More power to employers in new ‘Skills Bill’

A new law recently passed through Government means that employers are now embedded at the heart of the skills system. The Skills and Post-16 Education Act in England has introduced a number of measures to improve the skills and training landscape, e …

DateTuesday May 3, 2022

More are now eligible for Level 3 funding

The Government’s ‘Lifetime Skills Guarantee’ has widened its eligibility criteria so now more can benefit from Level 3 course funding. Until recently, the initiative was only open to those who didn’t already have a Level 3 qualification. From …

DateTuesday April 5, 2022

Domestic Electrician apprenticeship receives green light

Issued on behalf of the Domestic Electrician Apprenticeship employer group The domestic electrical market in England now has a formal, funded training structure following the approval of the new Domestic Electrician Level 3 apprenticeship standard. W …

DateWednesday March 23, 2022

Rogue Trainers awareness in Connections

In the NICEIC’s ‘Connections’ magazine we have been continuing to raise awareness of the Rogue Trainers campaign – in the article Jordan Adcock and Thomas Donson explain what has happened to them and their dismay at their expe …

DateWednesday March 16, 2022

TESP reports surge in electrical apprenticeships

Electrotechnical apprenticeships for 2021/2022 have got off to a positive start, with nearly 4000 new apprentices recruited across England in the first three months of the academic year, TESP has reported. Figures from The Institute for Apprenticeshi …

DateTuesday February 22, 2022

New Data Dashboard shows value of electrical industry to UK economy

TESP has launched an innovative Data Dashboard that shows the significant contribution made by the electrical sector to the UK economy. The animated online tool provides instant facts and figures about the industry, including number of business and p …

DateWednesday January 26, 2022

‘Rogue Trainers’ campaign launched by TESP

The risks associated with unscrupulous training providers are being highlighted in a new and creative campaign from TESP. Using the strapline ‘Don’t get taken for a ride by Rogue Trainers’, an animated video shows a man getting drawn into a hou …

DateMonday October 11, 2021

TESP searches for Electrotechnical Ambassadors

Are you passionate about the electrotechnical industry? Could you use your experience and enthusiasm to inspire the next generation to choose a career in the sector? TESP is working with the UK-wide STEM Ambassador Programme to ask people from all wa …

DateWednesday October 6, 2021

Funding available for industry Level 3 qualifications

TESP is urging adults without a Level 3 qualification to take advantage of the current funding available for industry-recognised qualifications while it remains available. Under the government’s ‘Lifetime Skills Guarantee’ any adult aged 19 …

DateThursday June 17, 2021

Industry approved training routes now available across the UK

The correct paths to becoming a qualified electrician are now available across all four nations of the UK. First launched in England last year by The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership, over recent months TESP has subsequently worked with partners i …

DateFriday May 14, 2021

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