Following 4 years of study I have completed level 3 2365, 2391, 17th edition, Solar photovoltaic BPEC and recently AM2. I have a full UK driving licence and am currently looking for onsite experience through which to complete the level 3 NVQ. I have the CK Electricians premium toolkit...
My consumer unit is in my garage and the cables (approx 12 cables - 10 circuits) go through the ceiling. There is a huge hole where the cables are and the room above suffers from drafts. I'm wondering what I could/should do with these cables. As it's a garage, there should really be fire...
I'm trying to find a way to delay the lights coming on after the switch is turned on - this is so I don't disturb my wife when I go to our ensuite bathroom which has the light outside the room. I've thought of 4 ways:
1) Put a pull switch inside the bathroom - it's not our flat, so that would...
Got one of those awkward customers. 3000k is too yellow, 4000k is too white. Has anyone seen anything in the middle? To go in standard BC fitting pendants and put out about 800lm, and dimmable.
A search round my usual go-to's (CEF, QVS, TLC, Screwfix, Amazon) has been unsuccessful.
As the title suggests, I'm coming to the end of my level 3 2365 course and want to start putting it into action.
Experience is more important to me than money, so if you can spare time to allow me to learn, it'll be worth it for both of us.
Is there a way to move a drilled hole in ceiling slightly to the right without drilling another hole. I need to suspend a light ceiling lamp and want to avoid drilling another hole if possible. I am imagining something like this:
So effectively I am looking for a flat...
As the title, does any one know of any companies in and around the area potentially taking blokes on or a bloke in this case?
Reason for asking is, one of my oppo’s has been dealt a shi’ite hand and is in need.
Any help or avenues of approach greatly appreciated.
I am currently looking to gain some experience, whilst I am studying, I am immediately available and can work any hours that are needed.
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I recently bought a new place, and it has some old fashioned dado rail around the living room and the first thought that came into my head was RGB LED strips in the dado rail going around the entire room.
I've measured the total LED strip length being approx 1306cm.
Also the approx...
Hello, back again, looking for some more on site experience with REGULAR work.
Most recent experience working with a local napit registered electrician covering domestic and light commercial work.
I have my own hand tools, testers, brand new powertools from wall chaser, sds, multitool, impact...
Am living on the Wirral and looking for work as a Mate. Have 18th Edition and ECS Card as trainee. Am very practicle, come from a welding/fabrication background, done pneumatics and electrical work on HGV Trailers and not scared of a bit of hard work. Just need a chance, very reliable.
Hi everyone, I am a complete noob when it comes to electrical wiring but here we go. I need some advice, we have installed four street lights around our outdoor sand arena for pony riding. The lights are the standard street lights, they have 2.5 wiring in them already so would it be ok to go...
I am currently finishing my level 3 2365 at college. I currently live in London but will be moving to Banbury, Oxfordshire in December. I completed my 17th edition in February and have 3 years experience in domestic electrical work. I’m willing to undertake any aspect of electrical work. Also...
Hello I’m Steve, new to the forum. I’m looking at getting back into the electical trade. I did c+g 2361, 2362 years ago. I’ve recently got my ECS card. Have done lots of bits and pieces in the past, and am now working as a gas main layer. I’ve had enough, and want to become a electrician. From...
I'm 29 years old, I have worked in retail since school, its paid just enough to get by but that's as far as it goes. I have a young family and want to be able to give them much more than I am currently able to. After a lot of saving and sacrificing I paid to do an EAL level 2 evening course back...
and just found my Deed of Apprenticeship and City and Guilds Certs as well as my JIB membership from 1982/85 when I was youthful and good looking with a full head of hair.......
Are they still of any use or should I make copies and sell them to Eastern Europeans?
I have recently completed the level 2 and 3 C&G 2365 and the C&G 2382 (17th Ed). I am looking to work with a local electrician to gain experience in the industry - possibly to also start building my NVQ portfolio with.
I have 4 years of experience as a skilled labourer with property renovation...
What voltage should be used in the UK for a magnetic contactor?
240V, 230V or 220V
I know over voltage and under voltage can lead to the coils being burnt out over time.
From the wall I am drawing in around 235V but when being used it drops around 225V-230V.
Is it still wise to buy the 240V...
**HEATING GURUS** Swapped a wireless stat to a wired one due to connectivity issues the customer was having. The boiler is a ferroli domicompact f24d and the new Stat is a select thermsave, bog standard room stat. Now ever since the boiler is showing a F9 fault and producing no hot water, which...
1st post here. Just bought a house which is to be extended, and renovated. Based in Ireland, and unfortunately have no friends or family with expertise in this area.
I have uploaded the house plan. The extension to the rear is a kitchen, and we will make no major alterations to the...
do you know what is/are the implications if their is a mismatch of Nameplate Isc and the actual Isc from string that you will be testing. say, Module Isc : 9.08A and by site testing you only get around 3A ?
So thinking of getting the Sony VR kit for my PS4, from what I have heard it's a game changer for the way your feel immersed in your gaming to the extent its scares the hell out of you, so anyone else thinking of getting one or has and can give us some feedback?
Looking to move our TV and the myriad of accompanying boxes and cables that comes with it from the corner of our lounge, as that's where the sockets are now, into the area around the middle of the our bay window. I'm looking for a, trendy brushed whatever, 4 gang socket box.
Any idea as to...
Just looked at a job
customer owns/works in a small office/shop- also owns the flat above- currently 1 flat over 1st and 2nd floors.
He is turning the flat into 1 studio flat and another flat. so total renovation and me to rewire.
current metering arrangement as follows...
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I'm looking for some help/guidance with the prices I've put together for a new build development
of 30 houses, I've not yet submitted my bid as I'm looking for some constructive feedback from
anyone who has experience pricing this type of work.
Job is based in Scotland.
I've not had much...
Hi all, was looking some advice on using a solar panel to heat water through summer months.
Instead of a large PV arrangement I was hoping to buy a single panel that could output max 250w, and connect it directly to water heater via change over switch.
My immersion heater is rated at 2500w and...
Dear all, I've got my Competent Persons Scheme assessment with Stroma coming up and I wondered if anyone could give me some advice on what their hot topics are.
I'm flapping a bit because this will be the first time I've been through this as I've always worked with someone else.
Not stricly an electrical question so apologies if this is the wrong place to ask...
Has anyone ever come accross a dividing wall which appears to be solid/thick plasterboard? Drilling in for fixing trying to feel for the cavity and drill bit emerged in room next door. Wall seems to be...