General, Training

FREE TILING COURSES FOR WOMEN AT LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING

Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, Leeds College of Building, a TTA associated training centre, 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-COVID-19 on Thursday 21 […]

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Featured, Training

A ‘WORLD FIRST’ IN WALL AND FLOOR TILING

Paul Doran, WorldSkills UK Training Manager and Lecturer, Southern Regional College, provides an update on WorldSkills preparation. The impact of Covid has not only played havoc with sporting fixtures around the world, the WorldSkills organising committee has also been forced to postpone the next ‘skills Olympics’. It will now take place in Shanghai in October […]

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Training

LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING NAMED AS A TOP TRAINING PROVIDER

TTA Centre of Excellence, Leeds College of Building is celebrating after being named second-best UK Training Provider for 2020-21 in the ‘RateMyApprenticeship Top 50’ league table. The chart is based on 5,500 authentic student-written reviews across all apprenticeship and school leaver schemes on the national website, RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk. The top training providers in the UK for […]

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Training

WORLDSKILLS UK LIVE POSTPONED TO 2021

WorldSkills UK has taken the decision to postpone WorldSkills UK LIVE until 18-20 November 2021. The intention is to return to the NEC “stronger than ever” for those dates. Further, after consultation with partners and in light of the ongoing uncertainty, WorldSkills UK will not be running the usual national competition cycle in 2020, including […]

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Awards, Featured, Training

WORLD SKILLS TRAINING CARRIES ON IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY

Paul Doran, Lecturer at Southern Regional College and WorldSkills UK Training Manager for Wall and Floor Tiling is continuing his hard work to deliver training for the WorldSkills competition throughout the coronavirus pandemic. He says: “As the construction industry focused its efforts on introducing and navigating new ways of working during this pandemic, I faced […]

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Training

BAL LAUNCHES THREE NEW RIBA-APPROVED CPDS

BAL has launched three new RIBA-approved CPD Seminars for architects, specifiers and contractors. The CPDs, entitled ‘Tiling to Internal Walls with Large Format Tiles’, ‘Tiling to Swimming Pools’ and ‘Tiling in Wet Rooms’ provide attendees with up-to-date technical information, highlight British and European Standards and provide guidance on problem solving solutions and how to avoid potential failures. ‘Tiling to […]

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