Riverside College has announced that it is formally linking up with the ECA – the UK’s leading trade association for electrotechnical and engineering services businesses.
Riverside College will become an ECA Educational Associate, providing them with additional engagement opportunities with the trade body and its members, in order to maximise business success within the sector.
This package also includes access to a range of ECA content, including best practice guides and research, the latest technical and industry news, the ECA magazine, and use of a logo.
ECA Director of Member Services Helen Atkinson commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Riverside College as the ECA’s newest Educational Associate. We look forward to working closely with Riverside College over the coming period to maximise commercial opportunities and industry collaboration.
“Riverside College will now have access to an unbeatable package of resources, and the ability to further engage with the ECA’s membership base, which includes many leading electrotechnical and engineering services businesses.”
Riverside College Electrical Installation lecturer Chris Horne commented:
“The opportunity to engage further with the ECA – the industry’s foremost trade association – and its highly accomplished membership was an absolute no-brainer. This is another tremendous achievement for the college which is on the back of an Outstanding Ofsted report. Riverside College will be utilising our ECA associate status to help our business grow and ensure the industry delivers best practice and high standards.”
Thalia Bell, Head of Riverside College, commented:
“We are delighted to be associated with the ECA. The staff in the Electrical Installation department have worked really hard to build up an outstanding department and this is the icing on the cake”
The ECA has almost 3,000 members, who undertake a range of electrotechnical design, installation, inspection, testing, monitoring and maintenance work. ECA members range from SME electrical firms to nationwide engineering services businesses, with a combined turnover of over £6 billion annually.