Archive for 2015

World Arabic Language Day

Friday 18 December is World Arabic Language Day, commemorating the day in 1973 when Arabic was approved as an official United Nations language. The Arabic language is spoken across the […]

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End of Year Message from the Chief Executive

We have had an exciting year at ABC Awards, welcoming new Centres, developing new and existing qualifications, products and services, and announcing our new strategic partnership with emfec and ASDAN. […]

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Professional Qualifications Introduced for MOT Testers

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is working with the sector skills council for the motor industry and the wider MOT industry to develop national occupational standards for people working […]

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Christmas Office Closures

The ABC Awards offices will be closed over the Christmas period from 5pm on 22nd December until 8am on 4th January. We wish all of our Centres, learners, subcontractors, partners and […]

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UK’s First Fashion Technology Academy Launched

Last week, ABC Showcase Centre, Fashion Enter, launched its brand new Fashion Technology Academy (FTA). Over 200 guests attended the event in Haringey’s manufacturing district London N4. The academy is […]

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Arboriculture and Forestry New Apprenticeship Standards

Government approval has been granted to two brand new Trailblazer apprenticeship standards which are set to benefit employers in the forestry and arboriculture industry. The Arborist and Forest Operative apprenticeship […]

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Supporting Student Work Experience at the AoC Conference

ABC Awards has sponsored students on vocational qualifications to enjoy an exciting work experience at the Association of Colleges (AoC) annual conference. Learners studying catering, floristry, event management and journalism […]

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Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers

All this week, schools and colleges across the country have been celebrating Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2015, a national campaign to inspire young people to consider a career in engineering. With […]

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Special ABC Centre Discount for Innovation in FE Conference

ABC Awards Centres are being offered a special rate to emfec group’s annual conference, Innovation in FE: Embracing Devolution. The conference, taking place on 8 February 2016, will explore innovative […]

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ABC Launches MOT Tester Pilot Scheme for Centres

ABC Awards is developing a new MOT Tester qualification which will change the way learners achieve Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) MOT Tester status. Under the current system, a […]

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