training

New battery storage courses launched

An accredited course for installers about how to specify and fit renewable battery storage technology has gone live, thanks to a new partnership between battery specialists AceOn and training provider GTEC.  The Telford-based company signed a deal earlier this year with Yorkshire-based GTEC to deliver industry-accredited training for its customers and clients in installing renewable electrical energy storage systems.  AceOn founder Mark Thompson said the partnership was a major step forward in providing the […]

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How installers can take advantage of the emerging hybrid heat pump market

Eco heating technology brand, Daikin, is delighted to announce the launch of a free training programme, which has been designed to help installers take advantage of the emerging hybrid heat pump market. Whether it’s upholding the Future Homes Standard, or achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030, it’s clear that homes across Britain need to […]

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Why the industry needs a bigger and more diverse workforce

The growing skills gap in the plumbing and heating industry continues to be a problem. However, with so many opportunities ahead, including the role engineers will play to help the UK reach net zero, there is great potential for a rewarding career in the sector. Steve Owen, National Training Manager at Baxi Heating, discusses the […]

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29% increase in applicants to trade courses in 2020

Online learning portal, Access Training UK revealed a 29% increase in applicants to its trade courses in 2020, including a noticeable 14% increase in female applicants. This noticeable increase could not come at a better time as construction activity levels have experienced a seven year high, whilst demand for home improvements have soared significantly, as homeowners look […]

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Impey Announces Free Virtual Wetroom Training

Impey has announced that it’s continuing its virtual ‘We Are Wetrooms’ training seminars for the rest of 2021. Demand for the seminars has been such that the brand has launched an ongoing schedule of monthly training events, which start on Thursday 22nd July. Since launching in 2016, Impey’s wetroom installation training tour has welcomed over […]

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