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Students Hit A Six At Thornbury Cricket Club

Posted on Wed 19th Jul, 2017

Thornbury Cricket Club has been bowled over by a group of students from Leeds College of Building who have built a brand new storage unit for the club. Students from a variety of trades, including bricklaying, joinery, plumbing, roofing and tiling, were involved in the project and constructed the entire unit, from the foundations right up to the roof.  It’s predominantly built using si...

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LCB Apprentices Awarded Top Places in Regional Skills Competitions

Posted on Mon 10th Jul, 2017

Apprentices from the College have seen off competition from hundreds of other construction students from rival colleges to win 17 top place positions in regional skill competitions. The College hosted the SkillBuild, SkillPlumb, SkillElectric and SkillFridge competitions for the Yorkshire region at its North Street and Hunslet campuses in Leeds. Construction Craft students competed in eight disc...

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LCB Apprentice Rebecca Munro Recognised as Outstanding BTEC Apprentice

Posted on Thu 6th Jul, 2017

Three students from Leeds College of Building have been recognised at the National BTEC Awards, with one civil engineering apprentice taking the coveted title of ‘BTEC Apprentice of the Year’. Rebecca Munro, who is from Scarborough, beat hundreds of students to achieve overall winner in the BTEC Apprentice of the Year (16-18 year category). She was presented with her award at a Parlia...

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National Employer Satisfaction Survey

Posted on Mon 3rd Jul, 2017

Leeds College of Building is participating in the National Employer Satisfaction Survey for FE Choices 2017. You may have already been contacted by Leeds College of Building and you may be contacted by the Skills Funding Agency asking you to complete the survey. We would be grateful if you could take the time to complete this survey which should only take you a few minutes. Employers’ feed...

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Hudson Contract Encourages Young People To Pursue a Career in Construction

Posted on Tue 20th Jun, 2017

Hudson Contract is encouraging young people across the country to pursue a career in construction with a new video campaign featuring apprentices, employers, Ian Billyard, Principal of Leeds College of Building and MP for East Yorkshire, Rt Hon Sir Greg Knight. Aimed at addressing potential industry skills shortages and inspiring young people to take up Apprenticeships in the different constructi...

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