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Through Leeds City Region Skills Network, Colleges, Universities and skills providers in the Leeds City Region have come together to work with the Leeds City Region LEP Employment and Skills Board to meet the skills needs of the city region's employers.

Each of the 7 colleges in the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges are part of this Network as well as all other further education colleges that are located within the districts that make up the Leeds City Region; specifically Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York.

Together, members of the Leeds City Region Skills Network provide a partnership approach in response to the Local Enterprise Partnership's vision to anticipate and meet the needs of employers.

A full list of the network’s members can be found below:

14 Further Education Colleges
Askham Bryan Barnsley College Bradford College
Calderdale College Craven College Kirklees College
Leeds City College Leeds College of Building Harrogate College
Northern College Selby College Shipley College
Wakefield College York College
9 Higher Education Institutions
Leeds Arts University University of Bradford University of Huddersfield
University of Leeds Leeds College of Music Leeds Beckett University
Leeds Trinity University The University of York York St John University
Over 1,000 Voluntary & Community Sector Organisations
represented by:
Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL)
Over 60 Private Training Providers
represented by:
West Yorkshire Learning Providers

For more information regarding the LCR Skills Network, please contact Alice Wood, Partnership and Communications Officer alice.wood@westyorkshirecolleges.ac.uk or call (0113) 3861737.

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