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). […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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!