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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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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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COVID-19 Update

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

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