Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship What next?
Prove your skills with the ECS card
Whatever stage you’ve reached in your apprenticeship, you’re probably already thinking about your future, when your dedication to work and training are rewarded with a fulfilling job and growing bank account! Proving what skills and qualifications you’ve achieved is essential, during your apprenticeship and your working life – whether it’s to allow you access to construction sites, or to progress throughout your career. The ECS Card provides this proof for…
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Top tips for completing your apprenticeship
We asked lecturers around the UK to provide their top tips that learners should follow to pass their apprenticeship with flying colours. Know and understand the qualification you are studying to get a good understanding of the units involved, when they will be delivered and the type of assignments you will be set. Try to be proactive in completing assignments and set aside time or make a plan so as…
Apprenticeship
Communication is key!
On Apprentice Electrician, we want to show the diverse range of successful careers that can be built from an electrical apprenticeship. This is just the start for you and the skills you are learning now will unlock plenty of  exciting opportunities in the future.   In this post, Darren Staniforth, who is now the Technical Development Manager at Certsure, reflects on his time as an apprentice and how it has…
Apprenticeship What next?
Work ethic and career goals
When it comes to building an accomplished career, success and attitude go hand in hand. Following his decorated apprenticeship experience, Voltimum interviewed Harry Bartle, a young electrician whose ambition and work ethic suggest he has a bright future ahead of him in the electrotechnical industry. Harry Bartle started his apprenticeship with Chris Bowker ltd in July 2011. Since then he has won the ECA Edmundson’s Apprentice of the Year Award,…
Apprentice of the Year Apprenticeship Competitions
NICEIC and ELECSA Apprentice of the Year 2018 – Finals
Whittled down from more than 650 candidates who entered the competition, the eight finalists were put through a gruelling day of challenges comprising nine separate tasks designed to assess their abilities across a range of disciplines including testing, fault finding, conduit bending, tray manufacturing and safe isolation, as well as a Virtual Reality test. Zach Swift was announced the winner at a BBQ and awards ceremony which took place on…