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 (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
Leeds College of Building’s Hunslet Campus has now taken on a new name – South Bank Campus. Approved by the College’s Board, the new Campus name will more accurately reflect the 21st-century vision of the institution and the role Leeds College of Building has in the regeneration of the area.
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
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
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
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