West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

16 July 2019

Kevin Green blogs about the benefits of investing in people

Kevin Green is a HR and talent professional who helps organisations prepare for the future and improve performance by making the most of their people and by enhancing their culture. The Chief Executive of What's Next Consultancy, Kevin also served as HR Director at Royal Mail where he was a…

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16 July 2019

Leeds City Region Skills Network: Partnership grows with biggest conference to date

Over 200 skills providers, local authorities and businesses came together on Friday 5 July for the annual Leeds City Region Skills Network conference – Skills: The Formula for Success. The conference brought together leaders in skills and growth in the Leeds City Region to nurture success and collaboration when it…

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11 July 2019

Skills Connect Launches at Conference

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has launched an animation showing how its projects impact on the Leeds City Region at the Leeds City Region Skills Network conference in July. The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) manages a number of projects funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the…

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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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