Tag: Leeds College of Building

College collaborates with software supplier on new education platform

Leeds College of Building and leading technology firm Collsys have joined forces to pioneer a new software package for the further education sector. The Collsys ‘Academic Suite’ is designed to track knowledge, skills, and behaviours across all academic disciplines. It combines with their ‘Employability Suite’ to provide a comprehensive single

Leeds College of Building overwhelmed by latest materials donation

Teaching staff at Leeds College of Building are elated after receiving eleven articulated trailers of equipment donated by Legal & General. The materials and tools will be used to train the next generation of construction professionals enrolled across the College’s North Street and South Bank Campuses. The donation includes 60

Housebuilder donates 10,000 bricks to Leeds College of Building

Housebuilder Persimmon has donated 10,000 bricks to Leeds College of Building as part of their activities taking place across the country for National Apprenticeship Week. National Apprenticeship Week, taking place this week aims to promote apprenticeships as a career path for young people. The donation from Persimmon is enough bricks

Building College’s construction taster promotes lifelong learning

Energy and regeneration specialist Equans held an interactive trades taster day at Leeds College of Building to promote exciting and varied construction careers. Hosted at the College’s South Bank Campus, the event aimed to inspire young people and adults currently unemployed, looking to upskill, or considering changing to a career in

Roofing apprentices return from vocational trip of a lifetime

Two Leeds College of Building students have returned from an incredible experience after gaining places on an all-expenses-paid trip to northern Spain for three days. The Roof Slating and Tiling apprentices travelled to the famous Cupa Pizarras quarries in Ponferrada to see first-hand where slate is excavated and manufactured for

A group of seven men and women in gowns and mortarboards pose outside a building with a large graduation sign in its windows

Leeds College of Building celebrates first University Centre graduates

The first students to complete a degree-level apprenticeship at Leeds College of Building University Centre (UC) have graduated. The class of seven BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering Site Management degree apprentices employed by BAM attended the graduation ceremony at validating institution, Leeds Beckett University. Working in partnership with the university and

Brightly coloured wooden heart shapes hang from a tree, a table covered in hessian with hard hats and work boots on it. Members of the public make poignant tributes in marker pen to lost loved ones on the colourful wooden hearts at the Constructing Minds RHS show garden.

RHS garden supported by Leeds Building students wins best in show

Trigger warning: this article discusses suicide An innovative garden which explores mental health in construction has been awarded Best Show Garden at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park. The award-winning garden received the finishing touches of poignant wooden hearts decorated by Leeds College of Building Painting & Decorating apprentices. As

A male and female apprentice stand either side of a male tutor behind a theodolite outdoors. All three wear hi-viz

Building College amongst best apprenticeship training providers

Leeds College of Building is celebrating after being named in the RateMyApprenticeship Best 50 Training Providers Table 2023-2024. The College ranked 14th place, up from 17th position in 2022. Leeds College of Building is the top-ranking Further Education college in the north of England and the only college in Yorkshire to make the

Leeds College celebrates most ever SkillBuild National Finalists 

A record number of Leeds College of Building students have been selected for the national final of SkillBuild 2023 – the largest multi-trade skills competition in the UK for construction trainees and apprentices. Delivered by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), SkillBuild showcases some of the brightest talent. Highly skilled learners and apprentices