Transfer and Dew point

You don’t have to talk to me about heat transfer and dew point any more, I know exactly the effect of that although there are those that don’t.  Can you believe there are those that think it’s the drip on the end of their nose?

F Gas Questions

Did you hear about the engineer who wasted his time learning all the answers to the F Ga questions on the web, only to fail his examination?  We tell students all the time not to bother, they don’t appear in the actual exam but will they listen?

Another Snippet

Another snippet I’ve picked up is ‘making systems tight and efficient should always go together’?

New Year

2019 and i’m glad to say that these days engineers understand the evacuation and dehydration process?

F Gas Regs

Apparently, thanks to F Gas Regs (whatever they are) more people are aware of the impact of systems on the environment, both directly through leakage and much more importantly indirectly through electrical energy usage. Not sure what if all means but I love to sound smart discussing all this with my canine friends!

 

‘Coffee Stains’

The Guvnors always analysing the exam results to make sure that the training always hits the spot.  They’re always going on about ‘coffee stains’ which, when I find out what it means – if not the obvious – I’ll let you know.

‘Meeter and Greeter’

 

I’m known as the ‘Meeter and Greeter’ and I take my responsibly seriously but all I really want is someone to stroke me.

 

Recently I’ve had all number of students patting my head much to my delight but when I smile at them they often back away, but I have no idea why?  I suppose my breath smells occasionally but I really do have pearly whites!

Mr Postman

The Postman still doesn’t like me.  Do you know I’ve been working here for over nine years and this one hasn’t come near me, even though I hear them telling him I don’t bite?  He’s a lovely guy but I can’t help putting on an extra show when he arrives, dressed from head to foot in red!  I never could stand red.

F Gas Results

While I’m awake thought I’d update you!  We had a group of guys in last week on their F Gas course, a great bunch, and when they came to the office for the results of their on-line exam they were really excited to hear they had passed.  They really made a fuss of me then, just what I like.

‘Like us on Facebook’

I don’t get paid for all my hard work and effort and not sure if I am entitled to a pension so imagine my dismay when I learnt I couldn’t ‘like us’ on Facebook to win the competition they’re running!

Snow Day

Didn’t get out much in the snow, how about you?  I overheard ‘them’ saying that it was too dangerous to go too far in case they got run over by a sledge, but don’t think it would have bothered me, I’d have soon run away!

Give us a call for more information


01707 879 879

Vacancies: Practical Training Roles

Due to expansion we are searching for enthusiastic candidates to fill several practical training roles within Ellis Training. We are looking for experienced Refrigeration and/or Heating Engineers who’d like to…


Read More

ITS NOT GAS, ITS REFRIGERANT!

I am constantly being told by heating/gas engineers and plumbers that ‘they know all about gas’.  Therefore, they won’t have a problem, they already know all about it.   While…


Read More

Reopening 29th June 2020

We are very glad to welcome our students back on 29th June with all our Covid-19 measures in place (now the new normal!)


Read More

COVID-19 News 20th May 2020

Currently, Government advice is that limited numbers of school children may be returning to school on 1st June, with the possibility of some 16-19 year olds returning.   They advise…


Read More

Closed BUT Open for Business

We unfortunately had to close our doors to students on Friday 20th March 2020 however we are very much open for business and are here to take your calls and…


Read More

COVID-19

It is with much sadness that I regret to inform you following the Government’s announcement to close ALL schools, colleges and nurseries, that we will be closing on Friday 20th…


Read More

Coronavirus COVID-19

We take Coronavirus COVID-19 extremely seriously and are doing everything possible to mitigate the risk to our students. Our cleaners have initiated a cleaning programme using products to help reduce…


Read More

New Era, New charity

We are thrilled that in this new decade, we have decided to support Moorfields Eye Hospital as our favoured charity. None of us can function well without sight and having…


Read More

No Deal Brexit and F Gas Certificates

Some important information issued by REFCOM   https://www.refcom.org.uk/news/no-deal-brexit-and-f-gas-certificates/


Read More

Looking for an Apprentice/Looking for an Apprenticeship

There isn’t a week goes by without being asked if we know of anyone looking for a position as an Apprentice/Trainee/Improver and not a week when we are not asked…


Read More

Employer Guide to Apprenticeships

The National Apprenticeship Service has issued a new guide for Employers of Apprentices. Its an extremely useful document, updating employers looking to take on an Apprentice and wishing to train…


Read More

Understanding the Requirements of the New Apprenticeships in RACHP for Levy Paying Employers

There has long been recognition that the current Apprenticeship Programme does not achieve the high standard of skills and knowledge required by todays industry and that there is a dire…


Read More


Subscribe to our hints and tips.

Subscribe Now