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ECS News

ECS launches new CPD digital system

05 July 21

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) has launched a new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) digital system, which allows all ECS card holders to record their CPD directly into their online records.

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“Future-proofing to the best of our ability”

28 June 21

Dan Little, Director of J Brand, speaks to the ECS about the development and importance of the new Occupational Qualification Structure for the Network Infrastructure industry.

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Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills praises Industry Placement card

22 June 21

Gillian Keegan MP, the Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, has voiced her support for the introduction of the Industry Placement card. 

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ECS advises card holders on closure of “Conditional” and “Restricted” ECS card routes

18 June 21

Advice is being issued to ECS card holders by the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) that under the rules of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) it will be withdrawing ECS cards issued under the “conditional” or “restricted” route, sometimes known as Industry Accreditation. ECS card holders who hold a conditional graded card should note that while they will be able to renew their card one more time, they may need to update the type of card held in the future when they come to renew their card.

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