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Let’s Create A Sporting Chance for Skills and Apprenticeships Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022

As the British sociologist Anthony Giddens once said, “Dr Martin Luther King did not stir his audience in 1963 by saying, ‘I have a nightmare’”. Indeed, if this most recent of times has shown us anything, we need to dream big. To make the audacious claim; to try and be more than what we perceive we are.

VTCT APPOINTS THREE NEW TRUSTEES

VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust), market-leading specialist awarding organisation offering vocational and technical qualifications, has announced today the appointment of three new members to its board of trustees.

Charity VTCT looking for new trustees from the the hair and beauty, complimentary therapy and sports sectors

VTCT invites applications for three new Trustee roles

VTCT Expands Senior Leadership Team in Preparation for New Phase of Growth

Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT), one of the UK’s largest technical and vocational training providers, has made two significant appointments to its senior leadership team.

Protecting quality apprenticeship provision for all

Protecting quality apprenticeship provision for all Last month’s announcement that the Education and Skills Funding Agency is cutting apprenticeship provision funding allocations for non-levy paying employers was unsurprisingly met with widespread dismay within the industry. Many worried about redundancies caused by inevitable provider closures, whilst others raised the risk posed to the Government target of 3 million new apprenticeship starts by 2020. But what about the risk posed to employers - 98% of whom do not pay the Apprenticeship Levy - and more importantly, to apprentices themselves? The introduction of these funding cuts will undoubtedly affect the quality of the UK’s apprenticeship provision. It’s one thing having an aspirational target figure, but quite another if said apprenticeships are of sub-standard quality.

VTCT pairs up with Edexcel to offer new Hair and Beauty Diploma

VTCT, the not-for-profit awarding body, has announced a partnership with Edexcel to add its expertise in the Hair and Beauty sector.

VTCT APPOINTS NEW CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR FOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES

VTCT (@VTCT_uk) and iTEC (@ITECWorld) have appointed a new Chair and Vice-Chair for their board of trustees The new Chair is Jenny Sworder, who was the previous Vice-Chair and has served 7 years as a trustee on the board. The new Vice-Chair is Isabel Sutcliffe, who has been on the board since February 2016. Jenny, who has been actively involved in the Beauty and Retail Industry for over 20 years, most recently as a Board Director and managing director at a number of Fenwick’s stores. She has also served in a voluntary capacity in industry bodies as Chair of the Fragrance Foundation UK, and Deputy Chair of Cosmetics Executive Women UK. She takes over from Professor Dr Chris Laws. Chris is an honorary life Vice-President of the European Union of Physical Education and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Royal Society of Medicine retires after 10 years dedicated, voluntary service as a trustee and Chair to VTCT.

Beauty students to compete for WorldSkills glory at Barnfield College

Barnfield College in Luton will host the national final of the WorldSkills UK beauty and related therapies national competition this Saturday.

Infection Prevention Qualifications launched by VTCT

@VTCT_uk - Qualification Enhancement for Exceptional Times In order to help embed best practice and assist with building the confidence of both our centres, learners and their clients on how to “return back” safely, VTCT will from next week release six new Infection Prevention qualifications, which will become a pre-requisite on all VTCT and ITEC qualifications from 1st August 2020 onwards.

Dame Louise Ellman MP visits The City of Liverpool College

Dame Louise Ellman MP visited The City of Liverpool College’s Duke Street Centre to meet Alan Woods OBE, Chief Executive of the Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT), Elaine Bowker, Principal at the College, and the team that deliver VTCT’s technical qualifications and apprenticeships to learners in Riverside.

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