West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

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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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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