Apprentice Graduation 2024 – Round Two!

Steve Willis Training Centre in Portchester celebrated with apprentices, employers, and staff Tuesday evening, the 16th of April 2024 at the Village Hotel. It was round two for us to celebrate the success of 50 apprentice graduates who have completed their apprenticeships as Gas Engineering Operatives (Level 3) and Installation and Maintenance Electricians (Level 3). […]

Apprentice Graduation 2024

Steve Willis Training Centre in Burgess Hill celebrated with apprentices, employers, and staff last Tuesday evening, the 9th of April 2024 at the Hickstead Showground. It was a fantastic evening celebrating the success of 74 apprentice graduates who have completed their apprenticeships as Gas Engineering Operatives (Level 3) and Installation and Maintenance Electricians (Level 3). […]

100% Pass Rate in Gas EPA – Setting the Bar High for Apprentice Success

Embarking on an apprenticeship is a significant step toward professional development, and the culmination of this journey is the End Point Assessment (EPA). This final stage serves as an impartial evaluation, determining whether apprentices have successfully acquired the skills, knowledge, and behaviours outlined in their respective apprenticeship standards. At Steve Willis Training, we recognise the […]

Empowering Women in the Gas & Electrical Industries

As we celebrate International Women’s Day on March the 8th, 2024, we reflect on the progress made toward gender equality and recognise the strides women have taken in various fields. Two industries that have historically been male dominated are the gas and electrical sectors, but times are changing, and women are making their mark in […]

EHPA Report Reveals Concerning Dip in European Heat Pump Market

Discover the latest insights from the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) revealing a 5% decline in heat pump sales across 14 European countries in 2023. Amid policy uncertainties and a widening electricity – gas price gap, stakeholders, including UK Heat Pump Association (HPA), call for swift government action to reverse the trend and ensure a […]

New Homes Week 26th February 2024

Welcome to New Homes Week, a celebration that sheds light on the many benefits of opting for a brand-new home.  This also emphasises the growing importance of energy efficiency in new homes, offering homeowners not only the promise of cost savings but also the satisfaction of contributing to our journey towards achieving Net Zero. In […]

Burgess Hill Town Councillors Visit 2024

On January 11th, we had the pleasure of hosting members of the Burgess Hill Town Council for a guided visit to Steve Willis Training Centres in Burgess Hill. It commenced with an informative introduction by Steve Willis himself, who shared the remarkable journey and growth of the training centres. Furthermore, Adam Dodson, Technical Director of […]

The Big Give 2023

Steve Willis Training Centres has proudly selected Motiv8 as their designated charity in the Portchester area. Motiv8 is a remarkable community-based organisation dedicated to supporting young individuals and families throughout their various stages of growth. The charity creates safe and nurturing environments where trusted adults offer guidance and support, helping these individuals develop the necessary […]

Apprenticeships School Taster Sessions

Steve Willis Training Centres have recently launched taster sessions for local schools near our Burgess Hill and Portchester centres. These engaging sessions aim to introduce pupils to the world of apprenticeships and specifically focus on gas and heating engineering and electrical installation. As part of our commitment to promoting vocational education our organised taster days […]