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May 23, 2018

Tom joins Team UK for EuroSkills 2018

We'd like to say a huge congratulations to SkillELECTRIC 2017 finalist Thomas Lewis who has been named this week as...
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March 28, 2018

SkillELECTRIC heats off to a flying start

NET was in Northern Ireland last week for the NI heat of the SkillELECTRIC competition. The event was held at...
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March 12, 2018

Calling all bright sparks…

Talented electrotechnical apprentices are being encouraged to register for this year's SkillELECTRIC competition. The application window is now open and...
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February 28, 2018

NET introduces new checklist for AM2 preparation

All those undertaking the AM2 or AM2S assessment must now complete a ‘Readiness for Assessment’ checklist in advance before the...
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December 15, 2017

Read more about AM2 changes…

In the Winter edition of ECA Today, NET’s chief executive Carolyn Mason looks at the new AM2 being introduced to...
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November 20, 2017

Marc Marshall wins SkillELECTRIC gold

Twenty-old Marc Marshall from Courtland Properties has been crowned 2017 SkillELECTRIC champion after excelling in an intensive two-day practical competition...
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October 25, 2017

SkillELECTRIC finalists announced

The eight competitors who will compete in the 2017 SkillELECTRIC UK final have been named, following a series of challenging...
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October 20, 2017

Congratulations Matt – a world-class role model for the industry

We’d like to say a huge ‘congratulations’ to Matt Doe for his amazing achievement competing on a global stage during...
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October 12, 2017

Good luck Matt! SkillELECTRIC competitor at WorldSkills 2017

This week we’re saying good luck to 22-year old electrician Matthew Dow who is part of Team UK travelling to Abu Dhabi to take part in the 2017 WorldSkills competition.
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March 30, 2017

Licensed Centres come together for NET 2017 Centre Conference

The organisations responsible for assessing more than 5,000 apprentice electricians each year came together on March 29th for the NET...
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March 10, 2017

Young electricians wanted for industry skills competition

SkillELECTRIC organiser NET is calling on electrical business owners and managers to put their best young electricians forward for the...
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March 2, 2017

NET to run SkillELECTRIC 2017

NET will run the 2017 SkillELECTRIC competition.  The industry charity will organise the regional heats of the competition, co-ordinate the...
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December 9, 2016

New Chief Executive joins NET

Carolyn Mason has been appointed Chief Executive of NET. She takes up the position after two years as Head of...
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November 22, 2016

Stuart Graham wins SkillELECTRIC 2016

Twenty-year-old Stuart Graham has been named the UK's best young electrician after winning the SkillELECTRIC grand final at the NEC...
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October 26, 2016

SkillELECTRIC 2016 finalists named

Eight apprentice electricians have been chosen to compete for the title of best young electrician in the UK at the...
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September 1, 2016

Advanced Assessment of Competence launched for aspiring Approved Electricians

NET and the Joint Industry Board (JIB) have developed a new assessment of occupational competence for those who are seeking...
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March 24, 2016

NEW TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER JOINS NET

Jon Dicken has joined NET as Technical Development Manager. He will work alongside NET’s current Technical Development Manager Stephen Plant...
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March 2, 2016

NET CEO WELCOMES RISE IN APPRENTICESHIP STARTS

NET CEO Iain Macdonald has welcomed the news that electrotechnical apprenticeship starts increased for the 2014-15 academic year. "This is...
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March 2, 2016

OUTSTANDING APPRENTICES WANTED FOR SKILLELECTRIC 2016

Top electrical apprentices are being sought for the 2016 regional heats of SkillElectric – the premier skills competition for the...
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March 2, 2016

NET AND WORLDSKILLS UK TO RUN SKILLELECTRIC 2016

NET will partner with WorldSkills UK to organise this year’s SkillElectric competition – the search for the UK’s best apprentice...
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