October 2015 work-based learning and colleges update
This month's update includes information on the Trailblazer Provider Readiness Group and our free sector development forums.
Trailblazer Provider Readiness Groups
AELP and AOC having initiated a Provider Reference Group for Hospitality and one for Retail. The groups will ensure that providers have the relevant information, guidance and support to prepare for the implementation of the new apprenticeships. There are two meetings set up for November, one for hospitality and one for etail. To identify what providers would like to get from the groups a consultation is available on the People 1st website
Sector Development Forums
We are running free of charge sector development webinars on the 18 November 10am - 12noon.
This webinar is for Work Based Learning and Colleges offering Retail and Hospitality qualifications and apprenticeships. This session will include a general sector update as well as a focus on the latest Trailblazer Developments. We will also look at future qualification developments for the post-16 sector. Some reading material will be sent out to registered delegates 1 week before the webinar to help get the most out of the session.