ESF Funding with the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

HR Training are currently working with the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC), who have secured over £10 million from the European Social Fund (ESF) to:

  • help more people into higher level training (Reach Higher),
  • increase collaboration between businesses and training providers to improve the skills of the workforce (The Skills Service).

The WYCC's vision is to seek funding, influence, support leadership and collaborate with businesses.

Reach Higher

Managed by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), the Reach Higher contract (£3.5 million) will strengthen higher level skills training and support in the Leeds City Region. This contract provides a variety of projects, courses and opportunities for businesses and organisations. HR Training can offer you the following through this project:

  • Appointed Person training and testing course - £591 + VAT
  • Crane Supervisor training and testing course - £693 + VAT
  • Slinger Signaller (all duties with mobile crane) novice training and testing (1 delegate) - £1274 + VAT (includes crane hire)
  • Ride on Roller novice training and testing (1 delegate) - from £524.40 + VAT
  • Forward Tipping Dumper novice training and testing (1 delegate) - from £524.10 + VAT
  • Telescopic Handler novice training and testing (1 delegate) - from £597 + VAT
  • 360 Excavator novice training and testing – from £679.50 +VAT
  • Vehicle/Plant Marshal training and testing - £165 + VAT
  • SMSTS - £330 + VAT
  • SSSTS - £198 + VAT

To be eligible for this funding, you must be an SME within the Leeds City Region with under 250 employees and a balance sheet less than £29 million. The Leeds City Region covers Leeds, Bradford, Selby, Harrogate, Craven, York, Wakefield, Calderdale and Kirklees. Delegates must be in employment with a right to work in the UK and aged 16 or over.

Act now as funding for these courses is only available until the end of June 2019.

To find out more, speak to one of our friendly advisors on 0333 301 3000 or contact us here.

The Skills Service

Managed by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), The Skills Service offers a unique package of training and support for SMEs in the Leeds City Region. This includes funding from the European Social Fund towards training your workforce. HR Training can offer you the following through this project:

  • SMSTS - £327 + VAT
  • IOSH Managing Safely - £327 + VAT
  • SSSTS - £192 + VAT
  • SMSTS Refresher - £192 + VAT
  • Construction Design Management (CDM) 2015 Awareness Training - £126 + VAT
  • Level 2 NVQs in Plant Operations - £417 + VAT

To be eligible for this funding, you must be an SME within the Leeds City Region with under 250 employees and a balance sheet less than £29 million. The Leeds City Region covers Leeds, Bradford, Selby, Harrogate, Craven, York, Wakefield, Calderdale and Kirklees. Delegates must be in employment with a right to work in the UK and aged 18 or over.

Funding for these courses is available until the end of March 2020.

To find out more, speak to one of our friendly advisors on 0333 301 3000 or contact us here.