds, WYCC at Leeds City College, Technology Campus Salary: SO1 commencing at £25,832 with progression to £28,223 PA Fixed term contract until 30.09.19 Full time x 3 roles available. Closing Date: Thursday 31 August 2017 West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges…

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2 August 2017

Work on innovative Leeds City College campus gets underway

On Monday 31 July, representatives from Leeds City College, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Wates Construction, and Leeds City Council, along with other local dignitaries, gathered for a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark work formally commencing on the new Leeds City College campus in…

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2 August 2017

Landmark Partnership announced with West Yorkshire Colleges

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has today announced a landmark partnership with West Yorkshire colleges setting out a joint plan to align college training provision with the needs of the Leeds City Region economy, including the £56 million per annum Adult Education Budget. The partnership, formalised through unique ‘Delivery Agreements’ for…

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25 July 2017

£5.5m Project Success for WYCC Joint Venture

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has successfully secured funding totalling £5.5m under its new Joint Venture agreement. The funding is the first of its kind secured under the new agreement which formally unites Bradford College, Calderdale College, Kirklees College, Leeds College of Building, Leeds City College, Shipley College and…

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10 April 2017

Shipley College Apprenticeship Marks The Start of a Successful IT Career

Former Shipley College apprentice student, Leon, visited the College recently to talk to a group of current IT students about his career path in to IT security. He praised the Shipley College apprenticeship programme for giving him a good start to his career. He then moved on to other rewarding…

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7 December 2018

Skills will be an 'integral' part of UK Shared Prosperity Fund plans

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is calling for the new UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to exceed current funding guaranteed through EU funds.…

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20 November 2018

Industry-based training programmes open for tender

As part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges’ drive to improve skills in the Leeds City Region, another eight opportunities for training providers to…

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