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Jack Forbes, a fourth year plumbing apprentice with Glasgow-based A. Alexander & Son (Electrical) Ltd, has been awarded Edinburgh College’s ‘Best Apprentice Plumber’ 2022. The award follows his success in SNIPEF’s SkillPlumb competition earlier this year when he came thir

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Apprentices in the plumbing and heating sector have once again been recognised with the Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) Best Apprentice Plumber awards. To celebrate the hard work and determination they have displayed, the campaigning trade association has

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Aberdeenshire plumber Connor Cruden stepped up to the plate at the final of the WorldSkills Plumbing competition in Germany last week. In a stellar performance, the Turriff native walked away with the Medallion for Excellence, coming within a whisker of out-flanking the world’s elite

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Connor Cruden, who in 2020 completed his four-year plumbing apprenticeship having come top in 2019 at the SkillPLUMB UK finals to find the country’s most accomplished apprentice plumber, is now preparing to take on the world’s elite at the WorldSkills Plumbing finals. The finals are due

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Scotland and Northern Ireland’s plumbing and heating industry’s trade association SNIPEF has today announced that Jim Butter has been named as the new President with effect from 27 May 2022. Mr Butter has been involved in the plumbing industry for almost four decades, and for the past 12

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Plumbing and heating professionals have been essential workers in public health and safety throughout history with World Plumbing Day the perfect time to show their evolution into the vanguard of Scotland’s greener recovery and revolution, leading on the front line in the just transition to ne

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Surprise Instagram influencer Ryan Mill may have some way to go to catch up with Cristiano Ronaldo but the 34-year-old Edinburgh plumber is building his statistics at a blistering pace. In a social media world dominated by celebrities, Ryan is working as a local plumber, fitting and repairing b

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After nearly two years dedicated to steering the Scottish building sector through the worst crisis in its history, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has changed its name to reflect its expanded remit and ongoing collaborative vision for the future. The unique alliance of trade

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Iain Winnard, a recently qualified plumber from Argyllshire, has been announced 'Best Plumbing Apprentice' by British Plumbing Employers Council (BPEC), the nationally recognised training organisation at its annual Awards for Excellence 2021 ceremony last week. The award recognises an apprentice tha

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The Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation’s (SNIPEF) training arm, SNIPEF Training Services, (STS) working together as a task group with nine of Scotland’s colleges, has been shortlisted in the category of 'Best Use of Technology in the Delivery of Plumbing T

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