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Leeds city station visit
News
23rd June 2022

Station Tour Reveals Construction Career Opportunities for Students

During a specially organised tour and careers talk, LCB students gained first-hand insight into the city’s railway station and its value to the region’s construction and engineering industries.

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Zara competing in Skillbuild heats
News
17th June 2022

Leeds College of Building Students Triumph at SkillBuild Regional Heats

Leeds College of Building is celebrating after successfully hosting the only Yorkshire 2022 SkillBuild Regional Qualifying Heats and having eight students win a place.

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Aaron competing in previous year's Skillbuild
News
7th June 2022

Leeds College of Building gears up as Yorkshire host for SkillBuild regional heats

Leeds College of Building is set to be the only Yorkshire host for the 2022 SkillBuild Regional Qualifying Heats on 9 June.

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student using surveying equipment
News
6th June 2022

New Construction Apprenticeship Gives Boost to School Leavers

A new Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is filling a skills gap in the building sector and giving a boost to school-leavers, according to West Yorkshire construction employers.

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Skills Connect sign up today
News
26th May 2022

Fully funded ‘retrofit’ construction courses available for Bradford residents

From June, the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges will offer Bradford residents free (fully funded) training in key ‘retrofit’ construction skills.

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Image of Leora Wilson smiling
News
29th March 2022

Transport Planning Apprentice Wins Prestigious National Essay Competition

Transport Planning Technician Apprentice Leora has won the prestigious ITS (UK) Essay Award for her entry on the use of Intelligent Transport Systems to improve the environmental impact of transport.

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Testament posing with microphone
News
25th March 2022

Acclaimed Rapper Delivers Aspirational Student Message

Students at Leeds College of Building were treated to a show-stopping seminar this week through the unlikely medium of rap music and beatboxing.

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Mayor of West Yorkshire with Year 10 students
News
8th March 2022

Mayor of West Yorkshire Supports Diversity-in-Construction Initiative for International Women’s Day 2022

Today (Tuesday 8th March), Year 10 girls from Cockburn School in Beeston, Leeds, sampled hands-on construction taster sessions to mark International Women’s Day 2022.

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Derek Whitehead, Nikki Davis and Peter Norris
News
8th March 2022

Leeds College of Building Announces First Female Principal & CEO

Leeds College of Building has announced Nikki Davis as the next Principal & CEO and the first woman to hold the post in the 60-year history of the institution.

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 Construction and the Built Environment Students
News
25th February 2022

College Students Selected for Work Experience at Internationally Renowned Firm

Over 160 years, international construction and civil engineering firm John Sisk & Son Ltd has evolved into Ireland’s leading builder and contractor.

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Derek Whitehead showing Andrew Stevenson MP the brick workshop from above
News
22nd February 2022

Minister of State Andrew Stephenson MP visits Leeds College of Building

Leeds College of Building students showcased their skills this week when Andrew Stephenson MP paid a special visit to the South Bank Campus.

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Steve Roberts stood with two brickwork students behind pallet of donated bricks
News
18th February 2022

College Cements Persimmon Partnership after Generous Brick Donation

A leading housebuilder has cemented its relationship with the next generation of construction professionals, thanks to a substantial donation of bricks for education and training purposes.

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