Learning & Development Forum 2019

14th March 2019, Trafford College Group, Altrincham Campus.

This years’ Learning & Development Forum was hosted by Trafford College Group at their Altrincham Campus. This years’ Forum saw the welcome return of students preparing, cooking and serving the food of the Aspire Restaurant.

14th March 2019.

Trafford College Group,
Altrincham Campus,
Manchester Road,
West Timperley,
Altrincham,
Cheshire,
WA14 5PQ

This years’ Learning & Development Forum was hosted by Trafford College Group at their Altrincham Campus. Following feedback from delegates in previous years, the Forum was be a one-day event with the option to stay locally at competitive prices.

This years’ Forum also saw the welcome return of students preparing, cooking and serving the food of the Aspire Restaurant.

Who attended?

Anyone who is directly and indirectly associated with the education, training and development within, or for, the hospitality sector.

Why did they attend?
  • To find out about new qualifications and updates
  • To meet those involved in the supply chain for education and training
  • To enhance and develop their curriculum offer
  • To share initiatives and ideas with their peers
  • To extend their knowledge of the current landscape
Programme

08:30
Registration and Exhibition viewing

09:30
Forum opening – Molly Shaher, National Chair, PACE

09.40
Welcome to Trafford College by Matt Shaw, Head of Hospitality, Trafford College

09.50
Workshops commence.

10:00 – 30 minute workshops:

  • Royal Academy of Culinary Arts with James Holden.
  • Chocolate workshop with Mark Apsley-Hooper.
  • Cookery demonstration by Falcon.
  • T Levels panel member Robert Marshal-Slater.
  • HE Apprenticeships with Molly Shaher.
  • Allergens workshop.
  • Royal Navy careers.

12:45
Lunch in Aspire Restaurant

13:30 – 30 minute workshops:

  • Royal Academy of Culinary Arts with James Holden.
  • Chocolate workshop with Mark Apsley-Hooper.
  • Cookery demonstration by Falcon.
  • T Levels panel member Robert Marshal-Slater.
  • HE Apprenticeships with Molly Shaher.
  • Allergens workshop.
  • Royal Navy careers.

15.30
Julia Sibley, Savoy Educational Trust: “How Colleges can apply for funding to the Savoy Educational Trust”

15.45
Forum close and Q&A – Molly Shaher, National Chair, PACE

16.15
Learning & Development Forum 2020

16:30
PACE AGM

18:00
For those who have chosen to stay; dinner with drinks reception – prepared, cooked and served by the students of the Aspire Restaurant.

21:00
Carriages

(Please note: speakers, topics and times are all subject to change.)


Recommended accommodation

Address: Cresta Court Hotel, Church St, Altrincham, WA14 4DP (1.1 miles).

The evening of the 13th March 2019:
£70 single occupancy, or £75 double occupancy including breakfast & VAT

The evening of the 14th March 2019:
£65.00 single occupancy, or £70 double occupancy including breakfast & VAT

Please contact Nicola Jones on conferences@cresta-court.co.uk and quote PACE to receive the agreed rate. Please note: the availability for bedrooms is limited so please ensure you book early to avoid disappointed.

If you wish to book alternative accommodation with no preferential rates, we would recommend:

All accommodation should be booked by yourself and does not form part of the Learning & Development Forum package.


Forum Delegate: book and pay for your place









PACE Member (£95 per delegate)PACE Non-Member (£120 per delegate)


PACE Member (£30 per guest)PACE Non-Member (£35 per guest)


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