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Apprenticeship Featured Industry News Videos Webinars What next?
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.…
Apprenticeship Featured Industry News Webinars What next?
Join our free, live webinar on: Interview Techniques
Electrical Apprentice and Scolmore Group have joined forces to deliver a webinar on 9th November at 11:00, looking at interview techniques. Scolmore Group’s Darren (Head of Technical Engagement) and Jake (Technical Engagement Engineer) will be discussing 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. They will cover some of the best interviews they…
Design & Installation Featured On site Videos
Ask the Expert: Consumer Unit Installs
In this Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, answers the question: Can you install a consumer unit more than three metres away from the main fuse (or the intake position)? In this short video, Darren explains what conditions we typically see, and what needs to be considered in other circumstances. Check out the video below. Thanks for your help Darren! Ask the Expert Be…
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Ask the Expert: Installing Fire Rated Downlights
In our latest Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, explores the correct installation of downlights in domestic situations, answering the question: Do all lights installed in ceilings need to be fire rated? In this short video, Darren presents two examples – a downlighter without an intumescent strip and one with. He explores common questions Scolmore Group receives, such as: do all downlights need to…
Apprentice of the Year Industry News
Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition open for entries
The Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition run by NICEIC and ELECSA is now open for entries. The contest, which takes place over three stages, tests the skills and knowledge of the UK’s brightest electrical talents. Hundreds of students take part each year to be in with a chance of winning some fantastic prizes, including a £2,000 holiday voucher and the prestigious title of Electrical Apprentice of the Year. Darren…