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Energy Storage Systems Course (415)

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

BSG Risk Management Software

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

SEC Group Calls for Government Action on Public Accounts Committee Report

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has published its report on the procurement of strategic suppliers by government.  The report follows an inquiry carried out by the Committee in the wake of the Carillion collapse. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group – which includes representation from SELECT and which represents the largest sector by … Continued

BBC Highlights Poor Practice in Construction Industry

A recent BBC Radio 4 documentary on payment practices in the construction industry highlighted the abuses which apply in the construction industry on a day-to-day basis. The programme was not a typical subject for the File on 4 series, but turned out to be just as hard-hitting as many of its award-winning episodes. As well … Continued

SELECT produces invaluable 18th Edition Guide

SELECT’s Technical Standards Adviser, Bob Cairney has prepared an on-line guide to highlight changes in the new wiring regulations, published today, which are likely to impact on SELECT members. You can access the guide by clicking here. A printed version will be published in the next issue of CABLEtalk. In the meantime, members can order … Continued

SELECT calls for more stringent controls on electrical safety in privately rented accommodation

SELECT recently responded to a Scottish Government consultation paper on Landlord Registration. The consultation was undertaken by the Scottish Government’s Landlord Registration Team. SELECT has called for more stringent controls over the vital electrical inspection and testing performed by private landlords prior to registration. Darrell Matthews, Managing Director of SELECT, said: “Private landlord registration has … Continued

SELECT marks another successful year

Another year of successful awareness raising, outreach and training initiatives was recorded at the SELECT AGM held on 6 June 6, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh in Inverkeithing, Fife. Kevin Griffin was re-elected as President of SELECT and Kenny Duncan was re-elected as Vice President at the meeting and Technical Update. The AGM … Continued

Level 3 Award in Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation

SELECT are delighted to announce a partnership with West College Scotland to deliver a new City & Guilds training course on Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation. This two day City & Guilds course aims to provide expert guidance to learners wishing to gain knowledge and understanding on Electric Vehicle charging equipment installation. This qualification is … Continued