EC4U Blog

Catch up with all the latest EC4U news, informative updates, hints, tips, advice and more…

Your Guide to E-Bikes

What is an E-bike? E-bike is a sweeping term and can cover a whole host of electrically powered and assisted bikes. What we are going to be taking a look at are electrically assisted bikes that are available for anyone over the age of 14 to buy and ride in the UK, without requiring a […]

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Case Study: Francis

Requirements for certain jobs and trade specific cards are constantly changing, but one qualification that is in demand is Level 3 Inspection, Testing and Periodic Inspection. We currently offer the EAL qualification and has proven to be a popular choice amongst experienced electricians who are looking to advance their career and job prospects, but also […]

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Government to enforce five yearly electrical safety checks on privately rented properties

Plans for new regulations for increased electrical safety in private rental properties (PRS) in England were announced by the Government on 29th January 2019. The new regulations come as a result of a consultation on Electrical Safety Standards in the PRS sector, of which they received 582 responses. The respondents ranged from organisations, such as […]

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Essential hand tool kit for domestic electricians

When starting a new career as an electrician, one important factor you will need to consider is the tools you will be using for the job. If you are adding electrics onto your existing trade, then you may already have some of the below mentioned hand tools, We encourage our customers to try different brands […]

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Mobile apps for busy tradespeople

We have previously covered a wide variety of mobile apps for electricians, comparing some of the leading apps on the market so you can find the best one to suit your business. Now we are taking the winners from those categories and including some of the most important mobile apps to help you stay organised […]

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COVID-19 Update

In line with current Government Guidelines we will unfortunately be closed until further notice. We will be contacting existing customers as a matter of urgency regarding their courses. For any further information please email us at Thank you for your patience and understanding during these difficult times.