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JIB supports National Apprenticeship Week
The JIB is proud to support National Apprenticeship Week, the annual celebration of apprenticeships which shines a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. The week-long celebration brings together apprenticeship ambassadors, training providers, apprentices, parents and employers and highlights the work being done across the whole apprenticeship community to promote apprenticeships and their impact. If you’re an electrical apprentice and either registered with…
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WIN! Get your hands on a Quickwire bundle
In support of this week’s National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (8-14 February), the kind folk at Quickwire are giving away a fantastic prize bundle to one lucky apprentice. Quickwire is an innovative, time-saving alternative to a traditional junction box, designed to help electricians save significant installation time on site. All 4 connections can be wired in 7 seconds. Simply strip your wire, then push it into the push fit connectors for…
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“If you work hard, the sky really is the limit!”
In support of National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (8-14 February), we caught up with Joel Collins, a recently graduated JTL apprentice and now an Electrical Design Engineer for a building services consultancy. Here, he explains why he chose his apprenticeship, what he learnt and what advice he’d give to anyone considering a similar path. What made you decide to do an apprenticeship rather than take a different path?I wanted to gain skills and knowledge while…
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“We employ apprentices to provide opportunities to enthusiastic people who wish to succeed within the trade”
In support of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, running from 8-14 February, we speak to James Churchill, Operations Manager at C-Elect, an electrical contractor that has been employing apprentices for 10 years. Here, James explains why C-Elect employs apprentices and how they ensure they get the best out of them, to the benefit of both the apprentice and the company. Can you tell us a bit about C-Elect? ​C-Elect are a well established electrical contractor with…
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Troubleshooting power in your pocket thanks to Fluke
Take advantage of easy troubleshooting with the Fluke PTi120 Pocket Thermal Imager. Offering quick temperature scans of electrical panels and equipment, pumps and motors and other assets, the 3.5-inch touchscreen features IR-Fusion technology to blend a visible image with an infrared image to more easily locate problems.  Benefiting from easy point-and-shoot technology in a pocket-sized instrument, and with fully radiometric measurement, it provides 120 x 90 infrared resolution. The LCD…
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Electrical work can take you around the world
Electrical apprentice Ellis Hamilton wanted a job that kept him on his feet and busy. Luckily the College of Haringey, Enfield and North London (CONEL) offered Ellis the opportunity of an electrical apprenticeship in construction. According to FE News, he now spends four out of five days on site and one in college exploring the theory behind the trade. This is a good balance for Ellis, who intends to work in the field…
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Get Prysmian’s Cable App Today
Cable manufacturer Prysmian has released Cable App to help users get the best cable solution for their projects and installations. The pocket toolkit for electrical professionals accurately calculates and determines solutions across a wide range of products, including buried SWA. Technical documentation is illustrated with images, and direct links to product datasheets are offered for convenience. Additional features include news and videos related to the world of electrical professionals. Prysmian…