Apprentices made redundant by the fallout from COVID-19 are being offered a lifeline by an industry-focused charitable trust backed by one of Scotland’s largest trade associations.
Published 19 August 2020
Electrical apprentices and trainees across Scotland have been thrown a digital lifeline after being loaned computers that will allow them to continue their studies remotely.
Published 30 July 2020
As the construction industry gets ready to return to work, the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) and Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) have stressed the importance of preparing the next generation of electricians through the Pre-apprenticeship Programme.
Published 9 June 2020
As Scotland’s colleges and training centres discuss reopening, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has helped develop a new set of guidelines designed to keep staff and apprentices safe.
Published 2 June 2020
The Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) has reassured the industry that electrical apprenticeships and training are in safe hands following the introduction of a range of emergency measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 14 April 2020
A group of respected industry bodies have hailed the recent rise in female electrical apprenticeships but have called for more action to encourage other young women to pick up the tools.
Published 9 March 2020
Grampian Construction Training (GCT) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) are working in partnership with several key partners to launch a series of construction, engineering and building services challenges, to highlight the varied and exciting careers within the sector to S2 pupils in the North East.
Published 18 July 2019
SELECT, the electrical sector's campaigning trade body, is continuing to enhance the prestige of the profession by once again providing high-calibre training opportunities for another intake of electrician apprentices.
Published 27 August 2018
Representatives of both employers and employees have come together in Scotland to press the case with the Scottish Government for the protection of title for the occupation of electrician.
Published 6 June 2018
Published 31 October 2017