Tag: Leeds College of Building

Mayor invests £1m in construction skills at college

Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire has visited Leeds College of Building to celebrate the college receiving over £1 million of grant funding from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Adult Education Budget (AEB), allocated to support adults in learning skills needed by West Yorkshire’s construction industry. The Mayor also took

Roofing apprentice wins prestigious award

A Leeds College of Building apprentice is celebrating after winning a prestigious roofing award. Harry Aldridge (19) received the 2021 Roof Slating Apprentice of the Year award from CUPA PIZARRAS, the world leader in the production and distribution of slate. Harry was chosen for his exceptional commitment, determination, and dedication

Building College welcomes first Degree Apprentices

Leeds College of Building has welcomed its first degree apprenticeship cohort to South Bank Campus in Hunslet. In total, nine BAM Nuttall employees will start the new BSc Hons Civil Engineering – Site Management degree apprenticeship. Validated by Leeds Beckett University, this is the first time a Level 6 apprenticeship has been

Building College launches first Degree Apprenticeship

Leeds College of Building is celebrating after gaining accreditation to launch a new BSc Hons Civil Engineering – Site Management degree apprenticeship. Having recently franchised the course delivered at Leeds Beckett University, the College can now deliver its first-ever degree apprenticeship. The distinct civil engineering pathway combines academic study at

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