Monthly Archives: May 2013

BPEC launch a brand new plumbing qualification – Level 3 WaterSafe

BPEC have recently launched a brand new plumbing qualification – the QCF Level 3 Award in Safe Systems of Hot and Cold Water and Sanitation (WaterSafe experienced worker qualification). BPEC have worked closely with WaterSafe in the development of the qualification which will enable experienced workers without qualifications to achieve the recognition they deserve. By […]

SkillPLUMB names Owain as best in Wales!

20 year-old Owain Powell from GVJ Plumbing & Heating in Ceredigion has been named best young plumber in Wales, following the SkillPLUMB Wales national final at Deeside College on 14 May. Owain, studying at Coleg Sir Gar, went up against 10 other competitors in a task to install a small central heating system. Their work […]

2013 World Plumbing Council Education & Training Scholarship

The World Plumbing Council Chairman, Mr. Russ Chaney has launched the WPC Education and Training Scholarship for 2013, inviting plumbing industry personnel involved in industry training to make an application for this rewarding industry Scholarship. The successful applicant can receive up to US$10,000 in funding to travel to another country or countries to learn about […]

SkillPLUMB names Michael as the North’s best young plumber!

The 2013 SkillPLUMB competition has named 22-year old Michael Yuile as the North’s best young plumber following a challenging one-day event at Burnley College on 30 April. Michael, an apprentice with Cheshire Building Contractors and studying at Warrington College, came out on top after six competitors went head-to-head on a plumbing task to install a […]

Why not consider BPEC for your NVQ Provision?

You are probably well aware of the strong reputation and history BPEC has a Certification Body and provider of Training Packages in areas such as ACS Gas, Oil, Water, Electrical and Renewable Technologies. However you may not be fully aware that BPEC as an awarding body now approves colleges and training centres to deliver a […]

BPEC Map Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling Training Course

BPEC are very pleased to confirm that it has now mapped its Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling Training Course and Assessments against the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the QCF. BPEC is now arranging 1 day update train the trainer courses for tutors who hold the existing BPEC Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling Certificate. The […]

The second water tank has been installed!

Merit Award The ladies and the rest of the community are thrilled! The second water tank has been installed and the community well is complete. There is not only a continuous supply of water to the Laundry, the community also have drinking water too! See a full collection of images from the Loma Fresca project […]