West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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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: The Formula for Success. The conference brought together leaders in skills and growth in the Leeds City Region to nurture success and collaboration when it…

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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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2 August 2017

Work on innovative Leeds City College campus gets underway

On Monday 31 July, representatives from Leeds City College, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Wates Construction, and Leeds City Council, along with other local dignitaries, gathered for a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark work formally commencing on the new Leeds City College campus in…

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2 August 2017

Landmark Partnership announced with West Yorkshire Colleges

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has today announced a landmark partnership with West Yorkshire colleges setting out a joint plan to align college training provision with the needs of the Leeds City Region economy, including the £56 million per annum Adult Education Budget. The partnership, formalised through unique ‘Delivery Agreements’ for…

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25 July 2017

£5.5m Project Success for WYCC Joint Venture

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has successfully secured funding totalling £5.5m under its new Joint Venture agreement. The funding is the first of its kind secured under the new agreement which formally unites Bradford College, Calderdale College, Kirklees College, Leeds College of Building, Leeds City College, Shipley College and…

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18 October 2016

Norther Powerhouse Minister Praises New Process Manufacturing Centre

Kirklees College declared its Process Manufacturing Centre (PMC) open last week with over 60 project partners, local MPs, apprentices and its main funder, Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) attending a celebratory event. Hailed as a ‘boost’ to the north by Northern Powerhouse Minister, Andrew Percy, it was awarded…

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24 October 2019

Progression From Low Pay - Bid Opportunity

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is inviting applications for the delivery of training that enables low paid employed individuals progress within the workplace…

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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…

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