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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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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
I'm not a sparks so i'm looking for some advice and help on a few issues. I've recently had all my sockets chased back and new switches chased in and some replaced as well as other work.
My first issue. I've had all my sockets moved up a few inches from there original locations to...
Long story short i had a friend helping me out with some DIY today and I have realised that he left the wiring like pictured. I have and voltage tester so i have worked out that the middle red wire is the live one.
Long story short they are now not working (i have tried some variations based...
Just a quick hello as a new member. I'm not an electrician and would like to
ask some questions, if I may, re house wiring/safety, audio hum etc., before calling in the calvary. I'm retired and live in NW London.
Hey guys I’m currently re wiring a dormer bungalow and decided to check the bathroom fitters electrical work
To my horror the dope decided to drill out notches in the beams instead of moving these four lights to a clear location
Can anyone help on how much strength has been lost due to this...
I am due to start the compex ex 01 - 04 at the end of June. From hearing back about a number of people who have failed the course it sounds like a tough, tricky course indeed. If you have any notes at hand to help with the course it would be great. Thanks. John
Hopefully some can explain this perplexing issue
I'll try and explain the situation as best I can, hopefully its not to rambling -maybe its common knowledge but I'll bow to anyones supperior understanding
During an EICR checked test button RCD would not trip - checked with tester no...
Hi all, just got hold of 2 12v 98amh deep charge batteries could someone advice the cheapest way to complete solar system. I want to use it at my allotment to power mist spray bench, grow lights in greenhouse a small water pump and possibly lights and stuff in shed. I assume the batteries would...
New to forum and enjoying reading the threads, all interesting, so..
Looking to re-wire my kitchen due to re-fit and some of you will be unhappy (understandibly) as I am not a qualified sparky, but I will notify building control and get the work certified and passed. This is simply an...
I'm after some advice /information about moving back into the installation industry.
I've been working in the electrical sector for 11 years now, I'm fully apprentice trained and qualified, C&G's, NVQ3, AM2, 17th Ed, JIB Gold Card etc...I've done most kinds of electrical installation work...
Hi All. So i am 30 years old and thinking to change my career. At this moment i am working for a builders merchant as a manager and earning 28k, but I really want to change my career. Thinking to lear electrician trade, but not sure how to start and where to start. I have a family and i need...
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