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Ballymoney NIE Networks apprentice amongst the brightest sparks in UK and Ireland
Neil Freeburn from Ballymoney, a trainee from the NIE Networks Apprenticeship Programme, has emerged as one of the best in the industry across the UK and Ireland, having recently been awarded a high-profile bursary in his field reports Coleraine Times. Neil, alongside other trainee engineers received an Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), a global network of professional engineers, for their commitment and dedication to…
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‘First woman’ to complete street light electrical apprenticeship scheme
A woman who got a job fixing streetlights after being rejected as a mechanic and plumber wants to inspire others to take up male-dominated roles. Lyn Owers, 27, will be the first woman in the UK to complete a Level 2 highways electrical apprenticeship, according to Electrical Testing Ltd. She applied after struggling to work in an office following jobs in the motor and plumbing trades, reports BBC News. “I…
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£1,000 of Scolmore products for South Devon College
Simon Brown, trainer facilitator for electrical installation at South Devon College, was delighted to receive a recent visit from Scolmore sales manager, Matt Cooves, who arrived at the college laden with products from the company’s vast electrical accessories ranges. As the college where the winner of this year’s NICEIC and ELECSA Apprentice of the Year competition studied, South Devon College benefited from the prize of £1000 worth of products offered…
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National Apprenticeship Week 2020 announced
The 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week will take place 3-7 February 2020. The annual, week-long celebration of apprenticeships across England provides the opportunity to recognise and applaud apprenticeship success stories. Employers use the initiative to promote the success of their apprentices and highlight the huge benefits to other employers, of all sizes, who are thinking of taking on an apprentice. Apprentices across the country will also be celebrated throughout the…
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Apprentice of the Year: “I’d love to get into lighting design/installation”
Earlier this month, Richard Bradley was crowned 2019’s NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year. Sponsored by Scolmore Group, the competition sees UK apprentices put their knowledge and abilities to the test, with the aim of unearthing the brightest electrical talent in the country. More than 650 apprentices from across the UK took part in this year’s competition, which consisted of three stages, with Richard ultimately walking away with…
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APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION ENTERS FINAL STAGE
Eight finalists have been selected to go through to the final stage of the 2019 NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition, supported by official partner, Scolmore Group.Over 1,000 apprentices from across the United Kingdom registered their interest in the competition, with more than 650 completing the first stage. Now, just eight finalists will complete the third and final stage before one is crowned the Apprentice of the…
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Enter now for SkillELECTRIC 2019
Talented electrotechnical apprentices are being encouraged to register for this year’s SkillELECTRIC competition. The application window is now open and runs until 5th April. During the competition, entrants will be judged on a series of challenging practical tests in a bid to be named the 2019 SkillELECTRIC champion. The event, designed to promote and showcase high standards and skills across the electrotechnical industry, is organised by National Electrotechnical Training (NET)…