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Halifax-based Viva Training, has been approved by BPEC for heat pump training, includng GSHPs, ASHPs and MCS accreditation..

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Viva is BPEC approved for heat pump training 

Halifax-based Viva Training, has been approved by BPEC for heat pump training, including GSHPs and ASHPs, which enables installers to expand into the renewables sector.

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BPEC celebrates 30 years anniversary 

Happy 30th anniversary to BPEC, which provides qualifications, assessments, training courses and learning materials to the plumbing and heating industry and the wider energy sector.

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MCS launches consultancy on competency requirements 

What do you think of the proposed competency requirements for MCS certification? How will it affect your business? Have an impact on the future and take part in the official consultation. 

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Besa wins leading trade association award 

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has won the Training Initiative of the Year at the Trade Association Forum (TAF) best practice awards. It was also shortlisted in three other categories: digital transformation, event of the year, and sustainability initiative.  

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Discounted heat pump training for Nottingham installers 

Nottingham-based plumbing and heating tradespeople are being offered discounted heat pump training, by renewables training provider GTEC, to help them to brush up on their skills before the end of March 2022.

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Career in gas is a ‘good choice’ 

In a further boost to the industry, a recent survey by Logic4Training has revealed that 70% of installers believe a career in gas is a good choice. 

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Panasonic sparks new generation of low carbon installers

In a bid to inspire installers of the future for a low carbon future, Panasonic has partnered with the Sparks series of events, where UK college lecturers will 'meet the manufacturer' cross the UK throughout January and February.

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Adding to the toolbox: do installers need to broaden their skills?

As the industry evolves to meet government targets to decarbonise homes across the UK, just how confident is the workforce to tackle the challenges ahead? Is the need for upskilling and retraining regarded as a positive step forward and how will installers navigate the surge in demand for heat pumps and updated installations?

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Learning lessons for future government green schemes

As we approach the launch of campaigns such as the Boiler Grant Scheme, due for release in April, as part of the government’s plans to drive down the cost of low carbon heating technologies, we believe reflection on past scheme failures will be the key to moving forward effectively in the future.

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Survival steps to safety for electrical installations

Martindale Electric has created an updated version of the ALIVE acronym to help prevent loss of life and safeguard workplaces for anyone working in or near electrical installations.