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Preparing for an Interview

Careers Advice

Find out our top tips from our Careers Team on preparing yourself for an interview.

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Celebrating Diversity for South Asian Heritage Month 2023

CJ Montgomery, Student Governor

My name is CJ Montgomery. I am a 25 years old Leeds College of Building student, finishing a Level 3 in Construction & the Built Environment.

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How Employers are Championing Diversity in the Construction Sector

Keltbray, Construction Engineering Specialist and Langley, Innovative Roofing and Waterproofing Solutions Specialist

Working with employers such as Keltbray and Langley is crucial for us to ensure diversity of talent continues to flow - from us as an education provider to the construction workforce of the future.

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Celebrating Diversity with Morgan Sindall Construction

Hamza Ali, Trainee Design Manager and Abuzar Muhammad, Trainee Planner

At Morgan Sindall, we are proud to have a such a rich diverse workforce and jumped at the chance to join our partner Leeds College of Building to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month 2023 (#SAHM23).

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Celebrating Diversity in Construction for South Asian Heritage Month

Rob Holmes, Assistant Principal - Quality and Student Experience, Leeds College of Building

At Leeds College of Building, we are delighted to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) with everyone, but especially with our 265 students of South Asian heritage.

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Celebrating Diversity for South Asian Heritage Month 2023

Wasim Feroze, Leeds College of Building Governor

This week marks the start of South Asian Heritage Month, which aims to amplify and celebrate British South Asian heritage and history through education, arts, culture, and commemoration.

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The first female CEO & Principal in Leeds College of Building’s 60-year history

Nikki Davis, Principal & CEO, Leeds College of Building

This March, we again celebrate International Women’s Day – a day which should be about celebrating women’s achievements, driving gender parity, and raising awareness of discrimination.

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Celebrating Exceptional Students for National T Levels Week

Ian Ashton, T Level Course Tutor

This week, we’re marking the first National T Levels Week (Monday 10 – Friday 14 October 2022) – a celebration of the successful new two-year vocational training programme.

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Why we should celebrate result-day talent regardless of outcomes

Nikki Davis, Principal & CEO, Leeds College of Building

This year, more than any I can think of in recent times, we should celebrate all A Level, T Level, GCSE, and the hundreds of thousands of vocational results as we welcome the return of formal exams post-pandemic.

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Janette Hirst - Electrician and Assessor

Electrician and Assessor

When I was younger, my dad was an electrician and ran his own electrical business. I started working for him in 1988 and did my electrician apprenticeship at Huddersfield Technical College.

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New Surveying course underway at Leeds College of Building

Find out about our new Methods of Land & Civil Surveying course.

Our new bespoke surveying course is off to a good start with students from the construction and mining sectors.

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Tackling the skills gap in the transport infrastructure sector

Apprenticeships are key

In 2016, Leeds College of Building launched a Level 3 Transport Planning Technician Apprenticeship in response to skills shortages faced by the transport infrastructure sector.

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You don’t need to go to university to study higher education

Find a suitable higher education course at LCB

You don’t need to go to university to study Higher Education; you can study at your local college!

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What jobs are there for 16-18-year-olds?

If you’re looking to start work, perhaps consider an apprenticeship.

More and more 16-year-olds are choosing an apprenticeship after they leave school today.

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What are my options after leaving school?

What's next for you?

Here’s some information to help you decide your options after leaving school. You can go to college, apply for an apprenticeship or stay on at school.

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