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Welcome to Student Resources, a dedicated space designed to support and empower students pursuing studies in the fields of gas and electrical engineering. This category serves as a valuable resource hub, providing you with a wealth of information, educational materials, and guidance to enhance your learning experience and prepare you for a successful career in these specialized fields.

Within this category, you will find educational articles, tutorials, study guides, and practical tips that cover a wide range of topics, including gas systems, electrical circuits, energy distribution, safety protocols, codes and standards, and emerging technologies. Our goal is to supplement your academic curriculum and provide you with additional insights and perspectives that go beyond the classroom.

Thank you for joining us. We are excited to be a part of your educational and professional development, and we look forward to helping you thrive in the exciting and ever-evolving fields of gas and electrical engineering.

What are Solar PV Panels and How Do they Work?

With our introduction of the Logic Solar PV training course, we thought we would give some information about what Solar PV is and how it can be used: Solar PV panels use the sun’s light energy to generate renewable electricity for homes. This renewable electricity can then either be used in the home to reduce energy bills or can be fed back into the National Grid to generate another source of income for the household, which is

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Autumn Statement Brings Good News For Small Businesses

Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced a number of initiatives to stimulate the growth of small to medium sized businesses by getting “credit flowing” and Britain building. Osborne said the government “will invest in funds that lend directly to these businesses, in partnership with other investors like pension funds and insurance companies”. This will offer companies “a new source of investment outside the traditional banks”. With the likelihood of banks lending to small businesses

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How To Repair Leaky Pipes

A Quick Guide To Fixing Leaking Pipes Fixing a leaky pipe is a common household task that can be tackled effectively with some basic tools and a step-by-step approach. In this guide, we’ll provide you with a clear set of instructions on how to fix a leaky pipe, ensuring a watertight seal. Please note that this information is UK-based. Tools and Materials You’ll Need: Adjustable wrench Pipe cutter or hacksaw Pipe repair clamp or pipe epoxy Pipe

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What is a Megger Tester – Electrician Training Tips

Megger is the name of the company who has created the range of essential tools for the modern electrician. Established in the late 1800s Megger initially manufactured insulation testers but has since expanded with the help of mergers and partnerships to offer a solution for preventative maintenance, commissioning and troubleshooting. As you can imagine for each problem an electrician has the company has made a solution in the form of a new testing kit. They produce over

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Electrician Training – What is an RCD?

Here at RF Training during your electrician training you will cover a variety of different tasks and processes vital to you starting a new career. One of these is what an RCD is and how it is used. Here is a brief explanation of an RCD as a taster of the types of things you will learn whilst with us on the electrician training courses. A Residual Current Device, or RCD as it is most popularly known,

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How Much Do Plumbers Earn?

If you are thinking of retraining as a plumber, one of the most common questions most potential plumbers ask is; “How much do plumbers earn?” – After all training as a plumber can be expensive and time-consuming, what sort of wages can you expect when you have the right qualifications? Plumbers have the potential to earn competitive salaries, with annual incomes ranging from moderate to high, depending on factors such as experience, expertise, location, and type of

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