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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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March 9, 2015

NET CEO CALLS FOR EDUCATION SYSTEM OVERHAUL

At the start of National Apprentice Week NET CEO Iain Macdonald has called for the UK's education system to be...
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January 14, 2015

NET CEO BACKS GOVERNMENT DECISION TO DELAY NEW APPRENTICE FUNDING SYSTEM

Iain Macdonald, CEO of National Electrotechnical Training (NET), today welcomed the Government's announcement that it would delay making a decision...
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June 23, 2014

NET CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

NET Chairman Bob Harris has announced he will step down from his role at the end of this year. He...
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May 9, 2014

NET CEO CALLS FOR ELECTROTECHNICAL APPRENTICESHIPS TO BE EXEMPT FROM FUNDING CHANGES

NET CEO Iain Macdonald has called on the Government to exempt the electrotechnical sector from the proposed changes to apprenticeships...
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December 13, 2013

NET CEO WELCOMES APPRENTICE FUNDING REFORMS

NET CEO Iain Macdonald has welcomed the reforms to apprenticeship funding, announced in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement on December 5....
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October 4, 2013

NET RESPONDS TO THE PUBLICATION OF THE ‘FUTURE OF APPRENTICESHIPS IN ENGLAND: IMPLEMENTATION PLAN’

Iain Macdonald, Chief Executive of National Electrotechnical Training (NET), has welcomed the publication of "The Future of Apprenticeships in England:...
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March 6, 2013

APPRENTICE WEEK: NET CALLS FOR RETURN TO TRADITIONAL APPRENTICESHIP STRUCTURE

At the start of National Apprentice Week, Iain Macdonald, NET Chief Executive, has called for a protected definition of apprenticeships...
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February 2, 2013

NET CHAIRMAN BACKS CALLS TO PROTECT THE TERM ‘APPRENTICESHIP’

NET Chairman, Bob Harris, has backed calls from think tank Policy Exchange for the term ‘apprenticeship’ to be protected –...
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January 12, 2013

NEW AM2 HINTS, TIPS AND COMMON ERRORS GUIDANCE

NET has published information on AM2 hints and tips and common candidate errors. Developed to underline how the assessment references...
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