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 […]

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 […]

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. 

Apprenticeships – Your Questions Answered

We are really missing having our Apprenticeship open days at the moment, but there are still ways for you to see for yourself what an apprenticeship at Steve Willis Training would be like. Check out our new YouTube – – now live on our YouTube channel. James and Darren, two of our Gas Trainers, […]

Reward for Apprentice of the Year Finalist

Gas Apprentice Marcus Piper, who trains at our Burgess Hill Centre, reached the final of the 2020 Screwfix Trace Apprentice of the Year competition. This is a great achievement – he was one of just 10 finalists out of over 15,000 entries in this nationwide competition. He had to create a video presentation and attend […]

Not Just Students Starting in September

The press is full of stories about students heading off to university for the first time, but that’s not the whole story at this time of year. September also sees the start of Apprenticeship courses up and down the country and here at Steve Willis Training we have already welcomed over 120 new gas and […]

Apprentices for all Ages

Apprenticeships are for anyone, not just school leavers, and they can be an ideal way for a business to upskill their existing workforce. As an employer looking to invest in the future, you could train an existing employee through one of our apprenticeship programmes. You will gain a fully qualified engineer who will benefit your […]