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Customer Care: Looking after your Boiler over Summer

As a professional in this industry, you will likely be aware that many homeowners may …

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Ways to Save: Green Alternatives to Gas Boilers

With summer finally here, many homeowners may want to get ahead of the next seasonal …

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Setting Records: Britain goes Coal-free for a week!

Britain is expected to set a new record with its first ever week of coal-free …

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Join Our Team – Smart Meter Trainer / Assessor

This varied role will suit a highly driven, organised individual who wants to work as …

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Join Our Team – Sales Administrator Required!

We are looking for a full time Sales Administrator to join our friendly team at …

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UK ‘must repower existing wind farms to bridge energy gap’

According to a new report, the energy sector trade body warns that the UK could …

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Spring Energy: How Chickens in Scotland are generating Heat

Well, if you haven’t already had enough Easter goodness this weekend just gone, how’s this …

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Why homes are missing out on Smart Meter savings

Energy giant, SSE, agreed to donate £700,000 to the official fund for supporting vulnerable bill …

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Investment worth £480m secured for Cheshire energy recovery facility

A £480 million investment has been secured for a proposed new waste-to-energy facility in Cheshire. …

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UK Businesses offered fully-funded Solar Energy and Storage Solution

Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has teamed up with energy storage company redT …

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Help to save Public Sector Money with this Energy Saving Guide

According to the Carbon Trust, the public sector could immediately cut its energy bill by …

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SMETS1 smart meters to have full functionality from May

The number of SMETS2 meter installations is nearing 500,000, while first generation devices (SMETS1) are …

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UK water bills to rise in April

The average UK water bills to rise by £8 a year from April this year, …

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Delays in Smart Meter Rollout as Energy Firms told to slow down Installations

The smart meter rollout, set by the UK government, is expected to be delayed as …

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Keep your Business Safe from Tool Theft

Tool theft is on the rise. Over 50 per cent of builders in the UK …

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UK must step in with Industry Deal to Support Scotland’s Oil and Gas Sector

The Parliamentary Scottish Affairs Committee investigation has discovered that the gas and oil sector has …

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Brits interest in retailer-led Services for Home Improvement and Maintenance

Retailers such as Amazon and John Lewis are making waves in the home improvement and …

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Lone Working Requires a Sensible Risk Assessment

According to Statista, an online statistics website, there were 265,000 electricians working in the UK …

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SELECT campaigning for Professional Recognition of Electricians

The continuous threat of poor and potentially dangerous electrical work has once again been highlighted …

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The Rise of Renewable Energy

By the end of 2018, renewables made up one third (33 per cent) of UK …

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4 UK Engineering Trade Shows you cannot miss in 2019!

Whether you work solo or you are part of a team, increasing product awareness can …

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New Year, New Career: Get Ready for a Job in Engineering in 2019

We’re finally in 2019! With the new year underway, many of you have probably made …

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Testing Cables: Stay Safe

While we may like to view the modern world as a wireless haven, cables remain …

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Turning Waste into Fuel

When the by-products of everyday life arrive at a waste-processing facility, it is likely that …

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Why more Businesses should use Renewable Energy Solutions

We are quite aware that many businesses are making smart decisions to move to renewable energy …

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UK Gas Industry Decade Review

With the new UK Gas Industry Decade Review now available for all experts to see, …

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The New Energy Smart Meters Rollout

With the new smart meter rollout coming into play at the end of the year, …

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4 Things to think about when Replacing a Consumer Unit

The number of reasons why many property owners change their consumer unit is high. It …

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Key Dates for the 18th Edition

As the 18th Edition has come into play, we have received many questions regarding deadlines …

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Why we should Encourage more People to use Smart Meters

There still seems to be some concern about the security risks of smart devices. Nearly …

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A Common Question about the Domestic Electrical Installer Course

There are many questions regarding the types of courses we offer. One question, that seems …

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How often should you Calibrate your Test Equipment?

It is important to be sure that your electrical testing equipment and test meters give …

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Are you Considering taking the 18th Edition Course?

Are you Considering taking the 18th Edition Course?

This electrical training course will allow you to become familiar with the layout, content and …

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Business Administration Apprentice

Candidates must be reliable, enthusiastic and have a keen eye for detail. GCSE Grade “C” …

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Meeting Room Hire

We have purpose built conference facilities available for hire for large group meetings, plus due …

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18th Edition Training Course

Last week we had our first 18th Edition course and we're very proud to say …

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Ever thought about employing a Gas Apprentice?

Did you know... Apprentices under 19 are 100% government funded (ESFA) Apprentices over 19 are …

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Apprenticeship Open Days

ECTA are holding open days for you to visit us to find out more information …

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Skills Shortage In The Gas Industry

The “Gas Safe Decade Review” has highlighted the ageing workforce in this industry, with half of gas …

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We have moved!

As most of you know, we have recently moved centres. Our new centre on Newby …

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Plumb Expo

We can discuss all your staffing development and training needs on the day or you …

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Bookings Now Being Taken For Gas Engineering Apprenticeships

With an estimated 20% National shortfall in qualified Domestic Gas Engineers in the industry there's …

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EUSR approved Three Phase Smart Meter Training, Bookings Now Being Taken!

ECTA are now delivering Three Phase Smart Meter Training. This compliments our suite of Smart …

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Open Day – 23rd March 2018

With the recent changes to the routes into the Gas Industry see how ECTA can …

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ECTA Racing Season 2018

Pre season testing - TBA Anglesey - 24th - 25th March Oliver's mount spring cup - 21st - …

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New courses available at ECTA training.

The first of these three courses is REGT 1 - Domestic Medium Pressure Meter Regulators. …

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ECTA launch new Bromsgrove Smart Meter training facility

Our new site is now open for Smart Metering courses in Bromsgrove! Stockport-based ECTA is now …

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Gas Safety Week is Here!

Badly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon …

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Job opportunity: Smart Metering Trainer / Assessor

ECTA Training and Assessment are currently recruiting for a highly motivated industry expert in Smart …

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ECTA Centre and Van

ECTA are recruiting an Apprenticeship Manager

The Apprenticeship Manager will be passionate about fostering an ethos of continuous improvement across all …

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Smart Metering

Why Smart Metering is a Clever Career Move Between now and 2020, the rate of smart …

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ECTA Smart Meter training costs and benefits

Smart Meter training: Pricing and funding

Where to find affordable smart meter training Not only can successful candidates expect salaries of 24-40k …

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Smart Meter

ECTA – After the course

ECTA - After the course One of the biggest worries for people on industry skills training …

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ECTA Smart meter training courses

ECTA Smart meter training courses - what’s involved? ECTA Smart Meter Diplomas are suitable for people …

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ECTA Centre and Van

ECTA Training Center Details

ECTA Training centre details Covering everything from domestic and commercial gas (including ACS renewals); water installation …

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Smart Meter

Our research report: What do consumers think about smart meters?

You can view all of our research findings and download our full report here...ecta-smart-meter-report The rollout …

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Looking for a new career in a booming industry?

Looking for a new career? If you're looking for a new career in a field that …

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smart meter training

Smart Meter Trainee

Smart Meter Trainee As the UK-wide smart meter installation programme intensifies, you will no doubt be …

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Gaz and Leccy

Smart Meter Installers Wanted

Smart Meter Installers Wanted If you've become aware of the existence of the mischievous characters Gaz …

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smart meter rollout

The Nationwide Smart Meter Rollout

The nationwide smart meter rollout has already started, but so far we have seen only …

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Smart Meter Jobs

Smart Meter Jobs With the UK government striving to ensure as many homes as possible are …

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Gaz and Leccy

It’s time to get Gaz & Leccy under control

Gaz & Leccy run around our homes all day burning energy, but we don’t know …

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smart meter training

How To Become a Smart Meter Engineer

How to become a Smart Meter Engineer or Installer With the smart meter roll-out picking up …

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What is a Smart Meter?

What is a Smart Meter? The UK government are currently working towards installing smart meters in …

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Smart Meter Courses

Smart Meter Training Costs and Opportunities

Smart Meter Training Costs and Opportunities Are you looking for a change in career, or to …

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Smart Meter Training

The smart meter industry is about to take off, and smart meter training companies like …

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Smart Meter Courses

2016 is an important year for the energy industry because the government's smart meter initiative …

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ECTA sponsors Mark Purslow Racing

Last year Mark won the Manx Grand Prix as a newcomer, and then came 4th …

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Spotlight on Gas Safety Management

The courses are designed so you cover the whole subject, from technical elements such as …

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ECTA are looking for a Gas trainer & assessor

Your role will include: Delivery of classroom based and practical training courses to learners Identifying training needs …

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ECTA Breaking New Boundaries

The roll out of Smart Meter installations in the UK is due to start in …

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ECTA welcome a new team member

We're very pleased to announce that Mike Heydon has joined our expanding team. Mike comes to …

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We'd just like to send out our best wishes to customers old and new for …

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Smart Meter Installer Placements available!

ECTA have teamed up with Runrec to provide placements with a national meter installation company …

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Marketforce Smart Metering Forum

ECTA Training are displaying with Runrec Metering Recruitment at the Marketforce Smart Metering Forum at …

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ECTA are now on Facebook

ECTA have now joined Facebook! Please click the link below and "like" us www.facebook.com/ECTATraining  

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10% off your next course booking!!

View all of our courses here, if you cannot find the course you are looking …

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ECTA gain Logic Certification approval for Smart Meters

The industry has forecasted a huge expected demand for installers in order to meet the …

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Well done to Darren Lewis

Darren, who is employed by New Charter Building Company, has impressed his employers and the …

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GIUSP Seminar a great success!

Thanks to all who attended and made the day a great success, and thanks to …

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An ECTA introduction to ACS

There are pre-requisite qualifications required for all ACS assessments, and these can be quite confusing! …

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A ‘one stop shop’ for contractors

Many customers are now asking for a 'one stop shop' from their contractors. This Ultimate Commercial …

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ECTA proud to launch new website

Welcome to our new website! We're really pleased with it - but please let us …

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