Our Stakeholders

SummitSkills is supported by and works closely with the sector’s main building services trade associations. These bodies and their members play a key role in SummitSkills’ work to ensure skills development projects meet the day-to-day needs of businesses on the ground.

APHC

APHC

Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors

(APHC) is a not-for-profit trade body for the plumbing and heating industry in England and Wales. It represents large companies working on commercial projects, to sole traders working in domestic properties.

BESA

BESA

Building & Engineering Services Association

B&ES is the UK's leading trade association for building services engineering contractors. It represents the interests of firms active in the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (hvacr) products and equipment.

ECA

ECA

Electrical Contractors’ Association

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) is the UK’s largest trade association representing electrical engineering and contracting companies. Its members range from local electricians to national companies with several branches employing thousands of people, and it is the natural home for employers working in all aspects of electrical contracting – from working with cutting edge technologies across industrial and commercial settings through to large and small scale domestic work.

SELECT

SELECT

Electrical Contractors' Association of Scotland

SELECT is the trade association for the electrical contracting industry in Scotland. Today, there are over 1200 Members of SELECT, who account for 90% of all electrical installation work carried out in Scotland, have a collective turnover of £1 billion and provide employment for 15,000.

SNIPEF

SNIPEF

Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation

SNIPEF is the principal trade association representing the interests of licensed plumbing and heating businesses based in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The association currently has 750 member firms that employ over 3500 plumbers and, in addition, SNIPEF facilitates the training of around 700 plumbing apprentices.

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