Training Update May 2021 | The future of HETAS training

Mike Harvey, Training & Technical Support Manager, reflects on the HETAS training landscape as we see lockdown measures easing: We are aware that completing training in the last 18 months has been challenging. We are pleased that approved training centres have been able to reopen as lockdown measures ease and people are booking available spaces. Read More…

Kickstart Scheme – an exciting opportunity for your business…

Could you offer an unemployed young person the opportunity to work through the Kickstart Scheme? The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new job placements for 16 to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment. Employers of all sizes can apply for funding which covers: 100% of the National Minimum Read More…

CPD Sessions and Workshops offered by HETAS

HETAS has been providing industry-leading training for installers of solid fuel and biomass appliances for decades with our MHCLG approved competent persons scheme in place since 2002.    The agenda of CPD sessions and workshops can be tailor-made to the requirements of your Local Authority. These interactive meetings keep staff up to date with changing legislation Read More…

December Training update

It’s been an interesting year for our training centres. Like many of you, they have adjusted accordingly to the challenge presented by COVID-19. Whilst centres’ are having to run courses with reduced numbers they are presented with challenges in meeting demand for training.  The five yearly cycle for refresher training is upon us and heightened Read More…

Green Homes Grant | Biomass Training Funding

Green Homes Grant – Biomass (HETAS) Training Award – Up to £1000.00 off the cost of the H005DE course. Windhager UK has been successful in their application for a grant to offer subsidised training courses (H005DE) in support of the Governments ‘Green Homes Grant’ scheme to heating engineers. One of the heating technologies supported by Read More…

New Apprenticeship

Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship Launched September saw the launch of the new four-year Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship. The new course enables apprentices to effectively combine several roles in the one apprenticeship and new Level 3 Standard offers them a choice of four pathways, including Natural Gas, solid Read More…

T Panel for the future

T Panel for the future Mike Harvey, HETAS Training & Technical Manager, has been appointed on to the Building Services T-Level Panel; one of the first three new T-Levels announced recently by the Education Secretary, Justine Greening. T level panel’s role is to co-create technical education programmes with the Department for Education. Each panel will Read More…

HETAS Training Update

HETAS Training Update The heating season fast approaching – summer turns to autumn and heating engineers across all technologies find themselves entering the busy period. HETAS registered Installers, Service and Maintenance Technicians and Approved Chimney Sweeps are called upon for their expertise by customers seeking professional services and peace of mind in readiness for the Read More…