February 26, 2016

NAPIT Releases New Amendment 3 Update Leaflet for Consumers

NAPIT (the National Association of Inspectors and Testers) has created a new leaflet about the changes to consumer units for installers to present to their customers.

The new leaflet focuses on the recent changes developed under Amendment 3 of the 17th


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Author: Mr Dan
February 26, 2016

Train To Become An Electrician with Electrical Training Course

We’ve expanded our course portfolilo, giving you access to a range of brand new courses to become a fully qualified electrician.

Fully City and Guilds accredited, our new training courses allow you to gain Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications in


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April 22, 2015

Electricians’ Register Tops 100,000 Users

More than 100,000 people have now visited Registered Competent Person Electrical (RCPE), the online search facility and website for competent electricians.
Since its launch in July 2014, the site has logged over a quarter of a million page views,


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February 20, 2015

NAPIT endorses E-petition on Retention Trust Accounts

Dennis Flower, H&V News: “Companies reporting the loss of retention funds.”

NAPIT is supporting the ‘Time for Change’ cross-industry campaign, which aims to gain 100,000 signatures on an e-petition seeking to drive a Parliamentary debate on


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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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Category: 17th Edition Courses
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April 10, 2014

Electrical Safety First voices ‘Grave Concerns’ over Third Party Inspection Scheme

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


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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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Category: 17th Edition Courses
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Author: Mr Dan
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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October 17, 2013

Make an Electrifying Career Move

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


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May 13, 2013

Electrical Intake Positions Fire Concern

The Electrical Safety Council reported recently on their increasing concern over fires in homes which originate in electrical intake positions and have in some cases caused serious damage and deaths.

A Hampshire coroner wrote to a series of


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