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31 August 2017

Training Development Manager joins BPCA staff team

Karen Dawes has joined the BPCA staff team as our new Training Development Manager. Karen has worked within the trade association sector for several years, most recently for the National Federation of Builders (NFB) which represent the needs of SMEs in construction.

Karen brings skills and experience to the continuing development of the proposed Level 2 Pest Control Technician apprenticeship, as well as identifying and developing opportunities for growth across the wider training portfolio.

I’m very excited about this opportunity and the chance to work alongside existing teams within the organisation to enhance BPCA’s current training strategy. My overall focus is to support employers to maintain a skilled and competent workforce, while presenting new opportunities for BPCA through the development of key stakeholder partnerships. Looking ahead, 2018 will see the launch of the employer-led Level 2 Pest Control Technician apprenticeship standard. The standard will support members to attract and retain new talent to the sector

Karen Dawes

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