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Case Study: Erin

Our electrical courses attract a variety of people, from many different backgrounds and with varied skill levels. One course that aims to give our customers a greater practical skillset, is our Domestic Electrician Package, which includes a week long, hands-on Experience Course. Erin recently trained with us while working as cabin crew, switching out life […]

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What is the City and Guilds 5357 Installation Technician/Maintenance Technician qualification?

The City & Guilds 5357 is the current route for people wishing to complete an apprenticeship, and is also known as a Trailblazer. It has been designed as a simpler to manage course, whilst still maintaining the high level of technical education provided by the older qualifications, such as the 2357. This includes utilising the […]

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18th Edition Amendment 1 open for draft

The draft of Amendment 1 of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is now available through the IET and open for public comment until 30th November. The Draft for Public Comment (DPC) consists of two additions to BS7671, which are changes to Section 722, Electric Vehicle Charging Installations, and also guidance for TN systems where PME […]

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Guide to fixing to internal walls

In the first of our series on quick DIY fixes, we are going to take a look at the different fixings you can use for attaching items to walls and where they are best used. Types of wall The first thing you need to know before hanging anything from a wall is how that wall […]

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How to choose the right van for your business

Choosing a new van for your business can seem overwhelming with the amount of options that are out there. We are going to take a look at the pros and cons of the different types available and a couple of examples of each. Before looking at what types of vans are available, we’re going to […]

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