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  1. L

    Trainee The best learner books to prepare for my C&G 2365 course?

    Hello im starting the C&G 2365 course in the next couple of months as soon as I've finished up at my current job. Anyone got any books to help with studies and to build up my knowledge prior to starting the course. Yes i know im a bit sad but i'm itching to get started! Thanks in advance...
  2. Vortigern

    A useful resource on line for free electrical books and other

    Electrical Engineering Books And Guides - https://electrical-engineering-portal.com/download-center/books-and-guides Thought some might make use of this.
  3. S

    Recommended books please

    Hi All, Great forum, thank you to those who make it possible, newby here, hoping to become a sparky soon, I know there is no substitute for proper training and official publications but I am hopeful that one of you - good people - will recommend a book(s) that will help with becoming an...
  4. Peejay133

    5357 - Work log book advised.

    Hello, I recently started my Electrical technical NVQ - 5357 and wanted to ask if anyone could recommend any dvds/books that may guide me on how to fill out my work log book properly I get the gist of it but just need to know more about what are the right pictures to take ect, I realise that it...
  5. E

    Can I use my old Nappit books

    I left Nappit on 2016 went to work for someone else for while.Now I am getting back with Nappit and go live next weak. I still have old books from 2016. My question is can I use the old books and maybe scratch the serial number of the books,(I new member number now)or buy new books,or buy...
  6. Vortigern

    Updated Unite books for electricians now available

    Electricians Guide Books - https://estore-sslserver.eu/techtrainingshop.co.uk/epages/3568f7fe-eebf-4cfc-a38a-0f090a33c15c.sf/sece98d5df9fa/?ObjectPath=/Shops/3568f7fe-eebf-4cfc-a38a-0f090a33c15c&ViewAction=FacetedSearchProducts These are the best books for having in the van with relevant day to...
  7. Iain Kay

    Buying IET Regulation books

    Hi all, I was wondering if anybody knows how much a copy of the IET Wiring Regulations Amendment 3 or 18th edition should cost? It looks like the RRP for 18th edition, paperback, is £95! Found a copy delivered for £81 on Amazon. Is this really the case for an essential publication? Or should...
  8. dnjr

    18th edition books. Site guide and on site guide

    Dear All Looking at the 18th edition bundles on offer at mo Some offer regs book and on site guide and some offer Regs book and site guide On site guide us the blue one. Site guide appears to be a different thing altogether. Any idea what the difference is Ta
  9. A

    IET study books. Help where to source decently priced.

    hi guys just about to start an electrical course and I need various IET books. 18th ed regs, on site guide ect. could anyone advise where to look for decent price? regards
  10. Tes369

    Electrical Installation Books

    Hello I was going through some old books and I came across a gem. * Modern Wiring Practice. By W.E. Steward and J. Watkins first published in 1952. My dad did his apprenticeship with that book. The version I have is a 1980's version it's been modernised since. My dad worked on the houses...
  11. Rob

    Books, books and more books.

    Going to be moving house soon and as such having a general clear out. Books that I no longer have any use for, but may be useful for trainees, or even some of the experienced members for curiosity/collections. Not going to list a price for them all, just a fair offer. Trainees, we can...
  12. R

    Electrician Book recommendations

    Ive decided whilst I apply for college courses I am interested in buying some electrical books. Any recommendations please?
  13. Loki

    Anyone using Quick books self employed

    Hi, Anyone using Quick Books Self Employed? if so i was just wondering what your thoughts were? Is if user friendly? Do you use the invoice part? Or is it too basic? Is the end of year self assessment any good? Etc What other software's options would you recommend if not this? Thanks...
  14. DPG

    'Modern Electric Wiring'

    Evening all. Does anyone want to buy a copy of 'Modern Electric Wiring'? Have ended up with some duplicate books in my collection. Published by Caxton, hardback, 1950 (66 years old). Was after a tenner but that would include postage. Mods - if this isn't allowed let me know, cheers. Daz
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    Cooker circuit mcb

    Hi , I am wiring in a 2.4kw oven into a 6 mm cooker circuit (the hob is gas ) . The oven doesn't come with any flex , but does suggest 1.5 3 core 90degree flex (16amps ) ,so no problem fit with 16amp mcb. My question is if at a later date the hob was changed over to electric then the MCB size...
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    Useful youtube videos and other resources for trainees

    I am planning on finally starting my level 2 when I save for the deposit. I am quite lucky in my current job that I get an hour's break for lunch and i plan to spend my time wisely learning as much as I can before I start. I have been watching he's videos on youtube (is he a member here?) I...
  17. J

    HELP! Lost Regs book and on site guide

    Hello basically had my log book and on site guide with me on site put them somewhere on site and can't seem to find them anywhere, which is a real pain in the arse because both where all marked and tabbed for everything i needed, so ive bought a new set and i cant be arse going through...
  18. Dan

    Books - last one you read? advice, reviews and feedback

    Books - last one you read? advice reviews and feedback 2017 What was your last read? - online or in hand. Just read a few pages of the last unfinished Billy Bunter if that counts, but before that it was Wilt by Tom Sharpe. Also got an online version of The... Books - last one you read? Are you...
  19. Murdoch

    Spotted in a bookshop today .....

    Stocking fillers anyone?
  20. PLW

    Anyone recommend any additional books to help with domestic electrical installation?

    Just looking for some more books to aid with my learning, specifically looking for books that explain things in a manner that is easier to understand.
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