Tag: training

GTEC and SolarEdge to offer joint training

GTEC has partnered with SolarEdge to launch a joint course aimed at advancing expertise in solar energy.

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AI provides growth opportunities for the skilled trades

Mark Krull from Logic4training examines the likely impact of artificial intelligence on the skilled trades, explaining why installers should embrace, rather than fear, advancements in technology. According to recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) analysis, 40% of employment around the world will be affected by AI, rising to 60% in higher-income countries. There is no doubt […]

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NatWest launches retrofit training with Supply Chain Sustainability School

The free training programme includes workshops on commercial incentives for retrofit.

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Daikin reopens training academy

The Daikin Training Academy provides an opportunity for HVAC engineers and professionals to receive comprehensive training on installation, commissioning, servicing, and maintenance of a wide range of residential and commercial technologies.

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First ever heat pump apprenticeship launches

The Low-Carbon Heating Technician Apprenticeship will be a UK-first, dedicated to developing the skills needed to design, install and commission low-carbon heating technologies.

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Altecnic launches free online learning platform

Altecnic Ltd has launched the Altecnic Academy, which features a range of CIBSE-accredited CPDs. The Altecnic Academy has been developed to support members of the plumbing and heating industry by providing easy access to courses that focus on relevant industry topics. The new platform already has a range of courses available for users to engage […]

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LGA calls for government funding for housing qualifications

The Local Government Association (LGA)’s latest research has found that councils could face an extra bill of £18 million to deal with new government housing standards. The government is introducing new standards for the professionalisation of the housing sector under the Social Housing (Regulation) Act, which requires senior housing management staff to complete qualifications up […]

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Mobile heat pump training facility opens in Scotland

NIBE Energy Systems has contributed to the opening of a new mobile heat pump facility to unlock training opportunities in Scotland, with a particular focus on addressing training gaps in remote and rural areas where there isn’t college training provision. The initiative is the result of a collaboration between Energy Saving Trust, Energy Skills Partnership […]

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CIPHE calls for mandatory heat pump qualification

Kevin Wellman, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has highlighted the need for mandatory heat pump qualifications. Currently only engineers installing heat pumps under the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) must be MCS certified but there is no mandatory qualification on top of the minimum NVQ Level 2 qualification, for general […]

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NIBE reopens heat pump training academy

NIBE Energy Systems Ltd has reopened its Chesterfield training academy following a refurbishment. NIBE’s UK employees along with Phil Hurley, UK Managing Director, and Stefan Nordenfors, Sales Director EMEA, were joined by The Worshipful Mayor of Chesterfield Tony Rogers and his wife Mayoress Sharon Rogers for the unveiling of the newly refurbished centre last week. […]

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Work begins on ECOHOUSE skills centre

Construction has started at West Lothian College’s ECOHOUSE development. The ECOHOUSE skills centre for sustainable living will feature two semi-detached houses built at the college’s Livingston campus. Training and upskilling opportunities delivered there will include air tightness testing, MHVR (mechanical heat recovery ventilation) testing, EPC calculations, solar thermal installations, installing, testing and commissioning of air […]

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EDF announces partnership with CB Heating

EDF has entered into a strategic investment and partnership with Clacton-based CB Heating to advance its heat pump offering for its UK customers and help upskill engineers across the country. The investment means EDF will partner with CB Heating for its customers’ heat pump installations, with an end-to-end installation through CB Heating’s Heat Pump Installer […]

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