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Funded Renewable Courses at Narec Distributed Energy

Logic Certification approved centre, Narec Distributed Energy, has given heating engineers in the North East the chance to upskill into this important sector for free, with a range of Logic Certification renewable qualifications funded with money from the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).

 


Survey shows our commitment to our centres

Results from a recent survey show the majority of Logic Certification centres are happy with the service we provide, with many stating that we exceed in areas such as technical support and the certification process. 


New F-Gas qualifications launched by Logic Certification

We've launched a new range of F-Gas qualifications, essential for engineers working with fluorinated greenhouse gases in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump industries. Following recognition by DEFRA as a certification and evaluation body, we now offer Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications from Logic Certification approved centres throughout the UK.

 


Many Skills One Vision Conference

On the 15th June, we exhibited at the Many Skills: One Vision Conference, which focused on the Workforce Renewal and Skills Strategy recently launched by The Energy & Utilities Partnership. Held by the National Skills Academy for Power at St George’s Park in Burton on Trent, in the evening, there was an award ceremony - The People of Power Awards - celebrating the best young talent entering the sector.

 


Still a way to go with Smart Meter targets

The clock is ticking away on the smart meter roll-out and there's still a lot of work to be done if energy suppliers are to meet government targets.

All homes and small business sites will be offered smart meters by their energy company between now and the end of 2020.  


APHC offers training rewards for plumbing and heating companie

The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) is offering 100 plumbing and heating companies the chance to claim a £150 training reward through its sister company, educational charity APHC (Training).

 


Carbon Monoxide detector laws tightened in Scotland

Laws relating to carbon monoxide detectors in private rented accommodation have been tightened up in Scotland. 

As from 1st December 2015, Scottish landlords are required to install a CO detector in every space containing a fixed combustion appliance.  In their Statutory Guidance the Scottish Government advise landlords that “combustion appliances such as boilers, fires, heaters and stoves fuelled by solid fuel, oil or gas all have the potential to cause CO poisoning if they are poorly installed or commissioned, inadequately maintained or incorrectly used.”

 


New electrical qualifications to open new doors!

Are you an electrician and looking to add to your skill set? Are you a building services engineer who needs electrical knowledge? Could you make it as a smart meter installer? Logic Certification has added a number of new electrical qualifications to its portfolio giving learners more choice and flexible, learning routes.


Logic Certification 2016 National Centre Forum

2016 date set for Logic Certification National Centre Forum - 30th June


Skills shortage threatens economic recovery!

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) states that skills shortages are contributing to a slowdown in the construction sector, which poses a ‘serious challenge’ not only to the industry but the economy as a whole. The publication also highlighted the knock-on effect as sub-contractors snap- up work and drive up their prices.

 


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