The SJIB says it is looking ahead to 2024 with confidence as new figures show a healthy pipeline of emerging young talent – but also insists that industry-led apprenticeships are the only way to deliver the future of skills development. The body has joined SELECT and the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) in welcoming […]
Two young electricians have been recognised for their exceptional talent in the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) Apprentice of the Year Awards, in conjunction with Edmundson Electrical. John Baxter proudly lifted the 2023 trophy after impressing the judges, while fellow Ben Wardrop received the 2022 award in recognition of his achievements, with both also being […]
SELECT and UNITE the Union have concluded a two-year deal for the SJIB National Working Rules. The hourly rates and amended conditions of employment have been agreed by the SJIB National Board by e-ballot and will be ratified at the next National Board meeting on Wednesday 4 October 2023. The new rates will apply with […]
The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) and Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) have backed a call by Jamie Hepburn to unlock the potential of the nation’s young people and create a highly-skilled workforce to ensure a successful transition to net zero. As Scottish Apprenticeship Week (SAW) begins, the training providers have both welcomed the […]
The SJIB has joined its fellow electrical bodies to congratulate two apprentices from north of the border who triumphed in a prestigious UK-wide competition. Together with SELECT and the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT), the SJIB has saluted Craig Fairweather and Andrew Horne for clinching gold and silver respectively in the recent SkillELECTRIC contest. […]
The SJIB’s Fiona Harpersays the electrical talent of tomorrow needs a thorough grounding in ALL aspects of installation – not just the green technology that will help on the journey to net zero. Fiona, Secretary of the SJIB and Director of Employment and Skills for SELECT, insists it is essential for would-be electricians to follow […]
The SJIB and SELECT have issued a joint reminder that aggression towards their staff will not be tolerated.
The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) and Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) have hailed another record year for electrical apprenticeships in Scotland as learners rush to take their place as the talent of tomorrow.
SELECT was saddened to hear of the death of Rab Sherry, who passed away earlier this month.
In this message, Fiona wishes everyone a happy new year and shares an update on the progress of ECS card changes for the new year