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April 7th is World Health Day, and Training Qualifications UK is joining the World Health Organization (WHO) this year in trying to raise awareness for depression and other mental illnesses.

In the West and around the world, life expectancy has been slowly climbing, year on year, for the last several decades. Infectious diseases have been stamped out. Advances in science and medicine occur every day, and these advances save thousands of lives every year. Generally, human beings are healthier, less susceptible to disease, have better access to healthcare and are living longer. Recently, CNN reported that in 2015, the global average life expectancy was 71.4 years, and is expected to rise to 85 years among women in many countries, with South Korea leading the way with a projected staggering 90.8 years.

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welding_welder.jpg_1356678171.jpgNational Apprenticeship Week 2017

Did you know that during a recent survey, 75% of employers reported that apprenticeships improved the quality of their product or service? If it wasn’t time before to recognise apprenticeship programmes as a direct competitor to a university education – it definitely is now.

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29a_4.pngTQUK and CIEH are delighted to announce that HIT Training, People1st and Psittacus Systems will be joining us at the Kingsway Hall Hotel, London on March 22nd.

The event, which is designed to provide an overarching view of the Hospitality and Catering sector and the Environmental Health sector moving forward, will provide training centres with a wealth of knowledge and information about the sectors from 2017 onwards. Including the new hospitality apprenticeship standards and what they mean for employers and providers alike.

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13.jpgCIEH to talk ‘Partners in Professionalism’

With Anne Godfrey, Chief Executive of CIEH and Andrew Walker, Managing Director of TQUK already on board, we’re delighted to announce that Jill Whittaker, Managing Director of HIT Training Ltd and Annette Allmark of People1st will be joining us at the Kingsway Hall Hotel, London on March 22nd.

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gov.jpgTraining Qualifications UK is an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation and in the process of applying to become an End Point Assessment Organisation.

The comments below are in response to the Draft Strategic Guidance to the Institute for Apprenticeships Government Consultation issued on 4 January 2017.

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