UK Electrician Qualifications Explained

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Qualifications needed to become an electrician in the UK have been a bit of a minefield over the last few years with upheaval in the qualification system has led to much confusion for people wanting to become electricians. In this…

Changes to the Wiring Regulations

Changes to the Wiring Regulations

The National wiring regulations committee will confirm the precise changes by the 1st November 2014 and these new changes will be published in the new book in January 2015. So the changes will be published in January 2015 and from…

City & Guilds Pat Testing Courses

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Here I’m going to let you know all about the City & Guilds PAT testing courses and which ones will suit your requirements and I’ll also tell you how once completed they will add to your work portfolio and could…

What to expect at an electrical training centre?

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Here’s an interesting video that shows what you can expect on an electrical training course in the U.K. From practical training in mock-up building environments to theory study in the classroom. The video is published by a training company called…

Electrician Apprenticeships

electrical apprenticeship

Electricians are part of the construction industry, it is they who are responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical systems in all kinds of developments be it domestic homes, commercial buildings, or industrial buildings. Their work is…

Part P Qualification

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Part P came into effect in 2005 by government regulation and was designed to improve electrical safety in the home, it states that all work carried out domestic dwellings whether it’s for new installations or alterations must be carried out by…