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News archive for Aug 2011

Are You Renewing Your Energy?
30 Aug 2011

Meet SummitSkills at the Renewables Roadshows

Throughout September, SummitSkills’ team of experts will be at six locations across the UK with the Renewable Roadshows. They’ll be ready to answer questions on recent developments in the building services engineering sector and all things green, including Feed-In Tariffs, the Renewable Heat Incentive and the Renewable Heat Premium Payment.


SummitSkills supports Gas Safety Week
26 Aug 2011

SummitSkills has given its support to Gas Safety Week from September 12 to 18, as it aims to raise awareness of the need for everyone to ‘take care, be Gas Safe’.

BSE sector skills will be cornerstone of reformed electricity market
25 Aug 2011

The skills of building services engineering operatives are one of the cornerstones upon which a future transformed electricity market - as set out in the Government’s recent white paper - will be built, SummitSkills said today.

New era for BSE sector
05 Aug 2011

Building services engineering is coming of age after years of work to bring together the four industries which make up the sector, with SummitSkills recently celebrating the successful completion of important milestone projects.

SkillPLUMB finalists announced
05 Aug 2011

The ten competitors who will compete in the 2011 SkillPLUMB UK final have been named. All will go head-to-head at Leeds College of Building on 14-16 September in a challenging practical task spanning the three days, in the quest to be crowned SkillPLUMB champion.


Call for Board Directors National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies
01 Aug 2011

The National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies established by SummitSkills (the sector skills council for the building services engineering sector) is looking for people with a passion for low carbon skills development to become its board directors

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