Autumn CPD – ‘Keeping Pace With Change’ 18th November 2015

Posted on 10th September 2015.

BACH is currently taking bookings for the annual one-day Autumn CPD Event at JURYS INN Birmingham, 245 Broad Street Birmingham on 18 November 2015 from 10:00 to 16:00. Registration will open from 09.00 prior to the AGM Meeting.

The theme of the conference has been chosen to address identified current needs in Construction Departments and the Programme will focus on key topical issues. Members will receive an update on the NEW Common Inspection Framework and find out how they can be involved in the Provider Strategy and the Careers Brokerage projects. Members will also have the opportunity through workshops to further develop the BACH Good Practice Guide and to discover creative solutions and to the challenges facing Heads of Departments.


0900 – 0930  Registration & coffee BACH Members

0930 – 1030  BACH AGM

1000 – 1030 Registration and coffee Non-BACH Members

1030 – 1040 Introduction – Ray Dowd, BACH President

1040 – 1110 The Provider Strategy with Alex Birks, CITB

1110 – 1140 Workshop 1 – Provider Strategy – Workshop led by Bob Howlett (South & City College Birmingham) with Regional Chairs

1140 – 1145 Comfort Break

1145 – 1215 Bob Howlett (South & City College Birmingham) update on BACH Good Practice Guide for External Quality Assurance

1215 – 1245 Workshop 2 – Good Practice Guide; Your chance to tell us what you want to see in the strategy.  Workshop led by Bob Howlett (South & City College Birmingham) with Regional Chairs 

1245 – 1330 LUNCH

1330 – 1430    Go Construct update with Nathaniel Cook – An introduction to the Careers Brokerage project and resource update

1430 – 1500 The New Common Inspection Framework in Practice –  Paul Joyce, Ofsted

1500 – 1545 Workshop 3 – Focus on CIF in practice Workshop managed by Graham McPhail (BACH National Chair) and Paul Joyce

1545 – 1600 Coffee and Networking

The cost of the Autumn CPD Event is £100 per member delegate and £150 per non-member delegate. Lunch will be provided and refreshments will be available on arrival and in the afternoon.


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