Pro Installer July 2016 - Issue 40 - Page 31

31 PRO INSTALLER JULY 2016 PRO NEWS @proinstaller1 STEVE SMASHES IT IN LEGO® COMPETITION An installation manager scooped a luxury prize of a weekend away in a Hilton hotel after he won a competition at this year’s FIT show. BREXIT BRITAIN MUST BOOST SKILLS Britain’s young apprentices have called on the government to put skills and qualifications at the very top of the agenda in Brexit Britain – and created a ‘five-point plan’ to help them do that. The Industry Apprentice Council (IAC) report to be handed to Nadhim Zahawi MP, David Cameron’s adviser on apprentices and joint Chairman of the Apprenticeship Delivery Board, delivered a damning verdict on careers advice. It also called for professional qualification as standard to ensure apprenticeships get the recognition they deserve and quality is maintained. The results of the Industry Apprentice Council’s biggest ever survey shows an alarming lack of information regarding the opportunities that apprenticeships offer. Al Parkes, Chief Operating Officer of the Semta Group which fo VFVBBgVG2FR26C( ĆRw&v62fRWfW &VV&R'FBFF26VG'( 2W7V6ǒ7B'&W@'&F( W"Vr&VF6W2fP7V( 2B6VB&RV&BFW&RFRfW'VRv67VvFWF&GB6f7FfrWW&V6VBFP&6W72Bf'7BB࠮( FRWrvfW&VBW7BW@62BFRfW'FbG2vVFbFR6VG'2FF&fRWG6FPFRUR( ХFRGW7G'&VF6R6V6&V6v6VB2FRf6R`&VF6W2fVFVB'v&Fp&v6FT'BbFR6VFw&WV6VBFRffR@BFR7W'fW&W7VG2BFPUB6f6RFFRF7VVBF&RFV@F"Fv606&VW'2Gf6R27F7&62@2G&VB&6F#B6F6f7FWfV0( SW"6VBb&W7FVG0fVBWB&WBFV"&VF6W6F&VvFV"vFFfR( 2W7BRW"6VBfV@WBg&FV6W""6&VW'0Gf6W ( ǒ#BW"6VBvW&R7FfVǐV6W&vVBFFRW&VF6W6'VGV6F'0( BW"6VBBBV&B`FRVB&VF6W6Wg( sW"6VB&RVv&RbFPvfW&VN( 26&VF6PF&vW@( sRW"6VBvB&fW7667&VFFF27FF&@FRffRBF&7@&VF6W62f&VFVB'&VF6W2FV6VfW2v6VVFV7W&RFRVƗGb&VF6W622&FV7FVBF&VvVƖf6F22FRVFG7&V6W36VW'2FP&VF6W2&Rv&Rb6&VW F3&Vf&6&VW'2Gf6SV7W&RVW'2ffW"&w&W76&WFW2F&VF6W26&R`W'7VrFVB6WBWU77GR&GF&W&W6VB&VF6W>( FW&W7G2VF'6rFR&W'B6VFw&W4TvG66C( vFWB&VF6W2VW'07&72FRGf6VBVf7GW&pBVvVW&rR6V7F"6VF&W&W6VG26ǒvVBB&P&RFVWBFV"62VVG2( vFFRV6גVVFp"VRvFVvVW&p62WfW'V"F##"&VF6W62ffW"G&VBBFW7FV@vf"VW'2FWVWp&V7'VG2vFFR&vB62( FN( 2v#bRbRVVW2fRvRF&Vv&VF6W66&VBvFW7BPf"FRvRV6ג( Чwwr6VF&rVgV6W'f6R&WFrvV7W'W6VBGFVFVW0FwVW72rVv*'&62vW&RW6VBFP&W7R'VDvFp7&726V7FfW"wVW76W2vW&RVFW&VBG&vr7&vG2b7FW'2Bf'&6F'26֖rW@Fv27FWfRvR7FFvW"bFVg&W2G&FPB&WFv67V6Ɨ6W2FR7FFbFV&Rvp&GV7G27V62&fBF'2@&bFW&27FWf^( 2wVW72b"ÓSR֗76V@'ǒF&VR'&62( 2FR6'&V7@V&W"v2"ÓSF6VV'&FR7FWf^( 27V66W72W'W&V6VFǒf6FVBFVg&W0G&FR7W'&W&W6VFpvF&W7FvW2vW.( 06W'Ff6FRBWW'&RbvVVVBvFFVf"&FBfVBR7FWfR6C( Ē7GVFVBFRvFpBFR67VFVBwVW72'W@WfW"WV7FVBFvWB666Rऒv2FVƖvFVBvVW'W6F7FVBRF6( Bv( 0( &Vǒrf'v&BFFPvVVVBv( ХW'W&6VBW7BWG6FR'&7FV6VBG2'VDFffW&V@6vfV''V'bF2V FRRbvƖvFrp'FBB2f"6W2F7FBWBg&FV"6WFF'VFrWFV"7W'&VB7V66W76W2F&VfFfR@fW&R7V6FW&f7G6VB&WBf"&Rf&F6W'W3B3" f6BwwrW'W&WFr6Р