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Electrotechnical Industry Consultation: Electrician Apprenticeship Standard
As reported by the ECA, a major review of the content of the main electrician apprenticeship standard in England is now under way. ECA members and other industry stakeholders now have the opportunity to comment on draft proposals by the deadline of 9 September. Proposed changes include an increased emphasis on new technology including digital and low carbon installations, and the related demands on electricians’ knowledge and skills. The Institute…
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Engineering services business survey: firms hunt for the right people to aid bounce back
The latest quarterly Building Engineering Business Survey, conducted by leading electrotechnical trade body ECA in partnership with BESA, SELECT and SNIPEF, reveals an expected bounce back for the sector in Q2. Materials shortages and cash flow continue to affect the sector. But recruiting and retaining the right calibre of staff is now the biggest curb on business growth. A rise in apprenticeship recruitment shows a recognition that investing in people…
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ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award finalists announced
Stiff competition for ‘Apprentice of the Year’ title. Three leading young people from across the electrotechnical industry have reached the final of the ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award 2022. The final three who remain in competition to become ‘Apprentice of the Year’ are: – James Stanford of Gilbert & Stamper Ltd– Veronica Jennings of Imtech Engineering Services– Charlie Ewing of The Rosebery Group Ltd Carolyn Mason, Head of…