The Skills Service

Workforce Development, Skills and Training at Leeds College of Building for employers across the Leeds City Region in Construction and related industries.

Leeds College of Building are delivering through The Skills Service, part-funded by The European Social Fund (ESF) and in partnership with West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC).

Skills support is provided to eligible small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in construction and related industries across the Leeds City Region. Leeds College of Building can help your business with FREE skills planning, delivery of bespoke solutions to meet your training and workforce development needs, as well as helping your business to have a highly skilled workforce.

All courses under The Skills Service are up to 40% funded for eligible businesses. We offer a variety of unique courses that are both accredited, non-accredited and customised training packages to meet your individual business needs.

Courses we offer:

  • 2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Award
  • 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Award
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Basic Sheet Lead Work – Lead Bossing
  • Basic Sheet Lead Work – Lead Welding
  • British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Safety Door Installation
  • Certificate Pipework and Brazing
  • Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating Installers
  • Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)
  • Installation of Fire – Resisting Timber Doors
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • Legionella Risk Assessments
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  • Risk Assessment of Water Systems
  • Water Regulations

Benefits of Training:

  • Investing in your employees/workforce can help your business to grow and remain sustainable in today’s competitive markets.
  • More motivated and engaged employees.
  • A more skilled workforce.
  • Help with succession planning.

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Contact us

​For further information on the Skills Service, eligibility criteria or course information contact:

The Business Engagement Team
E: businessengagement@lcb.ac.uk
T: 0113 222 6000 EXT 6031