2020 Latest News


23rd December 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE - OPEN IN TIER 4    Both our training centres will remain open as usual while West Sussex and Hampshire are under Tier 4 restrictions.    All travel to and from the centres is permitted as it is classed as essential.    Courses will be running as scheduled in the…


21st December 2020

The government has extended its incentive scheme for employers who take on apprentices - the closing date is now 31st March 2021.  Until 31st March, any employer taking on a new apprentice will receive the following incentive payments from the government:  £3,000 for 16-18 year olds £2,000 for 19-24…

Christmas Jumper Day 2020

11th December 2020

We're taking part in Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day again this year - check out our socially distanced outdoor photo! If you want to support us and help raise money for this brilliant charity, you can donate by text:  Text TEAM870860 to 70050 and…

MP views Apprenticeship training

7th December 2020

On Friday we welcomed Mid Sussex MP Mims Davies to our Burgess Hill training centre.  Mims was interested in finding out about our Apprenticeship Training programmes. She saw electrical apprentices in action in the workshop, and dropped in on a gas classroom to see how we've successfully combined in…

Carbon Monoxide Kills...

30th November 2020

A recent inquest into the tragic deaths of 5 people in Cornwall has highlighted some shocking statistics around carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK.  18 people died in 10 incidents linked to faulty cookers, and all the deaths might have been prevented if carbon monoxide alarms had been in use.  The…

Christmas Hampers 2020

27th November 2020

Today we're collecting our food donations for the Burgess Hill Christmas Hamper Project. This great scheme delivers around 250 Christmas hampers to families and individuals in the local area - and the need is greater than ever this year. There's still time to get involved be either collecting food items or…


26th November 2020

If you're thinking about your future career in the gas, plumbing or electrical industries, or you're an employer looking to expand your business, there's no need to wait until September. We've been offering staggered starts for our Apprenticeship programmes this academic year, with the final two intakes coming up in…

Apprenticeships - your questions answered...

16th November 2020

We're 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 VIDEO - now live on our YouTube channel.  James and Darren, two…

Vacancy - part-time Electrical Apprenticeship Trainer, Portchester

12th November 2020

We're looking for a part-time Trainer to work with our Electrical Apprentices at our Portchester training centre. Are you an experienced electrical trainer looking for a fresh challenge? Or are you an electrician with experience in the trade and skills to pass on. This role is for around 24 hours a…


11th November 2020

Are you looking to start your career in the gas industry?  Or maybe you're thinking about changing course?  We've staggered our start dates for this academic year and the final intake is in January at our Burgess Hill training centre.  Act now - there's no need to…


  • BPEC
  • City & Guilds
  • Apprenticeships

  • Career Transition Partnership
  • ELC
  • ERS
  • European Social Fund
  • Matrix