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Nathan Pryce, Harrie-Nixon Jones and Oliver Parry named winners at the JTL National Apprentice Awards 2021
JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical, plumbing and heating apprenticeships, has named Nathan Pryce, Harrie Nixon-Jones and Oliver Parry 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 2nd September. Blackpool-based Nathan, who recently completed a successful apprenticeship at local firm JET Electrical, was named the overall winner of the JTL National Apprentice of the Year Award for 2021, while Chester-based…
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Luminaires: Optics and Light Distribution
Learn how optics in luminaires allow different light distribution curves and understand the effect on glare and how to measure it. Interested in lighting? Have you registered for your free account with the Ledvance Training Centre yet? It’s packed with training videos on all sorts of lighting topics, such as technology, products and applications, so it’s a fantastic resource if you’re interested in a career in lighting. The bite-sized videos have got…
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NET launches new Inspection and Testing app
As part of its ongoing work to support candidates taking the AM2, AM2S or AM2E, National Electrotechnical Training (NET) has launched a new app that allows people to try out some of the tests they’ll encounter in the assessment.  Developed in conjunction with renowned industry figure Sparky Ninja, the app presents five key tests: Continuity of Protective Conductors, Continuity of Ring Final Circuit Conductors, Insulation Resistance, Earth Fault Loop Impedance…
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Ask the Expert: Common Types of Surges
Be it technical advice, exam worries or on-site solutions, our Ask the Expert section is designed to solve any problems or queries you may have, with our experts on-hand to provide the answers! Scolmore Group recently received the following technical question: what will create a surge? In this short video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, discusses surges as a result of both man-made and natural events. Thanks…
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AM2 Expert Talk and Q&A Clinic: watch now!
At the recent Voltimum Live virtual exhibition, National Electrotechnical Training (NET) presented a webinar on: AM2 Expert Talk and Q&A Clinic. Hosted by Darren Oates, NET Technical Development Manager, and Bill Lockyer, NET Quality & Verification Manager, the session covered some key hints and tips for AM2 preparation and addressed some common misconceptions. Available to view on-demand now, the webinar includes: – About NET– Planning and preparation– Common errors– Marking and feedback–…
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A focus on trunking systems
Learn more about the characteristics and advantages of trunking systems, including suitable applications and mounting possibilities. 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 in pursuing a career in lighting. The informative presentations all come in at less than 25 minutes, with most…
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As exam results approach in Scotland, SELECT urges youngsters to embrace the electrical revolution and enjoy a rewarding career
As youngsters prepare to receive their exam results across Scotland this week (Tuesday 10 August), Scotland’s largest construction trade association is encouraging school-leavers to make their future an electric one.  Thousands of teenagers will currently be mulling over their life choices – and SELECT says an electrical apprenticeship is the first step to an exciting and fulfilling career that offers significant potential and rewards.  The trade body points to recent figures that showed a…