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Join our free, live webinar on career opportunities in the electrical industry!
Taking place on Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 13:00, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, and Jake Green, Technical Engagement Engineer, will be discussing a variety of opportunities available within the electrical industry. Our free, live webinar, Career Opportunities in the Electrical Industry, will cover: What options are available once you qualify as an electrician?Where could your career go?What do you need to do in order to move into…
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Play the Amped Up game!
Can you fix the electrics and get the rock concert back on track? National Electrotechnical Training (NET) has launched a new game to help apprentices test their skills and knowledge.  ‘Amped Up’ gives you an entertaining but educational look at electrical tasks, allowing you to get hands on and practise some key areas you’ll need to master during your apprenticeship.  During the game you’ll work through activities such as safe…
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TESP calls for industry mentors with The Youth Group
TESP is calling for people from all corners of the electrotechnical industry to donate just 45 minutes of their time to mentor a young person. So far, The Youth Group has supported over 1.7 million young people across all sectors of UK industry. Under a new partnership, TESP is now working with The Youth Group to build a network of mentors with electrotechnical experience to inspire and inform young people about electrical…
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Apprentice electrician highly commended in Bellway apprentice awards
18-year-old apprentice electrician, Tom Rafter, has been highly commended at Bellway’s annual Apprentice of the Year awards.Tom, from Maghull, Merseyside, is based at the company’s North West regional office in Hunts Cross, but works across a number of residential developments in the Merseyside and Lancashire regions. As reported by Business Up North, he was highly commended for his exemplary attitude, commitment and high standard of daily work. Bellway currently employs…
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Smart home case study from Legrand
The unique property has a raft of smart home devices to automate audio, lighting, heating, blinds and front door access. The property has been built to a high standard to create a truly remarkable home. Hawkes Place is a property like no other. Situated in Sevenoaks, Kent, one homeowner has created a truly unique building where every room is connected through home automation devices. Designed and built by Tony Gotts…
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“When I first got to see behind a switchboard, it looked like a bird’s nest to me. Now I love switchboard work.”
As featured in The Guardian, Terease Wallace struggled at school and fell into retail before she got her licence to become an apprentice electrician at 50. Here’s her story… I went through school in the 1970s and early 80s. I would get in trouble from teachers. I’d write words backwards or mix up the letters. I’d have all the right letters, but I’d mix them up and I wouldn’t even…
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Hundreds apply for 10 new apprentice roles with Tyne and Wear transport company
In January, Metro and bus operator Nexus announced vacancies for new apprenticeships across the business, in both operational roles and behind the scenes. Hundreds have already applied, reports Sunderland Echo, ahead of the 12 March deadline. Seven new recruits are being sought to work in Metro Infrastructure, including in signalling, track engineering, overhead line and electrical and mechanical operational roles. A further two business administration apprenticeship opportunities are also among…