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  • Final Fix: It’s a Testing Profession

    Becoming a qualified electrician carries with it a huge amount of responsibility, as Tony Cable explains. ...

    Becoming a qualified electrician carries with it a huge amount of responsibility, as Tony Cable explains. The role of an electrician is very varied and many of you will have a different interpretation ...

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  • Final Fix: Change is Inevitable

    In June 2018 it's expected that the IET will release the 18th Edition of the wiring regulations. Tony Cab ...

    In June 2018 it's expected that the IET will release the 18th Edition of the wiring regulations. Tony Cable explains why change is rarely accepted at first and why it will be bittersweet moment for hi ...

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  • Final Fix: Giving Something Back

    Fresh off the back of National Apprenticeship Week in March, Tony Cable tells us more about the work he i ...

    Fresh off the back of National Apprenticeship Week in March, Tony Cable tells us more about the work he is doing to attract more young people into the industry. Part of my current job with Certsure (N ...

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  • Final Fix: Going to Plan

    Following last month’s column in which Tony Cable reflected on the day he graduated, here he tells us abo ...

    Following last month’s column in which Tony Cable reflected on the day he graduated, here he tells us about becoming a ‘new’ spark and the changes that it made to his life. Back in the early days of m ...

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  • Final Fix: The Day I ‘Graduated’

    In this latest Final Fix, Tony Cable reveals how he avoided a call-up for National Service duty in his ea ...

    In this latest Final Fix, Tony Cable reveals how he avoided a call-up for National Service duty in his earlier days as an apprentice. On 20th June 1963 I completed my apprenticeship and became a ‘jour ...

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  • Final Fix: Order of the Day

    Another trip down memory lane courtesy of NICEIC's Tony Cable. This latest tale comes from my final year ...

    Another trip down memory lane courtesy of NICEIC's Tony Cable. This latest tale comes from my final year as an apprentice, where I was employed on a huge site in Croydon that consisted of a 24-story o ...

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  • Final Fix: Making a Start

    Tony Cable regales us with more stories of his adventures as an apprentice. So, after leaving school at 1 ...

    Tony Cable regales us with more stories of his adventures as an apprentice. So, after leaving school at 15 and spending six years as an apprentice, I could finally call myself a proper electrician; ju ...

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  • Final Fix: Pull Your Socks Up

    Tony Cable has enjoyed a lot of success in his time in the electrical industry, but it wasn’t always smoo ...

    Tony Cable has enjoyed a lot of success in his time in the electrical industry, but it wasn’t always smooth sailing. Here Tony remembers one incident that could have ruled him out of the industry befo ...

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  • Final Fix: The Initiation Test

    NICEIC's Tony Cable shares some memories of his time as an apprentice. Here, he remembers the age old pra ...

    NICEIC's Tony Cable shares some memories of his time as an apprentice. Here, he remembers the age old practice of apprentice initiations. I'm going to paint a picture of what life as an apprentice was ...

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  • Watch: Plasterspot Indicators

    Plasterspot indicators are a stick-on solution that can bee seen through plaster, helping you locate prev ...

    Plasterspot indicators are a stick-on solution that can bee seen through plaster, helping you locate previously marked installation points. ...

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