Neil Hartis from CITB presenting at BACH National Annual Confernce March 2018

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  • 2019 BACH National Annual Conference
     17/03/2019 - 19/03/2019
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The Future of Construction Training to meet employers requirements and House Building Targets

Final Programme but still subject to change.

 Sunday 17 to Tuesday 19 March 2019

Conference Venue and overnight accommodation

Derby – Hallmark Midland Hotel

Midland Rd, Derby DE1 2SQ

Complete Package Price £450 for members

£600 for others


14.00 to 16.45 Check-in at our Hotel and collect Delegates Pack.

Derby – Hallmark Midland Hotel, Midland Rd, Derby DE1 2SQ

After 16.45 check-in at the hotel reception and collect your Delegate Pack Monday morning at the conference.

Car Parking Half Price £8 for 2 days, at the Hallmark Hotel (or the Hallmark Inn opposite)

Derby Station is next door to the hotel.  It is a Centrally located hotel, 300 metres from the main shopping mall.

18.00 meet at Reception Relax and network during this informal evening with light dinner.  Casual dress. NOCN has sponsored an informative .talk on Gin and its flavouring. This evening is an opportunity to share ideas, good practice and to find solutions to your challenges, from your peers.


06:30 to 07.45 Breakfast at our hotel.

08.30 Please arrive promptly at the conference

08.40 Welcome to the Conference Bob Howlett BACH’s Chair08.50 The Future of             Construction Training to meet employers’ requirements and House     Building Targets. Also T Levels update.  Graham Hasting-Evans BACH’s       President 

09.10 Home Building Skills Partnership Skills Frameworks NEXT STEPS

09.40 National Housing

10.00 Panel Discussion

10.45 Tea/Coffee Break

11.00 Neil Hartis CCS Cards Includes discussion and questions

11.40 Sean Hunt and their employer

12.30 Hot Buffet lunch

13.15 National Retraining Scheme

13.35 Offsite Build and Modular Onsite build David Linderman, Laing O’Rourke

14.00 Barriers to meeting Building Targets

14.20 Panel Discussion on BACHs Members role in meeting National House            Building Targets

14 45 Tea/Coffee Break

15.00 BACH the next 2 years Dave Wilkins – Strategic Plan. Regions, Dates and             Programme for National Development Day and National Annual             Conference.

15.15 Table discussions BACH the next 2 years

15.35 Feedback

15.50 Bob Howlett Review of day one

16.00 AGM – members only

17.00 Finish

19.00 Gala Dinner drink.  Dress Lounge suit / Cocktail dress.

19.30 Gala Dinner with speaker. Wine on the table.




06:30 to 07.45 Breakfast at our hotel.

08.30 Please arrive promptly for the conference.

08:40 Getting the most out of Day Two Bob Howlett

09.00 Short updates from sponsors and suppliers.

09.15 Combined Authorities Funding and support for training to meet their overall       House build Strategies

09.35 LEPS Their role in meeting their areas housing needs. How do they     support FE colleges and influence the changes the Government is     making to make sure they have a local construction workforce. 

09.55 Panel or discussion

10.30 Tea/Coffee Break

10.45 Association of Brickwork

11.05 Steve Walker CITB (Bricklaying intervention Pilot) to be followed by a workshop

11.25 Panel and Workshop

11.45 CITB funded off-site project Mark Buckton NOCN,

12.15 Hot Buffet lunch

13.00 Inspections and OFSTED

14.30 Panel and discussion on Inspections.

15:00 Depart – Tea and Coffee available until 15.30 for networking.



Midland Rd, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2SQ, United Kingdom


The Midland Hotel Derby is part of the Hallmark Hotel Group.

It is located 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.

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