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JTL launches first apprenticeship academy in partnership with Enerveo
JTL, the leading work-based learning provider in England and Wales, has recently partnered with Enerveo to launch its first apprenticeship academy.  The academy will see 20 JTL trainees undertake a six-week traineeship before beginning their apprenticeship with Enerveo, one of the UK’s leading electrical contracting businesses that offers a uniquely broad scope of services, specialising in new energy solutions to support the UK path to net zero carbon. The goal…
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WorldSkills contender meets WorldSkills winner!
NET hosted a very special lunch recently to bring together WorldSkills 2022 Team UK electrician Alex Rendall with past international winner Richard Sagar MBE, who won the electrical installation gold medal at WorldSkills 2009. The WorldSkills 2022 competition originally planned for Shanghai later this year has moved location due to the ongoing coronavirus situation in China, so NET thought it’d bring Alex a taste of Shanghai at the Hutong restaurant…
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Tommy Rice, Alex Jolley and Michelle Robinson named winners at the JTL National Apprentice Awards 2022
JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical, plumbing and heating apprenticeships, has named Tommy Rice, Alex Jolley and Michelle Robinson as its winners in this year’s National Apprentice of the Year awards, which took place at The Victory Services Club in London on the 20th July. Leicestershire-based Michelle, who works for Electract’s inspection and testing team since finishing her apprenticeship with them, was named the winner of the JTL National Apprentice of the Year Award for…
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Once an electrician not always an electrician 
Jake Green, technical engagement manager with Click Scolmore, one of the UK’s leading names in wiring accessories, talks about the different paths his career has taken since he first completed his apprenticeship back in 2012. Like many in the industry, a career as an electrician was my main focus during the three years that I undertook my apprenticeship at Bedford College under the NICEIC training programme. I started my apprenticeship…
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SkillELECTRIC 2022 UK Finalists Announced 
Congratulations to the Top 8 highest scoring competitors from the combined SkillELECTRIC 2022 national qualifying heats: Top row L-R: Andrew Horne, SECTTBrandon Campbell, College of West AngliaCraig Fairweather, Moray CollegeLiam Hilton, JTL Training Bottom row L-R Lyam Thorpe, College of West AngliaRobbie Neave, John NobleRobert Rae, Lotus Electrical ServicesTommy Adlam, Bridgwater & Taunton College All will now compete in the UK Grand Final taking place in November at Middlesbrough College…
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Coventry University to lead collaboration to support UK’s electric revolution and drive for electric transport and net-zero targets
Coventry University will look to play a pivotal role in driving UK electrification by developing a national skills hub aimed at supporting specialist training, after winning £1million in funding.  The national skills hub, aimed at supporting the Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) community, is set to be led and developed by Coventry University. It will be a digital platform bringing together providers of an extensive range of training and…
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JTL launches free, bite-size course on Earthing and Bonding
Leading, work-based training provider, JTL continues to support the changing needs of electricians with the launch of its latest, free bite-size digital course, An Introduction to Earthing and Bonding. The free course is offered as part of JTL’s Power Up series, a digital initiative which offers free advice and educational resources to individuals working within the building services engineering sector. Developed with the recent changes in earth bonding regulations in mind,…