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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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From fenews- Construction a safer bet than full-time footballer

22nd Apr 2020 | Posted In Uncategorised

On 21 April fenews carried a story headed ‘Switching goal from football to the construction industry’ It is a story about Haaroon Belaid, who had played for Charlton Athletic and Bishop Stortford but now studies the Built Environment at Barking & Dagenham College. Builders are always in demand, perhaps when recruiting students this should be […]

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Covid-19 will colleges find 2020/2021 easier than Private Training Providers?

22nd Apr 2020 | Posted In Uncategorised

As the DfE on 17 April 2020 talks up the possibility of some financial support for providers of apprenticeships and adult education, the future for training providers looks tough. Do you and your colleges have a plan if local or national training provides collapse? Is it am opportunity to acquire some much-needed teaching staff as […]

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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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2019 06 19 NEC Action points and notes

9th Jul 2019 | Posted In Uncategorised

Please find the Action Points of the NEC meeting held on 19 June 2019. These are confidential and should not be shared outside the current BACH Membership.  You can easily see who are members as all members are listed in Membership Directory on the website https://bach.ac.uk/members/  This page of the website is up to date as […]

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Good News Story from the BACH South West Region

20th Jun 2019 | Posted In Uncategorised

Students from Weston College were treated to a behind the scenes visit to the BBC TV programme DIY SOS.  20 students from a variety of construction courses were able to visit a live location site and watch the DIY SOS team of volunteers undertake the restoration of a family home. The students had the chance […]

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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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Framework withdrawal for Carpentry and Joinery.

10th Dec 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Neil Hartis CITB’s Standards and Qualifications Policy Manager supplies BACH with update information on the Framework withdrawal for Carpentry and Joinery. The new Standard for Carpentry and Joinery at Level 2 (£12,000 funding band) is available from September 2018; this covers Site Carpentry and Architectural Joinery. The Framework pathway for Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery at […]

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Institute for Apprenticeships addresses BACHs concerns in person at their National event.

10th Dec 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Robert Nitsch Chief Operating Officer at Institute for Apprenticeships gave an overview of the Institute’s work. This was followed by an in-depth question, answer and discussion.  Rob took some points on board and agree to investigate.  BACH will invite him back to share the progress the Institute under his leadership is making to solve some of the challenges […]

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Chris Bealey digs down into what inspectors are looking for at the BACH National Development Day 2018

10th Dec 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Ofsted inspections are rarely straightforward and proving your team is assisting its students sometimes feels impossible.  Chris spent the afternoon at the BACH National Development Day 21 Nov 2918 helping the Best Informed Construction Heads question many parts of their inspection planning.  We have included a link to his presentation, but we are sure those who attended […]

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Neil Hartis CITB presents at BACH’s Development Day 21 Nov 18.

21st Nov 2018 | Posted In BACH News

At the National College High Speed Rail  in Birmingham Neil Hartis CITB presented an update on Apprentice Standards.  Click his PowerPoint presentation link   Neil Hartis BACH Conference Nov 18 Join the Best Informed Construction Heads.  More info  ianstirling@bach.ac.uk  

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BACH NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY CPD 21 Nov 2018

24th Sep 2018 | Posted In BACH News

Join the best informed Construction Heads at the BACH NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY CPD FE Construction Training An in-depth experts’ view of the 2019 challenges. Including Apprenticeships, T Levels & OFSTED Inspections Programme subject to change as we confirm the final timings for presenters Wednesday 21 November 2018 National College for High Speed Rail 2 Lister Street, Birmingham, […]

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