BACH Annual Spring Conference Norwich

Sunday 12 to Tuesday 14 March 2017

Links to the presentations

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At the BACH Annual Conference the best informed Construction Heads asked for quick access to the presentations.  Carl Rhymer presentation is now listed below  

The future in an ever changing FE world and what is happening to CITB and the Construction Levy.  Carl Rhymer

Carl Rhymer CITB Presentation March 2017

‘All In It Together’ Project’, details of this BACH funded project in Wales. Gerald Naylor

BACH Annual Conf March All in it together

Skills Plan update with discussion time. Bob Howlett.

BACH Annual Conf March 2017 Skills Plan

CLC – Sustainable Building Training Guide 

BACH Annual Conf March Sustainable Building Training Guide

Firefighting or thriving

BACH Annual Conference Firefighting or thriving

Development of Heritage training and degree. Tony Smith, College of West Anglia.

BACH Annual Conf March Heritage Training

Localisation, loans and levy.  Key note speaker Beej Kaczmarczyk.  Beej is a well-respected consultant and trainer in post 16 education and training sector and Director, Learning Curve Group

 Localisation, loans and levy – Beej Kaczmarczyk

Apprenticeships and End Point Assessment update. Tony Bachelor CITB

 Apprenticeships and End Point Assessment

Carpentry Study Tour to Germany, details of this BACH funded project. Jason Howe

 Germany Study Tour

 Volunteer It Yourself  Work Experience. Volunteer VIY links colleges to projects to enable country wide access to work experience opportunities for Full-time Learners Study Programmes. Ed Sellwood

  Volunteer It Yourself Work Experience



(British Association of Construction Heads) 

BACH focuses on enabling and empowering the Construction Heads within Further and Higher Education to achieve the very best outcomes for their students and colleges.  In its  30 years years BACH has gone from strength to strength and now has an enviable tradition of delivering excellent CPD and networking opportunities with conference content driven by your peers.

 BACH is run for and by its members as a Not for Profit association.

  • Termly meetings in your area with your peers from construction colleges
  • Autumn Development Day with CPD
  • Spring Conference cover Hot Topics that concern Construction Heads
  • Representation and cooperation with associated bodies
  • Excellent links to Ofsted and assistance for Ofsted ‘readiness’
  • Portfolio of best practice case studies

BACH members now manage over 90% of the Learners studying the construction curriculum and includes membership of 80% of the Colleges offering the Construction curriculum in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Colleges and appropriate organisations who are passionate about quality and standards in construction education and training.  Click HERE for details about membership.

BACH conference sharing of ideas

BACH conference sharing of ideas


Wednesday 16 November 2016  Autumn Professional Development Day

Top industry speakers providing relevant information and discussion for FE Construction Heads.

Sunday 12 to Tuesday 14 March 2017 Spring Conference, Norwich

This 2 day event will have highly relevant speakers, topical workshops and dinners.  All providing lots of networking opportunities with members, guests and exhibitors.

For more information or to register an interest please email [email protected]

Sponsorship opportunities available