CEF launches 31 Live TechTalks in partnership with the IET to help customers understand the 2nd amendment to the 18th Edition wiring regulations

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  Posted by: electime      21st February 2022

CEF launches 31 Live TechTalks in partnership with the IET to help customers understand the 2nd amendment to the 18th Edition wiring regulations

CEF, the leading multi-channel electrical distributor, in partnership with the IET, is bringing free TechTalks to 31 locations across the UK to help its customers understand how the latest changes to the 18th Edition wiring regulations affect them.

The TechTalks will be presented by one of the UK’s leading electrical experts, and CEF’s Head of Technical Solutions, Darren Staniforth who will be helping electricians and contractors get to grips with the 2nd amendment to the 18th Edition wiring regulations.

Electrical expert presenter

Well-known as a technical presenter, Darren has almost 30 years’ experience in the electrical industry and adds a wealth of technical knowledge to enhance CEF’s reputation as electrical experts.

Commenting on his role as presenter of the nationwide TechTalks, Darren says: “I want to demystify the jargon, clear up any confusion and help everyone who comes along to the CEF TechTalks understand the new regulations”.

“At CEF, we want to make things easy for our customers. I’ll be presenting all the information they need to know in a way that’s easy to understand. I’m looking forward to answering their questions so that they can feel confident they know what they need to get the job done.”

Darren will be joined on stage by Dave Austin, Technical Presenter of the Learning Lounge and guest speaker Mark Coles, Head of Technical Regulations from the IET.

What to expect at a CEF TechTalk

As well as a full breakdown of the changes within the 2nd amendment, CEF TechTalks will also cover:

  • Energy Monitoring
  • Battery Storage
  • EV charging and the opportunities it offers
  • Changes to CO legislation
  • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) Coding
  • Technical Q&A

The free TechTalk events will take place in 31 locations, including the Channel Islands.

Where’s my nearest TechTalk?

Location   Date
Aberdeen – Aberdeen FC Wednesday 29th June
Belfast – Culloden Estate & Spa Wednesday 6th July
Bristol – Ashton Gate Friday 22nd April
Cardiff – Cardiff FC Tuesday 10th May
Chelmsford – Racecourse Tuesday 24th May
Cheltenham – Racecourse Tuesday 21st June
Dundee – Apex City Quay Hotel Monday 27th June
Edgeware – Saracens Rugby Wednesday 13th April
Edinburgh – Murrayfield Thursday 30th June
Epsom – Racecourse Tuesday 12th April
Exeter – Westpoint Wednesday 11th May
Glasgow – Hampden Park Friday 1st July
Guernsey – Beau Sejour Leisure Centre Wednesday 20th July
Hull – MKM Stadium Thursday 9th June
Inverness – Drumossie Hotel Tuesday 28th June
Jersey – Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Tuesday 19th July
Kettering – Kettering Conference Centre Thursday 26th May
Leeds – Leeds United FC Wednesday 1st June
Liverpool – Aintree Racecourse Wednesday 15th June
Maidstone – Kent Event Centre Wednesday 18th May
Manchester – A J Bell Stadium Wednesday 6th April
Newcastle – Falcons (Rugby) Wednesday 8th June
Newmarket – Racecourse Wednesday 25th May
Nottingham – Nottingham Belfry Hotel Tuesday 31st May
Oswestry – Lion Quays Hotel & Spa Thursday 7th April
Portsmouth – Village Hotel Thursday 19th May
Preston – Preston North End FC Tuesday 7th June
Reading – Reading FC Wednesday 22nd June
Rotherham – Aeeseal New York Stadium Thursday 16th June
Wadebridge – Royal Cornwall Events Centre Tuesday 21st April
Wolverhampton – Racecourse Tuesday 5th April

CEF TechTalks are supported by leading electrical brands Aico, Electrium, Rolec, Scolmore and Wago and in partnership with the IET. Almost 20 additional leading brands will be attending to showcase their products and services and answer attendees’ questions.

Every TechTalk is free to attend, but with huge interest already, anyone wishing to be there is encouraged to book their spot now to ensure that they can attend the event of their choice.

The venues offer free parking and there will be free breakfast and refreshments available for attendees, alongside the chance to win amazing prizes including VIP British Superbikes hospitality.

Find out more and book your place today at CEF.CO.UK/TECH-TALKS