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News
18th January 2022

Applications Now Open for New Construction T Level

A new Construction T Level qualification is now open for applications at the UK’s only specialist further education construction college.

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Liam posing with award
News
6th January 2022

LCB Apprentice wins Civil Engineering Apprentice of the Year

LCB Apprentice Liam Burke is celebrating after being voted the Apprentice of the Year by the Yorkshire & Humber region of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).

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Award-winning Transport Planning Technician Apprentice, Michael Richardson (R), with Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen (L).
News
16th December 2021

College Transport Planner Wins National Apprentice of the Year Award

A Leeds College of Building Apprentice is celebrating after winning a prestigious national Transport Planning award.

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Surveying students at Leeds College of Building.
News
8th December 2021

Leeds College of Building Launches Innovative Land & Civil Surveying Course

Leeds College of Building is launching a unique ‘Methods of Land & Civil Surveying’ course to help boost careers in the construction industry and in response to growing sector demands.

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(L-R): Andy Cummins (Sherwin Williams Senior Trade Brands Product Manager), Neil Ogilvie (Painting and Decorating Association CEO), John Stevenson (Leeds College of Building Lecturer), and Laura Hettenbach (Sherwin Williams Senior Trade Brands Campaign Manager).
News
6th December 2021

Painting & Decorating Lecturer Wins Purdy UK ‘Mentor of the Year’

John Stevenson, a Painting & Decorating lecturer, won the inaugural Purdy UK Mentor of the Year competition after being nominated by several of his students.

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Roofing apprentice Jamie Scott collecting his award
News
1st December 2021

College Roofing Department Celebrates BMI Apprentice of the Year Win

Jamie Scott (20), a second-year Roof Slating and Tiling Apprentice at Leeds College of Building, won gold in the pitched roofing category. Jamie received a £1,000 prize and a bespoke trophy.

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Transport Planning Apprentice Scoops Regional Industry Award
News
23rd November 2021

Transport Planning Apprentice Scoops Regional Industry Award

Michael Richardson (20) won The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) North East & Cumbria Branch Regional Apprentice of the Year Award (2021) at a special virtual awards ceremony.

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picture of SkillBuild 2021 finalist Zara Dupont
News
18th November 2021

Building College Students Showcase Talents at the “Olympics” of Trade Skills

Two talented students are representing LCB at the final of SkillBuild 2021, the national multi-trade skills competition delivered by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

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Connaught
News
9th November 2021

Connaught Growth Sees Boost in Local Engineering Apprenticeships

Local civil engineering firm, Connaught, are celebrating after their recent expansion enabled the recruitment of five new apprentices, with more positions becoming available in the near future.

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Bali presenting to students
News
25th October 2021

Leeds College of Building Students Inspired by BAME Author for Black History Month

In support and to raise awareness of Black History Month (BHM) and National Hate Crime Awareness Week (9-16 October), LCB students worked with Bali Rai, a visiting published author.

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Female student in Painting and Decorating class
News
14th October 2021

Leeds College of Building offers FREE skills taster days for women to help narrow skills gap

Leeds College of Building is offering women over the age of 16 the opportunity to sample Construction Crafts courses free of charge.

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Mayor of West Yorkshire visits Leeds College of Building with Principal and CEO Derek Whitehead
News
12th October 2021

Mayor of West Yorkshire visits Leeds College of Building to celebrate £1m funding

Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire, visited Leeds College of Building on Friday (8.10.21) to celebrate the College receiving over £1million of grant funding.

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