The new advert highlights the hidden dangerous of poor and dangerous electrical work. All over Scotland, SELECT and SJIB members find faults every day of the week with installations that they attend in consumers’ homes and in business premises. These can lead to injury or death with 69% of fires in the UK attributed to … Continued
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SELECT, as part of BSE Skills Ltd, has been contracted by Skills Development Scotland to carry out a review of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the Electrical Industry across the UK to ensure they are up to date and fit for purpose. A National Occupational Standard (NOS) is a document which describes the knowledge, … Continued
The long-running campaign by SELECT, the Scottish Joint Industry Board (The SJIB) and Unite the Union, for recognition of Electricians as a Profession achieved a major milestone when the issue was debated in the Scottish Parliament. In a wide-ranging discussion, MSPs from all parties debated the call for the privilege of calling a person an … Continued
Darrell Matthews has stepped down from the post of Managing Director as from 23rd October. To ensure business continuity SELECT’s Head of Membership & Communications, Alan Wilson, has taken over the day to day running of the Association pro tem to enable SELECT to continue to meet the needs of Members and staff.
SELECT is backing MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston’s ongoing campaign in the Scottish Parliament to improve the safety of the Scottish public by securing professional recognition for the country’s qualified electricians. And, as a means of assisting MSPs to understand the issues at stake, SELECT is running a marketing campaign, using advertising on seven radio stations … Continued
SELECT are delighted to announce a partnership with West College Scotland to deliver a new one-day training course on Energy Storage Systems. This course will introduce candidates to energy storage systems, which can be designed to be installed in domestic and commercial installation. These systems are designed to store energy from micro-renewable sources as well … Continued
We are pleased to advise that we have now set up an arrangement with the Building Safety Group Ltd (BSG) whereby all members will have access to FREE online ‘Risk Assessment Software’ to help members meet their legal obligations to comply with Health & Safety law. Members will be able to log into BSG’s system … Continued
The ongoing campaign to confer statutory recognition on Scotland’s professional electricians will again be under the spotlight when an MSP raises a further motion addressing the issue in the Scottish Parliament later this month. The move, by Jamie Halcro Johnston, Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP for the Highlands and Islands, is the latest in a … Continued
We are in the final stages of updating our SELECT Certs Software and the 18th Edition Certification will be available on this package by the end of October 2018.
Members should be aware that revised BS 7671 certificates and report forms will be available to purchase from SELECT Technical Administration Services on Monday 8 October 2018. All SELECT BS 7671 certificates and report forms have been modified to meet the revised requirements of BS 7671:2018 (18th Edition).