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17th Edition Amendment 3 – The changes you need to know

July 1st is here and with it brings the 3rd amendment of the 17th edition Wiring Regulations! These are the key changes you need to look at and as of today, all installations and designs must comply with the amendment and certified to the new amendment. The IET explained that “potential life-saving changes make this […]

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Introducing 0% Finance!

We are extremely pleased to announce the launch of our 0% finance on both of our domestic electrician courses, have a look at our infographic below, which explains why we launched it, which electrical courses it applies to and how it works. If you’d like more information or would like to apply, click here.

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How to stay cool this summer as an Electrician

There is nothing worse than being stuck in a loft during a hot summer’s day or being inside a hot house performing work in uncomfortable temperatures. Below I have put together some tips that will keep you cool when working during the summer. Some of them are pieces of advice and some are products you […]

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The change to metal clad protected consumer units in 2016

Due to recent house fires involving consumer units with plastic encasing, investigations were made by the London Fire Brigade. They deem that the cause of the fires were substandard cable connections made by Electricians, which then went on to ignite the plastic encasing creating a fire. In Amendment 3 of the BS 7671 17th edition […]

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Renewable Energy on the Rise

It may have taken some time, but the world is now producing renewable energy at an industrial scale, according to a United Nations Environment Programme report by Bloomberg New Energy finance and Frankfurt School UNEP Centre. For the first time in history, carbon free renewable power plants in 2014 surpassed capacity of 100,000 megawatts. This was […]

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