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National Electrotechnical Training (NET) has announced the launch of the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) Experienced Worker Assessment, which provides a new route for fire industry technicians to become accredited to the industry Level 3 standard. The FESS Experienced Worker Assessment is for people who have been working with fire, emergency or security systems for typically a minimum of five years. Successful completion of the Experienced Worker Assessment is recognised by the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) and can be used towards a FESS ECS Gold Card application.
Earlier this year the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) published the Industry Skills Plan for the UK Construction Sector 2021-2025. This was a wide-ranging document covering a number of vital considerations for the future skills of the workforce, including routes into industry, access and opportunities, skills for a modernised industry and the competence of the workforce.
The ECS Industry Placement card is now available for trainees through training providers who are registered with the JIB.