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Government extends smart meter rollout to 2024 to reach 85% of homes

Image credit | License The government has extended the current smart meter rollout deadline to 2024, giving energy suppliers more time to reach 85% of homes. This comes after the original deadline of 2020 loomed closer and closer, with only 15.6 millions smart meters running in homes and small businesses and a target of 53 […]

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Case Study: Alex

If you’re thinking about taking the plunge with a career change, it can often be difficult to fit in training around your schedule. For many it can be incredibly daunting time, leaving your steady job in the past while you step into a new career path. Alex recently completed his Domestic Electrician Package with us, […]

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A troubleshooting guide to dimmer switches

Photo credit | License Dimmer switches have been commonly used in people’s homes for more than half a century. Now, like when they were first introduced, they can provide an effective method of changing the intensity of the light in a room to change the tone. With the introduction of LED lighting in people’s homes, […]

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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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COVID-19 Update

Our training centre is now open for limited numbers, for our customers and staffs' safety.

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