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    Commercial nvq level 3

    Hi hi just looking for some advice I've just completed my nvq level 3 diploma in engineering electrical maintenance silly question but does that make me a maintenance electrician ?? And what can people recommend and me do do to further my career in electrical cheers
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    Chasing into engineering brick

    Hi everyone, I need some advice about how to chase into engineering brick. Full story below. I've mounted a TV onto the wall, not my preference but long-story-short it's happening. I'm running the cables (HDMI and aerial etc) behind the wall but it's a solid wall. So, I've bought some square...
  3. gazdkw82

    Electrical engineering. HND vs Degree

    Im interested in some further education. I am really interested in electrical engineering. The problem is I'm not sure if to go down the HND or degree route. I know a degree would look alot more impressive on a CV but I have some reservations on that because I think it may be too complicated...
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    Electrical Engineering exam papers from 1920's and 30's

    Hi everyone, came across these old Electrical Engineering exam papers. Thought they may be of interest to somebody. Honestly how many can you get correct? They are incredibly difficult. Enjoy
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    City and guilds unit 308 electrical and electronic engineering sample paper

    Hello. I have an exam coming up shortly. Would anyone have a sample paper. It's the electrical and electronic diploma, unit 308. It's a written exam The course id is 2850-30 I can't seem to find any examples anywhere Thank you very much
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    HNC Electrical Engineering

    I'm looking for some first hand advice and opinions from anyone who has completed or is currently studying a HNC Level4. Thinking about making the leap as a few jobs I like the sound of ask for it. I've been qualified as a spark for a little while now and am getting a bit bored and would...
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    HNC Building Services Engineering / Elec & Elec

    Hi all. I have been trying to do some reading up on my options for possibly doing a HNC next year. I had originally looked at doing a HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering as it seemed the most logical step forwards from my current qualifications as follows Apprenticeship NVQ L3 2391...
  8. bigspark17

    Twinflex xpro engineering code.....

    Does anyone have the engineering acces code for this panel if you could post/pm me it would be amazing. Thanks
  9. Aaron t

    Level 3 nvq extended diploma in electrical/electronic engineering (manufacturing control systems equ

    Hi can anyone help i have just completed an advanced apprenticeship in Level 3 electrical/electronic i have gained a level 3 btec diploma and Level 3 nvq extended diploma in electrical/electronic engineering (manufacturing control systems equipment) i also have my level 3 in electrical...
  10. Ironbones

    Give me your opinion C&G Level 3 or HNC/HND Electrical Electronic Engineering - give me both barrels

    Hi All I have gone through past post on this, but I want some input so give me both barrels. I am a full qualified heating engineer (gas and oil certified), I worked as a commissioning engineer for large biomass boilers (up to 2MW) these systems are heavily automated, I did this until I was...
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    will a Level 6 course in Electronic/electrical engineering help me get an apprenticeship

    Hi i am 20 years old currently studying electronic/electrical engineering at college and will finish the course in june, i am applying for different electrician apprenticeships but there are not many on offer, none of the apprenticeships list my course as an advantage and i know the work i cover...
  12. Dan

    Electrical Engineering Forum

    Do you guys think a dedicated electrical engineering forum category could be handy?
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    Considering a career change

    Hello I am a new member here thinking changing career. I was wondering if you guys here would have any advice. I have a Bsc(Hons) in Marine Science and I've been working in fish farming and research for a few years now. I'm bored of looking after fish though and want to move into the...
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    Advice on becoming a Chartered Engineer

    Hi All Just seeing if anyone on here knew or has experienced becoming a chartered engineer from being a fully qualified spark. Not really sure which is best, degree or diploma route? Any advice is welcomed thanks
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    Sutton Power Engineering

    Hi fellow members, Sutton Power Engineering has vast experience in electrical engineering and manufacturing of diesel and LPG genberators, providing complete power solutions for industry including generator control, monitoring, installation and maintenance.
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    From Maintenance to Installation query...

    Hello Guys & Dolls, I'm currently Maintenance qualified with an NVQ3 Electrical Maintenance, accompanied by 17th Ed and soon-to-be Inspecting and Testing. I'm looking to generally vary myself as an Electrician and open a few more doors by going down the Installation route. My question to you...
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    Free Books

    Got this by email today, apparently I've used it before; downloaded a couple, no adverse effects noticed so far ... Engineering books | Learn about technology
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    Domestic Can I sign off my own work? New 2014 laws?

    Can I sign off my own work when carrying out electrical installations? I am currently employed as an Electrical Maintenance Engineer and work with everything from 33/11kv transformers right down to installing a new light. I work with everything from switchgear, busbars, motors, VSD's...
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    BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Electronic Engineering

    Hi all, I understand this is a forum primarily for electricians, but I have searched the forum and seen that some people have already mentioned the btec level 3 electronic engineering certificate, and was hoping that someone could provide some feedback on the course. I am looking for get...
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    Computer Science Engineering Students will Concentrate on :

    Hello Friends, Computer Science Engineering Students will Concentrate on : 1. The following billion clients 2. Convenience 3. PC Science Fundamentals 4. Presentation aptitudes 5. Economics
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    HNC Engineering Systems

    Have any of you studied, or studying, the HNC Engineering Systems? Im looking for some feedback. I have SVQ level 3, and over 10 years experience on the tools and feel that at 28 its time to further my career whilst i am still in a position to do so (no dependants, mortgage ect) I like the...
  22. Dan

    Engineering Problems Solved

    Engineering flow chart we should always follow.
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    Industrial Hi, what books do i need?

    Hi, there i`m currently doing a electrical engineering apprenticeship and would like to know if anyone has any useful books on industrial circuit design: relay logic, PLC coding, control loops etc. As well as general electrical wiring regulation books, I already have the current on site guide...
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    A good book for the HNC.

    Hi, not been on here for ages. Can anyone reccomend a good book for the HNC Electric Engineering qualification? I am thinking about doing it and could do with reading up on it and seeing what will be covered. Thanks, Chris
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    HNC Elec. engineering

    Has anyone done a hnc in electrical engineering or does anyone have any experience with this qualification? My company is keen for me to do the course but I dont know much about it and what sort of career oppertunities this will open for me, Iv heard its extremely difficult and takes alot of...
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    I have been trying to get a SJIB grading card but have come up against the following obsticles. I completed an Electrical Engineering apprenticeship which had all aspects of Installations, maitenance, fault finding,inspection and testing of electrical systems. I also have 17th Edition IEE...
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    A-Levels or not? work experience help and degree help

    hi :) i am 17 and i am a student and i have completed my 2330, 2382, 2393 and 2377. i am currently completing my work experience which shud last about 1 year. I want to specialize in power distribution and transmission or design and i aim to start uni to get my bachelors in electrical...
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    Training courses required

    Good day, I am looking for a training course (practical & theoretical sessions) in electrical system. In fact, I am a new electrical engineer and I need to enhance my knowledge and my experience by attending such courses or even better to have an attachment with official companies. Can...
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    need an engineers help please

    hello all could use a hand or push in the right direction, im currently studying for a hnd in electrical engineering and im finding the mechanical engineering science a bit of a nightmare, as my background is pure electrical. im completing an assignment on static engineering systems and im...
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    Work experience in North Devon needed

    Before i start here i asked Dan for permission to run this `AD` and got the go ahead. A brief run down on what ive done is below followed by what im in need of. Wont do a full CV but will try to outline my experiences and quals. Mechanical engineering apprenticeship at 16 for four years, which...
  31. L

    Installation Help and advice!

    Hi, I'm 17, currently studying a 2 electrical installation course at college at the moment. The college I go isn't the best for advice and help as all the tutors are mostly unhelpful. I really need some proper advice because this will outcome my future and don't know if I have taken the right...
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