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  1. M.Polipartov

    UK CompEx training centre near London?

    Hi every one! I’m looking in doing CompEx 01-04 at the end of October. What will be the best training centre to go for? Is there one around London? I’ve heard there was one in Basildon but can’t find any contact information to book it. Thanks
  2. XS Training

    AM2 Exam Preparation Training - Online - £125 - 14 Days Access

    XS Training Ltd have recently produced a comprehensive online course covering all aspects of the AM2 and AM2S. The course is available for a period of 14 days for £125.00 and provides a real alternative to attending a classroom based environment which is typically take over one or two days and...
  3. H

    Training providers

    Hi first post hopefully this is in the right place. Trying to find a solar pv course local to the Gloucester area. Is there any around within an hour and a half drive?
  4. L

    UK Training to become an sparky

    Evening guys, I wouldn't mind becoming a sparky, but with a mortgage and 3 whipper snappers I can't afford to drop to an apprentice wage, there's no night courses near me, what other way is there? Or isn't there? Haha.
  5. J

    Level 3 2365 ,how hard is it?

    Hello, New to this forum Recently completed level 2 at evening class. All went well & didn’t find it too hard. What I have seen online about level 3 ,makes it seem really difficult? Can people please let me know just how tough it is? I know it’s a lot more theory based. Thanks for any help DJ
  6. Lou

    Trainee NVQ 3 Electrical and AM2 Training Online

    NVQ 3 Electrical and AM2 Training Online with XS Training Ltd XS Training Ltd deliver this online and throughout the UK and we are the UK’s number one online training provider for the NVQ 3 Electrical Installation NVQ Level 3 Electrical Training Courses Online | XS Training -...
  7. D

    Training Advice

    Hi, Looking for some advice to get qualified, a fair while a go now I did a marine engineering apprenticeship (HND) with electromechanical training including industrial electrical maintenance and installation and then several years (10) as a plant engineer (ElectroMech) which included...
  8. W

    PV training update/refresher course

    Hello, does anyone know of a PV training or refresher course please? There are 'starter' (3/4 day) courses but we need our Electrician with 6 years of PV installations behind him, to be 'jump-started'! We are certified with NICEIC & they do not have any scheduled! Midlands/South West based Thanks
  9. Charlie_

    Training Courses

    https://www.premiertrainingacademy.uk/courses/solar-photovoltaic-course-pv-bp-spv-3 Worth it? Anybody done that course? Or any other recommendations please
  10. G

    Old git still training

    Hi guys hope everyone is good Wonder if anyone can offer any advice on the 7232 course if use done the course or any advice about it please ? I've got a reasonable amount of experience and can carry out majority of testing and done electrical work for several years of which I normally have...
  11. R

    Looking for advice, want to change career.

    Hi All. So i am 30 years old and thinking to change my career. At this moment i am working for a builders merchant as a manager and earning 28k, but I really want to change my career. Thinking to lear electrician trade, but not sure how to start and where to start. I have a family and i need...
  12. 1

    Trainee Next step with regards to training . .

    Evening folks, I am new to this group, but hoping it will aid me in the route to go down next. A small bit about myself, I joined the military straight from school, but have now decided I need a change. Mainly for family reasons, my little one is 3, and I have been away just under half of his...
  13. SJM1995

    Trainee Recommend a fast track C&G 2365 Training Provider

    Can anyone recommend a training provider to get C&G Level 2 and Level 3 2365 Qualifications in South-East London/ Kent area? Ideally looking for a provider that can do the course full time in the space of 16 weeks~. I've seen the likes of Not A Chance who offer this course, but are currently...
  14. SJM1995

    Trainee Access Training Center

    Hi, Has anyone used or gone through training/ qualification with Access Training Centers? They appear to offer condensed courses (8-12 Weeks) that can get you certified as a domestic/ commercial electrician. On their website they mention City and Guild certifications, but don’t list the...
  15. N

    What additional training have you done?

    So lately I have been finding the day job mundane. So to counter this I have been looking at ways to keep me interested. We do a lot of emergency lighting works so put myself on an emergency lighting course for design and maintenance. Very good course. This week I have done fire alarm...
  16. F

    Best Course for Training

    Can anyone please tell me what is the best course for training as an electrician? I would like to train in London and do the course full time and as quickly as possible.
  17. T

    Electrician training for degree engineers

    Hi, I have a foreign Hnd and a master degree in Electrical engineering as well as the 17th edition. I am hands on in electrical installation but without Uk installation experience. I have been working in the manufacturing industry for the past 2 years but my interest and strength is in...
  18. M

    Cheap labour in offer in exchange for basic training in electrical installation

    Mature adult wanting to gain some on job experience. Willing to work as part time labour for any electricians in and around the SE-SW London, I would happily accept a £60 day rate for any one willing to show me the ropes. I’m enrolling into college in September for my level 1. I understand...
  19. 4

    Trainee South Wales Electrical Training

    Did my 18th Edition and Level 3 Combined Inspection & Testing with these guys. I cannot praise this training provider highly enough. They were fantastic to train with. Their Instructors are first rate, they are helpful beyond belief, and are always able to give you the correct answer. I also...
  20. 4

    Trainee Recent Experience of a "Training" Provider

    Thought this might be of interest and use to anyone looking to undertake the various short training courses. So here is my recent experience - note I am HV trained, looking to move to domestic/small commercial Week 1 Monday Arrive at 08:00 as directed. Time seems to be for the convenience of...
  21. J

    Training in Preston Lancs

    Morning all new on here looking for some advice on 2391 training in Lancashire I live in Preston and trying to find weekend course for 2391 seems non existent any help would be much appreciated cheers guys
  22. Nitram

    Further Training.........

    After a change of direction in 2000 I decided to get qualified as a sparks.. I got my CG 2360 pt 1&2 and 17th and from that point have been working as a mate for agencies at first, afterwards I worked as a sub to a couple of firms (with a fully qualified sparky or under a qualified superviser)...
  23. G

    new trades career training course pre attendance exam

    hello i am doing the electricians course and have done the test four times online and have failed them. i now have the paper version and it still doesnt make much sense. has anyone on here done the course and can help in any way ? thanks in advance
  24. Sprouty

    Newbie looking for training advice please

    Hi folks, New recruit here looking to get into the industry. I'm 33 and currently trucking around the globe. Had enough of it now and it's definitely time for a change. Looking for some advice regarding training, unfortunately the college route wont work for me as I need to be earning ,i can...
  25. J

    xs training help me please

    Hello everyone. I'm registered in XS TRAINING to do Level 3 in Electrotechnical Services Experienced Worker . I'm 18years electrician. 15 years in EUROPE and i'm working in London Electrician. I need help becouse my english language is not very good . Thank
  26. C

    Access training Cardiff electrical course, is it worth doing?

    Hi I was hoping someone people on here could give me some advice on a electrical course with access training. I’ve seen mixed reviews but would like to hear from someone who has done the course. Has anyone done this course or know if it’s any good? And I’ve been told by them that after...
  27. R

    IPAF Training - Advice

    So I have been looking at jobs, and most now require IPAF (around £240) which at the moment I don't have. I have seen a company in Liverpool called Adapt Training: IPAF 1a, 1b, 3a, 3b MEWP Operator Training - http://adapt-training.co.uk/ipaf-mewp-training/ipaf-operator-training/ Has anyone used...
  28. J

    Delivering PAT training to internal staff

    Hi, My company are looking to have some PAT training delivered to some of our facilities staff and before I look to sign off on this I was wondering if there is any qualifications I would need to deliver the course (the one I have been forwarded is not accrediated but the learner would get a...
  29. Lekky1

    3 week wonder training newbie

    Hi guys, I have just completed my Key stage, PART P, 18 EDITION, & INSPECTION AND TESTING Exams and training and thought where better to come than a sparks forum!! I understand I will probably get heckled as a 3 week wonder, but I have been doing some electrical work every week for 2yrs as...
  30. MJTraining

    New member electrician with a training company

    Hi All, Just joined the forum. As a practising electrician looks like their is plenty of useful info so looking forward to getting into some of the threads. Also we have a small training company which focuses on the 18th 2382 and the Part P 2393 qualifications. We have just started a blog with...
  31. L

    Highest paying specialty?

    Good morning everyone, I'm new to the forum so firstly hello :) I am currently training to become an electrician however I'm undecided as to what kind I should be. I currently have my level 2 City and guilds + ecs card and am working towards my level 3. I have a few weeks experience in...
  32. oracle

    Tools and training for automotive electricians

    Hi there What tools and training are required for auto electrical work?
  33. J

    Plumber needs training to gain Part P

    Hi, I'm a fully qualified plumber and do a lot of bathroom fitting. I'm considering getting training for Part P to enable me to sign off electrical work in bathrooms. Please advise on training courses and costs in the Tyne and Wear region. MTIA
  34. D

    training help needed

    i have been working along side a electrician for 12 years , im very competent in all aspects of work , mainly i do industrial including panels, new installs but im not a qualified electrician i really dont have it in me to go back to school for a few years any other options to me local...
  35. Pete999

    Things must be getting tight in the training arena

    TS4U are offering a prize if you apply for the 18th I think
  36. E

    Looking for training advice in South Wales area

    Hi everyone, New to the forum. After some advice if possible. I completed a BTEC level 2 in electrical engineering a few years back but went down a different career route before taking it any further, I’m now looking to get back into the industry. Any advice anyone has on how to go about this...
  37. J

    Career change, Commercial & Domestic Electrician Training Route advice??

    Hi there, I am actively seeking a career change as an Electrician. Other than wiring up sockets and light switches that I taught myself using a book (old school) ! I have no experience or formal training. I have enquired with several training companies now for a complete start from the bottom...
  38. rolyberkin

    18th Edition Online Training

    Today I are mostly be training for my exam...... Give me strength this is like watching paint dry!:-)
  39. L

    Hi, looking for electrical hands on training - I'll make you money via satellite field

    Hello all, thanks for having me on the forum. If anyone requires assistance on site I'm more than happy to help. I want to become fully fledged electrician ideally in the domestic field. Happy to travel, within one hour commute from Derby provided on site training given. I been working in the...
  40. Seath

    2391-52 training problem

    Hello, Really need my 2391-52 so am saving up the £1K to sit the course and exams this autumn. I passed all my level 3 exams a 4 yrs ago and 17th edition NVQ finally finished a couple of yrs ago. I run my own small Electrical and property maintenance company so carry out what electrical work I...
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