October 18, 2021

BPEC visits South West Construction Academy during its 8th anniversary

Photo shows (L to R) Nicola McCallum, Employer Engagement Manager and Director, Shane McCallum, Managing Director, Rhia McCallum, Accounts Manager, John McCallum (rear), Plumbing and Gas Tutor/Assessor, Chris Southcombe, Plumbing and Gas Tutor/Assessor, Rachael Graham, Functional Skills Tutor & Director, and Garry Glover, BPEC’s EPA Manager.

BPEC’s Garry Glover and Angela Gask recently visited South West Construction Academy to meet with its senior management team and tour its impressive training facilities.

South West Construction Academy is a family-run business that is celebrating its 8th year in business.

A BPEC training centre since 2014, the company delivers, ACS GAS Reassessments, Domestic Gas Managed Learning Programme, End-point Assessments, Water Regulations, and Unvented Hot Water Systems, as well as working closely with Bristol County Council’s Employment, Skills and Learning department offering BPEC Gas Engineering Level 2 Diploma for apprenticeships.

“South West Construction Academy has been a BPEC training centre since its inception and so it was amazing to discover how successful it has become and to tour its impressive training facilities,” said Angela Gask, BPEC’s Business Development Manager. “Our visit left me feeling proud that we have built such a positive working partnership together.”

“BPEC is an excellent partner and a joy to work with,” added Nicola McCallum, Employer Engagement Manager and Director at South West Construction. “They’ve supported us so well over the years, especially Kevin Clark who provided amazing support and advice as we expanded and delivered additional courses.”

“Moreover BPEC provided an uninterrupted service during the pandemic which allowed us to provide a continual service.”


Bristol-based South West Construction Academy Ltd/ Bristol Gas Training Ltd is an award winning training provider for Plumbing and Gas apprenticeships, with some of the best completion rates in the region and has been selected by On Site Bristol (Bristol City Council) as its training provider for apprentices. It is currently training over 80 apprentices. https://swconstructionacademy.co.uk

BPEC is an industry leading specialist provider of qualifications, assessments, learning materials and learning materials. It is a unique organisation led by employers for the benefit of the Plumbing,  Heating, Gas and wider Energy Sector and all surplus funds generated by its activities are re-invested by The BPEC Charity.  www.bpec.org.uk

For more information call 01332 376000 or email info@bpec.org.uk