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. 

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!

Schwank UK

Schwank UK has recently provided a cutting-edge overhead radiant tube heater at our Portchester Training Centre. This remarkable upgrade will immensely enhance our training offerings for our valued CORT1 customers, allowing us to provide a far more comprehensive and advanced training package.

Worcester Bosch Bring Training on the Move

This week Worcester Bosch brought their training tardis – a fully equipped training vehicle – to our Burgess Hill Centre. Worcester trainer Craig Manson was helping our gas apprentices as they prepare for their ACS gas assessments. He shared tips on parts and safety and demonstrated the inner workings of the fully functioning Worcester boilers […]

Gas End Point Assessment Area Launched

This week we opened our brand-new Gas End Point Assessment Area at our Burgess Hill training Centre. This purpose built facility includes five fully fitted assessment bays and was created from scratch with generous support from partner Worcester Bosch and additional sponsors Anton Industrial, Harvey Water Softeners and S&S Northern. End Point Assessments will be […]

Gas Safety Week 2019

Gas Safety Week is here again, and it’s as important as ever. The campaigns rightly concentrate on consumer safety, and it’s vital to get the message out to the public about always checking that engineers are Gas Safe Registered. Safe gas engineering starts with properly trained engineers, and that doesn’t happen overnight. It takes a […]

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 […]