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Date for your diary: 17/01 – surge protection training with BG Electrical
BG Electrical, in partnership with Voltimum, will be delivering a series of live webinars covering a variety of industry themes and technical topics. Beginning in January and running until April, this exclusive programme is free to attend and each event comes with a Q&A session. The series kicks off on Monday 17th January with a session on Surge Protection, going live from 19:00-20:00. During the webinar, Colin McAhren (MIET), Technical…
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JTL launches new animation to showcase the importance of Functional Skills
JTL, the leading national apprenticeship provider, has launched a brand-new animation to showcase the importance of Functional Skills – a set of capabilities designed to enable learners to develop confidence and fluency in maths and English. JTL’s forward-thinking animation demonstrates what could go wrong when an apprentice does not obtain their Functional Skills qualification. Functional Skills is an essential part of every apprenticeship program for learners who do not have…
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Did you miss our webinar on The Connected Home? Catch up now!
Electrical Apprentice and Legrand recently joined forces to deliver a webinar on the key elements of the connected home. Presented by Laurence Turner, Sales Manager – User Interface, and Matt Crunden, Training and BIM Manager, the session – which is now available to view on-demand – considers home automation and covers: – Why a smart home?– Lighting and automation– Lamps and motors– Heating– Audio Watch it on-demand now!
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Bright sparks Cameron and Patrick are crowned apprentices of the year by SJIB and Edmundson Electrical
Two young electricians have been recognised for their exceptional talent in the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) Apprentice of the Year awards, sponsored by Edmundson Electrical. Cameron Wood and Patrick Henderson were presented with their awards and certificates in special ceremonies with their respective employers.  Cameron proudly lifted the 2021 trophy, while Patrick received the 2020 award which had to be delayed due to lockdown. Both also received £500 from the SJIB…
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T-Level students benefit from NET Future Faradays event
Leicester College’s T-Level students found out more about the electrical industry, apprenticeships and employability at an interactive ‘Future Faradays’ event that took place recently. The Future Faradays programme is an initiative from electrical industry charity National Electrotechnical Training (NET) that aims to inspire and inform full time electrical students about the industry, the proper way to become fully qualified and the opportunities available to them. During the event, around 50…
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Did you miss our webinar on Interview Techniques?
Catch up now! Available to view as an on-demand webinar, Scolmore Group’s Darren (Head of Technical Engagement) and Jake (Technical Engagement Engineer) discuss interview techniques and how to prepare for and interview in the electrical industry.  Darren and Jake have both been interviewed and held interviews for apprentices. Here, they cover some of the best interviews they have seen and why they stood out from everyone else.
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Ask the Expert: Earth Electrode Installations
In this Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group answers the question: What are the provisions for installing an earth electrode on supply to an outbuilding? Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth and Jake Green will be going over the rules and regulations surrounding whether an earth electrode is required on an electrical supply to an outbuilding. They will look at different constructions of outbuildings to outline when an earth electrode becomes necessary.…