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Group wins Yorkshire Learning Providers Award

Tuesday, 06 February, 2024

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been recognised by the Yorkshire Learning Providers Awards for its efforts in helping the region develop the green skills for future demands. The Group’s Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage programme was presented with the Best Skills Bootcamp Delivery accolade at the Yorkshire Learning Providers 20th Birthday Awards.

Group marks students’ achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

Friday, 15 December, 2023

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group ended the year on a high as it celebrated its students’ achievements at its Annual Student Awards Ceremony. Held on Tuesday 12th December at Castleford College, 20 awards were presented throughout the evening across a range of subjects including Construction, Engineering and Mathematics.

West Yorkshire Colleges secure funding to accelerate digital innovation in education

Friday, 10 November, 2023

West Yorkshire Colleges have been successful in securing £6.9 million from the Department for Education to digitise teaching and learning in key sectors. The funding is part of the Local Skills Improvement Fund (LSIF) and will launch a West Yorkshire digital innovation project led by colleges.

Group launches Construction and Engineering recruitment drive

Tuesday, 07 November, 2023

As part of its plans to grow its Construction and Engineering curriculum in line with industry demands, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is recruiting for a number of vacancies in these key areas. The Group has recently seen significant expansion of its Construction and Engineering departments, following the launch of its brand-new range of Green Skills courses and development of new and enhanced facilities.

Group launches Skills Bootcamp in Carbon Capture and Storage

Thursday, 29 June, 2023

In response to the rising demand for green skills, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has launched a first-of-its-kind Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage. Formed in partnership with the Department for Education and the York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (Y&NY LEP), the Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage aims to provide learners with the higher-technical skills and knowledge to operate this climate-saving technology.

Colleges celebrate another year of student success at awards ceremony

Friday, 16 December, 2022

Castleford College and Wakefield College ended the year on a high with a prestigious awards ceremony acknowledging its students’ achievements. Learners and their loved ones, College staff, award sponsors and Governors, gathered on Monday 12th December at Castleford College as part of its Student Awards Ceremony.

Engineering Apprentice prepares for WorldSkills UK final

Tuesday, 01 November, 2022

Engineering Apprentice at Castleford College, Lucas Moon, has been announced as a finalist in the WorldSkills UK 2022 competition.

West Yorkshire Colleges secure £2.6million (DfE) investment for green skills

Thursday, 29 September, 2022

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) will be part of the Government’s plans to boost the nation’s skills and make sure more people can secure good, well-paid jobs that are closer to where they live.

Girl Power! Student secures herself place in WorldSkills UK Final

Friday, 22 October, 2021

Wakefield College Engineering student Yasmin Whale has come up trumps after securing a place in the finals of the prestigious WorldSkills UK competition.

Engineering a brighter future

Tuesday, 09 February, 2021

Staff from Wakefield College’s Work Placement Team have gone virtual by teaming up with Wakefield-based engineering firm Sewtec Automation to offer college students an insight into the engineering industry.