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Barrett-Bell rated "Good" by Ofsted for second time running

July 04, 2023

We are delighted to announce that following our recent Ofsted Inspection, we have been graded as a ‘Good Provider’ for the second time running.

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August 2020 Offer: CCN1 Gas Core Safety & Appliances Re-assessment

July 30, 2020

To help support businesses at this difficult time, Barrett-Bell is offering discounts on ACS renewals during August 2020.

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William Barrett-Bell from Barrett-Bell appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside Geoff Hurst

May 11, 2020

Host Matthew O'Neill asked both guests a series of questions about leadership and the role it has played in their careers to date.

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Coronavirus Update

April 28, 2020

Barrett-Bell remains open - read this update to learn more about how we have adapted to support our learners during the Coronavirus health crisis.

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Barrett-Bell rated "Good Provider" by Ofsted

January 21, 2019

We're proud to be one of very few Gas Safe training providers rated as "Good" by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted).

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8 Online Apps and Learning Resources for Gas Engineers

July 16, 2018

We round up a list of 8 top apps, websites and learning resources every Gas Engineer needs to know about.

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How to Stay Gas Safe in the Summer Months When Using a Gas BBQ or Camping Equipment

June 19, 2018

Most of us use BBQ’s in the summer months for outdoor dining and camping trips and should be aware of the dangers which can lead to CO poisoning.

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How to Stay Gas Safe on Holiday This Summer

June 12, 2018

Unfortunately, gas safety isn’t something tourists think about when they are booking their summer vacations.

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7 Advantages of Leasing a Van for Your Business

May 21, 2018

Setting up your new business can be stressful enough and having a van is an essential tool of the trade as are your tools and equipment.

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How Gas Reaches Your Home

May 14, 2018

Gas is used in almost every home and business across the UK for providing heating, hot water and for use in food preparation. But where does it come from?

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RIDDOR – How to Report an Accident in the Workplace

April 30, 2018

Accidents happen in the workplace every day and knowing how to deal with them correctly when they happen is crucial.

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Stay Gas Safe - Make Sure You’re Gas Safe Registered

April 16, 2018

You could be facing prison if you’re caught working illegally as a gas installer without the correct training or qualifications and if you aren’t on the Gas Safe Register.

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How to Become a Smart Meter Engineer

April 05, 2018

For the government to meet their 2020 target of 50 million installations, gas engineers are in high demand. This is a great opportunity for those new to the gas industry and existing engineers.

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Why Women Should Consider a Career in Gas Engineering

March 13, 2018

For years the gas industry has been dominated by men and seen as a male-only role. How can we encourage more young women to pursue a career in this highly male-dominated construction industry?

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Welcome to the Barrett-Bell Gas Engineering Blog!

February 21, 2018

Our desire and purpose is to help you on your journey, by providing you with lots of information about life as a gas engineer and most importantly to help you get qualified.

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New Year, New Career as a Gas Engineer!

February 21, 2018

It’s never too late to do something with your life and make a difference. Training as a gas engineer could be just what you need.

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88% of all our learners are being offered jobs

February 21, 2017

We are currently seeing 88% of all our learners (from both Stevenage and Watford) being offered jobs throughout the gas industry.

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