Coronavirus: Resources and advice

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The country has been in lockdown since March and we’ve been advised to stay in our homes as much as we possibly can. Colleges have closed and non-essential work is postponed, meaning you’re forced to try and carry on with your course from home for the foreseeable future.


To make things easier for you, we’ve compiled our most useful resources for learners and lecturers to help carry on as normally as they possibly can. Please keep checking back to this page as we will be updating it with more content to help you.


Exercises & Quizzes

How to videos

Useful links


Exercises & Quizzes


Click here to download a Basic Circuit Design Guide. The Focus Training Group is offering all electrical students and apprentices free access to its online training platform. To enrol, email


Remember, you can always access all of our past issues online for free, all of which have tons of useful exercises in – along with the answers. These are available on our Learning Resources page.


Make sure you follow us on social media, as we are posting a daily Kahoot challenge which you can access from your phone or laptop. Again, the full bank of around 20 quizzes and hundreds of questions based on your syllabus is available in the Learning Resources page.


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How to videos


Head to our Videos page for tons of how to videos from The IET and tons of product info from the likes of Schneider Electric, WAGO, Electrium and IDEAL Industries.


Super Rod Mega Set Tutorial Video – Content & Tips

Super Rod Ferret WiFi Inspection Camera Tutorial – Demo & Tips


How to use the QuikReel cable dispenser and cable repair tool – Product Demo


How to choose the right Klein Tools Volt Stick


Design current

How to wire up a 1-10v dimmable fitting


Wylex Single Module Arc Fault Detection Device Installation


WAGO’s Multi Purpose Junction Box


Earthing arrangements


Fault finding


Using Click Smart Home Automation

How to choose the right test & measure equipment

The Difference between Cast and Forged Steel Tools – Which is better?

How to use the Klein Tools Pass-Thru™ Modular Crimper?

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We broke down the Government’s official advice to help decipher what you need to know.


The Mental Health Foundation has compiled advice to help you, your friends and your family to look after your mental health.


Warrington & Vale Royal College’s Dave Love reveals what it’s like teaching from home in a weekly vlog.


Here is the link to the Government’s official coronavirus advice page.


The Money Saving Expert website is great for breaking down advice about financial issues affecting the self-employed, furloughed staff and more.


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