Chris Walker on 14 March 2013
The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) says one person is killed every seven days by an electrical accident and 350,000 people are injured annually, partly because of a "shockingly low" response to product alerts.
Derek Thompson on 04 March 2013
Almost 30 new jobs are to be created at a Belfast electrical engineering company as part of an expansion drive to the Asia Pacific, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Aaron McDonald on 25 February 2013
Stuart Walker has become quite the international traveller. Stuart a 4th year apprentice has seen his work taking him to England and Scotland, but also further afield including France and South Africa.
Ken Robinson on 23 February 2013
The 2391 Award has been superseded and replaced by two new separate Level 3 qualifications. These being 2394-01 Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations and the 2395-01 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations.
Derek Thompson on 22 February 2013
Would you support a licensing system that makes a distinction between fully qualified and experienced electricians from all other electrical workers?
Derek Thompson on 11 February 2013
Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry announced on Monday 11th February 2013, that there is to be a major review of apprenticeships and youth training in Northern Ireland.
Chris Walker on 04 February 2013
Confusion and uncertainty may exist for electrical installation contractors.
Derek Thompson on 24 January 2013
Employing unqualified electricians can damage your valuable reputation and delay project handover to your client.
John Wright on 06 December 2012Video Post
The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland recently gave a presentation on the particular dangers that electricians face from electric shock and burns.
Derek Thompson on 05 December 2012Video Post
An astounding 34% of second year electrical apprentices claim to have experienced at least one work based electric shock since starting their apprenticeship.