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Visit us at Data Centre World 2020

After a successful exhibition at Data Centre World 2019, where we launched & displayed our new branding, We would like to thank everyone who visited us over the two days. Your continued support & feedback on our products helps us to maintain our position as one of the largest switchgear suppliers in the market. We hope that you all enjoyed the Switchbeers and like our new modernised image for the AF group.

Switchgear apprentices

Open day and job opportunities AF Switchgear

AF Switchgear will be teaming up with West Nottinghamshire College’s apprenticeship service – Vision Apprentices – to offer careers advice on a range of vacancies.

On Wednesday 25 March, from 5pm-8pm we will be opening our doors for a specialist open event at our Nunn Brook Road site to enable prospective job applicants to find out more about the business and a range of job vacancies.

New apprentice recruits are required in electrical panel building, fabrication and welding, IT and business administration.

 

Tutors from Vision Apprentices will be at the event to discuss the apprenticeships, what the roles involve and there will be a tour of the factory and office facilities for guests to speak to employees, including current apprentices, engineers and administration staff about their jobs.

Anyone wishing to attend should register with college recruitment expert Lee Speed by calling 01623 627191 ext 8159 or email him at lee.speed@wnc.ac.uk

 

Open day and job opportunities AF Switchgear

 

Current electrical engineering apprentice Sam Allen, 18, said: “Things are going very well for me here. I’ve just finished working with my mentor and I’m now working more independently on jobs and really enjoying things.”

Apprentice business partner Ricky Singh said: “This open event will be the perfect opportunity for people to learn more about these roles within a well-established company which specialises in switchgear and control panel applications.

“There could be the opportunity to apply for vacancies at the open evening should individuals have the pre-requisite qualifications.”

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CPD Training

AF Switchgear recognise the importance of training and self-development throughout all walks of work life and is a proud member of the CPD Certification Service.

 

AF Switchgear can offer your electrical engineering or consultancy business a formal CPD seminar by one of our experts in subjects such as Forms of Separation for example.

 

What does CPD mean?

 

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development.

 

Why do I need it?

 

CPD refers to the process of tracking and documenting the skills, knowledge and experience that you gain both formally and informally as you work beyond any initial training. It’s a record of what you

experience, learn and then apply.

 

CPD also ensures that you maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills you need to deliver

a professional service to your customers, clients and the community.

 

What are the CPD requirements?

 

All members must undertake a minimum of 20 hours CPD each calendar year

(January to December) of the 20 hours at least 10 hours must be a formal CPD format.

 

What are the benefits of CPD?

 

Allows you to fill gaps in your knowledge and skills to become more productive

and efficient. Builds confidence and credibility to stand out from the crowd. Helps you achieve your career goals.

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    Switchgear solution

    Imtech Centre of Excellence

    In 2019, Imtech Engineering Central took the decision to build a bespoke training area to be used for training operatives as Authorised Persons on safe isolation procedures. To assist with this task, Imtech looked to AF Switchgear to help design and provide a suitable training panel.

     

    Imtech Centre of Excellence

     

    Following the successful delivery and installation their training facility Managing Director Darron Littlehales contacted AFS and issued the following statement:

    “At Imtech we have a desire to raise the standards and awareness of energisation on construction sites and the strict procedures that are required and responsibilities of Authorised Persons on those sites. To do this we invested in the development of a teaching and practical demonstration area. As best in class we were pleased that AF switchgear partnered with us and provided a superb switch panel which was ideal for the task. We have a long heritage of working together and look forward to AF switchgear employees joining us on the future training and the future projects we will work on together”