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Case Study: Dan

Dan recently completed a series of our courses, starting with Part P, 18th Edition, Level 2 Inspection and Testing, before finishing with the EAL Level 3 Package. “I own a company and we currently outsource a lot of the electrical work” Dan says. “I already had a good knowledge of electrics before coming onto the […]

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Case Study: Jay

Our customers come to us from all levels of experience, some are already working as electricians, some are new to the industry and some are looking to enhance their qualifications. The EAL Level 3 Inspection, Testing and Periodic Package is a popular choice amongst those looking to expand their business and services. One of our […]

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Case Study: Daren

If you’re looking to escape the daily grind of working for someone else, maybe now is the time to make the jump to work for yourself with your own business. Daren recently left his role as a retail manager of 23 years to set up his own handy man business. “I wanted a trade behind […]

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Case Study: Matt

Choosing a trade to switch careers to is tricky, but luckily Matt, one of our recent customers, had been doing a range of skilled trade work as part of his job as a maintenance engineer, before his training. After deciding he found electrics the most interesting of all, he made the jump and trained to […]

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Case Study: Vimal

If you’re looking for a career change, skilled trades can offer some lucrative benefits. You have the opportunity to work for yourself, build a business and be your own boss, but you can also gain a flexible work schedule. One of our recent customers, Vimal, explained that he chose to train as an electrician “because […]

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Case Study: Lewis

Our customers come to us from all kinds of careers and skill levels, but some are bit closer to home. Wanting to get qualified and start his own business, Lewis had already been working alongside an electrician for two years when he decided to take the leap and start his own electrical business. “I’ve done […]

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Case Study: Mike

Moving into a new career can be daunting, but with the right guidance and training, you can maximise on the benefits that a career in the skilled trades can offer you. Before starting his electrical training, Mike was making computer hardware, but when the company shut down, he decided to step into a new career. […]

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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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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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Case Study: Nick

After being recommended by a friend, Nick successfully completed our 4 Week Domestic Electrician Package recently. The Package includes our unique Experience Course, which offers more practical hands on experience in a realistic setting. Working as a freelance lighting and video engineer for festivals, gigs and tours, Nick chose EC4U because “they’ve got a variety […]

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Case Study: Scott

Skilled trades are popular choice for many looking for a career change. With a shortage of electricians on the rise and smart technology installation in high demand, there has never been a better time to retrain and become an electrician. Before deciding to join us here at EC4U, Scott was working for the NHS in Somerset, […]

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Case Study: Oliver

Our Domestic Electrician Package attracts a wide range of people with various backgrounds. With the additional experience week, it makes for the perfect package to set someone up with the skills and confidence they need in their new electrical career. Oliver recently completed our electrical courses in January, coming from a lighting design background, working alongside […]

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