Autumn Professional Development Day

BACH 2017 Annual Spring Conference

Click this link for full details   2017 Spring Conf 12 March v1

Click this link for booking form   2017 Spring Conf Booking form 12 March v1

Sunday 12 March to Tuesday 14 March 2017 Norwich, Norfolk

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

The overnight accommodation is at the Holiday Inn at Carrow.  The Gala Dinner will be at Delia Smith's own Restaurant, in the Riverside Stand. Trade stands and sponsorship opportunities are available please contact the BACH Business Manager Ian Stirling on 07539 143184 or [email protected]  

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

 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)

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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.