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Case Study: Craig

Many of those taking electrical courses here at EC4U are after a career change. Craig recently completed our Domestic Electrician Package, coming to us from working in security and factory roles, “I just thought, right let’s do something I want to do, something I really enjoy.” With a practical background, Craig has always wanted to […]

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Are there enough charging points in the UK for the number of electric cars?

Electric vehicle owners are making a conscious decision to help reduce emissions, they are willing to pay more for electric and take up tax incentives, but what if there aren’t enough charging points to accommodate everyone? Rise in electric cars in the UK There are over 95,000 plug in electric cars and 4,500 plug in […]

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Case Study: Simon

Not everyone that comes to train with us in our electrical training centre is seeking a complete career change, for some it is simply an additional skill to utilise. Simon is currently an airline pilot, and plans to start an electrical business venture to fill his spare time when he’s not flying high in the […]

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Jokari: An electricians must have tool

Jokari is not a name commonly known on the UK tool market. But they are electricians best kept secret. For over 45 years, Jokari have been developing innovative tools to help improve the speed, ease of use and safety of nearly every process that involves wires and cables. It is important that you have the […]

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How the UK government are missing the EU renewable energy targets

Currently only 8.3% of the UK’s energy consumption comes from renewable sources. But by 2020, it must be 15% as set by EU law in a binding legal agreement. The aim is to become more sustainable but the UK has one of the smallest rates of renewable energy consumption in Europe, sitting at 24 out […]

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