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JTL announces new Chair and CEO
JTL, one of the leading apprenticeship providers in the building services engineering sector in England and Wales, has announced the appointment of both a new Chair, Sir John Low, and a new CEO, Chris Claydon.  Sir John Low joined JTL in his new role on 1st November 2022. John brings with him over 20 years of experience in a commercial background of technology and engineering, as well as extensive periods in the charity sector as Chief Executive…
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SELECT warns that skills shortages could create challenges for green heating plans
Scotland’s largest construction trade body, SELECT, has warned that “significant investment” is needed to ensure there is a sufficiently skilled workforce to install new domestic heating technology and meet net zero targets safely.  The campaigning electrical association says investment in “proper” apprenticeships and upskilling the existing workforce is essential – and it’s also vital to upgrade the nation’s electrical supply to accommodate green domestic technology. SELECT’s warnings came after it responded to…
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Education secretary: “Further education and skills will be a big priority”
Education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has underlined the vital role of further education and skills. On his first visit in post, Williamson visited the Royal Mail’s mail centre in Leeds, where he met and spoke with some of the company’s 460 apprentices. Williamson said, “Further education and skills will be a big priority for this government and it’s fantastic to see, first-hand today, how apprenticeships can help people land a great…