Tag: apprenticeships

Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair returns to showcase opportunities

The Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair returns to the Leeds first direct arena next week, showcasing apprenticeship opportunities across the city. The free-to-attend event, running from 1-7pm on Monday (5 February 2024), will feature over 100 exhibitors and employers offering apprenticeship information, advice, and live vacancies. Visitors will have the opportunity

Roofing apprentices return from vocational trip of a lifetime

Two Leeds College of Building students have returned from an incredible experience after gaining places on an all-expenses-paid trip to northern Spain for three days. The Roof Slating and Tiling apprentices travelled to the famous Cupa Pizarras quarries in Ponferrada to see first-hand where slate is excavated and manufactured for

A group of seven men and women in gowns and mortarboards pose outside a building with a large graduation sign in its windows

Leeds College of Building celebrates first University Centre graduates

The first students to complete a degree-level apprenticeship at Leeds College of Building University Centre (UC) have graduated. The class of seven BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering Site Management degree apprentices employed by BAM attended the graduation ceremony at validating institution, Leeds Beckett University. Working in partnership with the university and

A male and female apprentice stand either side of a male tutor behind a theodolite outdoors. All three wear hi-viz

Building College amongst best apprenticeship training providers

Leeds College of Building is celebrating after being named in the RateMyApprenticeship Best 50 Training Providers Table 2023-2024. The College ranked 14th place, up from 17th position in 2022. Leeds College of Building is the top-ranking Further Education college in the north of England and the only college in Yorkshire to make the

Unity apprentices on road to success after Kickstart to careers

Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise have recruited two apprentices after successful placements through the Kickstart scheme. Unity owns and manages 1,350 properties across Leeds including in Holbeck, Hunslet and Beeston. Samit Miah and Ben Coultas will also complete Level 3 Business Administration NVQs whilst developing their workplace skills

Building College to showcase Virtual Reality construction training at apprenticeship fair

Piloting a drone over a building site: just one of the latest virtual reality construction training activities that visitors can sample at the Leeds College of Building stand at this year’s Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair (LARF). The fair, at the first direct arena on Monday 7 February 2022, marks the