Skills programme to retrain veterans in construction starts in Durham

The Combat to Construction project, a skills programme aimed at retraining veterans in trades such as bricklaying and carpentry, starts in the north east A skills programme aimed bringing former military personnel into the construction industry has begun, with the first veterans starting work. The Combat to Construction project is a national programme that aims…

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You don’t have to win to be a winner – Scolmore’s advice to apprentices

From https://www.scolmore.com/news/you-dont-have-to-win-to-be-a-winner-scolmores-advice-to-apprentices/ With the search now on to find the second NICEIC and ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year (2017), Marie Parry, Marketing Director of Scolmore Group – the competition’s partner sponsor – catches up with one of this year’s finalists, Michael Woolley, to see how life has changed for him. “I think the biggest thing…

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Spot The Fake

How to spot fake electrical products online If the price is (almost) right, it’s probably fake Some fakes are for sale just below the recommended retail value, hoodwinking shoppers that are too savvy to fall for the ‘too good to be true’ deals. Make sure you do your homework if you decide to buy products…

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