2020 Latest News

Extra apprenticeship funding now available...

1st July 2020

Calling all small businesses in the Solent area! There's some extra funding available for apprenticeships thanks to the new Transfer to Transform project from the Solent Apprenticeship Hub. Larger businesses are pledging to transfer their unspent Apprenticeship Levy money to help local small businesses.  The aim is to create…

Good Luck Marcus - Apprentice of the Year finalist 2020!

25th June 2020

Marcus Piper, one of our year 1 gas apprentices, has reached the final of the 2020 Screwfix Trade Apprentice of the Year competition.  This is a fantastic achievement, and you can see why he made it to the final in his official video  Watch this space to see if Marcus…

VACANCY - Gas Trainer, Apprenticeships

16th June 2020

We are looking to expand our Apprenticeship Team with a new trainer to work with our Gas apprentices.     We're not necessarily looking for people with a training background though. We're looking for gas engineers with experience in the trade and skills to pass on.     What did…

Getting back to work...

28th May 2020

We're getting back into the swing of things as our training centres reopen for short courses.  It feels different of course, with reduced class sizes and social distancing in place, but the most important thing is we're back providing the training and assessment that our customers need.  We're…

Matrix renewal highlights strengths

19th May 2020

Last month Steve Willis Training underwent a full Matrix assessment and our accreditation was renewed for another three years. The process was extremely thorough despite the lockdown, with interviews and other evaluations carried out remotely.  The Matrix Standard is the international quality standard for delivery of information, advice and…

Preparing to reopen...

10th May 2020

We are getting ready to restart short courses at Burgess Hill and Portchester. We have been preparing the centres for safe training, with 2 metre social distancing in place in all classrooms and assessment areas and communal spaces. We know that this has been a difficult time for all businesses, and…

Apprenticeship Graduation Day

30th April 2020

Today would have been the 2020 Apprenticeship Graduation for our Burgess Hill cohort.  We're remembering the good times we had at past graduations, and looking ahead to next year when we plan to return with an event that is bigger and better than ever!    

A busy time for our Apprenticeships Team...

28th April 2020

The Coronavirus lockdown has led to a challenging environment for all businesses, and here at Steve Willis Training we are making sure that all our customers and staff are supported through this difficult time.  This support is particularly important for the young apprentices at the start of their careers.…

VACANCY - ACS GAS ASSESSORS

24th April 2020

We are recruiting for two ACS Gas Assessors to join Steve Willis Training, assessing domestic and commercial gas.  We're looking for people with previous experience of working within the heating and gas industry, ideally holding a full range of domestic / commercial gas and LPG qualifications. Experience of assessing and…

Plumbing Apprenticeship vacancies in Brighton

23rd April 2020

Brighton and Hove City Council are recruiting for 10 plumbing apprentices who'll be trained  at Steve Willis Training in Burgess Hill. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your plumbing career with a job in BHCC's new housing, repairs and maintenance service as you study with us for your Level 2…

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  • BPEC
  • NICEIC
  • City & Guilds
  • Apprenticeships
  • CIPHE

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