As the construction industry gets ready to return to work, the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) and Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) have stressed the importance of preparing the next generation of electricians through the Pre-apprenticeship Programme. Since its launch in 20
The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) has launched a new digital service to allow the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) health, safety and environmental assessment to be taken and completed online. The new web-based format has been introduced by the SJIB following the suspension of asse
As Scotland’s colleges and training centres discuss reopening, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has helped develop a new set of guidelines designed to keep staff and apprentices safe.
A group of respected industry bodies have hailed the recent rise in female electrical apprenticeships but have called for more action to encourage other young women to pick up the tools. The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB), Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT), SELECT and Unite
The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) will celebrate its 50th anniversary at a gala banquet at Edinburgh Castle later this week. SJIB members and special guests will gather at the historic landmark on Thursday 21 November to mark five decades of achievement.
Fiona Harper, secretary of the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB), has said that stricter regulations within the electrical industry would have a significant uplift on the economy while also driving massive improvements in public safety. Ms Harper, also head of employment affairs at SELECT, spoke
Senior industry figures have welcomed a pledge to publish a consultation on the regulation of electricians but have called on the Scottish Government to make it happen soon. The announcement in the 2019-20 Programme for Government was accompanied by an assurance from Holyrood that it would “la
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 th