Following the announcements over the weekend, the new nationwide restrictions in England do make it simpler than the previous regional variations and there are some significant differences from the first lockdown. This time, the government is encouraging work to continue, and schools and colleges remain open.
Unless and until we are advised otherwise, training and assessment can continue, provided that all involved continue to follow the COVID precautions that Training Providers and training venue already have in place. The rules and guidance for training premises are the same as for other workplaces. See HSE and GOV.UK websites for more information.
Clearly this is a fluid situation, and we will keep you advised as and when further guidance becomes available.
We have already been delivering training under these restrictions since June without incident, so are happy that we can deliver training in a safe and secure way for the time being.
We thank you for your help and continued support over the coming weeks. We will of course be reviewing the situation on a regular basis.