Parliamentary report flags concerns about technical skills shortage

A new parliamentary report is urging the government to prioritise efforts to get young people to take up Apprenticeships in sectors requiring higher value technical skills, such as electrotechnical.

10th April 2017

Electrotechnical skillsets are required in a range of security industry professions, including access control, retail security and fire safety alarm systems and CCTV engineering.

The electrical industry and its various sub-sectors faces a skills shortage, according to the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), which recently conducted a survey of its members and found that nearly half all businesses participating expect to see a skills shortage from 2018.

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