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Case Study: Antonio

Thinking of a career change? As the new year rolls through, it brings with it a time of year that many people decide to change careers and jobs. A career change can be daunting, but with skills shortages in many industries, the opportunities to succeed are great. One industry that is experiencing a severe shortage […]

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The most unprofessional traits and trades ranked

Professionalism in the workplace is an important trait to uphold, but it is especially important if your job is customer-centric. One industry where professionalism is key, is within the skilled trades industry. There is a certain stigma surrounding tradespeople that make customers think they are unreliable, and this ultimately fills customers with dread whenever they […]

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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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