West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

21 April 2020

Porgression From Low Pay goes live

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges published the training offer available through Progression From Low Pay this month (April) The project specifically supports employed individuals with low earnings working across the Leeds City Region that typically have a low skilled workforce. Courses include training for those in health and social…

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6 January 2020

Have your say on skills and training in your business

As part of The Skills Service's ongoing research into skills and training opportunities and demand in the Leeds City Region, we would like to know the views of people working in the region through our latest business survey . The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is keen to help provide…

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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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5 December 2019

Join The Skills Service 'After Hours' This December

The Skills Service is holding a special Skills Cafe this December and it's an ideal time to join the team for a festive drink and find out about opportunities for your business in 2020. On Wednesday 11 December (4-6pm), join skills advisors from The Skills Service at East Parade Social…

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22 October 2019

Higher Performing Workplaces - opportunities to tender

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is seeking training providers to develop and deliver training programmes under its Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) contract. The contract is funded by the European Social Fund and will meet the skills needs of SMEs in the Leeds City Region. The intention is to work…

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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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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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