New Experienced Worker Assessment launched by industry

A new assessment process to recognise electricians’ existing skills and experience has been launched by the electrotechnical industry. The ‘Experienced Worker Assessment’ (EWA), which will replace the JIB Mature Candidate Assessment, accredits …

DateWednesday July 1, 2020

Major Contractors’ perspectives explored in new LMI survey

ECA and JIB recently received the results of a joint labour market information survey, based on the responses of thirteen major contractors in our industry. This followed on from the larger TESP survey in 2019, in which nearly 450, mostly much smalle …

DateFriday May 29, 2020

Can you inspire, educate and inform?

TESP calls on industry to help light up the imaginations of the next generation The whole electrical industry is being called upon to share knowledge, insights and the reality of roles across the sector to inspire the next generation, in a new campai …

DateMonday January 13, 2020

TESP in ECA Today Autumn

The Autumn issue of ECA Today, TESP Chair Ruth Devine looks at TESP’s plans to promote industry-recognised training and qualifications to help employers and potential electricians follow correct training routes. Download the article  Read the full …

DateMonday December 2, 2019

Apprentices deliver clear ROI, new research shows

Companies that recruit apprentices can see a return on investment (ROI) as soon as year two of the apprenticeship programme, according to new figures from The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership. Using scenarios based on low, medium and high charge-o …

DateThursday July 18, 2019

Over 12,500 electricians needed for new technology skills demand

A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth. Within this figure, the research sugges …

DateWednesday April 10, 2019

Major new Labour Market Research project – coming soon

Electrotechnical employers will soon be asked to input to a comprehensive labour market research survey, to build an up-to-date picture of skills issues across all sectors of the industry. TESP is carrying out this work, in conjunction with industry …

DateWednesday September 19, 2018

TESP Career Progression Programme in ECA Today

The TESP Career Progression Programme aims to incentivise the upskilling of existing electrical workers, who are currently without full electrician status, to the NVQ Level 3 standard. …

DateThursday January 11, 2018

TESP takes up the reins on electrotechnical skills

Electrotechnical sector in strong position ahead of the closure of SummitSkills In light of the impending closure of industry standards body SummitSkills at the end of March, electrotechnical employer representatives have reassured the sector that th …

DateThursday March 16, 2017

New Chair appointed

Steve Burley, Director of Derry Building Services, has been appointed Chair of The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP). Burley will work with TESP’s Core and Industry Partners to develop and deliver the partnership’s strategy and p …

DateTuesday November 1, 2016

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