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Sep 2018 Latest News, Training | Comments Off on Trade associations win historic skills bid

Trade associations win historic skills bid

Three trade bodies have joined forces to secure an historic agreement from the four UK governments to manage and develop apprenticeships, qualifications and National Occupational Standards for the building services engineering sector. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), SELECT and SNIPEF have created a joint body called BSE Skills Ltd, which has now been appointed […]

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Jul 2018 Latest News, Legislation, Training | Comments Off on NICEIC is moving the electrical industry forward

NICEIC is moving the electrical industry forward

NICEIC explains how its proposed revamp of the Certifier of Construction scheme will significantly improve electrical safety, protect consumers and eliminate rogue trading Over the past 18 months the Scottish Government, supported by a working group from the electrical industry, has been investigating the issues of electrical safety in Scotland. In particular, it has been […]

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Jul 2018 General, Latest News, Training | Comments Off on 2018 apprentice winner praised by Scottish Parliament

2018 apprentice winner praised by Scottish Parliament

Helensburgh-based Zach Swift, who was crowned winner of the 2018 NICEIC and ELECSA Apprentice of the Year competition, has been applauded in the Scottish Parliament. Helensburgh’s MSP Jackie Baillie lodged a members motion at Holyrood, which has been supported by 10 MSPs, congratulating Zach and wishing him well in his future career. The 21-year-old was […]

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Mar 2018 18th Edition, Latest News, Training | Comments Off on Pre-order the 18th Edition and get a 10% discount

Pre-order the 18th Edition and get a 10% discount

Electrical contractors looking to stay ahead of the competition can now pre-order their copy of the upcoming 18th Edition from NICEIC and ELECSA. The 18th Edition will be available on 2 July. Contractors who pre-order their copy will ensure they get the book when it first comes out – and also make a saving in […]

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Mar 2018 Latest News, Legislation, Training | Comments Off on Partnership will ‘transform’ electrical training

Partnership will ‘transform’ electrical training

NICEIC, ELECSA and JTL have formed a unique partnership that will ensure electrical contractors have the widest choice of training courses in the country for the upcoming 18th Edition changes. JTL is the UK’s leading training and electrical apprenticeship provider. It supports more than 3000 companies and 6000 apprentices every year. NICEIC and ELECSA are […]

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Mar 2018 Training | Comments Off on Inspiring the next generation

Inspiring the next generation

Inspiring the next generation

Hager is striving to inspire the next generation of electrical professionals through an innovative educational partnership. Training manager Paul Collins explains how. And, Hager’s building automation support engineer Matt Price highlights the important role this generation of digitally savvy apprentices can play in capitalising on the commercial opportunities the growth of home automation presents Hager […]

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Jan 2018 Electric Vehicles, Training | Comments Off on Accelerating EV infrastructure

Accelerating EV infrastructure

Accelerating EV infrastructure

The growth in electric vehicles has increased dramatically over the past three years, with registrations of new vehicles rising to around 3,000 per month – meaning in 2017 there were around 100,000 on UK roads. Rexel UK national account manager Euan Anson outlines the opportunities – and how to get involved. With government plans set […]

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Jan 2018 Smart Homes, Training | Comments Off on Knowledge is power

Knowledge is power

Knowledge is power

The role of the electrician is evolving and investing in training is key to staying ahead. Demand for smart technology in the home continues to rise and – with the right knowledge – electricians are ideally positioned not just to install but to advise on the best product to suit the customer’s lifestyle. Honeywell marketing […]

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Oct 2017 Fire & Security, Latest News, Training | Comments Off on FIA now taking bookings for new qualifications

FIA now taking bookings for new qualifications

Following the launch of four brand new fire detection and alarm qualifications in designing, installing, maintaining, and commissioning of fire detection and alarm equipment earlier this year, the Fire Industry Association has announced that bookings can now be made on the FIA website. The courses are full formal qualifications and will lead to a certificate […]

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Oct 2017 Fire & Security, Training | Comments Off on Get fired up about qualifications

Get fired up about qualifications

Get fired up about qualifications

Four new qualifications from the FIA will enable successful learners to call themselves a professional technician, says Ian Gurling, FIA awarding organisation manager The FIA, in conjunction with the new Awarding Organisation for the fire industry, the FIA AO, is going to be releasing not one, but four, new formal qualifications in fire detection and […]

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