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Latest posts in July, 2017

£5.5m project funding success for West Yorkshire Colleges Joint Venture

Posted on Mon 31st Jul, 2017

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has successfully secured funding totalling £5.5m under its new Joint Venture agreement. The funding is the first of its kind secured under the new agreement which formally unites Bradford College, Calderdale College, Kirklees College, Leeds College of Building, Leeds City College, Shipley College and Wakefield College who, together, formed West Y...

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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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