West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

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

19 November 2020

Coaching offered to region's businesses

Business people in the Leeds City Region who are feeling the effect of this year's pandemic can now access coaching to help navigate the stormy seas ahead. As part of its Higher Performing Workplaces project, the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has contracted 21 highly-rated coaches to provide their services…

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17 November 2020

HPW funding extended to large employers

Training delivered through the Higher Performing Workplaces project can now offer 40% ESF funding to large employers (over 250 full time employees and/or an annual turnover in excess of €50 million) in addition to SMEs in the Leeds City Region. With a wide range of training available including leadership and…

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9 October 2020

Opportunity to tender – accredited training for Higher Performing Workplaces

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is inviting tenders to deliver new training through its Higher Performing Workplaces project. Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) aims to deliver packages of skills support to grow internal talent and provides European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) funding (40%) towards the cost of training to…

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7 August 2020

Multiple sectors engaged through Let’s Talk Real Skills collaboration

The Let’s Talk Real Skills project aims to improve skills provision in the Leeds City Region through a strong collaborative approach with sectors, industry groups, Further and Higher Education institutes. The WYCC Skills Associates have been busy establishing Collaborative Skills Partnerships within a variety of sectors and have just published…

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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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21 April 2020

Progression From Low Pay goes live

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges published the training offer available through Progression From Low Pay this month (April) The project specifically supports employed individuals with low earnings working across the Leeds City Region that typically have a low skilled workforce. Courses include training for those in health and social…

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9 April 2020

Helping to 'Grow Skills' as Higher Performing Workplaces launches

Training providers from across the region have been commissioned through the Higher Performing Workplaces (HPW) project to help businesses develop internal talent. At a time when resources are precious, having a team with the skills needed to run a resilient businesses is critical. While the offer was developed before the…

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