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18th Edition news

22nd June 2017

The 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) is on its way.  The Draft for Public Comment has now been released and is open for consultation until Wednesday 23rd August. For anyone who works in the electrical industry this is an important opportunity to have your say…

New oil and unvented training centre now open

31st May 2017

Last week we welcomed Paul Rose, CEO of OFTEC to perform the ribbon cutting at the opening of the new OFTEC approved oil and unvented training and assessment provision at our Portchester training centre.  In partnership with Worcester Bosch, and with additional support from Danfoss, Kane, TWS and…

Rallying to a good cause

10th May 2017

Steve Willis Training Centres gas trainer James Emmett is setting off on the Scum Run charity rally, with our support.  He'll be driving 3000 miles round Europe with brother in law Matthew in a Pokemon themed car. They're raising money for charity Together for Short Lives who help children…

Semi-finalists still smiling

27th April 2017

We recently welcomed 9 electrical apprentices to the regional semi final of the 2017 NICEIC-ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition.  It's the first time we've hosted such a competition, which was open to all Level 3 electrical trainees nationwide. Entries for this year were up 28% on 2016, so all the candidates…

Minimum Wage Increase

30th March 2017

This year's increase in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage comes in on 1st April.  There are different rates depending on the worker's age, and whether they are an apprentice. We are making sure that all our apprentices and employers are aware of the new rates. 

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