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May
Posted on May 8, 2017
It is with great sadness that we report that our colleague and friend Darren McNestry passed away on Monday 1st May 2017 after a short illness. We are devastated as a team, as Darren was not only our friend, but brought to the team professionalism,  knowledge and an unrivaled expertise. With a long career at British …
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May
Posted on May 8, 2017
Proud of our wall! Over the years we started receiving the plaques of the regiments that our learners had served in, and we are proud to display them in our office. The plaques are special reminders of those that have trained with us, but serve to also remind us of our military lads and lasses …
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Jan
Posted on January 9, 2017
ARE WE NEARLY THERE YET? This has been a question asked from not only customers but engineers with years of experience. They are questioning if we have reached a point where our systems and boilers can be controlled any further than what we do now? You can still hear a distant voice of an engineer …
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Oct
Posted on October 20, 2016
Gas Training at Kier have just launched the lowest ever domestic ACS reassessment price since opening! In time for the winter rush, the new price of £330 inclusive of vat and certification, will run throughout the rest of 2016 and the whole of 2017.  This exclusive offer is for our centre in North Tyneside (7 …
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Jul
Posted on July 8, 2016
Welcome to our newest downloadable page on the new Trailblazer Apprenticeships in Gas Engineering: End Point Assessment.  Gas Training at Kier would be delighted to be your end point assessment provider, and are currently applying for a position on the Register of approved providers for end point assessment. What does this mean for you? The new …
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Jun
Posted on June 3, 2016
With the many changes to the government funding from apprenticeships to the advanced learning loans, it is no wonder you might question whether you are eligible for the funding and if not, whether you can afford your gas training course? From 2017, only FE colleges and training providers with SFA direct contracts will be able …
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Mar
Posted on March 8, 2016
BLOG BY DARREN MCNESTRY, GAS TRAINER/ASSESSOR AND INTERNAL VERIFER TO BE OR NOT TO BE?, THAT IS THE QUESTION. The need to be trained and assessed when working on gas has been in discussions for many years. Apart from the fact its the against the law to be working on gas without the necessary qualifications …
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Feb
Posted on February 29, 2016
Today we celebrated the birthday of Alastair, one of our City & Guilds Level 3 learners who turned 52 today – well technically he is only 13 so a teenager! We surprised him in class with a huge chocolate cake that fed 18 of our learners and the office staff in Newcastle. #yum #loveourlearners
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Feb
Posted on February 29, 2016
This could well be established as a leapyear launch as we are finally on facebook today! LIKE us and leave a review if you have trained with us. Let us know your views and training needs. Tag yourself in our photos! Have we celebrated an occasion with you?
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Feb
Posted on February 26, 2016
Transport investment key to ‘tangible’ Northern Powerhouse for Newcastle • Connectivity investment key to sustainable powerhouse growth • Every £1 spent on infrastructure would generate £2.59 wider economic activity • £100m Swans shipyard points to the ripple effect of major investment As representatives from the six major Northern Powerhouse cities gather for a major new …
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