Tag Archives: WorldSkills

WPC elects new Board Chairman

The World Plumbing Council (WPC) is pleased to announce that Shayne La Combre, CEO of Australia’s Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC) and Deputy Chair of the WPC, has been elected unopposed to Chair of the WPC for the 2016 – 2019 term. The confirmation took place at the recent WPC Triennial Conference held in […]

Gareth Jones named SkillPLUMB 2016 UK champion

The SkillPLUMB competition 2016 has named 22 year old Gareth Jones from Hyfforddiant Ceredigion Training and D B Lewis & Son, UK champion after excelling in an intensive three-day practical exercise at the Birmingham NEC Skills Show. Closely watched by judges and over 75,000 visitors to the show, Gareth and his fellow finalists had to […]

Martyn tops Midlands SkillPLUMB heat!

The latest heat in the 2013 SkillPLUMB competition has seen 23 year-old Martyn Lee named the Midlands’ best young plumber after a demanding event at Burton and South Derbyshire College on 12 June. Martyn, an apprentice with Adrian Kidman Plumbing and Heating and studying at Cambridge Regional College, beat seven other competitors in a head-to-head […]