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Business Training Courses


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Introduction Leeds College of Building (LCB) as the only specialist construction college in the UK are in a unique position to meet the training needs of your business. Now is an ideal time to improve your workforce and take advantage of the training opportunities available at the College. This could include refreshing existing skills, retraining or new skills for your employees. We can provide your business with the skills it needs to stand out and be competitive by offering: • Apprenticeships • Delivery where and how you want it • Organisational needs analysis • Higher education • Higher level skills qualifications • Industry specific short courses • Professionally accredited qualifications • Tailor made training services • Work based training

www.lcb.ac.uk

info@lcb.ac.uk

0113 222 6091

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Why Train your Staff Success in business is not just about price,

Getting the Right Training

you need to provide quality work and excellent

We recognise that the world of ‘skills training’

customer service. It means staying ahead of

can be complex, difficult and time consuming,

the competition and keeping up with the latest

especially when you are a committed

industry advancements and technology. To do

employer trying to achieve the best possible

that you need skilled staff, who know their job,

outcomes for your business.

are willing to learn and understand the long

A member of the LCB employer team will

term business objectives, and the best way to

undertake in partnership with you a

do this is by investing in quality training.

organisational training needs analysis.

Some of the key benefits of training are listed

This will help you make the right training

below:

decisions for your business, aligned with goals

• Improved productivity

and objectives.

• Jobs completed more efficiently

So whether you’re looking to employ an

• Reduced wastage – less time

apprentice, train your staff on the basic skills of construction or develop their career in

correcting errors • Add value to products and services

construction management, we can deliver a

• Higher levels of retention

training programme that supports your

• Clients will be more satisfied

business.

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www.lcb.ac.uk

info@lcb.ac.uk

0113 222 6091


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Case Study PEC

The College has worked closely with Lindsey

PEC who are based in Bradford offer

Smith, PEC’s Health and Safety Manager to

commercial fit-out, refurbishment, bespoke

ensure that the delivery of the courses is

joinery manufacture and project management

flexible enough to work around PEC’s day-to-

services to UK and European clients in the

day operations.

public and private sectors. As part of the

When asked about the benefits of training

company’s drive to ensure that their staff are

Lindsey said “Having a qualified workforce,

trained to the highest possible standard, PEC

who have an understanding of the importance

work closely with Leeds College of Building,

of health and safety, helps to reduce the

and have worked in partnership to deliver

number of working days lost due to accidents,

numerous courses, both at the College and at

projects progress faster and the company is in

PEC’s headquarters in Bradford. Courses

a stronger position to win work as their strong

include Asbestos Awareness, First Aid,

health and safety record can be referenced in

Manual Handling, Safe Inspection of Tools and

future tenders”.

the Site Managers Safety Training Scheme.

www.lcb.ac.uk

info@lcb.ac.uk

0113 222 6091

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Case Study HB Projects

Employing apprentices provides HB Projects

Based in Bradford, the company has a

with an opportunity to develop staff into the

breadth of experience in design and build as

ethos of their business. By investing in

well as traditional contracting, but also offers

students, via the Apprenticeship scheme, they

services in construction management,

feel it provides discipline and skills which will

building services and retail support.

continue to grow and develop with the

The College works closely with HB Projects on their Apprenticeship programme and they regularly recruit apprentices to work with them.

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business. The aspirations of each apprentice are discussed upon completion of their Apprenticeship and their individual development plan formulated with a Manager

The role of Apprenticeships at HB Projects is

and Director, with a view to them progressing

for apprentices to train for a skilled trade

within the business.

qualification within construction. This is

The company is committed to providing each

achieved by gaining practical experience on a

individual an opportunity to secure a

live site environment, from qualified and

permanent position within the business and

experienced trade personnel and is supported

therefore realising the investment in their

by block release at Leeds College of Building.

development.

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Apprenticeships Growing Your Business Apprenticeships are a great way for you

We have Apprenticeships & Advanced

to grow your business without the large

Apprenticeships available in the following

costs usually associated with recruitment.

areas:

We work with hundreds of employers who

• Bench Joinery

have opted to take on an apprentice and they

• Brickwork

all say it is a very positive and rewarding way

• Building Services

of recruiting new staff.

• Carpentry & Joinery

They allow businesses to develop apprentices

• Civil Engineering

into the ethos of their business, developing

• Domestic Heating

the specific skills needed for a specialist

• Electrotechnical Technology

workforce.

• Facilities Management

The new Higher Apprenticeships at university

• Furniture Manufacture

level offers excellent progression and entry to

• Gas Installation

work based learning at a high level.

• General Construction Operations

If you choose to go down the Apprenticeship

• Heating & Ventilating Industrial & Commercial

route your business will be appointed an Employer Engagement Advisor who will work with you and help you decide which

• Heating & Ventilating Service & Maintenance • Painting & Decorating

Apprenticeship is right for you. They will explain how Apprenticeships work and agree a training plan with your apprentice. They will

• Plastering • Plumbing & Heating

then mentor the apprentice through the

• Quantity Surveying

framework and qualification.

• Roof Slating & Tiling

Salaries for apprentices start at £95 a week,

• Shopfitting

and for 16-18 year olds it is free to send them

• Signmaking

to College. The current costs per year for over

• Surveying Property & Maintenance

19’s are £495 if your business employs less

• Sustainable & Built Environment

than 1,000 and £995 if you employ over

• Wall & Floor Tiling

1,000. For more information on pricing of the

• Wood Machining

Higher Apprenticeships, call 0113 222 6023.

www.lcb.ac.uk

wbl@lcb.ac.uk

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On-Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) OSAT helps experienced workers get the

• Fitted Interiors (NVQ) Certificate Level 2

qualifications to prove they can do the

• Floorcovering Occupations — Laminate/Impervious (NVQ) Diploma Level 2

job. It turns their existing skills and experience into a nationally recognised qualification such as an NVQ or SVQ. Having these qualifications also helps qualify them for a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card, which demonstrates that they can work to national standards. Most contractors and clients now demand proof of competence before allowing workers onto their sites, this is provided by the CSCS card. The process is carried out whilst your workforce is on site, so attendance at College is not required, we will come to you. Your workforce can achieve a CSCS card really quickly and you will have the assurance

• Formwork Occupations (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 and 3 • Heritage Skills — Decorative Occupations/Plastering Solid & Fibrous/Wall & Floor Tiling/Roof Slating & Tiling/Wood Occupations/Mason/ Bricklayer/Finisher (NVQ) Diploma Level 3 • Industrial Painting Occupations (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 • Interior Systems — Dry Lining/Ceiling Fixing/Access Flooring (NVQ) Certificate/Diploma Level 2 and 3 • Insulation & Building Treatments (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 • Maintenance Operations (NVQ) Diploma Level 2

that staff are working to national standards.

• Plastering — Fibrous/Solid (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 and 3

CRAFT

• Roofing Occupations — Slater/Tiler (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 and 3

• Applied Waterproof Membranes — Built Up Bituminous/Liquid Waterproofing Systems/Single Ply Roofing (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 • Construction Operations (NVQ) Certificate/Diploma Level 2

• Decorative Finishing (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 • Fencing (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 and 3

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• Specialised Cladding & Rainscreen Systems (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 • Specialist Concrete Operations — Concrete Repair/Sprayed Concrete (NVQ) Diploma Level 2

• Constructional Steelwork (NVQ) Diploma Level 2

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• Roof Sheeting & Cladding (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 and 3

• Steel Erecting (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 • Steelfixing Occupations (NVQ) Diploma Level 2

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On-Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) • Stonemasonry — Banker Masonry/Stone Fixing (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 and 3 • Trowel Occupations (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 and 3 • Wall & Floor Tiling (NVQ) Certificate/Diploma Level 2 and 3 • Wood Occupations — Bench Joinery/Shopfitting Bench & Site Work/Site Carpentry/Structural Post and Beam Carpentry/Timber Frame Erection (NVQ) Certificate/Diploma Level 2 and 3 • Woodmachining — Construction/Sawmilling/Extrusion (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISION • Construction Contracting — General/Estimator/Buyer/Planner/ Surveyor (NVQ) Diploma Level 6

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• Construction Contracting Operations — General/Estimator/Buyer/Planner/Site Technical Support/Surveyor (NVQ) Diploma Level 3 • Construction Senior Management (NVQ) Diploma Level 7 • Construction Site Management (NVQ) Diploma Level 6 • Construction Site Supervision (NVQ) Diploma Level 3 • Occupational Works Supervision (NVQ) Diploma Level 3 OTHER • Carry and Deliver Goods (NVQ) Diploma Level 2 • Cleaning & Support Services (NVQ) Award Level 2 • Highways Maintenance (NVQ) Certificate/Diploma Level 2

info@lcb.ac.uk

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Higher Education & Professional Courses The Faculty of Higher Education and

Courses include:

Construction Management offers a wide

• Higher National Certificates (Part Time) in Construction, Building Services Engineering and Civil Engineering

range of construction related higher education courses. Our lecturers have strong industrial backgrounds which enable them to fully support your staff throughout their studies. Higher education can benefit your business by allowing your employees to keep up to date with business and professional developments, improve their chances of progressing within your business and help staff realise their full potential while meeting your business needs. Businesses have the opportunity to select individual units for their employees as part of a

• Higher National Diplomas (Part Time & Full Time) in Construction, Building Services Engineering & Civil Engineering • Level 3 & Foundation Degree in Facilities Management • Higher Apprenticeships in Construction, Building Services Engineering and Civil Engineering • Professional Courses - CIOB Courses • Level 6 & 7 NVQs in Construction Site Management & Construction Senior Management

CPD accreditation programme, which can also

To find out more about the Higher

be delivered in groups.

Education courses call 0113 222 6061.

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Industry Specific Short Courses We run a comprehensive range of

Full course details are provided in the following

accredited and non-accredited short

pages of this guide.

courses, designed to support your business with maintaining quality and regulatory standards within your workforce. Short courses are available in the following areas: • Computer Aided Design (CAD) • Construction Crafts • Electrical • Gas, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Renewable Technologies • Health, Safety & Enterprise

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Established as an Autodesk Training Centre since 1990, the CAD Centre is solely devoted to delivering high quality Computer Aided Design training courses. Our aim is to provide you with the training most suitable for you and your business, to enable you to get the best from your CAD software. Autodesk Training Centres are carefully selected and monitored by Autodesk to ensure quality of provision, ensuring the training experience exceeds expectations. Based at our main North Street site, the CAD Centre maintains the highest standard of facilities which when supported by our team of experienced and professionally qualified tutors creates an excellent environment for training. The range of provision delivered in the CAD centre is extensive with certified City & Guilds qualifications available as well as short courses at various levels from beginner to advanced. Courses run frequently on a demand led basis and are taught at our North Street CAD centre in Leeds. For more information contact the CAD team on 0113 222 6012 or email: awilson@lcb.ac.uk

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) Courses Course Name

Qualification Entry Requirements

Course Length Start Date

AutoCAD® Starter Course

Training & Attendance Certificate

A basic level of computer literacy is an advantage.

2 days

Courses run on a frequent basis and are subject to demand.

AutoCAD® Training & Improver Course Attendance Certificate

A basic understanding of AutoCAD® or completed the AutoCAD® Starter Course.

1 day

Courses run on a frequent basis and are subject to demand.

AutoCAD® Update

Training & Attendance Certificate

Participants must have 1 or 2 days Courses run on a frequent experience of using AutoCAD®. dependent on basis and are subject to This course provides an update existing version demand. to new versions of the software.

AutoCAD® Essentials

Training & Attendance Certificate

A basic level of computer literacy is an advantage.

3 days

Courses run on a frequent basis and are subject to demand.

AutoCAD® Intermediate

Training & Attendance Certificate

Participants must have 3 days completed AutoCAD® Essentials or equivalent.

Courses run on a frequent basis and are subject to demand.

Autodesk ® Revit Architecture Essentials

Training & Attendance Certificate

A basic level of computer literacy is an advantage.

2D Computer Aided Design Level 2 Award

7579-02 A basic level of computer City & Guilds literacy RSA or CLAIT would be Level 2 Award an advantage.

1 evening per September and March or week for 20 3 weeks intensive course. weeks or 2 days per week for 3 weeks intensive course

2D Computer Aided Design Level 3 Award

7579-03 A basic level of computer City & Guilds literacy is required, participants Level 3 Award completing the intensive course must posess a basic understanding of AutoCAD®.

1 evening per September and March or week for 20 3 weeks intensive course. weeks or 2 days per week for 3 weeks intensive course

3D Computer Aided Design Level 3 Award

7579-03 Participants should possess a 1 evening per City & Guilds reasonable working knowledge week for 20 Level 3 Award of AutoCAD® and wish to extend weeks their knowledge of 3D drawing techniques.

September and March

Autodesk® 3DS Max® Design

Training & Attendance Certificate

Suitable for new users wanting experience of 3D CAD or existing users with no formal training.

1 evening a week for 20 weeks

October and November

Training & Attendance Certificate

A basic level of computer literacy is an advantage.

3 days

Courses run on a frequent basis and are subject to demand.

®

®

Autodesk 3DS ® Max Design Essentials

3 days or 1 Courses run on a frequent evening a week basis and are subject to for 8 weeks demand.

Please contact the College for price information.

www.lcbcad.ac.uk

awilson@lcb.ac.uk

0113 222 6012

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Construction Crafts The Construction Crafts Faculty offers a range of courses based across four sites in Leeds, and offers individual work areas with high quality tools and equipment. We provide awareness courses for anyone who is interested in the industry, and/or wants to develop DIY skills. Operating throughout the UK, our Wood Machining department has an excellent reputation for quality training and consultancy services. The addition of online learning means we are able to offer accessible wood machining courses to companies on a national basis, where local training provision may not be available. Substantial investment in modern machining technology ensures that we are at the forefront of the industry, and in an excellent position to deliver high quality training in all aspects of their specialised sector. All courses run frequently on a demand led basis. For more information contact the Construction Crafts team on 0113 222 6014.

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Construction Craft Courses Course Name

Qualification

Entry Requirements

Course Length

Location

Brickwork Awareness

EDI Certificate

You should be interested in the brickwork industry and/or developing some home DIY skills.

5 days or 10 evenings

Stourton site

Carpentry & Joinery EDI Certificate Awareness

You should be interested in the Carpentry & Joinery industry and/or developing some home DIY skills.

10 evenings

North Street site

Construction & Timber Industries Safety Update

College Certificate

This course is for managers and supervisors of small to large companies involved with woodworking machine production or training.

Bespoke programme. Length is dependent upon experience of candidates.

North Street site or can be delivered in house to suit your training needs.

National Heritage Plastering Course

Awareness Certificate

You should be working within the 3 days or 6 plastering industry or have an evenings interest in plastering or maintenance of historical buildings.

North Street site

Painting & Decorating Awareness

EDI Certificate

You should be interested in the 5 days or 10 painting and decorating industry evenings and/or developing some home DIY skills.

Millwright Street site

Plastering Awareness

EDI Certificate

You should be interested in the plastering industry and/or developing some home DIY skills.

5 days or 10 evenings

North Street site

Safe Use of Woodworking Machines

College Certificate

This course is suitable for practitioners in the industry, teachers and technicians involved in the setting up or operation and maintenance of basic wood cutting machines.

Bespoke programme. Length is dependent upon experience of candidates and type of machining function undertaken.

North Street site or can be delivered in house to suit your training needs.

Wall & Floor Tiling Awareness

College Certificate

You should be interested in the 5 days or 10 wall & floor tiling industry and/or evenings developing some home DIY skills.

Wood Machining or Furniture Manufacture

Level 2 NVQ

You must be employed in the industry. A basic knowledge of computers is required.

North Street site

Each NVQ Level North Street takes approximately site 1 year to achieve.

Please contact the College for price information.

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info@lcb.ac.uk

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Electrical Having invested substantially in our Electrical Training Centre, along with our AM2 Testing facility, we are now confident that our electrical training facilities are among the best in the country. We provide a range of electrical training solutions, including the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations, and our team of experienced and highly skilled tutors deliver industry focused training, meeting both the demands of the regulatory requirements and the needs of employers. The AM2 skill test can only be taken at an approved test centre, and our site, located just off the M1 J43 is easily accessible. All courses run frequently on a demand led basis. If you would like further information or to discuss opportunities to book either individual sessions or block bookings please call our Electrical Short Course team on 0113 222 6060.

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Electrical Courses Course Name

Qualification

Entry Requirements

Course Length

Location

AM2 Preparation Course

None

Electrical background with a minimum of 1 day 3 years experience.

Lockwood Way site

AM2 Test

This is a stand alone practical assessment that proves competence in the electrotechnical industry.

There are not any formal entry 2 days requirements however this assessment is normally taken towards the end of an Apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme. Candidates normally hold C&G 2330 Level 2 Electrotechnical Technology and Level 3 or equivalent and are working towards C&G 2356 NVQ level 3 Electrotechnical Services.

Lockwood Way site

Domestic Installers Scheme Qualification NICEIC (Part P)

NICEIC Qualification

This course is aimed at electricians and others outside the electrical industry to comply with the introduction of Part P of the Building Regulations. Candidates for this course should already be installing electrics and be familiar with all wiring systems.

5 days

Lockwood Way site

Essential Construction Electrics for the Skills (CITB) Plumbing & Gas Certificate Industry

Level 2 NVQ or several years industry experience.

2 days

Lockwood Way site

Hands On Inspection & Testing

College Certificate

This course is aimed at those involved 1 day/2 day Lockwood with inspection and testing of electrical (includes Way site equipment who have an awareness of the paperwork aspects) current Wiring Regulations but want to increase their skills and knowledge in this area.

Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)

City & Guilds 2377 Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment

You should be employed within the industry. This course is aimed at all personnel inspecting and testing electrical equipment and covers the recording, interpretation of results and the labelling of equipment.

1 day

Lockwood Way site

Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)

City & Guilds 2377 Management of Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (City & Guilds)

There are no formal entry requirements however you should be employed within the industry. This course is aimed at all managers inspecting and testing electrical equipment and covers the recording, interpretation of results and the labelling of equipment.

2 days

Lockwood Way site

Please contact the College for price information.

www.lcb.ac.uk

info@lcb.ac.uk

0113 222 6060

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Electrical Courses Course Name

Qualification

Entry Requirements

Course Length

Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

City & Guilds 2391-10 Certificate for Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

You should be employed within the 4 days plus 1 day of Lockwood industry. This course is aimed at assessments and a Way site electricians with an awareness of the written exam current Wiring Regulations who want to increase their skills on inspection and testing of electrical installations. This qualification is recognised by NICEIC for all qualifying supervisors.

Wiring Regulations BS7671

City & Guilds 2382 Certificate for the 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations

This course is aimed at practicing 3 days from electricians with relevant experience and 8.30am-3.30pm other allied professionals e.g. electrical engineers, maintenance engineers, contract managers, designers, consultants, surveyors or other related trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of IEE Wiring Regulations. It may also be suitable for anyone requiring an understanding of BS 7671, although prior knowledge in basic electrical science will be required.

Please contact the College for price information.

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www.lcb.ac.uk

info@lcb.ac.uk

0113 222 6060

Location

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Gas, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Renewable Technologies The Leeds College of Building Mechanical & Electrical Skills Academy is located in South Leeds and offers a substantial and unrivalled range of training provision in an extremely well resourced and equipped training facility. Supporting the Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) as an approved assessment centre, we offer a wide range of ACS programmes, supporting local and national firms in proving their gas safety competence. Further accredited and non accredited training is available, including Renewable Awareness, Domestic Hot Water, Solar Photovoltaics, Ground & Air Source Heat Pumps and Rain Water Harvesting & Re Use Systems, designed to equip those forward thinking companies with the skills required to take advantage of the demand for renewable energy supplies. All courses run frequently on a demand led basis. For more information contact the ACS team on 0113 222 6050.

www.lcb.ac.uk

acs@lcb.ac.uk

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Gas, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Renewable Technology Courses Course Name

Course Code Qualification Entry Requirements

Basic Sheet Lead Work

DSLW

College Certificate

This course is suitable for people 2 or 4 days who do not have any previous experience or knowledge of the lead work craft skills.

Course Length

Boosters

BMP1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed the Commercial Core Gas Safety course or the Domestic to Commercial Crossover Course.

BPEC Disinfection of Water Systems

DDWS

BPEC Qualification

None specifically, although this 1 day course has been designed for those already working within the Building Services Industry as plumbers or maintenance engineers.

Parkside Lane site

BPEC Risk Assessment of Water Systems

DRAWS

BPEC Qualification

This course targets people who 1 day are responsible for the management and maintenance of hot and cold water systems in residential accommodation.

Parkside Lane site

BPEC Water Regulations

DSWR

BPEC Qualification

None specifically, although this course is designed for people who already work within the Plumbing Industry.

Parkside Lane site

Caravan Gas Refrigerators

REF LP2

LPG Appliance

Applicants must have completed ½ day training & ½ Parkside the LPG Safety course or the day assessment Lane site Crossover NG to LPG course.

Caravan Space Heaters

HTR LP3

LPG Appliance

Applicants must have completed ½ day training & ½ Parkside the LPG Safety course or the day assessment Lane site Crossover NG to LPG course.

Caravan Water Heaters

WAT LP2

LPG Appliance

Applicants must have completed ½ day training & ½ Parkside the LPG Safety course or the day assessment Lane site Crossover NG to LPG course.

Central CENWAT1 Heating Boilers & Instantaneous Water Heaters

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed 1 day training & 1 the Domestic Core Gas Safety day assessment. course. This course is especially for people working within the industry.

Parkside Lane site

Central Heating Controls

ELEC2

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

You must have completed the Essential Electrics course. This course is especially for people working in the gas industry.

Parkside Lane site

Closed Flue Fires

HTR LP2

LPG Appliance

Applicants must have completed ½ day training & ½ Parkside the LPG Safety course or the day assessment Lane site Crossover NG to LPG course.

www.lcb.ac.uk

acs@lcb.ac.uk

North Street site

½ day training & ½ Parkside day assessment. Lane site These must be taken on different days.

1 day

3 days

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Gas, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Renewable Technology Courses Course Name

Course Code Qualification Entry Requirements

Combination Boiler Fault Finding

ELEC4

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

You must have completed 3 days the Essential Electrics course. This course is especially for people working in the gas industry.

Parkside Lane site

Combustion Performance Analyser

CPA1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS certificate

Applicants must have 1 day completed the Domestic Core Gas Safety course and one other domestic appliance.

Parkside Lane site

Commercial COCATA1 Catering Appliances

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have 1 day training & Parkside completed the Catering Gas 1 day Lane site Core Safety course or assessment previous ACS or NVQ in various areas in connection with gas work. This course is especially for people working within the industry.

Commercial Core Gas Safety

COCN1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS certificate

Previous ACS required for 2 days training assessment. This course is & 2 days especially for people assessment working within the industry.

Core Domestic to Commercial Catering

CODC1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have 1 day training & Parkside completed the Domestic 1 day Lane site Core Gas Safety course. assessment This course is especially for people working within the industry.

Core Gas Safety in Commercial Catering Equipment

CCCN1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Previous ACS or NVQ related to gas work. This course is especially for people working within the industry.

Direct Fired Heating CDGA1 Appliances

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS certificate

Applicants must have ½ day training & Parkside completed the Commercial ½ day Lane site Core Gas Safety course. assessment This course is especially for people working within the industry.

Domestic Core Gas Safety

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Previous ACS required for 2 days training assessment. This course is & 2 days especially for people assessment working within the industry.

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS certificate

Applicants must have 1 day training & Parkside completed the Domestic 1 day Lane site Core Gas Safety course. assessment This course is especially for people working within the industry.

CCN1

Domestic to CODNCO1 Commercial Natural Gas Safety (Cross Over Course)

Course Length Location

2 days training & 2 days assessment

Parkside Lane site

Parkside Lane site

Parkside Lane site

Please contact the College for price information.

www.lcb.ac.uk

acs@lcb.ac.uk

0113 222 6050

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Gas, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Renewable Technology Courses Course Name

Course Code Qualification Entry Requirements

Domestic to LPG Crossover including Permanent Dwellings, Residential & Holiday Homes and Touring & Motorised Caravans Ducted Air Heaters

CONGLP1/PD/ Core LP Gas RPH/LAV Safety

Applicants must have 1 day training & 1 completed the Domestic Core day assessment Gas Safety course.

Course Length

DAH1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed the Domestic Core Gas Safety course. This course is especially for people working within the industry.

½ day training & Parkside assessment. These Lane site must be taken on different days.

Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating Installers

EEDH

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

Experience of working in the plumbing/heating industry.

1 day

Parkside Lane site

Essential ELEC1 Electrics for the Plumbing & Gas Industry

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

Level 2 NVQ or several years industry experience.

2 days

Lockwood Way site

F-Gas DRSH Refrigerant Safe Handling

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

Experienced engineers, employed in the building services industry. Ideally level 2 or above. This course is for those employed in airconditioning and refrigeration service/installation wanting to gain or renew qualifications to be in line with the new guidelines.

2 days (3 day course is now available for less experienced operatives)

North Street site

Gas Cookers

CKR1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

½ day training & Parkside assessment. These Lane site must be taken on different days.

Gas Fires and Wall Heaters

HTR1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed the Domestic Core Gas Safety course. This course is especially for people working within the gas industry. Applicants must have completed the Domestic Core Gas Safety course. This course is especially for people working within the gas industry.

Gas Meters

MET1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed the Domestic Core Gas Safety course. This course is especially for people working within the industry.

2 hours training Parkside and 2 hours Lane site assessment over 2 days

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½ day training & Parkside assessment. These Lane site must be taken on different days.

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Gas, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Renewable Technology Courses Course Name

Course Code Qualification Entry Requirements

Course Length Location

Ground & Air Source Heat Pump Systems

HPI

City & Guilds You must have completed N/SVQ 4 or 5 days 2399 Level 3 Level 2/3 in either Plumbing, Award Heating & Ventilating, Oil-Fired Technical Services, Gas Installation & Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification. In addition, if not included in the above current certification in relation to Water Regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent), Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating or the Renewable Awareness Course.

Parkside Lane site

Indirect Fired Heating Appliances

CIGA1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed the ½ day training Commercial Core Gas Safety course. & ½ day This course is especially for people assessment working within the industry.

Parkside Lane site

Installation First Fix Pipework

ICPN1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed ½ day training either the Core Gas Safety course or & 1 day the Domestic to Commercial Natural assessment Gas Safety course. This course is for people currently working within the industry.

Parkside Lane site

Intermediate Core Gas Safety (Category 3)

ACS ICG

Construction Skills (CITB) Intermediate Core Gas Safety Certificate

Access to on-the-job training with a Approximately 6 Parkside Gas Safe registered person. A months Lane site background in plumbing, construction or engineering is required.

Laundry Appliances

LAU1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed the Domestic Core Gas Safety course. This course is especially for people working within the industry.

½ day training & ½ day assessment. These must be taken on different days.

Parkside Lane site

Oil Course

OFT 101/OFT Construction 105E/OFT Skills (CITB) 600A Certificate

Aimed at industry experienced candidates.

4 days

Parkside Lane site

Overhead Radiant Fires

CORT1

Construction Skills (CITB) ACS Certificate

Applicants must have completed the ½ day training Commercial Core Gas Safety course. & ½ day This course is especially for people assessment working within the industry.

Parkside Lane site

Pipework & Brazing

DRPB

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

There are no formal entry 2 days requirements however this course is designed for those who are working in the area of service, maintenance and installation within the refrigeration and air-conditioning industries.

North Street site

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Gas, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Renewable Technology Courses Course Name Course Code Qualification Entry Requirements

Course Length Location

Rain Water RWHI Harvesting & Re-use Systems

City & Guilds You must have completed N/SVQ 4 or 5 days 2399 Level 3 Level 2/3 in either Plumbing, Heating Award & Ventilating, Oil-Fired Technical Services, Gas Installation & Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification. In addition, if not included in the above current certification in relation to Water Regulations/ Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent) or the Renewable Awareness Course.

Parkside Lane site

Renewable Awareness

RTA

City & Guilds None. 2399 Level 3 Award

2 days

Solar Domestic Hot Water

STHWI

City & Guilds You must have completed N/SVQ Level 2399 Level 3 2/3 in either Plumbing, Heating & Award Ventilating, Oil-Fired Technical Services, Gas Installation & Maintenance or equivalent earlier certification. In addition, if not included in the above current certification in relation to Water Regulations/Water Byelaws (WRAS or equivalent), Unvented Domestic Hot Water Storage Systems, Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating or the Renewable Awareness Course. City & Guilds You must have completed either 2399 Level 3 N/SVQ 3 in Electrical Installation or Award equivalent earlier certification, the BS 7671:2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations (17th Edition) Certification or the Renewable Awareness Course. Construction Applicants must have completed the Skills (CITB) Commercial Core Gas Safety course. ACS certificate This course is especially for people working within the industry. Construction Previous plumbing experience Skills (CITB) and either a City & Guilds/NVQ in Certificate Plumbing, Gas or Heating & Ventilation or a witness statement from a line manager confirming you have had relevant experience with a site operative. Renewal of Applicants must be working in the Certificate of heating and ventilating industry or Competency in must supply a previous employer’s either name and address who can verify Oxy-Acetylene that the applicant has carried out at or Metal Arc least 6 months welding on site to Welding industrial standards.

4 days

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Solar PVI Photovoltaics

Testing & Purging of Commercial Pipework Unvented Hot Water Systems

TPCP1

Welding Competency Test

DSEW

UHWS

4 or 5 days

1 day training & Parkside 1 day Lane site assessment 2 days

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Parkside Lane site

Approx 4 hours North depending on Street site experience

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Build your future

Health, Safety & Enterprise Employers have a legal duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare of anyone who may be affected by their undertakings. Over 240,000 employees are injured at work every year in the UK, in addition, nearly 1.2 million suffer illness caused by what they do for a living. (Source HSE Website) Preventing these types of incidents must be a priority for employers and at Leeds College of Building we deliver health, safety and enterprise courses to companies across the UK, at the College’s six sites and in-house to help you deal with and avoid work placed incidents. We have developed a flexible approach to preparing and delivering training that is suitable for all types of businesses, however large or small, and you will benefit from the knowledge and experience of our team of experts. All training packages are developed with regard to the specific needs of the business, and as the business grows these can be amended accordingly. For more information contact the Health & Safety team on 0113 222 6058.

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Health, Safety & Enterprise Courses Course Name

Course Overview

Course Length

Abrasive Wheels College Certificate Training (Including Safe Mounting)

Qualification

The course covers abrasive wheel types and uses, correct mounting procedures and dressing and shaping.

1 day

Asbestos Awareness

College Certificate

The course covers the different types of asbestos, risks to health from exposure, the control of asbestos and the likely location in buildings.

3 hours

CIEH Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace

CIEH Certificate

The course covers the responsibilities of employers and employees, health and safety legislation requirements and accident prevention and reporting.

1 day (including assessment)

CIEH Personal CIEH Certificate Safety and Conflict Management

The course covers personal safety issues, resolving confrontational situations, work environment and legislation requirements.

1 day

Emergency Aid at Work – Appointed Persons

Successful candidates are awarded a statutory certificate valid for 3 years.

The course covers casualty and incident management, first aid techniques and emergency procedures and maintenance of resources.

1 day

Facilities Management

ILM Level 3 Certificate/Diploma

The course covers managing health and safety 14 weeks at work, managing and developing relationships in the workplace and delivering service in the workplace.

First Aid at Work Certificate

Successful candidates are awarded a statutory certificate valid for 3 years.

The course covers casualty and incident 3 days management, the recovery position, emergency procedures and procedures for burns, scalds, bleeding and other related care requirements.

First Aid at Work Refresher

Successful candidates are awarded a statutory certificate valid for 3 years.

The course covers casualty and incident 2 days management, the recovery position, emergency procedures and procedures for burns, scalds, bleeding and other related care requirements.

First Aid Update Training

College Certificate

The course covers casualty and incident management, control of bleeding, shock or other job related first aid incidents and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Half day

General College Certificate Handypersons Safety and Practice

The course covers basic plumbing, joinery, plastering and wall and floor tiling and an overview of healthy and safety including risk assessment and hazardous substance requirements.

4 or 5 days (consecutive or broken down into one day per week)

IOSH Managing Safely

The course covers compliance to relevant legislation, health and safety management systems, the role of risk assessment and the social environment and active and reactive monitoring.

4 days plus examination and an assessment project.

IOSH Certificate

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Health, Safety & Enterprise Courses Course Name

Qualification

Course Overview

Manual Handling (Lifting and Handling)

College Certificate

The course covers basic principles involved in Half day the mechanics of lifting and demonstration, practice and assessment of typical handling tasks.

Mobile Tower Scaffold Training

College Certificate

The course covers PASMA standards awareness, 1 day practical sessions including erecting and dismantling and hazards and risks associated with mobile alloy access towers.

NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety

NEBOSH National The course covers foundations in construction Construction Certificate health and safety, hazards associated with construction work, health and safety law and legal requirements.

1 day per week for 15 weeks plus examination and an assessment project

NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Bridging Course

NEBOSH National The course covers construction law and Construction Certificate management, construction hazards, safety management links with other aspects of management and legal requirements. Must hold a NEBOSH NGC qualification, within the last 5 years.

1 day per week for 9 weeks plus examination and an assessment project

Practical Risk Assessment

College Certificate

The course covers risk assessment in practice, rating and prioritising risks, practical examples and legislative requirements.

4 hours

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 & Level 4 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

The course covers equality & diversity, inclusion, safeguarding, theory, e.g. Bloom and Maslow, teaching & training skills for small groups, coaching and mentoring, and personal and professional development. The course covers an introduction to health and safety responsibilities, responsibilities of managers and supervisors, control of hazards and risks, and health and safety monitoring and auditing. The course covers a regulation update, construction (design and management) regulations and accident reporting, investigation, prevention and control.

10-14 weeks

The course covers a regulation update, construction (design and management) regulations and accident reporting, investigation, prevention and control.

2 days

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Site Management Safety Training Scheme Two Day Refresher Course (SMSTS)

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

Site Supervisory Safety Training Scheme Two Day Course (SSSTS)

Construction Skills (CITB) Certificate

Working at Heights College Certificate (including Ladder Safety)

Course Length

5 days

2 days

The course covers the hazards and risks Half day associated with working at height, duties and responsibilities of an employer and employee and practical sessions including safe use of ladders.

Please contact the College for price information.

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Where We Are North Street Site Leeds College of Building North Street LS2 7QT Telephone: 0113 222 6000 Fax: 0113 222 6001 Minicom: 0113 222 6016

Lockwood Way Site Leeds College of Building 1 - 3 Lockwood Way (off Parkside Lane) Leeds LS11 5TQ Telephone: 0113 222 6060 Fax: 0113 270 9685

Millwright Street Site Leeds College of Building Millwright Street Leeds LS2 7QG Telephone: 0113 222 6010 Fax: 0113 222 6001

Stourton Site Leeds College of Building Unit 3 Stourton Link Intermezzo Drive Stourton Leeds LS10 1DF Telephone: 0113 222 6080 Fax: 0113 222 6001

Parkside Lane Site Leeds College of Building Mechanical & Electrical Skills Academy Parkside Lane (off Dewsbury Road) Leeds LS11 5TD Telephone: 0113 222 6050 Fax: 0113 270 9685

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