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Summer issue out now!

Read the Summer issue of HIP Magazine – packed full of step-by-steps, product features, exercises and more – here for free!

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Heating engineers are eligible for COVID-19 testing according to HHIC

The Government has confirmed that ‘workers delivering essential services in the utilities sector, which encompasses heat, are now eligible for testing.’

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Coronavirus: Resources and advice

With colleges still closed, we’ve pooled these resources to help you. Check out this page for tutorials, how-to videos, exercises, information and more!

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What you need to know about PPE

James Whitaker, Marketing Director at Dickies Workwear, shares his advice on what to consider when shopping for protective clothing and footwear.

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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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Plumbing News: April 2020

The latest plumbing news for April 2020 from HIP Magazine, updates for lecturers, students and apprentices, plus the best of social media.

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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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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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Features

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INTERVIEW: March’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Matt Frangos-Swindley, the Learner of the Month for March!

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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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