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Notice re BS7671 Amendment 2
Following the launch of Amendment 2 of the BS7671 Wiring Regulations (A2:2022), NET has issued the following guidance around all AM2 assessments: The Section E online knowledge assessment will be version neutral and can be completed with either copy of BS7671.From 26 September 2022, online knowledge and practical assessments will incorporate Amendment 2 and will be assessed in line with the new Brown edition of the Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2018 +…
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Voltimum Tech Talks are back!
Our latest webinar series in collaboration with Tim Benstead kicks off on 9th May 2022 at 7pm with a free, live webinar on: Consumer Unit Installation. The talk will explore: What each should contain SPDs, AFDDs, Circuit-breakers Main switches RCD selectivity Meter tail support Distance from main cut-out Why is this a problem? What to do when maximum distance is exceeded Accessible for maintenance Maintaining warranty Breaking capacity (60947-3 Annex…
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Domestic Electrician apprenticeship receives green light
The domestic electrical market in England now has a formal, funded training structure following the approval of the new Domestic Electrician Level 3 apprenticeship standard. With the new apprenticeship, approved this week by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, domestic electrical work now has its own clear identity with an industry standard and assessment route agreed by employers.  Three years in duration, the apprenticeship standard provides a comprehensive Level…
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SELECT donates safe isolation posters and toolbox cards to help keep apprentices safe
Scotland’s largest construction trade association, SELECT, is distributing posters and handy toolbox-sized safe isolation flowcharts to remind apprentices and adult trainees of correct working practices.  The campaigning electrical body is currently handing out Ten Steps to Safe Isolation posters to all 22 training centres used by the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT), to be displayed prominently as a reminder of how to work safely. Smaller durable versions, designed to fit handily into toolboxes,…
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Save the date: 4th April – free, live training on AM2 regulation changes
BG Electrical, in partnership with Voltimum, is delivering a series of live webinars covering a variety of industry themes and technical topics. This exclusive programme is free to attend and each event comes with a Q&A session. The series concludes on 4th April with a session on AM2 regulation changes, going live from 19:00 – 20:00. During the webinar, Colin McAhren (MIET), Technical Business Development Manager at BG Electrical, part…
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AM2 testing centre benefits from Scolmore’s specialist products
Beau Associates is a leading, independent training provider specialising in the delivery of electrical qualifications for electricians and electrical apprentices. The company was formed by local further education professionals to deliver electrical training based in Ashton-Under-Lyne. The team have been responsible for training numerous electricians in the North West over the last 20 years, many of whom have gone on to form their own companies and are now employing their…
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Calling all bright sparks… SkillELECTRIC 2022 now open for entries
Talented electrotechnical students are being encouraged to register for this year’s SkillELECTRIC competition. The application window is now open and runs until 01 April 2022. The event, which is organised by National Electrotechnical Training (NET) and is part of the WorldSkills UK competition network, is designed to promote and showcase high standards and skills across the electrotechnical industry. During the competition, entrants will be judged on a series of challenging…