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40% OFF ALL Electrical Qualifications including 18th Edition Wiring Regulations

Training in Electrical is working in partnership with local companies and can offer a huge 40% discount on all Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications we presently offer. If you are up-skilling your qualifications and considering the new 18th Edition Wiring Regulations , ...

Ever considered a career as an Electrical Installation Testing Engineer?

As part of Training in Electricals’ commitment to the Year of Engineering , we have identified an upsurge in the demand for Electrical Installation Testing Engineers. With the recent increase in building developments and renovations of domestic and commercial propertie...

Are you ready for the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS7671:2018

The wiring regulations were first introduced in 1882 and consisted of literally one page of paper and mentioned some very basic safety of electricity and lighting. Over the years the electrical technology and safety has advanced considerably, and on the 2nd July 2018 se...

The Year of Engineering 2018

The UK has always lead the world in the engineering sectors like aerospace, structural engineering and automotive. This thriving industry continues to grow today with huge economical benefits in this every changing world we live. There is presently a shortfall of 20,000...

Problem-based learning, aka "learning by doing"

Electrical training involves the acquisition of skills and knowledge, and this can be enhanced by practice and experience. It will take months, sometimes years, to get highly proficient at some of the more challenging practical aspects of the trade, and this can only be...

Assessing competence - the stress-free way!

In November 2017, City and Guilds updated their 2365 level 2 and level 3 courses. The biggest changes have been in the assessment of level 3 material, with a large reduction in written assignments, and more emphasis on assessment of knowledge by open design work and m...

Evening Courses - Time to Reflect

Over the years, I've delivered C&G 2365 Level 2 and Level 3 courses both as evening classes , and as a full-day class over a number of weekends. Although the amount of contact time for each type of course is about the same, the learning experience can be qu...