Representatives of both employers and employees, of SELECT,  have come together in Scotland to press the case with Government for the protection of title for the occupation of an electrician, a move which it is estimated could boost the economy by £58 million.

In what is being seen as a critical juncture in the campaign by Scotland’s electricians for professional recognition, an MSP has formally raised a motion addressing the issue in the Scottish Parliament.
 

A steadily mounting campaign to ensure that every genuine electrician in Scotland is recognised as a regulated professional is being led by SELECT, the trade association for the electrical contracting industry in Scotland.

NES (North Electrical Services) Ltd, which has bases in Inverness and Elgin, has been shortlisted after a public vote for Business of the Year for firms with under 100 staff in the Scottish SME Business Awards.
 

New SELECT training courses will help raise electrical safety and assist the industry in the developing knowledge on electric car charging point installations
 

– and to benefit existing electricians! Exams can be a stressful time for some young people but, for the electricians of the future, learning their craft and making sure they understand it fully can literally be a matter of life and death. Now, to help electrical apprentices to s

Darrell Matthews to succeed Newell McGuinness as SELECT Managing Director

SELECT, Scotland’s leading electrotechnical trade organisation, has appointed a new Managing Director.

He is Darrell Matthews, who replaces Newell McGuinness, who has been in post for more than 13 years.

SELECT signals to Scottish Parliament that it intends to push for legislative change to make “Electrician” a regulated profession