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A round-up of all the latest news, developments and announcements from SNIPEF Members, apprentices and events.
Iain Winnard wins BPEC “Best Plumbing Apprentice”

Iain Winnard, a recently qualified plumber from Argyllshire, has been announced “Best Plumbing Apprentice” by BPEC, the nationally recognised training […]

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How to Avoid a Burst Pipe Nightmare this Winter

With Christmas edging ever closer, UK plumbing register WaterSafe is partnering with the Met Office to share advice with property-owners on […]

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Forum members reveal their Christmas wish-list for 2022

After a year in which the construction industry in Scotland moved from crisis to recovery and rebuilding, members of the CICV Forum are looking […]

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Critical workers exemption

Business and organisations providing vital public services can apply for an exemption to allow essential workers to volunteer to leave self-isolation and return to work, in certain […]

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SNIPEF celebrates improved diversity amongst apprentices

SNIPEF has seen markedly increased diversity amongst its most recently recruited cohort of apprentice plumbers. Alongside a record number

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How to draught-proof your chimney

lace is an attractive feature in many homes around the UK, with around 60% of our housing stock built earlier than 1960. Open fires […]

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SNIPEF Training Services shortlisted for BPEC award of excellence

STS working together with nine colleges, has been shortlisted for “Best Use of Technology in the Delivery of Plumbing Training” […]

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SNIPEF Training Services nominee shortlisted for “Best Plumbing Apprentice”

Iain Winnard, a recently qualified plumber from Argyllshire, has been shortlisted as “Best Plumbing Apprentice” by BPEC, the […]

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Construction Product Availability Statement

While the market is no longer experiencing the extremely high levels of demand seen earlier in the year, and UK manufacturers remain at full production capacity […]

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