SkillELECTRIC finalists announced

Source: https://www.jib.org.uk/skillelectric-2017-finalists-announced The eight competitors who will compete in the 2017 SkillELECTRIC UK final have been named, following a series of challenging regional heats earlier this year. All will now go head-to-head in a three-day practical task on 16-18 November at The Skills Show, the UK’s largest skills and careers event at the NEC Birmingham where…

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Morgan Sindall and Skanska to draft construction T Levels

Source: http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2017/10/12/morgan-sindall-and-skanska-to-draft-construction-t-levels/ Major contractors Morgan Sindall and Skanska will be involved in drafting the Government’s new Technical A Level qualification for construction. The first of the new technical qualifications will be taught from 2020, with the full set of T Levels introduced by 2022. T Levels in Digital, Construction and Education and Childcare will be the first…

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Reporting on the condition of a domestic electrical installation

From Voltimum https://www.voltimum.co.uk/articles/reporting-condition-domestic NICEIC receives a consistent number of enquiries regarding periodic inspection and testing of domestic electrical installations, so in this article some of the key aspects of the Domestic Electrical Installation Condition Report are discussed. The extent and limitations of the inspection and testing For the benefit of both the client and the contractor…

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Students “led up garden path” as just eight per cent advised to seek apprenticeships

Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/students-led-up-garden-path-11041880 tudents are being “led up the garden path” with only eight per cent being advised to seek apprenticeships when they leave school. A YouGov poll has found less than one in 12 students aged 15 to 18 are being advised to seek a work-based apprenticeship. While 85 per cent of students are encouraged to go into further…

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