West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

4 August 2020

LEP highlights importance of skills for the recovery of the region at 10th annual Skills Conference

Attendees of the annual Leeds City Region Skills Network conference heard from key figures in the region and networked with others in the industry using a new digital conference platform provided by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges in July. Roger Marsh OBE, Chair of the Leeds City Region Enterprise…

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22 July 2020

Higher Performing Workplaces helping you to get ‘Back in Business’

Helping you to get ‘Back in Business’ Businesses across the Leeds City Region can now benefit from a wide range of funded training options through the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) and our training partners. Training programmes The Higher Performing Workplaces project aims to support businesses to grow through…

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16 July 2019

Kevin Green blogs about the benefits of investing in people

Kevin Green is a HR and talent professional who helps organisations prepare for the future and improve performance by making the most of their people and by enhancing their culture. The Chief Executive of What's Next Consultancy, Kevin also served as HR Director at Royal Mail where he was a…

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14 February 2018

WYCC Hosts National Employer-Provider Skills Conference

A national conference brought together leaders in business, education, academia and policy in Leeds last week and generated debate about improving technical and vocational education. UCL Institute of Education (IOE), a world leading centre for research and teaching in education and social science organised the event supported by the Education…

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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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10 April 2017

Shipley College Apprenticeship Marks The Start of a Successful IT Career

Former Shipley College apprentice student, Leon, visited the College recently to talk to a group of current IT students about his career path in to IT security. He praised the Shipley College apprenticeship programme for giving him a good start to his career. He then moved on to other rewarding…

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