Here are some useful mobile applications for Electricians to use whilst out on the job:

Here at Able Skills, we take pride in our training facilities. We have a range of Electrician courses on offer here that can give you everything you need whether that is catching up on the latest wiring regulations, get some PAT testing under your belt or even complete a Level 3 course...We have got it all, our instructors and qualified, experienced and happy to help, after all, that's what they are here for. If you do decide to train with us take advantage of the vast knowledge our instructors have, don't be afraid to ask questions and get guidance on areas you are not completely comfortable in!

Now in 2019 it's vital that you use every advantage you can, one very useful tool in that computer sitting in your pocket...there is a vast amount of applications and tools you can use to become a more professional worker. It will only make you more efficient and accurate to utilise the apps available to you!

Let's take a look at some of the most useful apps for electricians:

Firstly, let's look at Electrodroid, a powerful and simple collection of electronics calculators, tools, and references for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices. You may already use an online tool for calculators, converters and the like but this app has it all in one place which can make it time effective and simple to access the calculations you need the answers to whilst on the job!

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Electrodroid, a powerful and simple collection of electronics calculators, tools, and references!

The application includes: 

Resistor color code decoder (3-6 bands, with inverse look-up);
• SMD Resistor Code;
• Inductor color code decoder;
• Ohm’s law calculator;
• Reactance/Resonance calculator;
• Filters;
• Voltage divider;
• Resistors ratio, value/series/parallel;
• Capacitor charge calculation;
• Operational amplifier;
• LED resistor calculator (with customizable database);
• Zener Diode Calculator;
• Adjustable voltage regulator/LM317 calculator (with customizable values);
• Heat dissipation;
• Battery Life calculator;

And much, much more! 

Next, is iCertifi this app is available on IOS and can be an absolute lifesaver! The app that allows you to certify your electrical installations. iCertifi dynamically generates an individual serial number for every certificate you produce for traceability purposed and even allows you to send an unlimited number of certificates, eliminating the need to buy multiple serial numbers.

The type of Electrical Certificates iCertifi is compatible with includes the following:

  • Minor Works
  • Three Circuit Minor Works
  • Domestic Electrical Installation Certificate
  • Electrical Installation Condition Report
  • Electrical Installation Certificate
  • Electrical Danger Notice
  • Visual Inspection
  • Earthing & Bonding Certificate
  • Electrical Isolation Certificate
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iCertifi is available on IOS (iPhone, IPad etc.)

There is also a PAT version: Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) on IOS. Test and dynamically add unlimited appliances. Page additions are handled in the background automatically speeding up testing.  Barcode scanner, cable calculator and risk assessment tools included.

Finally, SignEasy a convenient way to sign documents, worksheets and the filling in of forms which can then be signed electronically. Because who wants to deal with paperwork in 2019. Forget printing off your documents use this app and get customers to electronically sign off on your work, simple, easy and effective. Plus it keeps it all in one place making organisation 10x easier!

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SignEasy is also available on IOS!

Looking for Electrician courses?

If you are looking to get some Electrical training, then you are in the right place. Here at Able Skills, we run all types of diffrent Electrician courses from 18th Edition to Level 3 NVQ! We offer a huge range of electrical courses and packages that will keep you up to date, qualified and professional. It doesn't matter what skill level you are currently at, even if you have no experience whatsoever but you would like to start a career in the field, we even run an Introduction to Basic Domestic Electrics. This 10-day course is City & Guilds recognised, meaning that you will receive a certificate upon completion.

Want some more information?

If you need some more information on any of the Electrician courses talked about in this article or for any enquiries about our training centre you have a few options. Firstly, you can call us and get in touch with a representative on 8081003245. We are open every single day between the hours of 8:30 - 4:30! 

Secondly, if you would prefer to speak to a member of staff in person about any of our Electrical courses, we would be more than happy to show you around our facilities and answer any questions you may have! We are based in Dartford a short walk from the train station:

K5, Riverside Industrial Estate, Riverside Way, Dartford DA1 5BS