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Electronic Components: LED Strips
Learn more about electronic components, i.e. LED strips. See how LED strips work and find out what the difference is between ASIC and resistor control, as well as what the different approval marks mean. Are you familiar with the Ledvance Training Centre? The online platform offers bite-sized training videos on a variety of lighting topics, such as technology, products and applications, making it a fantastic source of information for anyone interested…
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Ask the Expert: Consumer Unit Installs
In this Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, answers the question: Can you install a consumer unit more than three metres away from the main fuse (or the intake position)? In this short video, Darren explains what conditions we typically see, and what needs to be considered in other circumstances. Check out the video below. Thanks for your help Darren! Ask the Expert Be…
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TESP searches for Electrotechnical Ambassadors
Are you passionate about the electrotechnical industry? Could you use your experience and enthusiasm to inspire the next generation to choose a career in the sector? The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) is working with the UK-wide STEM Ambassador Programme to ask people from all walks of the industry to become an ‘Electrotechnical Ambassador’. By joining the 33,000-strong network of STEM Ambassadors you can volunteer in a way that suits you,…
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Ask the Expert: Installing Fire Rated Downlights
In our latest Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, explores the correct installation of downlights in domestic situations, answering the question: Do all lights installed in ceilings need to be fire rated? In this short video, Darren presents two examples – a downlighter without an intumescent strip and one with. He explores common questions Scolmore Group receives, such as: do all downlights need to…
Apprenticeship Featured Industry News Latest Kit
Learner special: Build up your professional toolkit
As a learner or new starter in the industry, filling your toolbox with the best tools to get the job done is vital. But how do you know which tools to start a professional toolkit with? To help, here are the key tools we believe will serve as the ‘go to’s’ in a professional toolkit for any electrician. Pliers, nippers and cutters First up, Combination Pliers, Pliers for Electrical Installation,…
Apprenticeship Featured Industry News Webinars
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…