LCL Awards

The Low Carbon Apprenticeship “is a miss-step” – Mark Krull

Mark Krull, Director for Logic4training and LCL Awards, criticises the recently launched ‘Low Carbon Apprenticeships’ as a PR exercise that ignores the needs and opportunities in the building services sector. As a long-time member of Greenpeace and Director of the UK’s leading Awarding Organisation for renewable qualifications you might be surprised that I’m not a big fan of the […]

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We should be investing in whole house retrofit now – Opinion

Mark Krull, Director for LCL Awards and Logic4training, says we’re missing a trick when it comes to tackling net zero and the cost-of-living crisis: The positive news from Rishi Sunak’s speech last month is that he’s increasing Boiler Upgrade Scheme funding to £7,500. Encouraging early investors ensures that we lay a strong and informed foundation […]

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Net Zero is “bigger than political point scoring” – Opinion

In September, Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak outlined a more watered-down Net Zero road map. Mark Krull, Director for Awarding Organisation, LCL Awards and building services training provider, Logic4training, stresses the importance of sticking to the plan for the good of the people, rather than courting the favours of voters: “When I first heard of the […]

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What is deterring aspiring female trade talent?

Melanie Waters, Managing Director, Trade-Up, takes a look at how the industry can attract more women into the trade: Construction and trades are a compelling and achievable option for new career seekers – whether they be adult learners, career switchers, or young adults looking to gain skills in a manual role. The industry is hungry […]

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Panasonic launches new Training Reward for installers switching to heat pumps

Panasonic has announced its plans for a new ‘Train to Gain with Panasonic’ reward scheme to further assist gas boiler engineers and installers to upskill and get qualified to install and maintain air source heat pumps. Panasonic will give installers £500 in rewards (limited to one per company) on completion of the Level 3 accredited […]

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