Monthly Archives: July 2015

BPEC Aptitude Test

Bringing on an Apprentice? Level 1 student? Level 2 student? New entrant? The online aptitude test is a great tool to help you find the right candidate for your courses. Why not complete the practice assessment and see whether it could assist you with your entry requirements for your courses? Please contact our Services team […]

Plumber Gary Doyle to compete at WorldSkills 2015

41 individuals have been selected to compete in WorldSkills 2015, São Paulo, in 37 skills ranging from landscape gardening to web design and welding. All were chosen based on a high personal skill level, competitive attitude and maturity, and have all received performance training from experts at Loughborough University, who have previously worked with talented […]


OFTEC are now a Competent Persons Scheme for Solid Fuel, and are accepting BPEC Solid Biomass NOS Mapped qualification for registration. It is hoped that before too long, OFTEC will also gain CPS status for Biomass, and again will be accepting the BPEC qualification for registration in this scope as well.

Life changing transformation aided by BPEC Support Fund

BPEC contributed £1569.46 worth of plumbing & heating materials to assist the modernisation of a property featured in the BBC One series ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. Ten years ago Richard and Jude Ford met while working for the police. They soon realised that they were meant for each other, and settled down to start […]

Sport Award helps Apprentice Ryan aim for Team GB

Seventeen year old plumbing apprentice Ryan Holden is being supported to maximise his chance of becoming a full GB Team member for Archery. Ryan, from Broadstairs Plumbing & Heating, Kent, longs to accomplish his ambition of becoming a regular GB Team member and compete overseas. The cost of his equipment and to compete is considerable […]