​Electrical Training at Hawkins

Eight Fire Investigators at Hawkins recently completed some practical electrical training. The course was completed at our Reigate office where the fire investigators constructed three complete electrical installations.

This was the second time that we’ve run the course which provides a practical reinforcement for the City & Guilds 2382-10 course which our fire investigators had already completed. The City & Guilds course enables a detailed understanding of the contents of BS7671 the 17th edition of the UK wiring regulations.

The two-day practical course also included the typical inspection, testing and certification undertaken by electrical contractors at the completion of a new electrical installation and the type of inspection and testing undertaken periodically during the life of the electrical system. Following the appropriate testing, all of the electrical installations were connected to a three-phase supply to demonstrate the effects of a lost-neutral (a situation where voltages vary which can lead to electrical damage and/or a fire).

The practical course is accredited with the Chartered Society of Forensic Science and so the candidates were awarded CPD points for successfully completing the training.

Hawkins is currently rolling out a programme of advanced electrical training to their fire investigators. The training will include the City & Guilds 2382-10 qualification and the CPD accredited practical course. The next two practical courses are planned to be held at our Reigate office and our new Manchester office in 2017.

To find out more about electrical training please visit Gardiner Associates Training & Research (GATR) website. (GATR is part of the Hawkins Group).

Latest News

Hawkins Exhibits at AIRMIC and ALARM Conferences

5th Sep 2018

Summer 2018 has been a busy season for the Hawkins’ Marketing Team. Once again, we attended the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce Conference held at the Arena & Convention Centre, Liverpool.AIRMIC 2018’s ‘The ...

Read More

Hawkins Races to the Finish Line

3rd Sep 2018

Hawkins investigator Patrick Barbour completed the Cardiff Half Marathon for the second time, raising sponsorship money for the Autism base at his son’s school.The day was cloudy and wet, and a real contrast to the previous year when it was sunny and ...

Read More

Jessica Ng Speaks at Singapore Claims College

29th Aug 2018

Ms Jessica Ng from Hawkins’ Hong Kong office proudly presented on Root Cause Analysis as part of the Property Damage & Business Interruption Claims course offered by the Singapore College of Insurance, on 17 August 2018. The course was part ...

Read More

Hawkins Wins a 2018 RoSPA Gold Award

13th Aug 2018

Hawkins & Associates is honoured to receive the 2018 RoSPA Gold Award for Health & Safety Performance. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has previously awarded Hawkins a Silver Award for both the year 2016 and 2017.Entrants are ...

Read More

​Hawkins welcomes Thomas Post

8th Aug 2018

Hawkins’ Materials Engineering team has expanded once again with the arrival of Thomas Post.Thomas graduated with an MEng in Materials Science & Engineering at Imperial College London. In the latter part of his degree, his specialisation focussed ...

Read More

Contact Us

Submitting this contact form will enter your details into our contacts database and we will reply to your request as soon as possible. We will also retain your details so we may contact you from time to time. You can ask us to remove your details at any time. For details, see our Privacy Notice.