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JTL’s response to the latest Homeserve report
The ‘UK Domestic Trade Skills Index’ is a new quarterly report from Homeserve Foundation, which provides comprehensive insights and analysis into the state of the nation’s trades skills. JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical and heating & plumbing apprenticeships, discusses the report’s findings. JTL’s Chief Executive, Jon Graham (pictured), says: “February’s UK Domestic Trade Skills Index highlights that a staggering 1.25 million extra construction trades workers and over…
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Housing group Adra launches training academy
Housing provider Adra has unveiled its new training academy, Academi Adra, designed to support more than 60 young people to develop new skills and access work opportunities across North Wales by 2022, through apprenticeships, work placements, graduate placements and trainee schemes. According to Business Live, Adra is kicking off its first two placements this February as part of the national Kickstart Scheme, creating work opportunities for 16- to 24-year-olds on…
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Scolmore gets serious in the smart home market
Having enjoyed many years of success with its smart wiring accessories range, Scolmore Group has now developed a brand new and comprehensive range of smart products under the Click Smart+ brand that takes its provision of smart home solutions to a whole new level. Designed to simplify and streamline connected home products – lighting controls, smart sockets, security cameras and sensors – the Click Smart+ range utilises Zigbee technology –…
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Jobs and apprenticeships on offer with Southern Electric
Energy supplier Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks is kickstarting the careers of 16 new trainees and apprentices. As reported by the Basingstoke Gazette, one recruit has relocated 450 miles – from her home in Edinburgh to the Isle of Wight – to start her job as a Trainee Engineer with SSEN. Twenty-four-year-old Melissa Speake said, “The virtual induction introduced us to so many employees across the ranks and showcased the…
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From Electrical Apprentice to Business Owner – Richard Sagar
In the last of a series of case studies in support of National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February), The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) presents Richard Sagar’s story from apprentice to business owner! In this video, Richard explains his journey from apprentice electrician to owner of luxury home automation business Sagar Smart Homes. Find out about his experiences and how his apprenticeship benefitted him… You can find more information about the electrical industry…
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You Do The Maths – Electrical Careers – Dillon Jones
As an electrical apprentice you’ll need to use maths in your workplace. In support of National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February), The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) is sharing some fantastic apprenticeship case studies.Check out another of TESP’s You Do the Maths videos from the Electrical Careers website below. This time, Dillon Jones shows how he applied practical maths to calculate the size of generator needed for a project. If you know…
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Electrical Careers – You Do the Maths!
Parents, teachers and careers advisers – did you know the electrical industry needs people with a great head for Maths and Science? Take a look and spread the word about The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership’s ‘You Do the Maths’ video with apprentice Eden, who explains a calculation she needed to carry out in the workplace. This National Apprenticeship Week you can find out more about electrical apprenticeships and opportunities on the…