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BPEC Fire Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) Sector – The UK’s First Successful Experienced Worker Assessment

BPEC is proud to announce the first experienced worker in the UK has successfully completed the FESS Experienced Worker Assessment (EWA). Sam Manton who works for Spire Security Ltd., a London based company, attended Banham Academy’s Assessment Centre in Derby, where he undertook the practical assessment, professional discussion, and knowledge assessment. Sam’s assessment took place […]

Low Carbon Heating Technician Apprenticeship (ST1020)

On 09 August 2023, the Low-Carbon Heating Technician Apprenticeship (ST1020) was approved for delivery. The development, led by MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) in collaboration with IfATE, and leading heat pump employers, aims to train technicians for the transition to renewable heating systems.  To commemorate King Charles III’s Coronation, the apprenticeship was chosen as one of six green […]

We’re recruiting for a Technical Manager

BPEC is looking for an exceptional person to join us as a Technical Manager.  The role is either based in our attractive and modern offices or home/field based with occasional attendance at BPEC’s Head Office in Derby (DE24). If appointed, you’ll work across the development and operations teams. The position will be diverse; playing a key role […]

SkillPLUMB 2023 – enter now!

Talented student plumbers are being encouraged to enter this year’s SkillPLUMB competition. The registration window is open now and runs until 24th March. During the competition, entrants will be judged on a series of challenging practical tests in a bid to be named the 2023 SkillPLUMB champion. The event is the only industry competition aligned […]

BPEC CEO to be Keynote Speaker at WCoP Annual Lecture

BPEC’s CEO, Neil Collishaw will be a keynote speaker at the highly anticipated Worshipful Company of Plumbers’ Annual Lecture on Monday 15 May at the Royal College of Physicians, Regent’s Park, London. Each year the Worshipful Company of Plumbers’ lecture is held to inform and inspire attendees from across the plumbing and heating industry, with […]

Gas Foundation and ACS Assessment – Separation of Training and Assessment

The BPEC Gas Foundation qualifications are aimed at ‘career-changers’ who wish to work in the ‘downstream’ gas industry. Individuals that successfully complete the qualifications are eligible to go on to take the relevant ACS qualifications which then provide a route to Gas Safe Registration. BPEC offer three Gas Foundation qualifications, these are: Domestic Commercial Commercial […]