Leeds College of Building

Leeds, United Kingdom

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Phase: Further Education
Age range: 16+ years

About Leeds College of Building


Following incorporation on 1 April 1993, the College became independent of the Local Education Authority and is now mainly funded, approximately (75%) directly through the Learning and Skills Council (LSC). Each college is a corporate body and is responsible for all matters, including premises, with Governors effectively becoming the employers of College staff.

The College
The College was first established as an independent institution in 1960 and moved into purpose built accommodation in 1969. The College currently operates from three sites; North Street, Millwright Street and Hunslet Lane (Leeds central).

The Courses
For curriculum purposes, the College is divided into three Faculties administered by Faculty Managers and supported by Assistant Faculty Managers, Course Team Managers and Lecturers.

Faculty of Construction Crafts - Carpentry and Joinery, Shopfitting, Machine Woodworking, Furniture Manufacture, Painting and Decorating, Interior Systems Dry Lining, Roofing, Wall & Floor Tiling, Plastering, Interior System Dry Lining, Signmaking/Graphics, Brickwork, Entry Level work

Faculty of Mechanical & Engineering Services - Plumbing, Electrical Installation, Heating & Ventilating, Gas ACS, GNVQ Supervisory, Renewable Energies and Skills for Life.

Faculty of HE & Construction Management - CAD, Teacher Education "A" & "V" Units, Technician Studies, Management Studies, HE Development, Health & Safety, Sustainable Construction and Renewable Energies.

In addition Co-ordinators have responsibility for cross college work which includes Life Skills, Adult Education, Link Courses, IT, Quality and OSAT (On Site Assessment & Training).

Students and Staffing
The number of students attending the College during the year is approximately 5,500 made up of both full-time and part-time students.

The full-time College staff consists of approximately 124 full-time teaching staff and 141 support staff. In addition there are approximately 77 people who work on a part-time teaching basis.

No Smoking Policy
The College operates a no smoking policy. Smoking is not permitted on any part of the College sites. All staff are asked to play their part in the enforcement of this policy.

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Address: North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7QT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 222 6000