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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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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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JTL announces its Apprentices of the Year for 2020
JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical and heating & plumbing apprenticeships, has named the three winners of its annual National Apprentice of the Year Awards for 2020; Ellen Lodge (nee O’Connor) (left), Arnie Humphreys (right) and Callan Baker (centre). After being crowned winners at JTL’s Regional Awards in March last year, Ellen, Arnie and Callan automatically qualified for the National Apprentice of the Year 2020 Awards, competing against…
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“If you work hard, the sky really is the limit!”
In support of National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (8-14 February), we caught up with Joel Collins, a recently graduated JTL apprentice and now an Electrical Design Engineer for a building services consultancy. Here, he explains why he chose his apprenticeship, what he learnt and what advice he’d give to anyone considering a similar path. What made you decide to do an apprenticeship rather than take a different path?I wanted to gain skills and knowledge while…
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“We employ apprentices to provide opportunities to enthusiastic people who wish to succeed within the trade”
In support of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, running from 8-14 February, we speak to James Churchill, Operations Manager at C-Elect, an electrical contractor that has been employing apprentices for 10 years. Here, James explains why C-Elect employs apprentices and how they ensure they get the best out of them, to the benefit of both the apprentice and the company. Can you tell us a bit about C-Elect? ​C-Elect are a well established electrical contractor with…
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‘Build the Future’ announced as theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2021
“Build the Future” is the theme for NAW2021, taking place between 8 and 14 February 2021, aiming to encourage everyone to consider how apprenticeships help individuals to build the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career. The 14th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, taking place across England, will showcase the impact apprenticeships can have on communities, local businesses and regional economies and how they all benefit from the impact of apprenticeships.…
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Expand your lighting knowledge with a quick course on LED lamps
Find yourself drawn to the bright lights of lighting? Keen to expand your knowledge of the lighting industry? Got a spare 10 minutes? Let us introduce you to the Ledvance Training Centre. There’s a whole host of lighting info available on the platform, including technology, products and applications. It takes just a minute to set up an account and then you’re free to explore the world of light through short,…