West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

13 June 2019

Skills Cafe Launches for Digital Businesses

WYCC is launching a series of events to connect with key sectors in the Leeds City Region, starting with its first 'Skills Cafe' on Thursday 27 June. Each month The Skills Service (WYCC) will host a ‘Skills Café’ offering good coffee and time with our skills advisors to carry out…

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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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3 May 2019

The Skills Service announces new opportunities

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has announced new opportunities for training providers that will help enhance the current offer of The Skills Service. The Skills Service offers SMEs in the Leeds City Region the chance to plan and train their workforce in order to grow the business and…

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18 April 2019

Joining forces with The Yorkshire Mafia to reach more businesses

The Yorkshire Mafia and The Skills Service have joined forces to reach more businesses in the Leeds City Region and unlock employee potential. The Skills Service can provide planning, support and 40% ESF funding for SMEs to increase skills of the workforce. The latest Skills Catalogue was launched at a…

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1 April 2019

New Skills Catalogue launches at breakfast event

WYCC celebrated last week as its latest Skills Catalogue of training courses was launched at a breakfast briefing in Leeds. Over 100 delegates from colleges, universities, training providers and partner organisations gathered to hear from the team about the 700+ courses that are now available through The Skills Service. The…

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12 October 2018

Businesses love our colleges too

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) will be supporting the ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign during a national awareness week this week (15-19 October). WYCC is running a complementary campaign throughout October to highlight the opportunities for businesses to access college training programmes through its recently-launched Skills Service. Louise Tearle,…

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4 October 2018

Second round of ESF commissions launch to boost skills

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has launched its second round of commissions for training providers in the Leeds City Region. Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), this Invitation To Tender (ITT) Framework will deliver training projects through The Skills Service . Once commissioned, the Framework will bolster…

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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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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…

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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:…

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