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Leeds College of Building in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England is the only college in the UK which specializes in the construction industry. It was established in the 1960's and, due to high level of interest in construction in recent years, there are currently around 8,000 students in attendance.
Leeds College of Building,
Tel: 0113 222 6000
The Leeds College of Building delivers a comprehensive range of courses related to construction and the built environment, across Leeds and Nationally. Including apprenticeships, further and higher education and business training. The College is based at 6 sites across Leeds, each specializing in its own trade.The College has received commendation on the high quality tuition, facilities and resources that the College provide and this is reflected in the success rates of our students. The college as a whole has Centre of Vocational Excellence status.
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Building and construction courses are available at all levels and range from practical, work related programmes designed to prepare students for work in a variety of trades, to academic courses that will help them progress to further study.
Types of Courses available are:- Apprenticeships- Advanced Apprenticeships- Distance on-line learning- Full-time courses- Part-time courses- Higher Apprenticeships- OSAT- Professional- and Short Courses. These courses can be done in wide-ranging subjects, of both a practical and technical nature, such as Architecture, Joinery, Carpentry, Plastering, Plumbing, Engineering.
As specialists in Construction the college provides first class facilities and specialist training workshops across a number of construction trades.
These specialist facilities can be found at: - North Street: HECM, Plastering, H&V, some Plumbing, Wall and Floor Tiling, all Timber trades, Team Ed, CAD- Millwright Street: Painting & Decorating, Signmaking, some Plumbing- Parkside Lane: Plumbing, Gas,- Lockwood Way: Electrical, AM2 Centre- Stourton: Brickwork, Roofing