Training opportunities - apprenticeships and funding
Wednesday 3rd November 12:00 - 12:30
This presentation will include a review of the current needs of the cleaning industry with a focus on the lessons learned during the pandemic, and will provide recognition of the contribution cleaning teams across the world made as we battled to recover. The presentation will also take an insightful look inside the work of the apprenticeship trailblazer group and what success might look like. It will provide an overview and opportunity to look at recent professional developments including grant opportunities for apprenticeship funded programmes and tailored educational provision. Finally, the presentation will look at the importance of support mechanisms and how the cleaning industry is working more closely with government.
Speaker: Delia Cannings , Director at Environmental Excellence Training Development Ltd
Delia Cannings has a proven track record in building strong relationships across the cleaning sector. She is the AHCP national lead for education and training, the UKHA chair for the Midlands and South West, and deputy chair of the British Cleaning Council. Delia has promoted numerous educational initiatives and spearheaded several scholarship programmes, as well as supporting ‘trailblazer’ groups in the development of apprenticeships. As an external examiner for the University of Northampton she continues to support the development and contextualisation of learning packages for the sector. The highlight of her career to date was attending Buckingham Palace and meeting HRH Queen Elizabeth when she was presented with the Queens Anniversary Prize for her contribution to education and training.