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Asbestos Removal Operative Apprenticeship Standard Under Development 

Building on the development of the CITB funded Specialist Apprenticeship Programme by ACAD, ARCA and the NFDC, we are pleased to confirm and update our members on the development of the Asbestos Removal Operative L2 Apprenticeship Standard. How is this different to the Specialist Apprenticeship Programme? This is funded by the employer Apprenticeship Levy, unlikeREAD MORE

NVQ centres for the Asbestos Industry update

ACAD is working through the final few outputs that are part of the £116,000 CITB funding that is being challenged in to support the Asbestos Industry through ACAD. Whilst most outputs are for the entire Asbestos industry, some are limited to organisations that are CITB levy registered. This includes enhanced incentives for NVQ achievement whichREAD MORE

All Green for ACAD in Recent SQA EV Visit

  We are really pleased to be able to share the feedback from the SQA EQA visit this morning to this award winning NVQ centre. Our clean sweep of greens against all their criterion plus receiving their highest possible outcome of “High Confidence” stands testament to the amazing team here at TICA-ACAD. CITB are investingREAD MORE

ACAD Member ARG Highly Recommend the SAP Programme

ACAD caught up with ARG Director Chris Blair to ask him why he has sent two of his London based operatives all the way to Darlington to put them through the CITB funded Specialist Apprenticeship Programme. How would you sum up the CITB funded Specialist Apprenticeship Programme and Apprentice of the Year award? The ACADREAD MORE

CITB Funded NVQ Assessment Centres for the Asbestos Industry

CITB, the Standard Setting Body (SSB) for the Asbestos Industry,awarded ACAD £116,000 to develop a VQ Assessment infrastructure to enable the Asbestos Industry to complete the VQ challenge created by the CLC decision of 2015. This 2 year agreement has involved the creation of two S/NVQ centres to facilitate Vocational Qualification achievement throughout the UKREAD MORE

ACAD Apprentice of the Year 2019

ACAD’s Apprentices of the Year 2019 are Michael Kasajja and Karl Kelly representing ARG Group. Graham Warren commented “My congratulations to all the shortlisted apprentices and hats off to the joint winners Karl & Michael who are not only great ambassadors for their employer ARG Group but also for the wider Asbestos Industry. My thanksREAD MORE

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