UVAC Background Information

UVAC Background Information

About UVAC

UVAC is the foremost authority on higher and degree apprenticeships, technical, and professional education and its mission is to provide an independent voice for its members, championing higher level vocational learning and supporting institutions in skills delivery.

As a not-for-profit membership organisation its members include universities, awarding bodies, and tech ed businesses. UVAC champions higher level vocational learning and supports Higher Education Institutions in delivering skills, apprenticeships, and technical education, emphasising work-based routes and valuing experiential and reflective learning. UVAC influences learning quality through research and collaboration with institutions, employers, and governments to enhance graduate employability.


UVAC’s Story

The University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC) was formed in 1999 as a not-for-profit representative and support organisation by the HE sector and is run by the HE sector for the HE sector. We provide an independent voice for our members on matters relating to technical and professional higher level learning including higher and degree apprenticeship. Our mission is to champion higher level vocational learning and exists to support Higher Education Institutions play a full role in the delivery of skills, apprenticeship, technical education and professional education provision.

UVAC has a membership of approximately 90, including universities of all types, sizes and mission groups, higher education institutions, awarding and professional bodies, tech ed businesses and individuals.


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    Fantastic insights from our second panel session, led by Philip Le Feuvre, featuring Mandy Crawford-Lee, Joanne Reynolds, Dr. Archana Patankar, and Suzanne Ramage, Discussing 'Skills to Support Social Mobility and Opportunity.'
    #WSUKISS5 in partnership with @UVAC1

    UVAC are delighted to be the headline sponsors of the @worldskillsuk International Skills Summit 5 at @UCBofficial today.

    We’re looking forward to having some great conversations around the theme of Opportunity and Growth.


    Bookings for AWD courses in June / July are now open & include:

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    Integration of on and off-the-job training training-
    6 June 24

    Improving initial assessment- Managers
    6 June 24

    Planning Effective Curriculum Design-
    11 June 24


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