Tag: apprenticeships

Rail engineering apprenticeships at Neville Hill depot in Leeds

Northern is looking to recruit up to 16 engineering apprentices to join the team responsible for maintaining and enhancing its fleet of trains. The apprentices will be based at one of five ‘TrainCare Centres’ across the North of England, including Neville Hill in Leeds. The apprentice roles offer a starting

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

Professional first for Leeds apprentices

Leeds College of Building is celebrating the success of its ground-breaking Engineering students. Charlie Wortley and Shane Finn, former apprentices at Leeds College of Building, are among the first in England to complete the Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship programme at Leeds Beckett University and achieve Incorporated Engineer status with the

Don’t miss out on the 2021 Leeds Apprenticeship Festival

Over 75 employers will be out in force at next month’s Leeds Apprenticeship Festival, which for the first time will be held virtually due to the continued challenges of coronavirus. Held during National Apprenticeship Week over five days from 8-12 February, a range of diverse and exciting apprenticeship employers and

The north’s largest apprenticeship recruitment fair returns

The largest apprenticeship recruitment fair in the north returns to Leeds on Monday (3 February 2020). Taking place at the first direct arena from 4-8pm, the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair will feature more than 100 organisations exhibiting apprenticeship vacancies available now. The list of employers taking part includes Channel 4

CityFibre and OCU team up to bring new talent into Leeds Gigabit City programme

Kirkstall Forge, Leeds College of Building, O’Connor Utilities (OCU) and CityFibre have joined forces to support young apprentices through a 12-week fibre installation training scheme that will help build the city’s full fibre network. CityFibre, the UK’s leading alternative provider of wholesale full fibre infrastructure, and construction firm OCU have

New construction apprenticeship opportunities

Leeds Building Services (LBS) is offering people of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to learn new skills and secure an exciting career through the latest round of apprenticeships. LBS, the council’s provider for repairs, maintenance and improvement works to council houses, schools, offices, leisure centers and children’s homes, currently