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    Training in Northern Ireland as a 'mature' learner.

    Hoping that someone can provide advice about entering the industry. I know there are many similar threads, but I'm looking for advice specific to training in NI. It's a struggle to find courses which aren't limited to those aged 16-24 and serving an apprenticeship. I'm mid 40s and...
  2. Lister1987

    Apprentices Mature Student (32) looking for hands-on experience - Warrington and surrounding areass

    I'm currently in the early stages of my career development (read as currently 3 months in 2365 Level 2) and I'm looking to get some hands on experience, an apprenticeship at my age would be great but I'll take what I can get. Full disclosure; I am disabled but I don't let that stop me from...
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    Newbie, mature entry career changer

    Hey all, Newbie from Herts here. Joined up to research on what I would need to do train myself up as an electrician (City and Guilds L2 & L3 is the plan). Been looking at the XS training site. Bit a about me, 36 years old, currently working in an IT and Systems remit and also a qualified...
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    Electricians Mate Experienced and mature electricians mate looking for work in the Bridgend area.

    Just a short post, I have recently been made unemployed again due to a short term agency contract finishing. Looking for work in either the HV sector or domestic/commercial/industrial areas. Experienced and reliable im in my 40's with own tools and qualifications and ECS card. Willing to travel...
  5. holeydub

    I did the C&G2360 some 15 years odd years ago but annoyingly i didn't get it completed

    Its been quite a few years since i left the industry and now after some good time to think I'm looking to come back. I worked mainly in the commercial/ office fitout sector in London on the tools to begin with then later as a project manager. I have contemplated going back as a pm but as its...
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    Advice required

    Currently working as a Qualifed Supervior under the NICEIC Approved Contractors scheme, been on the tools for 11 years and work mostly on domestic and commercial. However I haven't got my NVQ3 or am2, was always told I didn't need them. What courses are available for me to compete these or...
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    nvq level 3..

    i want to do this course as fast as possible..its anyone know any city&guilds approved centre around london who can do fast..
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    ECS CARD STRUGGLING! - 2365 qualification

    whys it such a nightmare getting cards took me 4 days for jib to pick the phone up. after speaking they said due to me not having a nvq i should get a experianced worker card... got my level 2 3 2365 17th edition inspection and testing 2394/5. nightmare.. now its saying i dont have a core...
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    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) How to get gold JIB card?

    Hello everyone! Could anybody help me with the right route of getting JIB card? I am currently have City & Guilds 2330 Level 3 certificates and CSCs card. What other card do i need to have to get JIB card? Please help me Thank you
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    Who is right??

    I've recently completed the 2356-61 and some people are saying I need to do the AM2 and some people are saying I don't with this type of nvq that I have done.. Just wondering if anyone can shed any light (no pun intended) on this for me?? Cheers Lee
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    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Jib/ecs card help

    Hi everyone, im sure this sort of thing gets asked quite often but here goes, i currently have 2330 level 2 & 3 NVQ 3 what card could I get if any ? ive asked the JIB this question and got told, they can't tell me that over email but if I apply and pay £48 I will find out when/if I get a...
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    Hi guys.. Can an anybody advise to my best route to becoming fully qualified. I completed my 2330 level 2 a couple of years ago and have 4 years experience in the industry. Looking to get my gold card.. many thanks matt
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    Clarkson Evans Assessment Day

    Hello all, great forum. I've applied for an apprenticeship with Clarkson Evans and have been called for an assessment day next month. I'm a mature student (mid 30's!) and haven't been on an assessment day in my life! I haven't got a clue what to expect, received a phone call and a couple of...
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