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From BTEC to IEng status

Civil Engineering Apprentice

I originally attended Leeds College of Building in 2010 after finishing high school, studying a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Civil Engineering.

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Mohamed Ibesh Award Winner

I truly never imagined myself to be in the position I am today

Former LCB student studying Architecture

I’m a former student of the Leeds College of Building, currently studying Architecture, Art & Design at the University of Huddersfield.

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My journey from a BTEC course to an Apprenticeship

Built Environment Design Apprentice

I am in my second year of a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Built Environment Design.

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My journey to Apprentice of the Year

Transport & Logistics Apprentice

Five years ago, I fled from Syria to the UK. I enrolled on the Leeds College of Building Transport Planning Technician Apprenticeship and am now an apprentice at Arup.

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I appeared in the first-ever episode of The Great House Giveaway

Former Level 3 Electrical student

When I started my course at College, it was a bit scary, but I knew that’s what I wanted to do. I have no regrets, I’ve met lots of great people, and love what I do now.

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Ruth Watson Mott Macdonald

Why I chose an apprenticeship

Degree-Level Apprentice

I always wanted to go to University, but after completing my A Levels, I re-evaluated what I should do next.

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Nikki And Erin

My apprenticeship journey

Civil Engineering Apprentice

I completed GCSEs and was six months into my A Levels when I realised they weren’t for me. I started researching Apprenticeships and came across Transport Planning.

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We started our own company - Platinum Painters

Painting & Decorating

We decided to redecorate our house when we realised we enjoyed it a lot and we spoke more about doing it for a career.

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Robert Jowitt

Former student Robert is working on Toddbrook Reservoir

Project Manager

A major project I worked on was managing the repair of Toddbrook Reservoir which hit the national headlines over the summer!

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I started my own Painting & Decorating company

Painting & Decorating

I sacrificed all my weekends to work for family and friends on the side so that I could progress and hone my skills.

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Dan Johnson

How I got into Transport Planning

3rd Year Transport Planning Apprentice

I’m an Apprentice Transport Planning Technician at Suffolk County Council.

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My journey to university

BTEC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

I’ll be the first in my family to go to uni. I think it’s important to dream big, do it for yourself and don’t follow other people.

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I graduated in Construction Management thanks to LCB

Construction & the Built Environment

During my time at LCB you made it a safe environment for me to learn and explore, because of that I managed to flourish as a person and as a construction professional - I can’t thank you enough!

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An Aspiring Architect

Construction & the Built Environment

I recently returned to thank staff for all that they did for me during my time at Leeds College of Building. The tutoring and advice given affected me greatly and, without doubt, helped shaped my future.

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'Shards of Colour' Wall Mural

Painting & Decorating

My tutor asked me to find a colourful image to transfer to a wall which I found on Pinterest.

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Jessica Clarke - student blog

Volunteering Expedition in Malawi

Civil engineering

The trip is going to be made into a short documentary by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

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How I got my apprenticeship

Painting and Decorating

As part of my course I got the opportunity for work experience with Bell Group.

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