by Craig McNeilly on 25 March 2011
With 77% of employers believing apprenticeships make them more competitive and 81% believing apprenticeships boost productivity, it's easy to see why apprenticeship training is becoming popular...
Free "SummitSkills Apprentice Cost-Benefit Analysis 2010" Download at end of article.
by Chris Walker on 25 March 2011
Some advice and tips to help you when recruiting and selecting your Apprentice Electrician!
by Maurice Torrington on 24 March 2011Video Post
ETT let you in on our tips and advice to make sure you feel confident about sitting your AM2!
This blog also contains an important guide, which you can download. It covers, in great detail, what you will be expected to do!
by Derek Thompson on 10 March 2011
"Investment in our apprentices is of paramount importance and we must continue to invest and motivate our younger population into vocational trades to stimulate and grow the economy. I have no doubt that the future provision of apprentices in the local area is in safe hands with organisations such as this." Declan O'Loan, SDLP North Antrim MLA.
by Aaron McDonald on 08 March 2011
Here at ETT we like to celebrate success and take pride in our course participants, especially when they achieve extremely high standards.
So far this year, we have been very impressed...
by Charlotte Bamber on 08 March 2011
Directors and Managers should take note; the first Corporate Manslaughter prosecution has been successful.
In the event of a fatal accident, could you convince a jury that you had taken all reasonable measures?
Would your Policies and Procedures stand up to scrutiny and support your defence?
by Derek Thompson on 07 March 2011
In Northern Ireland there is no black and white definition to help understand the term "competent person," and this can give rise to ambiguity; there are problems with ambiguity. Being ambiguous about important matters such as technical knowledge, experience and supervision tends to allow for variance in the interpretation of what is really expected and ultimately required. Take for instance the legal requirements for an electrician working in Northern Ireland...
by Chris Walker on 02 March 2011Video Post
The IEE 17th Edition Wiring Regulations are produced by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), distinguished by its red cover; they are the national standard to which all domestic and industrial wiring must conform.
They are a mandatory qualification for anyone wishing to complete the City & Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing qualification or to apply for a JIB Grading Card.
by Craig McNeilly on 01 March 2011Video Post
By gaining the Inspection and Testing qualification, candidates will learn the correct terminology, naming documentation, test values and calculations relating to the Inspection and Testing process. This industry qualification is essential for the electrical installer who wishes to enter the sector of commercial electrical installations.