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SECTT and SJIB praise employers who have ‘stepped up’ during crisis to hire record numbers of apprentices
Leading training bodies the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) and Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) have saluted Scotland’s employers after a record number of apprentices were welcomed into the electrical sector. A total of 738 new entrants to the industry were recruited in 2021, confounding fears that recruitment could be a casualty of the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. SECTT says the new cohort exceeded all expectations, being nearly 50% up on…
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Join our free webinar: Preparing for your AM2S
Electrical Apprentice and NET have joined forces to deliver a webinar. All apprentices must pass the AM2S End Point Assessment before they complete their apprenticeship. In this webinar you can find out more about the AM2S, what you’ll need to do, how you can best prepare and the importance of being fully ready. Bill Lockyer and Darren Oates of NET will be available to answer your questions about AM2S and…
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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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SECTT highlights the importance of apprentices at AGM
The Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) marked its recent AGM (May 2021) with a new team at the top and a ringing affirmation of the vital importance of apprenticeships to the future of the electrical contracting industry in Scotland. The annual meeting of the proactive training provider elected Scott Foley (right), Regional Officer at Unite the Union, as its new Chair, with John Noble (left), Managing Director of John Noble Electrical Contractors, elected as Vice-Chair.…
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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…