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Energy Efficiency Survey

SELECT is carrying out research to establish the current position in respect of the number and types of Energy Efficiency products being installed by Members and the aspirations of Members who may be interested in becoming involved in carrying out this type of work in the future. We are also interested in finding out what … Continued

Free Seminar on Electric Underfloor Heating & Infrared Heaters

SELECT are delighted to be working in Partnership with Flexel International Ltd to offer our Members free Training Seminars on Electric Underfloor Heating and Infrared Heaters. For further information about the Seminar please refer to the Training Section of the SELECT website. Date: 26 June 2019 Venue: Flexel International Ltd, Telford Road, Glenrothes KY7 4NX

Making tax Digital – What You Need to Know

From 6 April 2019, HMRC will only allow VAT returns to be made digitally. ‘Making tax Digital’ (MTD) is an HMRC initiative designed to make sure the UK tax system is more effective, efficient, accurate and productive. Under MTD, businesses operating above the current VAT threshold (£85,000) will be required to provide digital VAT returns … Continued

New Animation Plots the Route to Becoming a Qualified Electrician

A ground breaking animation showing the journey in becoming a fully qualified electrician has been developed in partnership between SELECT and the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB). The animation shows the journey from someone starting their career as an apprentice electrician right through to them becoming a company owner. Brought to life by animators at … Continued

New Training Courses Added

SELECT are delighted to announce a partnership with Training Plus to deliver new training courses for the following: Manual Handling Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) For further information please refer to the Training Section on the SELECT website.

New Website Dedicated to the SkillELECTRIC Competition Launched

The new SkillELECTRIC competition site is just one strand of wider efforts to raise the profile of this important event. With an increasing array of apprentice competitions across the industry, SkillELECTRIC’s strength lays in the fact it’s the only one aligned to WorldSkills UK and presents candidates with the opportunity to represent their country and … Continued

Fire & Security Training – New College Lanarkshire

SELECT are delighted to be working in partnership with New College Lanarkshire, Motherwell to deliver short one week courses for Fire & Security. The Short 1 week courses are available in each of the following disciplines; Intruder, Fire, Access, CCTV and an additional course on commissioning. Each course will be a mix of Practical and … Continued

Support builds for SELECT’s campaign to Regulate Electricians

Support for the long-running campaign by SELECT for recognition of Electricians as a Profession has been widespread across the construction industry, but now it is literally building brick by brick. Our campaign, which is also backed by the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) and Unite the Union, has launched a Wall of Support, a striking … Continued

SELECT welcomes Scottish Government consultation on retentions

SELECT has welcomed moves by the Scottish Government to take action on one of the industry’s main problem areas – cash retentions. A public consultation on the use of retentions in construction contracts will take place in spring next year. This will be in advance of any announcement on the matter in the Westminster parliament. … Continued