West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

30 March 2021

Funded support enables West Yorkshire business to streamline and grow

Finance consultancy ABL Business has worked with training provider Brook Corporate Developments to implement ISO9001 and increase efficiency in their workplace. Taking advantage of funding from Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) in the process and fast-tracking their route to growth. “The work that the funding has helped us to achieve is…

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1 March 2021

Funding available for businesses to access 168 new accredited courses in updated Grow Skills brochure

Businesses of any size in the Leeds City Region can now access 40% funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) towards 168 new accredited courses that have been added to our Grow Skills brochure . This is in addition to the hundreds of courses already available through Higher Performing Workplaces,…

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3 December 2020

New tender announced to support EU Transition

As part of the Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) project, WYCC is seeking service providers to deliver EU Transition, Exports and Business Development training and business support to increase skills and knowledge. This aims to support businesses in the Leeds City Region to access new domestic and international markets, as well…

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19 November 2020

Coaching offered to region's businesses

Business people in the Leeds City Region who are feeling the effect of this year's pandemic can now access coaching to help navigate the stormy seas ahead. As part of its Higher Performing Workplaces project, the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has contracted 21 highly-rated coaches to provide their services…

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17 November 2020

HPW funding extended to large employers

Training delivered through the Higher Performing Workplaces project can now offer 40% ESF funding to large employers (over 250 full time employees and/or an annual turnover in excess of €50 million) in addition to SMEs in the Leeds City Region. With a wide range of training available including leadership and…

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9 October 2020

Opportunity to tender – accredited training for Higher Performing Workplaces

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is inviting tenders to deliver new training through its Higher Performing Workplaces project. Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) aims to deliver packages of skills support to grow internal talent and provides European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) funding (40%) towards the cost of training to…

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21 April 2020

Progression 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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