2018 Latest News

Apprenticeship Event

10th July 2018

We're heading down to the Brighton Centre this afternoon for the free event Apprenticeships: Busing the Myths.  There'll be an expert panel answering questions as well as employers and training providers.  Come and talk to us, and find out about gas, plumbing and electrical apprenticeships at Steve Willis…

Women in Engineering at Steve Willis Training

21st June 2018

Saturday 23rd June is International Women in Engineering Day At Steve Willis Training we're supporting this campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering. It highlights the importance of encouraging more women and girls to think about the amazing career opportunities that are available in gas, electrical and other…

Fun at the Gala

19th June 2018

We had a great day at the Portchester Gala on Saturday, the rain stayed away and there were lots of people enjoying the fun.  For everyone who entered our "Guess the Number" competition.... there were 203 items in the jar! The closest guess was 200, and the winner has now been…

Winning at Portchester

6th June 2018

We joined forces with Kane this week to surprise one lucky customer with a brand new Kane 458 flue gas analyser. The promotion was celebrating the ongoing success of the gas training programme at the Portchester Training Centre, and the prize went to the engineer who’d made 500th…

Your data and GDPR

17th May 2018

On May 25th 2018 a new data privacy law comes into effect in the UK. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives everyone more control over how companies like Steve Willis Training Centres use any personal information that we collect and store. Your privacy is important to us and…

Michelle hikes for Mind

15th May 2018

Next month our Senior Business Development & Recruitment Adviser Michelle Fraser is taking part in the 2018 Mind Hike, a tough 24 hour trek across the Cornish countryside, to raise money for this important charity.  This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, so we talked to Michelle about…

Calling all electrical employers...

8th May 2018

Are you an electrician thinking about expanding your business? Do you need an extra pair of hands? An electrical apprentice could be just what you need. We have a pool of fantastic young people at our Portchester training centre looking for an employer like you to take them on. They…

Growth leads to new electrical training vacancy

3rd May 2018

Due to further growth in our apprenticeships provision we are looking to employ another electrotechnical trainer at our Portchester training centre. Are you a current electrical trainer who wants a fresh challenge? Or maybe you’re a qualified level 3 Electrician looking to enter the training world?   Join…

Extra Apprenticeship Taster Days arranged

1st May 2018

We are delighted that our gas, plumbing and electrical apprenticeship taster days have proved so popular.  With the May dates now fully booked, we've arranged 2 free more events at our Portchester training centre: Gas -  Friday 22nd June Electrical - Friday 29th June.  Get in touch…

Apprenticeships - good for business

19th April 2018

Do you think employing an apprentice is too time-consuming and costly? It might be time to think again following recent reforms to the Apprenticeship Levy. Michelle Fraser, our Senior Business Development Adviser, runs our apprenticeship recruitment programme and she believes that taking on an apprentice can be one of the…

  • BPEC
  • City & Guilds
  • Apprenticeships

  • Career Transition Partnership
  • ELC
  • ERS
  • Matrix