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Construction - Apprenticeships and the Levy
Fri, October 21, 2016, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM BST
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A partnership event for businesses and education professionals wanting to understand more about construction skills in the region, the CITB levy, Apprenticeship levy and the new Degree Apprenticeship in Construction Management.
Partners supporting this event include Cadcoe, CITB, Marches Skills Provider Network, TCAT, SCAT, Shropshire Constructing Excellence (sponsor), the University of Wolverhampton, hosted by Enterprise Telford at the Marches Growth Hub.
07:30 - Breakfast & Networking
Have a play with a new WIKI house - utilising the latest new technology in offsite construction have a go at building a miniature house, or have a chat with one of our local construction training providers exhibiting in the room over breakfast.
08:00 - Welcome - Enterprise Telford - Vicki Ayton
08:05 - Skills Challenges for Local Businesses - CADCOE - Declan McDonnell
Keeping up with new technology in construction can be a challenge. Director Declan McDonnell gives his perspective as a local business owner on why we need to be working together to meet the demand for skills and the challenges his own business is facing.
08:15 - Construction Labour Market and Apprenticeship Levy - CITB - Lorraine Gregory
Recently winning an award for her work on GoConstruct, Lorraine will set the scene with an overview of construction challenges in the UK and the West Midlands. She will then discuss the CITB Levy and the Apprenticeship Levy and how it will work in 2017.
08:45 - Degree Apprenticeships in Construction - Apprentice Hub (UofW) - Michelle Roberts
University of Wolverhampton have recently opened an Apprentice Hub to support business engagement with all levels of Apprenticeships. Michelle will be providing information on the Degree Apprenticeship route and how businesses can use levy funds to support this programme, with a focus on the Construction Management DA which is already in delivery.
09.00 - Q&A of panel
09.20 - Summary and close/ event evaluations
09.30 - End of event
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