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Electric Vehicle Take-up Study Reveals World Leaders

An international study has ranked the UK eighth in the world when it comes to adopting carbon saving electric vehicles.

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Virtual ‘school’ launches for Trades & Construction Businesses

The Build and Grow Academy is the place for business owners to get the skills and knowledge to transform their business and get ahead of their competition.

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MARSHALL-TUFFLEX CELEBRATED NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK WITH ITS TWO APPRENTICE GRADUATES

Recognising the engineering skills gap, Marshall-Tufflex have invested in an apprenticeship programme with local training provider SIGTA.

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Aico TV channel launched

Aico TV utilises their YouTube channel which is linked to a dedicated section on the Aico website where new video content can be displayed.

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The real business of being an Electrician

Schneider Electric have released a ‘Build My Business’ e-book full of tips and advice for electricians on building an effective business.

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Meet January’s SPARKS Learner of the Month winner!

Adam Walker is our January SPARKS Learner of the Month winner- We caught up with him to find out what it means to win.     Adam Walker, 28, has been crowned as the SPARKS Learner of the Month for the second time, “To win the award for a second time fills me with pride […]

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Exciting job opportunities available at Stephenson College

Jobs available for Workshop Supervisor, Electrical Workshop Supervisor,  Lecturer in Electrical Installations, Lecturer in Plumbing.

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Best practice for testing EV charging points

Electrical vehicle technology has made major inroads into the transport market and it is certain that EVs will become widespread on the nation’s streets.

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Meet October’s SPARKS Learner of the Month winner!

Joe Dixon won the October SPARKS Learner of the Month award – we caught up with him to find out what it means to win.

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Autumn issue out now!

Read the Autumn issue of SPARKS Magazine – packed full of step-by-steps, product features, exercises and more – here for free!

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Meet September’s SPARKS Learner of the Month winner!

Trey Macgregor won the September SPARKS Learner of the Month award – we caught up with him to find out what it means to win.

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A life as an electrician: What’s changed in 50 years?

David Barlow, who received an MBE earlier this year for championing apprenticeships, celebrates 54 years in the electrical industry – and reveals how things have changed over his career, and why apprenticeships matter so much.

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