Yearly Archives: 2020

NEW – BPEC Student Plumbing Pack

We have added to our range of training materials by introducing the BPEC Student Plumbing Pack. Consisting of our Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Qualification Textbooks for Phase 1 & Phase 2, our Water Regulations/Water Byelaws Manual and our Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Manual – all available for a combined price of only […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Frequently Asked Questions

To support our centres and learners during this challenging time, we have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions. These have been collated by each of our business areas – BPEC Services Ltd (Training Courses & Training Materials), BPEC Certification Body (CB), BPEC Awarding Organisation (AO) and BPEC End-point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) – and […]

Gas Safe COVID-19 Advice and Guidance

Gas Safe have published COVID-19 Advice and Guidance on their website – this can be found by following this link. Please be advised that, in this ever changing situation, Gas Safe will be regularly updating, amending and adding information.

OFTEC update – COVID-19

OFTEC have published ‘Coronavirus – information for heating technicians’ on their website. This can be found by following this link. Please also follow this link for advice from OFTEC in relation to extending qualifications during the pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) BPEC update for customers

Like everyone, we just can’t escape news about Coronavirus, and whereas at one time it seemed a distant problem, it is now much closer to home. We are following the advice from the UK Government and are putting in place as many measures as possible to minimise the spread whilst safeguarding the well-being of our staff, stakeholders, and […]

New BPEC Gas Qualification Launched

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new qualification: BPEC Level 3 Diploma in Gas Engineering. This has been designed for apprentices who are completing the Gas Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard ST0155. The qualification is also available to other learners wishing to pursue a gas engineering career within the Building Services Engineering sector. […]

Job Vacancy: Technical Business Support Manager

We are looking to recruit a Technical Business Support Manager. The successful candidate will work closely with the development and operations teams to meet the needs of the business and, therefore, the role will be diverse……one week you may be developing a qualification, and the next you may be travelling to one of BPEC’s nationwide […]

Freelance Opportunities at BPEC

Our Awarding Organisation are currently recruiting for Regional Freelance External Quality Assurers with solid quality assurance experience and current industry expertise in the plumbing and/or gas specialisms. Full details and application information can be seen by following this link. Should you have any questions in relation to the above role, then please email Paul Wilson […]

BPEC expanding External Quality Assurance (EQA) Team

BPEC Awarding Organisation are currently recruiting for regional freelance External Quality Assurers with solid quality assurance experience and current industry expertise in the plumbing and/or gas specialisms. Full details can be seen by following this link. Should you have any questions in relation to the role, then please email Paul Wilson (pwilson@bpec.org.uk) who will be […]

New BPEC Bridging Course – launch date 20 January 2020

We are pleased to announce that on Monday 20 January 2020 we will be launching our new Bridging Course – CMA/CESP/ESP to CCN1. The course is aimed at gas engineers who have undertaken CMA/CESP/ESP and are looking to extend their scope to CCN1, and it will bridge the gap between CMA/CESP/ESP and CCN1 for operatives […]

Opportunities at BPEC for Independent End-point Assessors

As an End-point Assessment Organisation, we are currently recruiting suitably qualified and experienced industry experts to become freelance contracted Independent End-point Assessors (IEPAs) for the Gas Engineering Operative Standard. These roles provide an excellent opportunity for you to develop your skills as an end-point assessor and to provide an important contribution to the delivery of […]

Charity Manager and Business Development Manager join the BPEC team

We would like to welcome the latest newcomers to the growing team here at BPEC – Michael Reeves and Jon Price. Pictured above are Michael (left) and Jon (right) being welcomed to BPEC by CEO Neil Collishaw. Michael joins us as our Charity Manager and will oversee our charitable activities which include the annual SkillPLUMB […]

Routes to Gas Safe Registration (New Entrants)

With the introduction of the New Apprenticeships for the Gas Industry and / or Plumbing and Heating Industry, and the implementation of IGEM/IG/1 – Standards of training in gas work, there has been an increase in the industry approved options available to be recognised as a competent gas engineer and apply for Gas Safe Registration. […]

Job Opportunity: Non-Technical Qualification & Assessment Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Non-Technical Qualification & Assessment Manager to join our growing team. The position will be based in Derby with the potential for some remote working. For further details and application information, please follow this link. BPEC is committed to being an equal opportunities employer