No messing with Crown Contract Super Covertex

No messing with Crown Contract Super Covertex paint

Professional tradespeople wanting to leave their mark where there’s an element of painting to be completed on the job can turn to new Crown Contract Super Covertex paint to create the right impression.

The quick drying, high opacity matt emulsion makes a clean sweep of painting works, with a water-based, easy to apply formulation developed to offer low spatter and less mess in use.

Crown Contract Super Covertex also offers exceptional coverage, even over new plaster.

The product – for use on walls and ceilings - is part of the new Crown Contract range, developed for professional tradespeople looking for straight-forward and easy to use paints, that will guarantee a great finish to complement their high quality workmanship.

Time to teach? College targets industry professionals interested in new career

Teacher training course aims to create new wave of teachers

Reports of a national teacher shortage in continuously hitting the headlines - with some experts declaring it a "crisis". 

Almost three out of four local education authorities in England have admitted to experiencing a teacher shortage in their boroughs.

You may have thought about teaching your area of expertise in a secondary school or a further education college (FE), and you may have even investigated the possibility – but, if the time it takes to train, the high entry requirements, and eye-watering fees are putting you off – perhaps it’s time to think again?

Win a labelling kit for electricians

Brother PT-E550WSP Labelling Kit

Competitions now closed

The Brother PT-E550WSP Labelling Kit is an all-inclusive, portable labelling solution for electricians, providing everything you need to leave the mark of a smart professional.

The exclusive kit has been developed around Brother’s flagship PT-E550W label printer and includes a protective case, charger, rechargeable battery, plus four packs of durable tapes, worth £289.*

Website plans to break down gender barrier of the trade industries



A new website aiming to promote women working in the trade industries is launching at the start of September. 

www.gethertrade.com, which has received start-up funding from Virgin, will be the first online directory listing only female traders allowing users of the site to search via location, trade (electricians, carpenters, builders, plumbers etc) and eventually via ratings once the site is more established. 

AWEsome Training

AWEsome Training

A smart home has become a reality for many people. As products have become more affordable, it is no longer just for the rich and famous. Home owners are up scaling their properties to benefit from the latest smart home systems, and they need someone to install these for them. Proactive and market conscious electricians could benefit from this upsurge in business.