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 […]

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. 

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.

18th Edition – First Amendment

It is now well over a year since the introduction of the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations (BSI 7671:2018) and the first amendment has arrived from the https://electrical.theiet.org/bs-7671/updates-to-18th-edition/ It concerns the installation of electrical vehicle charging points and follows advances in technology that were not available when the 18th Edition was published. The amendment […]

Burgess Hill Graduation

It was the turn of our Burgess Hill Apprentices to mark the completion of their courses at our second graduation of 2017. In front of employers, friends, and families, 62 gas, plumbing, and electrical apprentices received their certificates, and eight special awards were also presented including Apprentice of the year for each sector. The awards […]

18th Edition News

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 in the development of the new edition. […]