West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

Established Partnership...Excellent Track Record

The colleges in West Yorkshire have an established partnership and an excellent track record of collaborative working. The seven further education colleges which make up the West Yorkshire Consortium have a Joint Venture to bid for funding to support businesses and individuals throughout Leeds City Region.

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges which was established in 2002 has over 10 years of experience in bidding and managing large scale pots of funding and has secured over £150 million through:

  • £10m Skills Fund
  • £55m Skills Enhancement Fund
  • £56m Workplace Learning
  • £9.3m Skills Support for the Workforce
  • £2.8m Local Response Fund
  • £7m English & Maths for the Employed
  • £17m LEP skills service

Visit our Working With Us page for further information on partnership opportunities.

Recent News

What West Yorkshire Colleges have been up to recently.

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11 April 2018

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21 February 2018

Vacancy: Project Manager, Sector Specialist

Work with us We're looking for a stakeholder engagement expert who can work with employers, training providers and key organisations to deliver #ESF funded skills…

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