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    Training to be a spark

    Hi, I'm looking to become a qualified electrician as it would help extremely in my current job as a Gas and AC engineer. I've been looking around and basically want to know what the best route for this is as I am working full time. I was looking at places like ableskills and tradeskills etc but...
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    Any Point in Domestic Installer course or any electrical training at 41 in 2022?

    As the title says. I'm really battling with figuring out the best route to electrical training (College level 2/3 v's DI), and to be honest - even though I'm really keen, I'm starting to get a bit disillusioned with the whole thing. I'm in a technical job currently and 41 so apprenticeship is...
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    AM2 pre training private course

    Hi, Does anyone teach pre AM2 type of exam course in London? With your rigs etc? Basically to get idea what it will be like. Thanks
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    UK Recommendations for reputable Online Centre providing the full 18th edition course with Exam

    Hi Can anyone recommend any reputable and cost effective online training centres in London which provide the 18th edition course including the exam? I’m based in East London and want to see what organisations are out there in London which provide this course. I’m looking for online...
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    Suitable Training for CCTV installers

    Hi First post so please be gentle ! I'm a 46 year old who is looking to start with IP based CCTV installations working for myself. I don't have any formal electrical training however do have IT / networking experience and also served a number of years in the Police. I'm just wondering is...
  6. Rogue Trainers - don't get taken for a ride - The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership

    Rogue Trainers - don't get taken for a ride - The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership

    Rogue Trainers - don't get taken for a ride - The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (1080p) The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) delivers projects to support the industry's skills needs. We strive to maintain high standards of relevant, valued vocational training; inspire young...
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    Minimum training and supervised work for registraion with EWRB

    Hi everybody. A newbie here. So, please point to me if I am in the wrong room. I am really considering applying for registration with the EWRB in New Zealand. I am living in Melbourne at the moment but I have worked in Hong Kong for a long time. From what I understand so far, the process...
  8. needanotherjob

    Is it worth it or even possible to set up as an EV charge point installer?

    Looking for some candid advice. Covid has left my industry in tatters, I'm an Airline pilot. I still have a job, just, but for how much longer? I'm keen to get ahead of being skint and jobless and retrain/refresh my knowledge etc. Before pilot, I spent some time fitting kitchens and...
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    Does anyone know a ECS training course provider in Nottingham ?

    Hi everyone I am looking to get my ECS card but have drawn a blank as to finding a training provider in Nottingham. Any ideas ?
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    training routes

    Evening All (or morning depending when you see this). Sorry if this has already been discussed or asked, I'm new to this whole forum business and this group, so trying to learn the ropes and quickly. Apologies for the long winded post, I just wanted to explain my circumstances and what the...
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    What qualification/training should I take?

    At nearly 42 I’ve finally had enough of a very frustratin admin job in the NHS and decided that I should concentrate on gaining a useful trade qualification... ? I’ve some extensive experience of electrical repair and installation work which where necessary I’ve had certificated, most recently a...
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    Xs training

    Was recommended xs training by somebody who did their nvq with these guys, and I wasn’t let down can honestly say xs training definitely go the extra mile to help you achieve the nvq. Had great support from from the tutors. Will definitely be recommending xs training to anyone looking to carry...
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    DIYer and Domestic Installer training

    DIYer wanting to be confident in his own work at home, therefore seeking some formal training/accreditation, would Domestic Installer course help? Thanks.
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    Best college / training for 2365 lvl 2 and 3

    Hi guys, Can anyone advice please would be better to enrol to college or some training facilities to get my 2365 lvl 2 and 3. I live in London and was thinking about Barking and Dagenham college. They have express option for 10 weeks 3 days a week. Is it worth it, would it be sufficient for me...
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    Electrical Training

    Hello everyone This is not so much a question but rather feedback. We have just had our tenants move out of our rented house. I'm now in the process of turning this house into a training centre of sorts for electrical training. The concept is rather than do the study on boards like you see in...
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    anyone used jls training and assessment in heywood

    Hi all anyone used or knows of jls training and assessment in heywood, they are a city and guilds training centre but there isnt much reviews on them nor any images on their website showing their training centres?
  17. XS Training

    AM2 Video Tutorials via XS Training Ltd

    Many AM2 centres are closing during the Covid-19 pandemic and as a result many candidates are having to wait much longer for the AM2/AM2S/AM2E assessment. XS Training Ltd are offering a comprehensive online AM2/AM2S/AM2E preparation training package which fully prepares candidates for the tasks...
  18. XS Training

    Jonathan McManus' JIB Gold Card via XS Training Ltd

    Jonathan McManus details his recent experience with XS Training Ltd and the process take to achieve his JIB gold card.
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    Over 50 training to be an electrician

    I'm currently employed as a HGV driver, which I am thoroughly sick of. I need to get out and do something different. I'm thinking of doing one of these intense courses to be an industrial electrician, which will cost the best part of £8000. The problem is I am 51 years old! What are my chances...
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    Are there any reputable electrical installation training companies in the UK other than FE colleges?

    Hi All, I am new to to the forum, so please forgive the dumb questions if you have heard them all before! Are there any known reputable electrical installation training companies in the UK other than FE colleges? I have had a few calls and online meetings with NewTradesCollege (NTC-college -...
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