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SWA launches new fire clips for fibre optic cables

SWA has launched a new set of fire clips that are fully compliant with the BS 7671.

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Ideal Industries developing safe isolation kit

Ideal Industries is developing a safe isolation kit for students and apprentices. The manufacturer wants to help young electricians make safe isolations an everyday thing.

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Rexel launches new range of Smart Home products

Electrical distributor Rexel has partnered with market-leading brands to offer a new range of innovative solutions across the smart home sectors.

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JTL launches #lovemyJTLtoolkit competition for electrical apprentices

JTL electrical apprentices can win a prize worth over £1,000 by showing how much they love their free JTL toolkit.

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As seen on TV: Red Arrow’s lighting design for the Heck Food factory

We look back to 2017, when Red Arrow were tasked with creating the energy-saving LED lighting design for Heck Foods’ new factory in York.

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Where do electricians rank among ‘friendliest’ tradespeople?

This makes good reading for electricians.

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Soldering clip promises to make LED strip lighting easy to install

California-based entrepreneur Connlaoth Mulholland has invented SolderM8 which allows electricians to “finish full lengths of soldered strips in a fraction of the time”.

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VIDEO: Apprentice Diary Episode 2

Electrical apprentices Vicky and Stewart reveal what they’ve enjoyed the most – and found hardest – over the past month.

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Features

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INTERVIEW: December’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Gaz Grainger, the Learner of the Month for December!

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INTERVIEW: November’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Andrew Benjamin, the Learner of the Month for November!

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INTERVIEW: October’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Adam Dunlop, the Learner of the Month for October!

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INTERVIEW: Meet the first ever SPARKS Apprentice of the Month

We had a chat with Charlotte Muir, the first ever SPARKS Apprentice of the Month! The SPARKS Apprentice of the Month award celebrates students and apprentices who are passionate about the future of the electrical industry, going above and beyond in their apprenticeships to set the standards of the industry. SPARKS has launched the award […]

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