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Ask the Expert: different types of RCD
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 a question about the different types of RCD on the market. Here, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, talks us through AC type, A type, F type and B type RCDs to clear…
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LED Lamps: Dimming and Disturbing Effects
Learn more about the principles of dimming an LED lamp and potential disturbing effects such as flickering or audible noise. If you’re interested in lighting, you should check out the Ledvance Training Centre, an online platform packed with bite-sized training videos covering a variety of lighting topics, including technology, products and applications. With short run times all under 25 minutes, they’re perfect to fit in around your apprenticeship, and you can…
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Ask the Expert: AFDD on ring circuit
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: Do AFDDs work on ring final circuits? Here, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, grabs a bit of conductor to explain how an AFDD works. Thanks Darren!…
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The Connected Home – on-demand webinar available now!
Did you miss our recent webinar about The Connected Home? If so, fear not! It is now available to view on-demand below. Smart devices in the home can operate to manage the efficiency of individual services and the role of automation is key. Extending from innovative radio automation options up to fully networked home automation systems based on BUS/SCS technology (which can also be integrated into third party solutions), connected home devices provide…
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Free, live webinar: The Connected Home
Legrand’s Matt Crunden, Training & BIM Manager, will join us on 26 May 2021 at 13:00 for a free, live webinar on The Connected Home. Smart devices in the home can operate to manage the efficiency of individual services and the role of automation is key. Extending from innovative radio automation options up to fully networked home automation systems based on BUS/SCS technology (which can also be integrated into third party solutions), connected home…
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JTL supports employers with finding their perfect apprentice match
JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical and heating and plumbing apprenticeships, has launched a new campaign to guide employers through the process of taking on an apprentice whilst also highlighting the benefit of receiving up to £4,000 in government grants.  Its new campaign, ‘six simple steps to taking on an apprentice’, aims to alleviate any worries employers may have about taking on an apprentice whilst emphasising just how…
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Launch of BEMS Controls Engineer Apprenticeship heralds a bright future for the industry
National training provider Group Horizon Ltd, in partnership with the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced the launch of their delivery of the Level 4 Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) Controls Engineer Apprenticeship.  A culmination of over four years of work by the Trailblazer Employer Group which included a number of BCIA members, the BEMS Controls Engineer Apprenticeship Standard will address an industry wide shortage of BEMS Controls Engineers who…