West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

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6 November 2023

Collaboration is key to delivering major skills project

In late 2021, Yorkshire Learning Providers and West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges secured the Skills Connect contracts, bringing their extensive experience in working with FE and skills funding and organisations to the table. Through their partnership, they aim to provide a more holistic and impactful approach to training and development…

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11 October 2023

Driving green skills with collaboration to work towards net zero

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is striving to improve 'Green Skills' in the north. The consortium, which has been in operation for over 20 years, is constantly growing its network. With its colleges at the core, the ‘Green Consortium’ is making strides in collaborative projects to support the…

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5 October 2023

Colleges work together to support Sustainable Development Goals

New film highlights project successes. The United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals are being embedded into colleges in West Yorkshire through a collaborative effort led by WYCC. As part of the Department For Education's Strategic Development Fund (SDF) that was secured by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges, seven FE…

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26 January 2023

‘Green and Future Construction Skills Forum’ with Kirklees College.

Green skills were at the top of the agenda on Friday 20 th January 20 23 at The Brunel Construction Centre – Kirklees College. A forum of local industry employers, colleges, training providers, local authority figures and FE professionals came together to discuss green skills of the future in const…

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30 September 2022

Webinar: Sustainable Development Goals - An Introduction for businesses

Want to understand more about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and what they mean to your business? It's easy to get overwhelmed or lost in jargon and buzzwords about sustainability. Do we really understand what it all means, why it's important? And how can it affect and improve your business?…

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29 September 2022

West Yorkshire Colleges secure £2.6million (DfE) investment for green skills

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) will be part of the Government’s plans to boost the nation’s skills and make sure more people can secure good, well-paid jobs that are closer to where they live. The Department for Education has announced that it will invest £2.6 million in West…

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20 June 2022

West Yorkshire Skills Partnership Conference 2022 - book now

Join us at the first face to face West Yorkshire Skills Partnership (WYSP) conference in three years at the Royal Armouries in Leeds on Friday 15th July (8.30am-1pm). We'll be joined by members of WYSP as we engage delegates with updates from the world of colleges, universities and private training…

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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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