BACH Events

BACH 2017 Annual Spring Conference bought together the best informed Construction Heads in England and Wales

Links to the presentations

Sunday 12 March to Tuesday 14 March 2017 Norwich, Norfolk

Main venue Norwich City Football Club, Carrow Road, Norwich NR1 1JE

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

 

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Birmingham Marriott Hotel 12 Hagley Road, Five Ways, Birmingham B16 8SJ

Speakers include Paul Joyce from OFSTED and

Bryony Kingsland of City and Guilds on the funding of apprenticeships

3 course restaurant buffet lunch + teas and coffees

Member’s rate £100 save £75

CPD, Peer to Peer learning and industry professionals sharing their knowledge

BACH provides its members another chance to hear Paul Joyce, Ofsted’s Deputy Director, FE & Skill, give his perspective on changes and developments that affect us all. Bryony Kingsland, UK Funding Manager for City & Guilds, will have the latest funding news from the DfE.  This is your opportunity to keep ahead of the game.

BACH is proud of the reputation that its Autumn Professional Development has been able to create amongst Construction Heads and leaders of construction training over many years. Members attend to get the very latest information on trends, best practice, useful tips to assist them hit their ever changing standards and targets.  The major Awarding Bodies attend the day to add their contribution and members can engage in open discussion around the issues that concern their college, from inspections to day to day challenges.

Join BACH in making sure FE Colleges are at the heart of Construction training

‘Qualifications and Standards’

The programme will be a fusion of presentations by industry leaders and round table workshops.  There will be time for peer to peer discussions.

0900 – 0945  Registration and coffee  BACH Members can register from 8.30.

‘Changing face of provision’

 Full programme to follow and will be available on www.bach.uk.com

 Skills Plan and Trailblazers updates

Bob Howlett Head of Faculty, Technology and Built Environment at South Central College Birmingham

Neil Hartis MBE, CITB lead on Trailblazer and apprenticeship frameworks for Construction

Funding of Apprenticeships

Bryony Kingsland, UK Funding Manager of City and Guilds with the latest of funding arrangements

Qualifications and Standards

Paul Joyce, Ofsted’s Deputy Director, FE & Skill will give his perspective on changes and developments that affect us all.

1600               Summary and Close

Bach’s Development Day £175  Member’s rate £100

The price includes the complete programme, lunch plus teas and coffees.

Please book now to secure your place (max 50 delegates)

Download a booking form as PDF or as a Word document

PDF   2016-booking-form-15-16-november      WORD   2016-booking-form-15-16-november

For questions and queries please call 07539 143184 or email [email protected]

Overnight accommodation available at the conference hotel

We have negotiated a very special rate at the Marriott of £125 per night, in rooms with sole occupancy.  Breakfast is included.

We have a special parking rate of £5, saving you £8.

 


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The Association has received permission to share this presentation created by an BACH Member who is also an Ofsted Inspector for Construction.

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Section Leader for Civil Engineering, follow the link below for more details

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