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Don’t miss JTL’s live webinar on 20th September
As part of the Voltimum Live virtual event, running 20-24 September, JTL Training is presenting a 30 minute product showcase on: Power Up Your Knowledge With JTL. The session, which takes place on Monday 20th September at 11am and is presented by Ali Bullough (Commercial Trainer), will take you through JTL’s Power Up platform, which houses free bite-sized courses all relevant to the electrical industry and designed not only to help JTL apprentices…
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Voltimum Live 20-24 September – freebies, live talks & virtual exhibitor stands!
The biggest virtual trade exhibition available to the electrical and electrotechnical industry returns from the 20th to the 24th September 2021 – and it’s completely free to attend! What’s on offer at this month’s Voltimum Live? – Attend free live talks every day – Win tools, products and prizes – Speak with industry leading brands – Find out about the latest products, solutions and services – Keep up to date on the latest regulations and…
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Nathan Pryce, Harrie-Nixon Jones and Oliver Parry named winners at the JTL National Apprentice Awards 2021
JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical, plumbing and heating apprenticeships, has named Nathan Pryce, Harrie Nixon-Jones and Oliver Parry as its winners in this year’s National Apprentice of the Year awards, which took place at The Victory Services Club in London on the 2nd September. Blackpool-based Nathan, who recently completed a successful apprenticeship at local firm JET Electrical, was named the overall winner of the JTL National Apprentice of the Year Award for 2021, while Chester-based…
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Luminaires: Optics and Light Distribution
Learn how optics in luminaires allow different light distribution curves and understand the effect on glare and how to measure it. Interested in lighting? Have you registered for your free account with the Ledvance Training Centre yet? It’s packed with training videos on all sorts of lighting topics, such as technology, products and applications, so it’s a fantastic resource if you’re interested in a career in lighting. The bite-sized videos have got…
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National Apprenticeship Week 2022 date announced
National Apprenticeship Week aims to highlight the exceptional work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. – National Apprenticeship Week 2022 will take place from 7 to 13 February 2022– It provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate apprenticeships and bring the whole apprenticeship community together– The Week will shine a light on the positive differences that apprenticeships can make to individuals, employers and to the wider economy The…
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NET launches new Inspection and Testing app
As part of its ongoing work to support candidates taking the AM2, AM2S or AM2E, National Electrotechnical Training (NET) has launched a new app that allows people to try out some of the tests they’ll encounter in the assessment.  Developed in conjunction with renowned industry figure Sparky Ninja, the app presents five key tests: Continuity of Protective Conductors, Continuity of Ring Final Circuit Conductors, Insulation Resistance, Earth Fault Loop Impedance…
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Ask the Expert: Common Types of Surges
Be it technical advice, exam worries or on-site solutions, our Ask the Expert section is designed to solve any problems or queries you may have, with our experts on-hand to provide the answers! Scolmore Group recently received the following technical question: what will create a surge? In this short video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, discusses surges as a result of both man-made and natural events. Thanks…