FAB.jpgTraining Qualifications UK is delighted to announce that not one, not two, but three members of our team have been nominated for accolades at the upcoming FAB Awards.

FAB (Federation of Awarding Bodies) liaise with key stockholders, including government departments, regulators and funding agencies to represent the interests of over 100 awarding bodies across the UK.

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ET_event.jpgTraining Qualifications UK would like to welcome centres from the North East of England to join us at a CPD Event in Stockton-on-Tees.

TQUK's lead EQA and subject specialist, Lisa Morris, will be in attendance to provide centres with an explanation of qualification and assessment requirements for:

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birthday.jpgIn true TQUK style, we completely missed our 3rd birthday at the weekend.

There was no cake and confetti. There were no presents and glory. There was no drinking and hangovers.

We were so busy in the days and weeks leading up to the big day that we forgot to celebrate our third turn around the sun. So now that we’ve remembered – let’s take a short trip down memory lane to see how far we have come in a mere 1095 days (ish) since we earned Ofqual status.

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pexels-photo-large.jpgFrom the 1st October 2017 the Construction Related Occupation card will no longer be an acceptable means of identification or qualification to work in a construction environment.

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has said the CRO card is no longer fit for purpose and in the meantime has consulted with companies within the industry to determine the best way to address the issue.

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Apprenticeship_levy.jpgSince the countries decision to revoke its European Union membership in June, the education sector has been waiting with baited breath as to the state of the proposed Apprenticeship Levy.

Finally, the government has dropped an update regarding the levy, and to the relative surprise of some - it’s full steam ahead.

Nearly all employers will only have to contribute 10% to the cost of an apprenticeship from April 2017 as per the release from the Department for Education this morning.

What does this mean? The government will pay 90% of the costs for 98% of employers, those with annual wage bills below £3m and thus not paying the levy.

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