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A complete 18th Edition Training Assessment Service

REDFORD CHARLES LTD is a leading provider of electrical engineering training courses supporting the electrical contracting industry, giving you a high-quality service at competitive prices.

We also provide ‘pre-assessment’ visits to assist those applying to become registered with one of the ‘Government’s Part P Approved Scheme Providers’.

Redford Charles Ltd is an Approved Centre for City & Guilds; EAL; and NIC Certification, part of the NICEIC Group.

We are based in Rochester, Kent covering the South East and surrounding areas.  As well as providing training at our dedicated centre, we can also provide in-house training for the majority of our courses.

A complete 18th Edition Training Assessment ServiceUpdate to the 18th Edition.  The latest edition of BS 7671 Wiring Regulations is due to be released 2ndJuly 2018.  Contact us now to book your place on one of our courses.

Typical training courses include:

  • C&G 2382-18      Level 3 18thEdition Wiring Regulations BS7671 Electrical Installations
  • C&G 2391-52       Level 3 Initial Verification and Periodic
  • C&G 2396            Level 4 Design and Verification of Electrical Installations
  • C&G 2377            Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment (Portable Appliances)
  • C&G 2919             Electric Vehicle Charging Points Installation
  • EAL                       Competent Person (please enquire for details)
  • EAL                       Authorised Person (please enquire for details)
  • EAL                       Solar Photovoltaic Systems, Planning and Installation
  • Basic Electrical Awareness & Safe Isolation
  • Quality Management Systems (MCS) 
  • ‘Form Filling’ in particular, the new Inspection Schedule 
  • Fire Alarm and Emergency Lighting 
  • Testing Refresher (Use of New Test Instruments/Inspection & Testing awareness)
  • Boiler System Wiring and Controls 
  • Surge Protection and Lightning Protection
  • IR Thermography for Electrical Applications

Redford Charles Ltd can provide a wide range of courses and presentations tailored to meet your specific needs – just tell us your requirements and we will design the course specifically for you.

Who are Redford Charles Ltd

GRAHAM WRETHAM is the Managing Director of Redford Charles Ltd, with a wealth of experience in the assessment of technical competence of electrical contractors. Previously the local NICEIC Inspecting Engineer for Kent. Graham was responsible for the assessment of the work and resources of businesses on the Council’s roll of Approved Contractors to ensure compliance with the IEE Wiring Regulations and relevant British Standards and Codes of Practice. Graham was also Operations Director of the Assessment Services Division of the NICEIC, where he was directly responsible for over 70 Field Engineers.

Graham has also been the NICEIC’s representative on various external and international technical panels, where he had responsibility for the Inspection and Testing requirements for electrical installations.

DEREK SPURGEON has extensive experience in the training of electrical personnel at all levels, having provided training in electrical principles and sciences, as well as craft theory for many years within local education establishments. 

Derek has a wealth of experience in the electrical industry as Contracts Manager for Building and Property companies, together with Senior Engineering positions, in-particular for Building Management Systems and Controls.  He has been with Redford Charles Ltd since 2008, where his knowledge, and his ability to pass on that knowledge, has produced outstanding success rates for delegates across a wide variety of electrical qualifications.

JAMES DEANS has a wealth of experience in the electrical industry as Senior Lecturer, Assessor, Internal Verifier and City & Guilds Examiner.   His career started as an apprentice electrical fitter in generation and moved on to inspection and testing and project management, of which he has vast experience, plus the development of product design.

James moved into the electrical training industry, having been Senior Lecturer and Assessor for several large leading training providers.

In James’ last post he has been the Senior Lecturer with responsibilities for Quality Assurance and Internal Verification.  He is also involved with the development and implementation of several new City & Guilds qualifications, including the latest City & Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing suite of qualifications.  James’ experience in all electrical training matters, is likely to provide a whole new range of courses and qualifications available at Redford Charles Ltd.

ALAN CHARLTON has 37 years’ experience within the electrical industry which commenced as an apprentice electrician for an Area Electricity Supply Company. His time spent at this organisation covered all aspects of the electrical industry from generation, transmission and distribution which culminated in the positions of Contracting Electrical Engineer and Area Manager of the metering section. Alan decided to pursue a career in training and assessments which initially started as a college lecturer for all electrical courses including BTEC and then moving to the NICEIC as an area Engineer. with the NICEIC was as Head of Training and Consultancy before deciding to become a Training and Consulting Engineer for various businesses within the Electrical Industry.

For costs, dates and further details please contact the office: 01634 711955

Unit L2, Temple Court, Knight Road, Strood, Kent ME2 2LT


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