West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

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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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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18 September 2018

New project commissions launch to meet skills needs

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has launched a set of European Social Fund commissions for five skills projects. Once awarded, the projects will help to address the demand for skills and access to training for employed people in the Leeds City Region. The opportunities include four ‘Conversion Skills’…

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24 August 2018

Kirklees Local TV interviews Project Director Joanne Patrickson

Following the initial launch of the West Yorkshire Consortium of College's new service for businesses; The Skills Service , Kirklees Local TV interviews WYCC Project Director Joanne Patrickson to find out more. Joanne discusses what support is available through The Skills Service for businesses in the Leeds City Region, how…

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30 November 2017

Positive steps at Women In STEM workshop

Over 30 businesses, trade bodies and training providers attended WYCC’s Women In STEM workshop in November. Delegates contributed to the designs of a Leeds City Region-wide training programme. As part of the Reach Higher project, funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), the consortium will continue to work with organisations…

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9 November 2017

Help shape a future for women in STEM

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is looking for employers, professional/trade bodies and training providers to help design a training programme for women working in Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) based industries. Earlier this year, WYCC successfully secured funding (£3.5 million) from the European Social Fund (ESF) for…

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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…

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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…

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