West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

19 May 2022

Skills Connect: Retrofit construction courses available for Bradford residents

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges can offer Bradford residents free (fully funded) training in key construction skills this June. ‘Retrofit' refers to the process of making changes to existing buildings so that energy consumption and emissions are reduced. There is a growing demand for retrofit skills in the region,…

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29 November 2021

New Site Operative training becomes reality thanks to Let's Talk Real Skills

A new Site Operative qualification is being offered to people in the Leeds City Region who want to get a foothold in the construction industry. This new, much needed course has been developed with funding from the European Social Fund as part of the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges' Let’s…

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7 August 2020

Multiple sectors engaged through Let’s Talk Real Skills collaboration

The Let’s Talk Real Skills project aims to improve skills provision in the Leeds City Region through a strong collaborative approach with sectors, industry groups, Further and Higher Education institutes. The WYCC Skills Associates have been busy establishing Collaborative Skills Partnerships within a variety of sectors and have just published…

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10 December 2019

Reaching out to Construction Workers with Morgan Sindall

In November members of The Skills Service engagement team set up shop at Morgan Sindall’s exciting new construction project, Leeds Skelton Lake Services. Opening January 2020, Leeds Skelton Lake Services is a ‘new concept’ Motorway Service Area which is now under construction at the M1 Junction 45. Home to a…

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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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