Digital Assess and VTCT – Finalists for the FAB Awards 2017

August, 2017

FAB 2017 Award FinalistsThe Assessment Group companies  – VTCT and Digital Assess, have both been shortlisted for 3 categories at the FAB Awards 2017.

Digital Assess and VTCT are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Federation of Awarding Bodies – FAB Awards 2017.  Now in its third year, the Awards recognise the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employees to education and skills in the UK over the past year.

Stephen Wright, FAB Chief Executive, says “we received more entries to the Awards than ever before and the standard was exceptionally high. We look forward to announcing the winners and to celebrating the successes within the industry at the Awards dinner on 19 October. ”

The 3 shortlisted categories are:

·       Awarding Organisation of the year (VTCT) – The AO of the year will have done more than ‘business as usual’ and be able to showcase the contribution that AOs make to education and skills in the UK.

·       Team of the year (VTCT) – This award acknowledges a team of individuals, who have made a significant contribution and deliver excellent value to their organisation, centres and/or learners during the past year.

·       Innovation of the year (DigitalAssess- CompareAssess) – This award recognises the company that successfully applies any form of innovation, celebrating the ideas that have had the greatest impact on an organisation or industry.

Alan Woods OBE, Chief Executive of VTCT, commented: “In my short time at the helm, I have seen first hand the dedication and innovation of the teams at VTCT, Digital Assess, and ITEC. The strategic improvements we have made allow us to react faster to industry changes, assist employers, and champion learners throughout their whole learning journey and career, including post-qualification training.”

“More than 800 approved centres work with VTCT, and our ever-expanding list extends across the UK, Ireland and internationally. We’re thrilled that the Federation of Awarding Bodies have also recognised these achievements by shortlisting us for three awards. We are looking forward to finding out the results at the FAB 2017 Conference.”

The final results will be announced at the FAB 2017 Awards dinner is being held at the end of the first day of the FAB Conference, on 19 October at the Marriott Hotel in Leicester.

Full list of FAB Awards 2017 Finalists can be found here.