Confused about CPD

Confusion about CPD in recognising competency in White Goods Repairs

Following our previous announcement of the EEESafe Qualification, we decided to take a look at Continuing Professional Development.  The reasons for doing so were that we had realised that some providers in the Appliance Repair Training Sector, seem to place a high value on CPD and could be confused on it’s value, within a Safe Appliance…

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New Legislation for Housing misses essential evidence on electrical safety

A new Statutory instrument (SI) for Electrical Safety in Rented accommodation ignores safety advice that Ministers and Lords should have received and reviewed. For 7 years, we’ve been lobbying Government for changes in Guidance around the safety of the repair and reuse of recycled White Goods Appliances.  Particularly when repairing, reusing and recycling them when…

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519,000 Whirlpool Washing Machine Recalls

Whirlpool have just recalled up to 519,000 Washing Machines..   The reason given for the problem is related to when the machine is working there is extra current running through the heating element and this could cause the door locking system to overheat. The Hotpoint and Indesit models would have been purchased between October 2014 to…

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New Candidate Manual for Qualified Appliance Repairers

We’re pleased to be showing off our new EEESafe DAT(Domestic Appliance Technician) and DAR (Domestic Appliance Refurbisher) Qualification Manual.  This accompanies the EEESafe Qualification course which will be undertaken at a Registered EEESafe Training Centre.  With 180 Pages,  it forms guidance for the required evidence collection of the qualification in the form of a candidate…

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Disruption at Government but good news for EEESafe

Despite the disruption by Extinction Rebellion this week on Climate Change, we were able to have an interesting update to the intentions of the UK Government, when we exit the EU. All Business Associations were updated on many Regulatory changes, including how to access Government Funding if you feel your business is going to be…

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