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WEBINAR – 12 MAY: Safe Isolation Explained!
How much do you know about safe isolation? Join us on 12th May at 13:00 for this free, live webinar and Q&A session from Scolmore Group. During the 20-30 minute session, Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, and Jake Green, Technical Engagement Engineer, will look at what is needed, what not to do and explain why some ‘quick fixes’ might become dangerous. The presenters will be using real life examples…
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What opportunities are there for you once you qualify as an electrician?
Did you miss our webinar covering career opportunities in the electrical sector? Fear not, it is now available to view below. Darren and Jake from the Scolmore Group discussed a variety of opportunities available within the electrical industry. · 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 other areas of the industry? · The…
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Lighting technology: What is light?
Learn how physics describes light. Discover the whole electromagnetic spectrum and see how any colour is created as a mixture of three primary colours. Have you checked out the Ledvance Training Centre yet? If you’re interested in lighting, this online platform is perfect, packed with bite-sized training videos with run times ranging from eight to 24 minutes, so they’re great to fit in around your apprenticeship. The modules cover a variety of…
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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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“The pandemic has impacted the traditional way we learn practical skills on-the-job but we’ve adapted and are all continuing to learn”
Faced with the unprecedented challenges and surprises of the past year, Dylan Andrew has turned negatives into positives and progressed with his development, preparing to begin the second year of his apprenticeship. The 23 year old, from Coatbridge in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, is currently undertaking a four-year apprenticeship with Mears. While many of his peers embarked on an apprenticeship soon after leaving school, Dylan went to college to study electrical…
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SELECT stresses importance of correct electrical training routes with new guides
Campaigning trade association SELECT has launched a new series of recommended training routes to provide clear advice on the right path to becoming a qualified electrician in Scotland. Developed in partnership with The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP), the guidance is designed for both school leavers and those looking for a career in the electrical industry at any age. Crucially, the three routes clearly stress that becoming a fully qualified electrician can only be achieved with valid…