Special Events


This is where you are able to find details of forthcoming events and courses that NTfW organise and also events that we organise in partnership with other organisations. Please use the menu on the right hand side of this page to find out more information about each event or course. You will also find an events calendar detailing dates of forthcoming events and courses relating to the education and training sector in Wales.

NTfW Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference – 30 March 2017
The inaugural NTfW Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference ‘Strengthening Skills for Success,’ is open to all Work-based learning practitioners in Wales and will focus on providing professional development opportunities, and is aligned to the NTfW Quality Improvement Project, supported and part-funded by Welsh Government through the European Social Fund.

Digital Literacy Creativity – Training Event – 11 May 2017
This is the fourth in a series of 5 Digital Literacy training events that the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) will be organising. You will see this event focusing on Digital Literacy – Creativity. The day will be a mixture of input, practical sessions and time for review and evaluation. There will also be the opportunity to obtain Agored Cymru ESfWL Level 2 Digital Creativity accreditation.

VQ Awards – 6 June and VQ Day – 7 June 2017
VQ day celebrates vocational achievement and the benefits of practical, technical and vocational learning. We believe that vocational qualifications deserve the same accolades and level of recognition that academic qualifications receive. There are GCSE and A-Level results days so why not a day to celebrate VQs? Hence VQ Day!

NTfW Annual Conference – 29 June 2017
The conference allowed delegates the opportunity to hear from predominant keynote speakers and attend workshops. The event is also seen as a prime opportunity of networking with individuals and companies across the training sector within Wales.

Apprenticeship Awards Cymru – 20 October 2017
The Apprenticeship Awards Cymru aim to recognise and celebrate employers, learners and providers who commit to developing their workforce through Apprenticeships and supporting their employees during their training. The awards are also a great way to evaluate training and development, as well as a fantastic motivational factor for any workforce or learner.

The Skills Show – 16-18 November 2017
The Skills Show is the nation’s largest skills and careers event and helps to shape the future of a new generation. Attracting over 75,000 visitors annually, the show provides hands-on experiences that inspire young people to explore careers and motivates them to find out more about the world of work.

Policy Solutions Series Report
Learning and Work Institute, ColegauCymru and the National Federation for Wales (NTfW) have delivered a series of Policy Solutions seminars, exploring some of the big challenges and opportunities for education and training in the next 5-10 years The report launched by the Minister for Skills and Science Julie James AM concludes the discussions, energetic debate and principal findings, and identifies key priorities for action from all five Policy Solutions seminars held over the summer of 2016.