The British Association of Construction Heads (BACH) is "Run by its Members For its Members"
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BACH enables and empowers Construction Heads within Further and Higher Education to achieve the very best outcomes for their students and colleges. In over 30 years BACH has gone from strength to strength and now has an enviable tradition of delivering excellent CPD and networking opportunities. Most Members face the same challenges from Staff shortages to Defunding Level 2 and BTECs. Or from applying the New Apprenticeship Standards to having the time to create new courses for Retrofit and NetZero.
If you lead Construction Training in the UK, at a college, university, private training provider or in-house you should join the Best Informed Construction Heads. Become a Member
BACH does not just identify the issues, it is building support from the likes of CLC, CITB and CCAFT to influence the Government and other decision-makers.
New for 2022/2023
Every Region will hold three CPD events a year, either face-to-face or online.
Every college or organisation will have a vote a secret online vote for Regional Officers
Free places a the one-day BACH CPD Conference in November.
Benefits of membership:
- Belonging to an active group of members that are finding solutions and best practices for the everyday challenges of teaching construction post COVID
- Access within BACH and organisations we partner with to talk about a specific challenge that you face.
- Members informal online drop-in sessions each term-time month, a chance to share the challenges you are facing with your peers
- Extra support for those who are new to leading Construction Training
- BACH National Annual three-day Conference with top industry presenters, panels you can question and practical group sessions. Special members rates apply
- BACH National CPD Conference included, free for all members. High-quality CPD specific to the wider construction trades.
- Webinars to cover subjects of interest to Member
Membership Rates Join BACH
2022 calendar year Membership rates
Full BACH membership for colleges, training providers and awarding bodies - £295
Membership is available to organisations providing construction education and training, which includes professional and technical.
Supporters, Trade or Sector Bodies, Employer Associations, LEPs and Regional Authorities - £295
Other membership types.
- Consultants/freelancers not working long-term for a particular college – £75
- Retired members £12
Renew Membership today
To renew our membership, please send us a confirmation email with Purchase Order (if required) to email email@example.com or complete the new short online form. Join BACH
Membership includes all Colleges within a College Group and as many appropriate Named Members as a College or Organisation Member wishes
You can add additional Named Members using the online form Named Member Form
1n 2022/2023 all Regions will hold 3 meetings a year, either Face to Face or online meetings
Only BACH Members can attend Regional meetings
BACH is reviewing the demand for online events.
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Only BACH Members can attend Regional meetings
To be fair to paid-up members, the only exception is for those looking to join BACH who can sample one regional event.
We do not ask for payment at the time of joining
We will invoice the college or organisation as this works best for most colleges. To pay by card, please use the secure ‘Pay online’ link on the invoice. The invoice also includes our BACS details.
If you have any questions about renewal or joining BACH, please contact Ian Stirling, Business Manager email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07539 143184.
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Benefits for Named Members
Access to BACH Learning including Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Free places at BACH's two National one-day Conferences for every Named Member
Online and Regional Learning with networking covering trade updates, T Levels, Apprenticeship Funding and more
The New BACH App is giving you BACH news at your fingertips. We are working on replacing emails with member's App interactions.
Webinars are providing opportunities to cover subjects that do not have to have broad appeal. With Trade Sub Groups, discussions around challenges and understanding how to be more involved with BACH.
Regular Regional CPD
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