Monthly Archives: July 2013

Team UK Success at WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

Two Gold, One Silver and Three Bronze in Medal Haul The UK was celebrating after its team of apprentices and young employees enjoyed great success at WorldSkills Leipzig 2013, which took place from 2 – 7 July in Germany. Team UK put in a world class performance showcasing the skills of young people in this […]

Updating Of BPEC Solar PV Course

BPEC have now completed the updating of the BPEC Solar Photovoltaic manual in-line with the current changes to the electrical regulations and the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) Guide to the Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Systems. This has meant that the assessments for both theory and the scenarios have been altered; the updated material will be […]

Gas Safe Register offers advice on the dangers of CO during the holiday period.

With millions of Britons planning to holiday in the UK this year Gas Safe Register are again urging the public to stay safe from the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from charcoal and gas barbecues, as well as potential risks from camping equipment and gas appliances in holiday accommodation. Gas Safe Register have produced […]

SkillPLUMB heats end with victorious George

The final 2013 SkillPLUMB regional heat has named 20-year old George Caddick as the South’s best young plumber, after a close-run event at Bridgwater College on 26 June. George, an apprentice with Blue Bay Plumbing and Heating and studying at Cornwall College, scored most highly out of nine competitors who went head-to-head in a plumbing […]

BPEC @ SkillPLUMB, Coleg Cambria

Funded by the Welsh Government with the support of the European Social Fund and run by a dedicated network of colleges, work-based learning providers and employer-led organisations, Skills Competition Wales are free to enter and typically run throughout March and April of each year. Competitions offer students, trainees and apprentices in Wales a chance to […]

BPEC raise £565 for Charity!

BPEC raise £565 for Derby based Charity, Safe and Sound! In April, 9 members of the BPEC team took part in the annual Derby 10K to raise money for the Safe and Sound Charity. In total, £565 was raised which is a fantastic achievement! Nathalie Walters (CEO Safe & Sound) expressed her thanks and told […]