SELECT is Scotland’s leading trade association, representing the interests of the electrical contracting industry across the country. As a member-driven body, SELECT plays a pivotal role in championing the highest standards of workmanship, safety, and business practice among its members while influencing key stakeholders in the electrical sector.
Edinburgh Trusted Trader
The Edinburgh Trusted Trader scheme is the go-to directory for finding vetted, reputable, and reliable local businesses in Edinburgh. Backed by The City of Edinburgh Council and operated by an independent party, this initiative provides consumers with a list of businesses that have been thoroughly assessed and have agreed to adhere to a strict code of practice.
Constructionline Gold Membership represents a mark of quality and reliability in the UK construction industry. It is designed for companies that strive to go beyond the standard requirements, showcasing a deeper level of assurance regarding governance and risk management.
Energy Saving Trust
An Energy Saving Trust Approved Installer is a trusted professional, certified by the Energy Saving Trust, to install energy-efficient and renewable energy products. The accreditation is a mark of quality that ensures the installer has met strict standards set by the Energy Saving Trust for competence and performance.
OZEV is a UK government body tasked with supporting the transition to zero-emission vehicles. This agency plays a central role in formulating and implementing policies and initiatives that aim to facilitate and accelerate the adoption of electric and other low-emission vehicles
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is the public body responsible for environmental protection and improvement in Scotland. It plays a crucial role in regulating and advising on various environmental issues, from water quality and waste management to pollution control and climate change adaptation.
Peninsula is a leading provider of business services, specializing in HR, employment law, and health and safety consultancy. Serving a wide range of industries and sectors, Peninsula offers expert advice and solutions that help businesses navigate the complex landscape of employment legislation and workplace safety.
An Aico Approved Installer represents a level of excellence in the installation of fire and carbon monoxide detection systems. Approved Installers are accredited by Aico to fit their range of alarms, ensuring that installations comply with the latest industry standards and provide optimum protection for residents.
Acclaim Accreditation is a health and safety accreditation service that was launched in 2012, provided by Supplier Assessment Services. It’s designed to carry out an online assessment of a company’s health and safety documentation and work activities, serving as an independent and competent assurance of the systems a business has in place.
Founded in 1969 by SELECT and Unite the Union, the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) regulates relations between employers and employees, to provide benefits, to stimulate and further progress, and in addition and in the public interest to regulate and control employment, the level of skill and proficiency, health and safety competence, wages and welfare benefits in the industry in Scotland.
The Scottish Government
The Approved Certifier for Building Standards in Scotland is a role that professionals can take to certify that certain design and construction works meet Building Standards. Individuals or companies doing building work can engage Approved Certifiers to ensure that the house’s structure and energy efficiency comply with the required standards. These certifiers can issue a Certificate of Design for Structures and/or Energy, which confirms compliance and can be submitted to the council as part of a Building Warrant application.
The Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) is an organization established in 1990 primarily to manage the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) Training Schemes. As a non-profit entity, SECTT focuses on the training of apprentices and adult trainees within the SJIB’s Modern Apprenticeship framework