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JTL launches free, bite-size course on Earthing and Bonding
Leading, work-based training provider, JTL continues to support the changing needs of electricians with the launch of its latest, free bite-size digital course, An Introduction to Earthing and Bonding. The free course is offered as part of JTL’s Power Up series, a digital initiative which offers free advice and educational resources to individuals working within the building services engineering sector. Developed with the recent changes in earth bonding regulations in mind,…
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Apprenticeships and regulation are priorities for Alistair Grant as he’s elected President of leading electrical trade body SELECT 
A veteran small business owner with more than 40 years’ experience in the electrical industry has been elected as the new President of SELECT, Scotland’s largest construction trade association. Respected professional Alistair Grant pledged to put apprenticeships and regulation of the sector top of his agenda after taking up his post at the body’s AGM earlier this month (June 1). The new President established his family-run business, Alistair Grant Electrical, in 1982, and has built up…
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JIB highlights membership benefits as electrical apprenticeships surge
With The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) reporting a surge in electrical apprentices earlier this year, the Joint Industry Board (JIB) is issuing a reminder of the benefits JIB membership can deliver for apprentices and their employers. The JIB is an impartial organisation that sets the standards for employment, welfare, grading and apprentice training in the electrical contracting industry. Its work is targeted at improving the industry, its status and productivity.…
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Making the apprenticeship system simpler for employers, training providers and apprentices
A number of improvements and simplifications to apprenticeships will come into force from August 2022. Over the past 5 years apprenticeships have been transformed into a high-quality skills programme for learners and employers. Employers have created more than 640 standards to meet their skills needs, training is delivered by registered providers which are regularly inspected, and apprentices complete rigorous end-point assessment, so employers know that they are fully competent in…
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JTL Regional Award winners announced
JTL, the leading work-based learning provider in England and Wales, has announced the winners of the regional stage of its Regional and National Awards programme. The Regional and National Awards are run on an annual basis, recognising those who have demonstrated high levels of achievement and commitment to learning throughout their apprenticeships.  With 11 Regional Award winners announced in total, each winner will now go ‘head-to-head’ in the hope of being…
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Skills boost for local communities
The Open University to work with colleges to offer more high-quality higher and technical education. More people will benefit from high-quality higher education in their hometown as The Open University partners with further education providers to create more training to fill skills gaps and raise job prospects across the country. Under the scheme, announced by Higher and Further Education Minister Michelle Donelan on 25 May, The Open University will work with…
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Voltimum Live, the biggest virtual trade exhibition for the electrical industry, is back!
Voltimum Live returns from 7th – 9th June 2022 with more exhibitors and more training opportunities. As the biggest virtual trade exhibition for the electrical sector, you can look forward to three days of free live training sessions, a look at the latest solutions from industry leading brands, prize giveaways, and updates on the latest regulations and legislation. The exhibitor line-up features ABB, LINIAN, Luceco Group, Megger, Schneider Electric and Super…