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 […]

Top Tips from Your Heating Engineer!

According to a recent survey conducted by the consumer group Which? It was discovered that almost 46% of households in the UK refrained from using their heating during cold weather last winter. Additionally, nearly 90% of people surveyed expressed their intention to reduce energy consumption again this year. The survey also revealed that 41% of […]

Enhancing our Understanding of Cyber Security

Cyber Security refers to the measures taken by individuals and organisations to minimise the risk of falling prey to cyber-attacks. It’s primary goal is to safeguard the devices we rely on daily, such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, and computers, as well as the online services we use both at work and in our personal lives. […]

Net Zero: Seize the Opportunity to Upskill & Thrive

Rishi Sunak made an important announcement on September 20th 2023, regarding the UK’s ambitious net zero target. Electric Vehicles Originally set for 2030, the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles has now been postponed for an additional five years, until 2035. The reason behind this decision is the high cost associated […]

The Benefits of Apprenticeships Vs University

When it comes to choosing a career path, the decision between starting an apprenticeship or going to university can be a challenging one. Both options have their merits, but in recent years, apprenticeships have gained significant recognition for the valuable opportunities they offer. 

Gas Safety Week 11th – 17th September 2023

Gas safety is an important consideration for caregivers, especially when it comes to the use of gas appliances or systems in the home. Gas can be safe when handled properly, but if gas appliances or equipment are installed incorrectly or not maintained well, there is a risk of gas leaks, fires, explosions, and carbon monoxide poisoning!

Contactum’s Generous Contribution at our Burgess Hill Centre

Contactum, a subsidiary of the Alfanar Group, has recently provided extensive support for the development of Steve Willis Training’s third-year apprentice inspection and testing facility. This significant revamp is underway at our Burgess Hill site. It involves a major overhaul and investment at our Burgess Hill centre with the construction of a larger inspection and testing area.

Burgess Hill Mayor, Cllr Janice Henwood Visits our Burgess Hill Centre

Today we welcomed Burgess Hill Mayor, Cllr Janice Henwood to our Burgess Hill training centre. Janice was given a grand tour, starting with apprenticeships, where she met students who have travelled from Caterham, Brighton, and surrounding areas. The students talked about the current module they are studying, and the portfolio work they do to support their apprenticeship.

Work Experience at Steve Willis Training Centres

I am a student in my first year at BHASVIC college, Brighton, and for my work experience, I chose Steve Willis Training to learn new skills and to acclimatise myself to an authentic working environment, preparing me for my future career.