West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

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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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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3 May 2019

The Skills Service announces new opportunities

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has announced new opportunities for training providers that will help enhance the current offer of The Skills Service. The Skills Service offers SMEs in the Leeds City Region the chance to plan and train their workforce in order to grow the business and…

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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. The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is backing the LEP’s call for more funding to make sure that colleges in the region can continue to…

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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 deliver the Reach Higher and More Skills Better Jobs projects have been announced. Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) the latest commissions are live…

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23 October 2018

More opportunities to improve region’s skills announced

The third set of tenders has been released by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges. Looking to work with organisations and training providers who can help improve the skill levels of the Leeds City Region’s workforce, the latest opportunities will also contribute to supporting growth and reducing local poverty. The…

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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…

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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:…

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