• The Voice of the Industry

    SummitSkills acts as the voice of employers across the Building Services Engineering sector to ensure standards, qualifications and apprenticeships are fit for purpose...

  • Bringing Buildings to Life

    The Building Services Engineering sector is responsible for the life and soul of a working building - heating, electricity, plumbing, cooling and ventilation...

  • Standards

    SummitSkills develops National Occupational Standards (NOS) so the sector can define the level of competence needed for a particular job role or occupation.

  • Qualifications

    We work hard to ensure the sector's qualifications are relevant, useful and provide employees with the right skills

  • Apprenticeships

    SummitSkills is responsible for developing the sector’s apprenticeship frameworks to meet industry and employer needs.

About Us

SummitSkills is employer-led and employer-owned – we are the Standard Setting Organisation that works with the Building Services Engineering (BSE) sector to develop and maintain standards, qualifications and apprenticeships.

By acting as the voice of the industry and working directly with employers, we can ensure that skills development for the sector remains tailored and fit for purpose.



BESA steps into training breach

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has moved quickly to reassure employers about the availability of

TESP takes up the reins on electrotechnical skills

Electrotechnical sector in strong position ahead of closure of SummitSkills In light of the impending closure of

New arrangements in place for the Plumbing and Domestic Heating Industry

In view of the imminent closure of SummitSkills, the Plumbing Industry’s leading organisations, APHC, BPEC and SNIPEF

Instructus to take on issuing & certification

As you are aware SummitSkills will be closing at the end of March this year. To ensure that the critical activities