October 14, 2014

17th Edition Wiring Regulations Amendment 3: What’s Changing?

With some major changes coming to the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations from Amendment 3, due to be announced on 1st November,  what will this mean for those of us already in the industry?

Well, until the final details of these changes are announced in


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June 11, 2014

Ticking all the Boxes for Competent Persons

Steve Rae-Jones: “Not everything has to be notified to LABC.”

Back in April, we reported how Steve Rae-Jones had squared up to City & Guilds 2394 exam to bring his qualifications up to date, as a returning trade electrician. That stage marked


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April 23, 2014

Solar Panel Installer Breaks Back in 6m Fall

Accredited solar installer training includes safe working awareness 

A solar panel installation firm and its technical director have been prosecuted after an employee broke his back when he fell six metres through the roof light of a barn in


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April 1, 2014

Squaring Up To City & Guilds 2394

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


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March 21, 2014

Budget Boost to Apprenticeship Standard

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


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March 13, 2014

No Time for Classroom 17th Edition Training? Go Online!

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


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August 8, 2013

New Locations & Training Courses from ETC

We’ve just launched some brand new courses and expanded our list of venues available for training. Get all the details here!

New Locations
Electrical Training Course offers training courses all over the UK and we’re proud to expand our range further


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February 17, 2012

Hurry, Last Few Places on the 2382-12

As most people are aware, the 17th Edition amendment was published in July last year and came into force from January 2012.

This means that all work carried out from January must comply with the new regulations incorporating amendment one of the 17th


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January 6, 2012

17th Edition, What’s Changed?

From the 1st January 2012 the 17th Edition First Amendment, published in July 2011, came into force.

Those electricians who carry out work that requires conformity to 17th Edition will need to update their skills to ensure they stay within the


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December 30, 2011

New Year Training Thoughts

It’s New Year’s Eve tomorrow and while the rest of the world are thinking about their New Year celebrations, why not start thinking about your future and start 2012 with a new qualification.

Retrain as a Domestic Electrical Installer and start a


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