West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

12 April 2016

WYCC Delighted to Support Step Up Into Construction Project

Leeds College of Building have been granted over £1million to address the major skills shortages and build talent in the construction industry through the ‘Step Up Into Construction’ project. collaborative partnership This collaborative partnership between West Yorkshire Colleges and key organisations throughout the Leeds City Region will facilitate valuable work…

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28 April 2015

Showcasing Skills & Talent with Matchfit Skills Competitions

Since 2012 the Matchfit Skills project has seen over 3000 students, 70 employers & 35 education providers involved in over 200 competitions and finals competing in 10 different subject areas. Matchfit was introduced to motivate and continuously improve the skills of students and employees; bringing their talents to life through…

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12 March 2015

National Apprenticeship Week 2015

As a consortium of colleges we recognise the positive impact that apprenticeships have on individuals, businesses and wider economy. Throughout Apprenticeship Week we have been showcasing the success stories from our partner Colleges and here we take a closer look at our own apprentice success story here at WYCC. In…

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4 March 2015

Pioneering Partnership working showcased at national conference

On 26 th February Louise Tearle, Partnership Director of WYCC and Joanne Patrickson, Director of Business Development at Leeds City College spoke at the Association of Colleges (AoC) Business Development Conference in London. The focus of their presentation was commercial opportunities for Colleges and how new business opportunities can be…

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23 May 2018

New Skills Service to launch at conference

This year's Leeds City Region Skills Network conference, The Future of Workforce Skills, will include the launch of a new Skills Service run by the…

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11 April 2018

CIPD launches first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK

Over-worked managers and under-supported staff casts a shadow over workforce happiness Two-thirds of workers (64%) are satisfied with their job overall, with just one in…

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