Tag: Leeds College of Building

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

Leeds College of Building receives investment into Roofing

Leeds College of Building (LCB) has enjoyed a boost to its roofing apprenticeship scheme via investment support from national roofing business, Burton Roofing. The national roofing merchants, with a local depot in Lower Wortley, have committed £1,000 to the LCB’s roofing division, which offers roof slating and tiling apprenticeships to

College tutor gains first-of-its-kind roofing award

A Leeds roofing tutor has been awarded an ‘Excellence in Teaching’ medal from the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers, the first time the accolade has ever been presented. Chris Messenger, a lecturer in roof slating and tiling at Leeds College of Building in Hunslet, was invited to the prestigious

UK’s first ever College ‘Academic Partnership’ announced for National Apprenticeship Week

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (4 – 8 March), an international engineering association announced it is forming the first ever academic partnership agreement with a further education college in the UK. The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), which has 92,000 members globally, attended the Hunslet Campus of Leeds College

Hunslet apprentice brings home Gold from WorldSkills Competition

Students from Leeds College of Building have been doing Yorkshire proud and showing the rest of the UK how it’s done after bringing home one gold and two highly-commended medals. At the national WorldSkills UK competition – the country’s largest experiential skills, apprenticeships, and careers event – Leeds College of Building apprentice Joseph Turner

Building students gain first-hand experience on college site

Students at Leeds College of Building are gaining hands-on construction experience after visiting their new £13-million Hunslet campus site. Main contractor, Clugston Construction, started work on the foundations and ground works last October. Since then, a total of 186 student site visits and 14 group tours have been organised up