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BACH has built a strong reputation for delivering National Events that are designed for those managing construction training. These events address the issues we all face, from a lack of good lecturers to End Point Assessments.
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Contact Ian Stirling firstname.lastname@example.org or 07539 143184.
BACH past National events
Traditionally BACH has organised a three-day conference in March and a one-day CPD conference in November. During COVID, many events went online until a three-day conference in November 2021. Our events have been in Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby, York and Lincoln.
National Annual 3-day Conferences
Lincoln November 2021
Training Post Pandemic
Paul Joyce, Deputy Director Ofsted
Tim Balcon, Chief Executive of CITB
Mark Reynolds, CEO of Mace Group
Key Note Presenter confimed
We are delighted to confirm that Mark Reynolds, CEO of Mace Group and skills lead for all the employers on the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has confirmed that he will give a Key Note Presentation at the BACH National Annual Conference – 16 and 17 March 2020 Lincoln.
Mark will be speaking about what employers are looking for FE Colleges to do, including the need for digital skills and off-site manufacturing.
This section will be update regularly as the Presenters and Activities are confirmed.
As at 06 January 2020
Theme - T Levels and Apprentices
Sunday 17 March
17.45 meet at Reception where NOCN will arrange a networking activity followed by evening meal
Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 March
08.30 Please arrive promptly for the conference registration
Welcome to the conference – Dave Wilkins, BACH Chair
The landscape – Graham Hasting-Evans, BACH President
Keynote: David Hughes, CEO of Association of Colleges, on College of the Future Programme
Keynote: Mark Reynolds (CEO of Mace Group and Chair of the Construction Leadership Council’s Skills Group on the needs of industry and the emerging Single Skills Plan
Panel discussion on BACH Members contribution to Transforming Construction Training
Theme: Digital construction and Off-site construction
Off-site infrastructure DFMA, David Linderman, Laing O’Rourke.
Challenges for Colleges, College Principal
Panel discussion on using the new approaches – digital and DFMA
Theme: Innovation and Technical advances
Pauley Tech Tools – what do Colleges require
Mike Sckiko from Leica equipment
Panel discussion the Benefits and Challenges that Innovation and Technical advances bring
Theme: Cooperation with other Organisations.
Richard Beresford National Federation of Builders, closer working with employers
Tracey Hill, Project and Contract Manager, Home Building Skills Partnership, Home Builders Federation. Training opportunities
CITB The future, how they can support BACH members and funding support for BACH
Martyn Price Cross-industry Construction Apprenticeship Task Force – Extending the reach of BACH.
Short updates from sponsors
Theme: T Levels and Apprenticeships
Programme for T Levels and Apprenticeships, Robert Nitsch, COO, the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
Funding, Richard Mole, ESFA
WorldSkills and NOCN report Constructing SMARTER and Standards, Graham Hasting-Evans, President of BACH
BACH the next 2 years strategic plan update.
Theme: Inspections and Updates
Inspections and OFSTED, Dovetail & Slate.
Panel and discussion on inspections.
NOCN – 2020 key changes
City and Guilds – What is on the horizon beyond 2020
Thank you and what you should be taking back to your College Dave Wilkins
Meals included Dinner Sunday, Gala Dinner Monday plus Breakfast and Lunch Monday and Tuesday
The 2020 BACH Annual General Meeting will take place at the DoubleTree Hilton, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YW on Monday 16 March 2020 at 16.00 and conclude by 17.00.
£450 for Members
£600 for others involved with providing Construction Training
Sponsorship places available for those selling to our members, please contact Ian Stirling for details
Book online, include a Purchase Order if required and we will invoice you.
Cancellation terms are full refund if cancelled on or before 28 February 2020 by email. After this date we allow named changes to others within your organisation, however refunds will not be given as we fully committed to our suppliers.