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Unlock your future in plumbing with a comprehensive water regulations course

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Are you looking to elevate your career in plumbing and become an approved plumber or contractor? The specialised BPEC course on Water Regulations and Byelaws at Herefordshire, Ludlow & North Shropshire College is exactly what you need to take that next crucial step. The course is for anyone requiring an understanding of water regulations/water byelaws. In particular those wishing to become approved plumbers/contractors.

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Mellor & Mottram Mechanical Services Ltd

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We’re hiring, come and join and be a part of our growing team.

We require pipe fitter welder/pipe fitter and plumbers. Excellent rates of pay and company van.

Contact the office on 01782 274537.

For further information visit www.mellorandmottram.co.uk

UK Metal Decking Association launches National NVQ

For the first time in five years, nationally recognised NVQ’s in Metal Decking and Stud Welding have been awarded through a brand new training and qualification scheme set up by the U.K. Metal Decking Association (UKMDA).

In 2013, ECITB withdrew the NVQ Qualifications, leaving the industry without an industry recognised way of formally qualifying the workforce, but after months of lobbying, the UKMDA stepped in to develop the National Occupational Standard with the support of CITB. The qualification enables holders to obtain a Blue Skilled Worker CSCS card in Metal Decking and Stud Welding.

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Chinese learn how the British build walls!

As part of Bradford College’s approach to becoming internationally recognised as a quality teaching and learning College in the UK, it is hosting a delegation of Chinese tutors over the coming months, from the Shaanxi Polytechnic Institute in the city of Xianyang, Shaanxi Province (Northwest China).

As part of this process the Construction Department within the HE Faculty of Applied Science organised a site visit to a construction site in the heart of the new Leeds City Centre development at Wellington Place. 

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Second CISRS OSTS centre opens in South Korea

CISRS are pleased to announce the accreditation and opening of a second Overseas Scaffolding Training Scheme (OSTS) centre in South Korea.

The new centre in Ulsan, in the south of the country, is opened in partnership with OSTS approved training providers, Safety & Access – celebrating their 25th anniversary this year – and Applus Velosi: Oil and gas industry sector service providers, who focus on vendor inspection, third party inspection, certification, testing, engineering and manpower services for the oil & gas sector globally.

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