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Our blog articles cover the latest news and media relating to the gas and power industry as well as updates from Universal Skills HQ including Knowledge Hub videos and podcasts.

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The Future Skills Podcast Episode 1: Be Inspired with Danny Coleman

The Future Skills Podcast Episode 1: Be Inspired with Danny Coleman

Published: Jun 25, 2021 

In the first episode of 'The Future Skills Podcast', centre Manager Dan Taylor is joined by founder and Director Danny Coleman. They discuss Danny's journey, which saw his experiences as a plasterer turned teacher, shape the way he saw the training world and ultimately lead to what Universal Skills Group is today.

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Conducting a tightness test on gas pipework up to 28mm on a G4 or E6 meter | Gas tutorial

Conducting a tightness test on gas pipework up to 28mm on a G4 or E6 meter | Gas tutorial

Published: Jun 08, 2021 

Conducting a tightness test on gas pipework is essential as part of general health and safety when working with gas appliances. 

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Universal Skills Group Partner with EV-comply. - Universal Skills Group

Universal Skills Group Partner with EV-comply.

Published: Apr 12, 2021 

Universal Skills Group are excited to announce that we have partnered with one of the most exciting names in the EV industry, EV-comply. EV-comply revolutionise the installation process for electricians and EV charge point installers.

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New Changes Coming to the domestic installer course!

Published: Apr 06, 2021 

New changes to the domestic installer course, give delegates a pathway to join th NAPIT competent persons scheme.

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What is the EUSR SHEA training course? - Universal Skills Group

What is the EUSR SHEA training course?

Published: Jan 04, 2021 

This article tackles a number of FAQs we frequently receive on the EUSR SHEA courses.  The Core scheme course is partnered with CSCS which allows the holder to access sites without the need to hold a separate CSCS card.

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Funding a SMART Meter Apprenticeship - Universal Skills Group

Funding a SMART Meter Apprenticeship

Published: Oct 19, 2020 

The funding of apprenticeships is an often misunderstood topic. With businesses sometimes left confused and in the dark on how to access funds available for them to train and develop their workforce.

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New partnership offers new entrants a pathway into the EV industry - Universal Skills Group

New partnership offers new entrants a pathway into the EV industry

Published: Sep 23, 2020 

With demand electric vehicles and charge points growing, for the first time this year eco-friendly vehicles began to outsell diesel, McNally EV were in need of new recruits to help them keep up with the demand. They contacted Universal Skills Group in early 2020, looking for a solution to quickly recruit and train new EV charge point installers.

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