As you are likely to be aware on the 1st of September 2019, the newly reformed Functional Skills Qualifications come into effect. The basis of the reform completely rewrites the Functional Skills assessment methodology which we are in support of.
EAL is proud to be a part of a monumental revolution in the delivery of Construction and Built Environment sector related qualifications in Wales.
As part of a consortium with City & Guilds, we are reshaping and reframing the existing methods of training and learning within the sector. Taking a streamlined approach, the current selection of qualifications will be simplified from hundreds of qualifications down to eight new ones.
Our parent company Enginuity and Industry Wales are hosting a series of workshops and networking dinners throughout June designed to specifically discuss advanced manufacturing and engineering (AME) skills needs in the Welsh economy.
Our parent company Enginuity is the organising partner for 13 WorldSkills UK engineering competitions designed to equip apprentices and students with the world-class skills needed to help UK businesses better compete globally.
We've just launched a new qualification for the Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician apprenticeship standard.