Tag: Leeds College of Building

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

Leeds College of Building rated ‘Good’ in Ofsted report

The Principal of the UK’s only specialist further education construction college says he is “delighted” after Leeds College of Building was graded ‘Good’ in all areas in its most recent Ofsted inspection. Since the previous inspection, staff have spent the past two years working to improve standards. Ofsted has recognised the

Building College joins Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme

Leeds College of Building is the latest organisation to become a member of the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme. As the UK’s only specialist further education construction college, the appointment is recognition of the contribution the education institution has made to the scheme. The Leeds-based college joins a network of more

Leeds apprentices win coveted national education awards

Pearson, the world’s learning company, has recognised the extraordinary achievements of students gaining BTEC qualifications at the ninth annual BTEC Awards at Central Hall Westminster. Leeds College of Building Apprentices were among those celebrating. Christopher Meredith, a Civil Engineering student, was crowned winner of the BTEC Award for 19+ Apprentice of