HSE have Requested ACAD Member Feedback for Draft POW Guidance
HSE has asked for ACAD member feedback/comments on the recent discussion document that is planned to become official HSE guidance later this year. Please note this document is a working draft and is subject to change. Are there any omissions? Does anything need clarifying? Any corrections? In the first instance please forward any comments through toREAD MORE
New Rules for 20% ‘Off the Job’ Training
TICA has produced a guide to help employers in England and Wales understand and work to the current ESFA funding rules on planning and delivering a minimum of 20% off-the-job training. From May 2017 the Government, through its funding agency the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), has introduced new rules to manage the deliveryREAD MORE
Apprentice Accommodation Funding (England/Wales only)
Following a change in government funding rules around the accommodation element of the apprenticeship standard funding, weekend stays for long distance apprentices can no longer be paid through the residential element of the standard funding cap. TICA will now be working with employers to ensure compliance with the very strict 20% ‘off the job’ ruleREAD MORE
Free Asbestos Awareness Training For TICA Members!
TICA has teamed up with an external learning platform to create an asbestos awareness on-line course. Following consultation over the past year with our IETTL Trustees, the trust has agreed to fund the platform development, and free of charge licences for all TICA members on an annual basis. This new member benefit means that operativesREAD MORE