Tag: Leeds College of Building

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

Building college pushes for gender equality on International Women’s Day

Today (8 March 2021), Leeds College of Building is joining others globally in supporting the International Women’s Day campaign ‘Choose To Challenge.’ The College has made great strides in pushing gender parity in construction. Female apprentices at Leeds College of Building have also grown from 33 in 2014 to 190

Construction partnership celebrates diversity in Apprenticeship Week

Leeds College of Building and construction partner, BAM, are celebrating student diversity figures as they join the rest of the country in marking National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2021), taking place between 8 and 14 February 2021. Since choosing Leeds College of Building as a training provider four years ago, BAM has

Leeds College of Building Named a Top UK Training Provider

Leeds College of Building is celebrating after being named second-best UK Training Provider for 2020-21 in the ‘RateMyApprenticeship Top 50’ league table. The chart is based on 5,500 honest, authentic student-written reviews across all apprenticeship and school leaver schemes on the national website, RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk. The top training providers in the

Women Engineers Encouraged to ‘Shape the World’ for #INWED20

Now in its seventh year, International Women in Engineering Day 2020 (INWED20) aims to raise the profile of women in engineering across the globe. Held annually on 23 June, INWED celebrates the impact of female engineers and focusses on career opportunities available to women in the profession. This year, Leeds College of Building

Building College Gets Behind National Awareness Campaigns

This week, Leeds College of Building is getting behind two impactful campaigns celebrated across the UK and beyond: National Careers Week (2-7 March 2020) and International Women’s Day (8 March). National Careers Week is a celebration of careers guidance across the UK. It focusses on careers guidance at an important

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