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Lighting technology: What is light?
Learn how physics describes light. Discover the whole electromagnetic spectrum and see how any colour is created as a mixture of three primary colours. Have you checked out the Ledvance Training Centre yet? If you’re interested in lighting, this online platform is perfect, packed with bite-sized training videos with run times ranging from eight to 24 minutes, so they’re great to fit in around your apprenticeship. The modules cover a variety of…
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Tutor case study: Joel Dalhouse
Joel Dalhouse is part of the teaching department at JTL. Working as tutor manager, Joel is not only involved in the teaching of apprenticeship courses, but his role also includes management of the electrical tutor team and those teaching the fire and security apprenticeship course. We spoke to Joel to find out more about his career and his role at JTL. Can you tell us about your career so far? My…
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Join our free, live webinar on career opportunities in the electrical industry!
Taking place on Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 13:00, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, and Jake Green, Technical Engagement Engineer, will be discussing a variety of opportunities available within the electrical industry. Our free, live webinar, Career Opportunities in the Electrical Industry, will cover: What options are available once you qualify as an electrician?Where could your career go?What do you need to do in order to move into…
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Play the Amped Up game!
Can you fix the electrics and get the rock concert back on track? National Electrotechnical Training (NET) has launched a new game to help apprentices test their skills and knowledge.  ‘Amped Up’ gives you an entertaining but educational look at electrical tasks, allowing you to get hands on and practise some key areas you’ll need to master during your apprenticeship.  During the game you’ll work through activities such as safe…
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TESP calls for industry mentors with The Youth Group
TESP is calling for people from all corners of the electrotechnical industry to donate just 45 minutes of their time to mentor a young person. So far, The Youth Group has supported over 1.7 million young people across all sectors of UK industry. Under a new partnership, TESP is now working with The Youth Group to build a network of mentors with electrotechnical experience to inspire and inform young people about electrical…
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“The pandemic has impacted the traditional way we learn practical skills on-the-job but we’ve adapted and are all continuing to learn”
Faced with the unprecedented challenges and surprises of the past year, Dylan Andrew has turned negatives into positives and progressed with his development, preparing to begin the second year of his apprenticeship. The 23 year old, from Coatbridge in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, is currently undertaking a four-year apprenticeship with Mears. While many of his peers embarked on an apprenticeship soon after leaving school, Dylan went to college to study electrical…
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Construction summit focuses on future of apprenticeship training
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) welcomed around 150 representatives of large and small employers to its first digital construction summit. This allowed everyone to take a wide-ranging look at the skills needs of the sector, how they are being served by current apprenticeships, and how this can be improved upon. The summit will pre-empt the revision of apprenticeship standards across the occupational route and a review…