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The Skills Plan

The Skills Minister, Nick Boles, has this month launched ‘The Post-16 Skills Plan’, due to be implemented in 2019.  The Skills Plan, developed in response to an independent report into technical education by an expert panel chaired by Lord Sainsbury, ‎proposes replacing the current outdated system of more than 20,000 courses …Read More

Construction Training Academy gains Approved Centre Status with ATDirect’s Support

ATDirect are delighted to announce our successful association with Construction Training Academy (CTA), one of the most highly respected and rapidly growing training and assessment centres in the sector.  ATDirect supplied consultancy support in the set up process which led to successful approval by CSkills Awards as an Approved Assessment Centre on …Read More

VQ Day

VQ Day is a celebration of vocational achievement.  There are GCSE and A-Level results days so why not a day to celebrate VQs?  Hence VQ Day!  Vocational qualifications have never been more important to the economy and the individual; they deliver the trained, talented employees businesses are crying out for …Read More