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MP Owen Thompson adds name to Wall of Support during visit to SELECT HQ

Posted on 4/26/2022
A visit by a prominent Westminster politician has added further support to the long-running campaign for the regulation of the electrical industry being spearheaded by SELECT.

  

Minister Lorna Slater makes skills plea in SELECT Earth Day video

Posted on 4/21/2022
On the eve of the annual Earth Day celebrations, Scottish Government Minister Lorna Slater has told SELECT that more women should join the construction industry and use their skills to build a greener future to help protect the planet.

  

Activity infographic released for Q1 of 2022

Posted on 4/1/2022
SELECT has released its first infographic of quarterly statistics for 2022, showing the latest range of activity carried out by the association.

  

FETA and LEIA join 4 MSPs as new bricks on Wall of Support

Posted on 3/31/2022
SELECT’s campaign for regulation of the electrical industry continues to attract more backing, with two major industry organisations and four MSPs adding their names to our Wall of Support.

  

SELECT donates safe isolation posters and toolbox cards to apprentices

Posted on 3/24/2022
SELECT’s Technical team is handing out posters and a handy toolbox-sized safe isolation flowchart to remind apprentices and adult trainees of correct working practices.

  

SELECT part of industry coalition calling on UK Government to act on energy bill crisis

Posted on 3/23/2022
SELECT is among the leading industry bodies who have signed an open letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak, calling for urgent action to reduce consumers’ energy bills.

  

SECTT gives £54,000 to help training centres with rising material costs

Posted on 3/15/2022
Training provider the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) has come to the aid of facilities hit with spiralling materials costs by providing £54,000 of additional financial assistance.

  

SAW 2022: Young blood keeps Livingston Building Services Ltd pumping

Posted on 3/10/2022
To help celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022 we asked SELECT Member firms and their trainees to give us their verdict on electrical apprenticeships and the value they bring to their business. Here, Livingston Building Services Ltd tell us why

  

Unite, SECTT and SJIB salute employers for ‘nurturing and encouraging’ electrical talent

Posted on 3/9/2022
With Scottish Apprenticeship Week (SAW) in full swing, union leaders and training providers have praised employers for “nurturing and encouraging” young electrical talent in a year that saw record numbers return to the classroom.

  

SQA is seeking SELECT Members views on changes to the National Progression Award

Posted on 3/8/2022
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is seeking SELECT Members’ views on changes to the National Progression Award (NPA) Building Services Engineering qualification.