Is a career in heating and plumbing a good choice for young people?
In his exclusive column for Installer, Heating Engineer Andy Gibbs shares his experience of advising young people about a career in the heating and plumbing industry: A few months ago, I was invited by the careers teacher at my eldest son’s school, to take part in their “Meet a Visitor ” day. Essentially it’s a […]Read More
Training the workforce of the future
Training, retaining, and believing in the value of young talent has always been a central tenet at JTL. It’s the reason why JTL is such a staunch advocate for the long-term benefits of the Traineeship scheme, for learners and employers alike. Cathie Foster, Head of Marketing at JTL discusses the value of Traineeships and working […]Read More
How can we educate the next generation of heating engineers?
As the heating industry continues to develop and grow, it is more crucial than ever that younger generations are engaged with and excited by engineering. Steve Owen, National Training Manager at Baxi, explains how the company is planning to attract the next generation of heating engineers as part of its commitment to creating a sustainable […]Read More
APHC webinar calls for feedback about the plumbing apprenticeship review
The Association of Plumbing and Heating (APHC) is inviting those involved in plumbing and heating education to take part in a free online webinar on Friday 30 April. The APHC is asking professionals to join the discussion around the review of The Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship, to assess whether it is still fit for […]Read More
Webinar: An overview of the Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship in England
Graeme Dryden, Deputy CEO at the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) will be hosting an online session to discuss the apprenticeship currently available in England, and the training of people starting a career in a modern plumbing and heating industry. Over time new technology, materials and working practices change, so to ensure the […]Read More