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Coronavirus: What is happening to plumbing apprenticeships?

The Coronavirus pandemic means these are strange times we’re living in. Trust us, we’re feeling it too. There’s no college, most of us are stuck at home and you’ll no doubt be wondering what’s happening with your apprenticeship.

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Coronavirus: Looking after your mental health

The Mental Health Foundation has compiled advice to help you, your friends and your family to look after your mental health.

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Plumbing diary: The impact of coronavirus

In her latest blog, Level 2 plumbing student Rhiannon de Wreede tells us how she’s getting on with her studies and feels the impact of coronavirus.

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#SelfIsolationInspiration: What are you doing with this extra time on your hands?

HIP has launched the #SelfIsolationInspiration challenge to spread positivity in the coronavirus outbreak – join in on social media!

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STATEMENT: HIP Apprentice of the Year 2020

It is with regret that we announce the postponement of the Scottish heat and the Final of the HIP Apprentice of the Year competition.

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HIP Apprentice of the Year 2020 – Live updates

HIP Apprentice of the Year 2020 is taking place in colleges up and down the country. Check back here for updates as the competition progresses.

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World Plumbing Day competition at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Learners at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College took part in a World Plumbing Day competition last week.

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Celebrating World Plumbing Day

Today (11th March 2020) is World Plumbing Day, an international event celebrating the role of plumbing in everyday life.

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Features

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INTERVIEW: January’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Jayden Rose, the Learner of the Month for January!

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INTERVIEW: December’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Miles Smith, the Learner of the Month for December!

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Behind the scenes at Polypipe

Our Digital Editor Tom spent the day with Polypipe to see how its products are manufactured – before heading to the Professional Development Centre to look at the underfloor heating training on offer.

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Plumbing diary: ‘The introductory phase is over’

In her monthly blogs, Level 2 plumbing student Rhiannon de Wreede tells how she’s getting on as she juggles going back to college, learning a new trade and being a mum.

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