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2019 06 19 NEC Action points and notes

9th Jul 2019 | Posted In Uncategorised

Please find the Action Points of the NEC meeting held on 19 June 2019. These are confidential and should not be shared outside the current BACH Membership.  You can easily see who are members as all members are listed in Membership Directory on the website https://bach.ac.uk/members/  This page of the website is up to date as […]

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Good News Story from the BACH South West Region

20th Jun 2019 | Posted In Uncategorised

Students from Weston College were treated to a behind the scenes visit to the BBC TV programme DIY SOS.  20 students from a variety of construction courses were able to visit a live location site and watch the DIY SOS team of volunteers undertake the restoration of a family home. The students had the chance […]

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BACH 2019 Annual Conference Programme

21st Feb 2019 | Posted In BACH News

March 17 to 19, 2019 Central Derby Download PDF of Programme To book Please share this exciting and comprehensive programme with anyone who wishes to Join the Best Informed Construction Heads.

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BACH National Annual Conference Date and Venue announced

11th Jan 2019 | Posted In BACH News

Hold Sunday 17 March to Tuesday 19 March for the BACH National Conference. The venue is The Midland Hotel in the centre of Derby.  It is next door to the Station. For those driving it is close to the M1 and has parking on site. We are holding the member’s rate once again at £450 […]

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More Construction Frameworks to close. Know your dates.

11th Dec 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Stuart Crabb, Curriculum Performance Manager – Construction, Doncaster College and University Centre has asked BACH to Pass on this extra information to Members with the comment below. Not sure if it’s common knowledge yet about the other frameworks closing for registrations in the middle of next year. Please pass out the attached to the BACH members. Please […]

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Framework withdrawal for Carpentry and Joinery.

10th Dec 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Neil Hartis CITB’s Standards and Qualifications Policy Manager supplies BACH with update information on the Framework withdrawal for Carpentry and Joinery. The new Standard for Carpentry and Joinery at Level 2 (£12,000 funding band) is available from September 2018; this covers Site Carpentry and Architectural Joinery. The Framework pathway for Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery at […]

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Institute for Apprenticeships addresses BACHs concerns in person at their National event.

10th Dec 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Robert Nitsch Chief Operating Officer at Institute for Apprenticeships gave an overview of the Institute’s work. This was followed by an in-depth question, answer and discussion.  Rob took some points on board and agree to investigate.  BACH will invite him back to share the progress the Institute under his leadership is making to solve some of the challenges […]

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Chris Bealey digs down into what inspectors are looking for at the BACH National Development Day 2018

10th Dec 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Ofsted inspections are rarely straightforward and proving your team is assisting its students sometimes feels impossible.  Chris spent the afternoon at the BACH National Development Day 21 Nov 2918 helping the Best Informed Construction Heads question many parts of their inspection planning.  We have included a link to his presentation, but we are sure those who attended […]

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Neil Hartis CITB presents at BACH’s Development Day 21 Nov 18.

21st Nov 2018 | Posted In BACH News

At the National College High Speed Rail  in Birmingham Neil Hartis CITB presented an update on Apprentice Standards.  Click his PowerPoint presentation link   Neil Hartis BACH Conference Nov 18 Join the Best Informed Construction Heads.  More info  ianstirling@bach.ac.uk  

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BACH NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY CPD 21 Nov 2018

24th Sep 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Join the best informed Construction Heads at the BACH NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY CPD FE Construction Training An in-depth experts’ view of the 2019 challenges. Including Apprenticeships, T Levels & OFSTED Inspections Programme subject to change as we confirm the final timings for presenters Wednesday 21 November 2018 National College for High Speed Rail 2 Lister Street, Birmingham, […]

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Ian Billyard a BACH Past President Retires

12th Sep 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Ian Billyard has decided to retire from the role of Principal at Leeds College of Building in Dec.  As a Past President of BACH and a Member of BACH’s NEC and Finance & Membership Committee, we all wish him success in whatever he decided to do. Read more https://www.lcb.ac.uk/news-and-resources/college-principal-announces-retirement/

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BACH NEC Wednesday 20 June 2018

22nd May 2018 | Posted In BACH News

This is a reminder to all BACH NEC Wednesday 20 June 2018, South and Central College, Birmingham We have accommodation held for Tuesday night, which will be bookable on the bach.ac.uk shortly.  It really assist us if everyone could book online, that way we can run hotel booking lists with one click.  If not, we are exporting them […]

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1 member free – BACH Autumn Development Day 2018

21st May 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Wednesday 21 November 2018 is the BACH  Autumn Development Day CPD in the West Midlands. NEC has decided that for every fully paid up member organisation they will issue 1 free place and another at a discounted rate.  These places are to be used by Named members. HOLD THE DATE  – you would not want […]

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Tony Ellender overview of Trailblazers as of March 2018

2nd Apr 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Tony Ellender from Balfour Beatty gave BACH members an overview of Trailblazers and his strongly felt view of the way they were being implemented/ Tony Ellender BACH_Trailblazers_TJE_12Mar17

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Construction Work Placement 2018 update in detail

18th Mar 2018 | Posted In BACH News

With changes happening to work placements and work experience, Bach’s members require quick access the details.   Following presentations and discussions on these subjects at the recent March 2108, BACH National Annual Conference the attached document assist members remaining a group of the Best Informed Construction Heads in England and Wales. Work Exp Draft Principles Responsibilities doc_CG

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National College for High Speed Rail invites the Best Informed Construction Heads to visit.

18th Mar 2018 | Posted In BACH News

In these exciting times for those involved with the Construction of HS2 and then HS3 the opening of the National College for High Speed Rail with its Construction Centre, BACH members who pride themselves on being the Best Informed Construction Heads in England and Wales, welcomed the opportunity to visit the college. South West Gauteng College 200218

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Technical Education Work Placements, an important briefing

18th Mar 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Technical Education Work Placements, an important briefing by the Institute for Employment Studies presented at the BACH National Annual Conference Research briefing – employers FINAL

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BACH’s 2018/19 new strategic plan – A vision for the future – Dave Wilkins Vice Chair

18th Mar 2018 | Posted In BACH News

As BACH is run by its members for its members and in this spirit delegates at the 2018 Conference had an opportunity to shape the 2019 BACH National Annual Conference Programme Look at this presentation, email Dave Wilkins with your suggestion and how you can actively assist BACH in reaching its 2019 vision. Dave Wilkins BACH strategic […]

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Home Building Skills Partnership’s Jenny Herdman stressed the importance of shared thinking.

18th Mar 2018 | Posted In BACH News

At the BACH Annual National Conference in Nottingham March 2018 Jenny Herdman from the Home Building Skills Partnership shared thoughts on sharing and partnership working for the greater good of the complete construction industry. See her presentation Jeney Herdman BACH conference march2018 – no notes

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Gemma Taylor thanks BACH members for their interest in STEM

13th Mar 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Gemma discussed professional development nationwide and BACH Members were impressed to hear that there are 30,000 STEM Ambassadors from more than 2,500 employers. It is important that every college looks at its training of the future Construction Heads See Gemma presentation given t0 the BACH British Association of Construction Heads. National Annual Conference 11 to […]

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