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A round-up of all the latest news, developments and announcements from SNIPEF Members, apprentices and events.

A year of change and optimism?

After what many would describe as a challenging 2023, characterised by efforts to curb inflation levels […]

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Budget Statement: SNIPEF calls for enhanced skills development to match the Scottish Government’s £358M budget investment in home heating upgrades

Chief Executive urges focus on workforce development to meet ambitious transition goals. Following today’s budget announcement […]

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Consultation outcomes on changes to MCS  

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has published its consultation outcomes, outlining proposed changes, direction and requirements […]

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UK Government publishes outcomes for Clean Heat Market Mechanism 

The UK government has recently outlined the outcomes of its Clean Heat Market Mechanism (CHMM) consultation, […]

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A message from the SNIPEF President

On 3 May this year, SNIPEF celebrated a significant milestone: its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1923 […]

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SNIPEF responds to the Scottish Government’s publication of ‘Starting a National Conversation on the Heat Transition in Scotland’

Industry expertise vital in shaping Scotland’s heat transition policy, says SNIPEF Chief Executive In response to […]

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SNIPEF voices frustration over Scottish Government’s delay in phasing out gas boilers.

Chief Executive urges greater collaboration in future planning and targets. Fiona Hodgson, Chief Executive of the […]

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Shaping the future of the Scottish Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeship

SNIPEF, in collaboration with Skills Development Scotland (SDS), has published an online stakeholder survey as phase one of […]

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ACS Gas Course Training & Assessment

Are your employees due to sit their Accredited Certification Scheme (ACS) Gas Course Training and Assessment? […]

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