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Leeds College of Building joins local action to mark Colleges Week 2021

Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, Leeds College of Building is dedicating 18 – 22 October to Colleges Week 2021 and highlighting the incredible work colleges do. During the national awareness campaign, Leeds College of Building will host its first face-to-face open event post-COVID19 on Thursday 21 October (5-7pm) at its North Street Campus. Students can meet the team, tour the workshops, speak to peers, learn more about the courses on offer, and see the resources and facilities available. The site is home to one of the largest Painting & Decorating training facilities in the UK.

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Leeds Apprentice Wins National Painting & Decorating Award

A Leeds College of Building student has been named one of the best apprentices in the country after winning a coveted national Painting & Decorating award. Nicole Germaine (24), an ENGIE employee and Leeds College of Building student, was announced the winner of the Apprentice of the Year 2021 - Senior Category at the glittering Painting and Decorating Association’s (PDA) 32nd Premier Trophy Awards.

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Discussion: The WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence

Find out how you the WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence can benefit your business at the Trade Decorator Festival and Exhibition  WorldSkills UK is joining the Trade Decorator Festival and Exhibition to discuss an exciting new initiative – the WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence. Bringing world class construction skills to tens of thousands of apprentices at colleges across the UK, the Centre will deliver higher quality training, creating more prestige for apprenticeships and technical qualifications.

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Gold and Glory in Kazan 

Scottish apprentice Callum Bonner honoured on the World Stage  Team UK – the UK’s top young apprentices and students, which included Scottish painter Callum Bonner – returned home from the ...

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Apprentice Decorator of the Year: Crown celebrates Big 4-0

The Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition is back and bigger than ever, with the nation’s best budding painters and decorators from colleges across the UK taking part. And it’s a landmark year for the competition’s sponsor Crown Paints as the company has now been supporting the contest for 40 years. The company has a full calendar of activity planned to mark the milestone, from special training days at Crown HQ to exclusive offers and deals via its network of 150 Crown Decorating Centres.

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As the UK’s first dedicated training centre for professional painters and decorators, Dulux Academy is the home of painting and decorating excellence.   Since its official launch in March 2016, ...

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