BACH News

GOLDEN THREAD Guidance

29th Apr 2021 | Posted In Bach Front Page, BACH News

Our President Graham Hastings-Evans has asked me to share this with the Members GOLDEN THREAD Guidance ‘Plan for Jobs’ skills and employment programmes: information for employers Updated 1 April 2021 A range of government programmes, some of which offer financial incentives, are available for employers who are considering hiring employees, offering work experience or upskilling […]

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CITB – Head of Apprenticeships and Careers Products

11th Mar 2021 | Posted In BACH News

Job opportunity Our Member CITB via Graham McPhail has asked us to share this great opportunity for the right person. CITB – Head of Apprenticeships and Careers Products Click here for the details. Click here for the details

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BACH’s update on Funding for Construction Training 2021

10th Mar 2021 | Posted In BACH News

BACH welcomes funding announcements that recognise the importance of Construction Training for Young People. HM Treasury announces there will be £175m funding available for traineeships, including the construction sector-specific traineeships. A pilot will start with brick and them in the autumn move on to other major occupations such as Carpentry & Joinery / Plastering / […]

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The date for the BACH Annual National Conference 2021

10th Mar 2021 | Posted In BACH News

Following our poll on Autumn dates in the Autumn we can confirm the conference details as below. National Annual Conference Sunday 14 to Tuesday 16 November 2021 DoubleTree Hilton Lincoln See the results, plus today we have had three more votes for 14 November. Conference date poll results

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Potential loss of Level 2 BACH says it would be disastrous for the construction industry

17th Feb 2021 | Posted In BACH News

The British Association of Construction Heads (BACH) has submitted its response to the Government’s consultation on future of level 2 and below qualifications and programmes; setting out its significant concerns over the future of proper training for the construction sector if the Government decides to cut funding. “It’s vitally important in construction that milestone progression […]

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Building back better with apprenticeships

11th Feb 2021 | Posted In BACH News

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 celebrates the apprentices and employers that have gone above and beyond during the pandemic. Published 8 February 2021 From: Department for Education and Gillian Keegan MP Today (8 February) marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, which this year shines a light on the apprentices and employers who have gone […]

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Update on the BACH letter to the Skills Minister from BACH’s President

11th Feb 2021 | Posted In BACH News

We’ve had a positive reaction to the letter to the Skills Minister from IfATE who have been contacted by DfE on the T Level point. They are now willing to re-look at re-positioning the On-site T Level to potentially provide a pathway into L4 – L6 Site Management Apprenticeships – i.e. not an alternative to […]

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DfE and Ofqual have just released two urgent consultations

18th Jan 2021 | Posted In BACH Documents, Bach Front Page, BACH News

Please respond here or email Graham Hasting-Evans, Graham.Hasting-Evans@nocn.org.uk Hi Members DfE and Ofqual have just released two urgent consultations – see below Please feed any comments through to Ian Stirling who will pass on the Graham Hasting-Evans to draft our response Thanks …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Today (15 January) DfE and Ofqual have launched two consultations: • GCSE, […]

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BACH Supports CITB in trying to get Increasing the number of FE learners who enter the construction industry

7th Dec 2020 | Posted In BACH Documents, Bach Front Page, BACH News

Read the CITB Report here – FE Learners Into The Construction Industry Executive Summary December 2020 CITB_FE-Learners-into-Construction-report_Final

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BACH and organisations working together to campaign for opportunities for young people to join the Construction Sector.

7th Jul 2020 | Posted In BACH News

Discussions are beginning for BACH (British Assoc. of Construction Heads) to work with AoC as well as CITB and CLC on an initiative to provide 1st class FE College training for young people entering into construction this September. BACH is actively co-operating with Awarding Bodies, Employer organisations, Industry groups and specialist subject campaigners. Our joint […]

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Join BACH for £95 – Save £200

6th Jul 2020 | Posted In BACH News

Join ‘The Best Informed Construction Heads’ for £95. Full BACH membership for a college is £295 per calendar year. However, as this is not a normal year, we have a very special membership offer £95 from now to 31 December 2020. At the moment we need to the combined as many Construction Heads as possible, […]

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Overview of the new Plumbing & Domestic Heating Apprenticeship

6th Jul 2020 | Posted In BACH News

Get ahead of the curve, read these before our August seminar by Craig Evans PowerPoint- Overview of the new Plumbing & Domestic Heating Apprenticeship OLR Hub Sample Phase ! -THE PLUMBING & DOMESTIC HEATING TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP Sample Phase 1

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AOC Report Rebuild Skills 2020

18th Jun 2020 | Posted In Bach Front Page, BACH News

AOC Report Rebuild Skills Our plan is for a skills-led recovery, using the next 12 months to start rebuilding our labour markets and economy. A bold commitment from the Government, investing £3.6 billion would help 764,000 young people and adults to get the education and training they need to make their path into jobs smoother […]

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Links to BACH Webinar 3 June 2020 11.00 to 12.30

21st May 2020 | Posted In Bach Front Page, BACH News

Please Click below on Register NOW Link to BACH Webinar 1 June 2020 11.00 REGISTER NOW BACH Webinar 3 June 2020 BACH is proud to present a member’s Webinar Update on the proposed assessment for learners and apprentices in the remaining months of 2019/2020 We have assembled a team of Presenters from IfATE, BACH, City […]

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Constructing SMARTER report

26th Nov 2019 | Posted In Bach Front Page, BACH News

Find out more about the NOCN Constructing SMARTER report  Constructing SMARTER report or watch their video Video Constructing SMARTER report The Report is available as a PDF NOCN Contructing SMARTER report

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100% Full – BACH Development Day 13 Nov 2019

13th Nov 2019 | Posted In Bach Front Page, BACH News, Uncategorised

The BACH Development Day – CPD has proved popular.  Looking at the programme below, we are sure you can see why ‘The Best Informed Construction Heads’ join BACh and attend this event. FE Construction Training An in-depth experts’ view of the 2020 challenges  Wednesday 13 November 2019 Leeds College of Building, South Bank Campus Off […]

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Plans launched to boost quality of post 16 Qualifications

19th Mar 2019 | Posted In BACH News

DfE has announced that it will be reviewing the future and funding of 16 – 19 qualifications for L3 and below. This could have a major impact for BACH members and we would be grateful if you could email views to the President, Chair and Vice- Chair.  We will then prepare a BACH Submission.

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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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