Leeds College of Building has a long-term strategy towards sustainability and both staff and students play their part in creating an environmentally friendly College, from simple initiatives like raising awareness of recycling to solar panelling that provides hot water for the refectory.
We are committed to the green agenda and the promotion of renewable energy solutions. We offer a wide range of green short courses and over 30 longer courses which include environmental modules.
- Air Source Heat Pumps
- Disinfection of Domestic Water Systems
- Domestic Energy Assessors
- Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating
- Environmental Awareness
- Ground Source Heat Pumps
- Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling
- Renewable Energy Awareness
- Risk Assessment of Domestic Water Systems
- Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
- Underfloor Heating Systems
- Unvented Domestic Hot Water
- Water Regulations
We offer a range of BTEC Diplomas and Higher Nationals in Construction & Engineering that incorporate environment and sustainability modules.
- BSc (Hons) in Building Services Engineering / Facilities Management
- Carbon Zero Development
- CIOB Site Management / Site Supervisory Studies
- Environmental Design
- Environmental Site Management
- Foundation Degree in Facilities Management / Quantity Surveying
- Green Facilities Management
- NVQ 4 Site Management & NVQ 5 Construction Management
- Renewable Energy Systems
- Sustainable Materials in Construction
- Advanced Apprenticeships in Quantity Surveying / Architectural Technology / Facilities Management / Surveying / Property & Maintenance / Construction / Civil Engineering / Building Services
To view a PDF listing the environmental courses we offer click here.
We are also the main partner for an annual sustainability event in Yorkshire aimed at the promotion and awareness of renewable energy.
Other Green Agenda activities include:
- Students involved in the Leeds City Council Local Development Framework
- Promotion of the Considerate Constructors Scheme
- Staff invovled in Industrial Placements on the Sustainable Homes Agenda