Emergency Plumber Welcomes News of National Occupational Standards Review

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Emergency Plumber welcomes news that employers have been invited to help influence the work that sector skills council SummitSkills will undertake over the future months.

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The input from those in the industries under review will help NOS correctly identify the knowledge and skills which will help to further improve the industry.

SummitSkills is reviewing National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the building services engineering sector, re-examining the standards those in the industry are expected to reach in the workplace, reports HVP on June 13. Their work will influence the skills and knowledge of those who work in the building services engineering sector. The NOS creates the training programmes, job specifications and qualifications among other factors for those in the elecrotechnical, heating and ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and plumbing sectors.

The NOS under review range from air conditioning, domestic heating and refrigeration to plumbing, heating and ventilation and SummitSkills are welcoming input from those working in these industries. The review aims to help these industries develop and understand legislation changes, new and developing technology and working practices. The input from those in the industries under review will help NOS correctly identify the knowledge and skills which will help to further improve the industry.

The Chief Executive of SummitSkills, Keith Marshall, told HVP:

“As our sector changes, we must review the NOS regularly to ensure that our workforce has access to high-quality training which equips employees with the right skills for the future. We can’t do this without the valuable input of those working day-to-day on the job, and those who work alongside them or support them.”

Renowned for their fast and efficient emergency plumbing engineers available in a range of locations throughout the UK, Emergency Plumber takes a keen interest in all aspects of the industry, especially steps that will further improve the plumbing industry. A representative from Newcastle Emergency Plumbers reflects on what the review of NOS will mean for the industry.

“The news that SummitSkills will be reviewing the National Occupational Standards means that the industry can continue to evolve and develop. We welcome the fact that those who work in the industry can inform the changes that may be made as it means that installers and engineers can use their specialised knowledge to make a difference to the industry.”

Emergency plumber is an agency run by Martin Smith. With 18 years’ experience in the industry, his aim is to provide fast and efficient emergency plumbing engineers 24/7. The company operates within a wide range of areas in the UK including London, Plymouth, Reading, Coventry, Bolton, Manchester and Newcastle. With a database of over 300 emergency plumbers, the firm is currently the fastest growing plumbing company in the UK. Customers can also contact the team for information and advice on gas related problems.

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