Mr Gibbs MABPT, Dip AEWVH, C&GLI

Mr Gibbs MABPT, Dip AEWVH, C&GLI
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I qualified as a piano tuner in March 1988 having undertaken a rigorous three-year full-time course in Hereford. Whilst most of my work is private I also tune pianos in churches and Schools. I currently have School contract, for which it is necessary to be CRB checked.

I have tuned grand pianos in concert venues, such as, symphony hall and Adrian Bolt hall in Birmingham Garrick theatre in Lichfield, and Sutton Coldfield townhall.

 

Mr. W. Gibbs provides the following services:

•     Tuning in Homes, Schools, Theaters and Concerts Venues
•     Minor on site repairs
•    Replacement broken strings
•     Advice on purchasing a new or second-hand piano
•    Piano Life Saver Installer

Appointments:

Monday to Friday
First appointment is 9:00am
Last appointment is 5:00pm

Saturday
By Arrangement only

Areas: 

Birmingham
Sutton Coldfield
 Edgbaston
Birmingham City Centre
 Walsall
 Four Oaks
Aldridge
 Castle Bromwich
 Erdington
Marston Green
 Kingstanding
 Castle Vale Sutton Coldfield

Mr. W. Gibbs has been vetted by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and approved to work in situations with vulnerable adults or children

Contact Information

  • Castle Bromwich, West Midlands B24 0BA
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
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  • Hours Currently Open

    Monday:
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday:
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday:
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday:
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday:
    09:00 - 17:00

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Other Information

Other Categories:

Piano Tuners

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (previously CRB checks)
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks.

A DBS check may be needed for: certain jobs or voluntary work - eg working with children or in healthcare applying to foster or adopt a child There are different rules for getting a criminal record check in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Who can ask for a DBS check An employer can ask for a DBS check for certain roles. DBS eligibility guidance lists most roles that are eligible for a check. However, the guidance isnít comprehensive so contact DBS if unsure. Applicants (job candidates) canít do a criminal records check on themselves, but they can request a ëbasic disclosureí.

How to get a DBS check
  • The employer gets an application form from DBS or an umbrella body (a registered body that gives access to DBS checks).
  • The employer gives the applicant the form to fill in and return to them along with documents proving their identity.
  • The employer sends the completed application form to DBS or their umbrella body.
  • DBS sends a certificate to the applicant. The employer will have to ask the applicant to see the certificate.
If the applicant has subscribed to the DBS update service, the employer can check their certificate online.Basic disclosure If applicants need to run a check on themselves, they can get a ëbasic disclosureí with details of any unspent convictions from Disclosure Scotland (they can do this anywhere in the UK).Types of criminal records check There are 3 types of check. The employer or organisation running the check should provide the applicant with more information about the level of check required. Criminal record check applicants must be 16 or over.

Standard

This will check for spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, and will take about 2 weeks.

Enhanced

This includes the same as the standard check plus any additional information held by local police thatís reasonably considered relevant to the workforce being applied for (adult, child or ëotherí workforce). It takes about 4 weeks.

Applicants and employers can use the DBS update service to keep a certificate up to date or carry out checks on a potential employeeís certificate.