BACH National Annual Conference Nov 2021

BACH National Annual Conference

CONSTRUCTION TRAINING POST-PANDEMIC

Sunday 14 to Tuesday 16 November 2021

DoubleTree Hilton, in the heart of Lincoln  See the hotel's photo gallery

The Covid-19 Pandemic has fundamentally changed the skills the construction industry requires and as importantly how we will train the workforce of the future.

Pulling all this together we have a great Conference Agenda with major keynote speeches from:

Hon Alex Burghart MP the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills on the morning of 16 Nov

Tim Balcon, the new Chief Executive of CITB

The Construction Leadership Council’s Skills Group, who will give us the employers view on the challenge facing the sector post-pandemic and

Paul Joyce, Deputy Director Ofsted, who will bring us up to date with the post-pandemic inspection regime

Programme (Updated 25 Oct)

Sunday 14 November

14.00 to 16.45 Check-in at our hotel and collect delegate’s pack

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

18.30 meet at networking event, then evening meal 20:00

Dress casually for this relaxing informal evening with light dinner.  It is a great opportunity to meet up with your colleagues from across the BACH network.  Details to follow. We thank NOCN for sponsoring the event 

Monday 15 November

07.00 (from) Breakfast at our hotel                                            

08.30 Please arrive promptly for the conference registration

09.00 Welcome to the conference: Lee Mills, Milton Keynes College, BACH National-Chair

09.15 The FE landscape: Graham Hasting-Evans, BACH President

09:30  Keynote: Chief Executive of CITB, Tim Balcon on the skills challenges facing industry

Theme: Off-site manufacturing and digital construction

10.00 Off-site manufacturing: Mark Southgate from MOBIE, and Gaynor Tennant from the Offsite Alliance

10.30 Workshop: 'meeting future skills needs'  How do we ensure that current and future learners get the right mix of trade learning and new skills that they will need as construction becomes more digitised, uses new materials, changes its processes and adapts its product to achieve zero carbon led by David Wilkins

11:00 Tea/coffee break

Theme: Teaching, assessment and carding

11:15  Digital Teaching: Tom Stottor, Hodder Education

11:45  SMART cards and future of digital skills records: Sarah Randall, Referencepoint

12.30 Hot buffet lunch

 Theme: Inspections

13.15 Post-Pandemic Inspection Regime: Paul Joyce Ofsted

Theme: Occupational Careers and T Levels

14.15 Progression and Occupational Maps: Jane Pierce, Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

14.45  Tea/coffee break

15.00 T Level: Update on the On-Site Construction T Level Launch, Jason Howe and Naz Lewis-Humphries, City & Guilds

16.00 Workshop on T Levels: Look at the TQ specification, example delivery model for the core & an OS

17.00 Finish

Gala Dinner

Dress Lounge suit / Cocktail dress

19.00 Pre dinner drink

19.30 Gala Dinner

Tuesday 16 November

07:00 (from) Breakfast at our hotel.

08.30 Please arrive promptly for the conference.

08:40 Recap on Day One and getting the most out of Day Two. 

Theme: Government Policy and Traineeships

09.00 Construction Occupational Traineeships Programme: Steve Latus, ESFA  

09.45 Brick Pilot Traineeship: John Cartwright, Hartlepool College

10.15 Government Policies and Priorities: Hon Alex Burghart MP (Apprenticeships & Skills Minister)

11.00 Tea/coffee break

11.15  FE Bill Local Skill Improvement Plans and Funding: Angela Foulkes, Chief Executive The Sheffield College

11:45 DfE Assessment of Brick Pilot Traineeship: Destiny Bernard, LWI.

12.15 Hot buffet lunch

Theme: Talent Pipeline and Remuneration

13:00 Talentview – Construction skills initiative website, Christian Walden

13:30 Workshop: Critical staff recruitment and pay problem led by Graham Hasting-Evans and Naz Lewis-Humphries

14.30 Thank you and what you should be taking back to your College, Lee Mills

14:45 Depart – tea and coffee available until 15.30 for networking

 

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  • The Covid-19 Pandemic has fundamentally changed the skills the construction industry requires and as importantly how we will train the workforce of the future.

    Pulling all this together we have a great Conference Agenda with major keynote speeches from:

    Hon Alex Burghart MP the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills on the morning of 16 Nov

    Tim Balcon, the new Chief Executive of CITB

    The Construction Leadership Council’s Skills Group, who will give us the employers view on the challenge facing the sector post-pandemic and

    Paul Joyce, Deputy Director Ofsted, who will bring us up to date with the post-pandemic inspection regime

    Quality CPD you can’t afford to miss

Quality CPD you can't afford to miss

  • Prices include

    Two full days of quality Conference

    Two nights accommodation – sole occupancy
    Dinner Sunday and Gala Dinner Monday
    Breakfast and lunch Monday and Tuesday
    Networking Sunday evening

  • Full conference programme

    • £450 BACH Members 

      • Includes any appropriate staff in the college or group
    • £375 Members who joined by 28 February 2021

      • This saving is mainly funded by the hotel
    • £650 Non-members

  • Not a member call 07539 143184 or ian.s@bach.ac.uk for a very special membership deal until 31 Dec 2022.  

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