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    Need some advice. - 12V to 240V

    Hello! I've just joined the forum and am looking for a little advice. - As what I am attempting to do will never be attached to the electrical grid (and why this is relevant will be obvious in a second) it should bypass any laws around such. (and if it doesn't, I have a licensed mate who will...
  2. M

    Request advice: anti tilt switches

    Please: do the regulations say that heaters must have A-T switches? Maybe some types of heater? Thank you.
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    Apprenticeship advice

    Hi im just on my third week of my apprenticeship and i am instantly hating it my boss is horrible his right hand man is his best mate so hes always sticking up for him ( by my boss i mean site foreman) he makes me feel like rubbish too be quite honest its already making me down and its horrible...
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    Domestic What would you advise here?

    Hi, long time lurker, first time poster. Friend has asked me to help him upgrade his garden outhouse wiring to make it safer. Without seeing the job I said that an 18th ed-complaint RCD garage consumer unit should do the trick. However, I went round to the house tonight and had a quick look at...
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    gjd detector advice

    ive ordered a gjd xl opal. My driveway is approx 10m deep. The idea of the detector is to alert me inside, using the gjd controller for activity on the driveway. Would I be best to mount the detector above the windows on ground floor or put them on the ground near the pavement facing the...
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    Domestic Nuisance RCD advice

    Hi I hope this is the right forum to ask some advice for what I hope is a straight forward question. Short version: Is an RCD required in domestic installation where there are 2 consumer units, each with its own RCD? The layout of the system is Meter > RCD (BG 80A/30mA) > split > CU1 with...
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    Intermittent Ring fault! Any advice please.

    Hello all, I was hoping for some advice on this ring fault I have come across. It has been intermittent for about 2 months now. It is a converted church to a children and family centre. Installation is within 10-15 years. TN-C-S supply. The fault is on a 32A type C RCBO 30ma which supplys 12...
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    100AMP Main Panel Wiring - Advice wanted!

    Hello! Photo of panel to be attached and linked (below). I have taken on the task to wire a new 100AMP main electrical panel. I live in Canada. Have the permits from ESA (electrical regulatory). Want to make sure it's top shape. Change out is from an old 100AMP Fuse box. I have the two...
  9. Cableguy337

    Need advice about getting into the trade

    Hi Guys I am currently looking to change careers at the moment. I have done my level 2 and level 3 City & Guilds at college. But I have been finding really challenging, trying to gain experience. Would I be right in saying the only way to get into this line of work is an apprenticeship? or if...
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    Advice and information

    A bit of background info. I live in a flat complex, approx. 6 mths ago some building work was carried out which necessitated removal of some external light fittings pending full completion of the work. An electrical contractor was employed for the removal and making safe, until the work was...
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    Shortening Extension Cords / No Earth Wire On lamp? Advice Needed

    Hi there, I have been shortening some leads around my house so they look a bit nicer and tidier. I am about to to the same to my lamp cable but i notice it has no earth. Is it still OK for me to cut the cable and re wire the plug? Also why doesn't this one have an earth? Thank You.
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    Suggestions / advice / help.....

    Hi all, me again. Hopefully this is the right thread if not I'm sure it will get moved. As some of you may know from my earlier post I am offering free labour in return for experience. For those that don't know, in a nutshell I was leaving the military, completed the domestic installer course...
  13. PJH2903

    MICC/PYRO advice please

    Been to a quote for a job this morning. Customer has just bought the house and wanted me to quote to replace/move an old fuse board as there were 2 in the house. On looking at the job it appears that the old unit in the kitchen is being fed from the newer unit under the stairs in MICC/Pyro, the...
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    Any advice for 18th edition course and exam

    Hi everyone, I am trying to get 18th edition certificate and booked a 3 days course and ordered the blue book. Once the book arrive us, I will start to study and my course will start on 1st July. I am new in England. Before I came to England, I worked 5 years in Turkey and 6 months in Italy as...
  15. PJH2903

    Downlights lath and plaster ceiling advice please

    Been asked to put a load of downlights into a lath and plaster ceiling. Done plasterboard but not lath and plaster. Is it easy enough to do or will it be a right pain?
  16. stuarth

    Domestic MK 63amp RCD that fails Ix5 test everything else tests fine on the board

    I have a brand new MK 63amp RCD that fails Ix5 test everything else tests fine on the board, I tested with all circuits off everything unplugged so swapped it for another thinking must have a faulty one but the same result, it will trip at 50ms and ramp tested at 33ma, ze=0.18 what could be...
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    Trainee Apprentice tools and advice

    Hi all I am new to this forum and was just wondering any of your advice on tools and anything I should know as I start an apprenticeship next Monday doing most domestic and local leisure centre's Any advice really appreciated Dylan :)
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    Advice needed

    Hi guys I'm in massive need of advice cause as I feel like I'm smashing my head against a brick wall at the moment. Its a bit long winded but bare with me cause without the background I cant get to the issue. Having spent 15years in accounts I got made redundant and 2014 I decided to retrain...
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    Advice on getting back into the industry

    Evening Guys, I started training as an electrician when I left school at 16 but left the industry behind before I was fully qualified. At the time I wasn't really enjoying the work and thought I knew better, naively leaving the 9-5 behind to 'travel the world'. I completed my C&G level 2 and...
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    Domestic Electric knife: strange wiring: request advice

    The knife is Russell-Hobbs, ECO1255, model 13892. I work for a charity which receives (among other things) electrical goods which must be tested before we can give them to recipients. The PAT meter gave weird results: normally when the device being tested is switched off the meter says "lo...
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