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Upskill to grow career and business profitability
According to a new survey by Logic4training, becoming multi-skilled could be a good move for building services installers looking for a more profitable 2019 – over 75% of survey respondents stated increased profits as a result of upskilling. The survey, which set-out to discover how trades people developed their skillsets and the benefits this had to their business, demonstrated the popularity of diversifying beyond initial training. 87.5% of building services installers…
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Learners can prove their compliance with standards and regulations in one click
For the first time, an internationally recognised City & Guilds Certificate in 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is accompanied by a verifiable Digital Credential. Ask any practising electrician, surveyor or consultant working in trades with an understanding of electrical wiring and they are likely to mention the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS 7671). Since the launch of an update to the standard and the accompanying City & Guilds 2382-18 –…
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Prove your skills with the ECS card
Whatever stage you’ve reached in your apprenticeship, you’re probably already thinking about your future, when your dedication to work and training are rewarded with a fulfilling job and growing bank account! Proving what skills and qualifications you’ve achieved is essential, during your apprenticeship and your working life – whether it’s to allow you access to construction sites, or to progress throughout your career. The ECS Card provides this proof for…
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What should I do after my apprenticeship?
Completing your electrical apprenticeship opens up an array of options and opportunities within the electrical industry; some of which you may not have even realised!   Do you want to be your own boss? Then an exciting opportunity could be to start your own electrical business and help train your own apprentices. By starting a sole trader or partnering up with other electricians, you have the opportunity to develop a…
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Work ethic and career goals
When it comes to building an accomplished career, success and attitude go hand in hand. Following his decorated apprenticeship experience, Voltimum interviewed Harry Bartle, a young electrician whose ambition and work ethic suggest he has a bright future ahead of him in the electrotechnical industry. Harry Bartle started his apprenticeship with Chris Bowker ltd in July 2011. Since then he has won the ECA Edmundson’s Apprentice of the Year Award,…