A way for DIYers to have their work checked and certified?
Just over a year ago, we posted a blog entry at Tester.co.uk about the Surge In Brits Carrying Out DIY Electrical Work according to survey carried out by the Electrical Safety Council (ESC), now renamed Electrical Safety First. ESC had found that one in seven Brits had tried to rewire their homes, one in five had changed fuse boxes, one in six had attempted an electrical installation in the garden and one in eight had even tried to install electrical components under floor areas in their home.
Steve Rae-Jones: “I have never been one for exams.”
The pass rate for City & Guilds 2394-302 Level 3 Principles, Practices and Legislation for the Initial Verification of Electrical Installations examination, which currently hovers around 50%, has hit a high of 62% and a low of 34% between 2012 and 2013. This means that almost two-thirds at one time failed the exam, so in the case of Steve Rae-Jones, passing first time round was a cause for celebration.
George Osborne MP: “£85 million in both 2014-15 and 2015-16 for over 100,000 grants to employers.”
A proposed new electrotechnical apprenticeship standard led by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), which has recently received Government approval, is to benefit from a £85 million cash injection in both 2014-15 and 2015-16 for over 100,000 Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) placements.
The coveted 17th Edition 2382-12 Certificate may seem to be out of reach for many busy electricians who cannot find the time to attend formal classroom-based training. Now with the help of an interactive Online 17th Edition Course, this can be taken entirely at one’s own pace from the comfort of one’s own home.
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With rising university costs, difficulty finding a job in other sectors and the fact that the average age of electricians is on the rise, there’s never been a better time for the younger generation to start a career in the electrical field.