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The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) has announced the launch of a new Continued Professional Development (CPD) digital system, which it believes will play a key role in helping better identify and monitor ongoing competence standards throughout the industry.
The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) has issued a reminder to ECS card holders that from 1 July 2021 anybody renewing an ECS Fire Detection & Alarm Systems or an Emergency & Security Systems card for the industry will need to meet the new requirements for Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) ECS occupations.
The Joint Industry Board (JIB) is encouraging businesses in the electrical contracting sector to upskill their workforce and thus increase their customer base by taking advantage of the JIB’s Skills Development Fund. The Skills Development Fund provides financial assistance for courses for those undertaking further education and training in the electrical industry.
Changes to educational policy in the UK have seen an increased focus on vocational education. This includes the introduction of the Traineeship Skills Development Programme and T Level qualifications.