Global workwear brand Dickies has partnered with City of Bristol College to support students and apprentices who are preparing for a career in a range of vocational and technical trades and professions.
Rexel reflects on its apprenticeship scheme, and introduces one of its apprentices who has already gone on to become a mentor just a few years into her own career.
The Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) is encouraging the industry to show support for the charity's Apprentice Support Programme (ASP), designed to help young people reach their full potential in the electrical sector.
Apprenticeship provider JTL has seen its Oxford training centre selected as a venue for one of the six heats of the 2019 SkillELECTRIC competition, which every year aims to search for the UK’s best young electrician.
Entries are now open for this year’s ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award, which aims to showcase the very best talent across ECA’s member businesses.
A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth.
Global workwear brand Dickies is sponsoring this year’s SkillELECTRIC, SkillPLUMB, SkillBuild and APL Landscaping competitions, as part of its ongoing efforts to support and champion the next generation of tradespeople.
Sulzer is building on its expertise and facilities in Southampton through its involvement in local training programmes and ongoing support of young engineers.
School leavers are rarely well-prepared for apprenticeships or careers in the electrotechnical and engineering services sector, according to a new report from The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP), of which ECA is a leading member.
After beating competition at the national final in London, Callum Abberley, a plumbing and heating apprentice at Burton and South Derbyshire College, has been named Screwfix's top trade apprentice.
Richard Bradley has been named the 2019 NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year.
With a shortfall in engineering graduates on our hands, Vinnie Edge, international operations manager at engineering solutions provider, Boulting Ltd, explores what can be done to secure the future of engineering.
Companies that recruit apprentices can see a return on investment (RoI) as soon as year two of the apprenticeship programme, according to new figures from The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership.
Electrical apprentice Dillon Jones has taken the title of 2019 ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year.
Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, takes a closer look at the potential UK worker crisis following Brexit, and highlights some of steps to minimise the disruption to businesses.
More than 350 electrical students across the UK have already taken part in the first stage of the Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition — an online exam comprising of 40 multiple choices questions.
JTL has launched its #lovemyJTLtoolkit competition, giving one electrical and one MES learner the opportunity to win a prize worth over £1,000.
Electrical accessories, tools and testing specialist Ideal Industries has developed a partnership with Warrington & Vale Royal College as part of a planned outreach programme with the further education sector in the UK.
The ECITB has unveiled a new £90 million skills investment plan in an effort to meet the current and future skills needs of the engineering construction industry.
The need for more young people to join the electrical industry in Scotland has never been greater – and those who do so will have an “opportunity for life”, SELECT managing director Alan Wilson has said.
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