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Have you taken your 18th yet?

More than 1000 conscientious contractors have now successfully taken and passed their 18th Edition training with NICEIC and ELECSA. The 18th  Edition officially launched in July this year with electrical contractors given a six-month transition period to get up to speed with the changes. While some contractors have decided to delay any training – others have been keen to get cracking straight away.

Neil Vincent, Training Manager at NICEIC and ELECSA said: “It has been interesting to see people’s attitude towards training since the 18th was launched.

Government names TrustMark as the new quality mark for consumers

GOVERNMENT NAMES TRUSTMARK AS THE NEW ALL-ENCOMPASSING MARK OF QUALITY FOR CONSUMERS IN AND AROUND THE HOME - Energy efficiency and clean growth are a key part of the new TrustMark - In support of the Government’s Green GB Week, TrustMark, the Government-endorsed quality scheme for tradespeople, announces that it has expanded its remit to include Repair, Maintenance and Improvement (RMI), retrofit and energy efficiency sectors, in order to now cover any work a consumer chooses to have carried out in or around their home.

Online Asbestos awareness training for NICEIC & ELECSA electrical contractors

NICEIC and ELECSA have launched a partnership with Central Compliance UK (CCUK) to provide training on the dangers of working with asbestos. Figures from the Health and Safety Executive suggest that 14 people will die prematurely every day as a result of being exposed to asbestos - this equates to around 5,000 deaths a year. It is the single greatest cause to work related deaths in the UK and is considered a major factor to many types of health complications.

More than 6000 electrical contractors witness 18th Edition Live Cinema Event

More than 6000 electricians from across the UK contributed towards Europe’s largest ever electrical conference this week. NICEIC and ELECSA’s live cinema event saw a broadcast on the new 18 th Edition wiring regulations beamed via satellite to 40 cinema screens simultaneously. It was the first time ever such an event had taken place in the sector with contractors

18th Edition Live Technical Conference in Cinemas on 4th July

NICEIC and ELECSA will deliver the biggest and most wide reaching conference ever staged in the UK construction sector. ‘18th Edition Live’ will be screened live in over 40 locations from the Faraday Theatre, London on 4th July 2018. Learn about the 18th Edition siiting in the relaxed ambience of a cinema screen near you or why not join us at the Farady Theatre itself.

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