1. D

    Help on what a question is asking off me

    Hey, so I've been given this question : Describe, with the aid of diagrams, a network configuration that could be using to connect a programmable controller system. To do this task, select one PLC network configuration that is commercially used on a typical PLC distributed system. I'm a bit...
  2. Pete999

    Glo in the dark screwdriver someone was asking about them

    CK TOOLS T49283PD VDE SLIM SCREWDRIVER SET 5 PIECE GLO IN THE DARK | eBay - CK dextro VDE slim glo, a while ago someone was enquiring about this item saw this in Mays PE
  3. D

    Saying hi, and asking lighting question...

    Hello, I'm new to the forum. This is a bit different - I'm not an electrician, but I'm working on a lighting project that might be interesting to electricians, so thought I'd come here to find out if it is (and apologies if it's not). I'll make a post in the lighting section to see if anyone...
  4. R

    Phone calls asking if I want to sell/know value of my Business

    Hi all, I`ve been trading for the last 8 years, in the last 8ish months I`ve been getting calls from firms asking if I would be interested in selling my business. Also getting calls saying that they have clients that want to invest in the area and would I sell or when I say no they ask whether I...
  5. E

    very tentative about asking this.

    Hi all, Ok let me get my concerns out of the way first… Every time I see someone ask for advice, especially when they are an ‘outsider’ so to speak, people seem to take great pleasure in shooting them down, telling them what they can’t do or not giving helpful advice in any shape of form. In...
  6. B

    Pictures needed

    Anyone got any pictures of before and after work need some for my college portfolio Cheers
  7. E

    Kitchen LED transformer requirement

    Got a string of 12v led bulbs with a total of 30w which I want to use one transformer. What size/type of transformer to power these would you suggest. cheers
  8. V

    Do you need an inspection and testing certificate

    If someone owns a house and is not renting it out but wants to live in it themselves do they by law need an inspection and testing certificate to move in
  9. gatuka

    pass mark %

    does anyone know the pass mark for initial verification
  10. telectrix


    A couple are asleep when a pounding is heard at their front door The man gets up and goes to the door where a drunken stranger, standing in the pouring rain, is asking for a push. "Not a chance," says the husband, "it is 3:00 in the morning!" He slams the door and returns to bed. "Who was...
  11. S

    How much capacity of a labelling machine is good?

    How can we decide that the capacity is good of labelling machine? what should it be?
  12. A

    Fuse breaking capacity

    where do you look to find the breaking capacity of fuses?
  13. P

    Trades Gateway

    Hello all, I have a Couple questions. 1:) Has anyone completed ANY practical training with Trades Gateway? 2:) Has ANYONE completed a course with them and if so how long did it take? I am asking as I am now on module 24 out of 40 and have not been offered any practical training and upon...
  14. A


    Dears Are RCBO used in 3 phase loads, and the other question is about using RCBO for loads located in hazardous area, is it an obligation or not Regards
  15. P

    PIR report

    elo guys, when filling out a PIR on the section about number and type of live conductors do we count the earth in a tncs system. so for example in a single phase system would we mark this as a single phase 2 wire or 3 wire?
  16. P

    registering for 2391 inspection and test

    Could anyone offer me advise on how to register. Approached Niceic and all they did was offer me the new 2394 / 95 training courses.
  17. S

    16mm T+E for Loft Extension, (en- suit shower. )

    Just wondering if any sparks out there would have any obligations or concerns about a proposed installation for loft conversion,, ( see drawing for details..).. Hear loads of conflicting theories about cable sizing for showers , some of them are borderline at best... and different...
  18. M

    What would you expect from a trainee ?

    Evening guys, im looking for a little bit of advice and guidance for my current situation please I currently work full time as a trainee electrician, and have had this job for the past 6 weeks while studying my 2365 level 2 at college on evenings what I would like to know, is from your...
  19. F

    conduit wiring

    been asked to look at job to add extra sockets in kitchen and install downlights house wired in metal conduit no rcd protection metal fusebox any ideas on adding sockets and lights appreciated
  20. R

    Power consumption for a 3 phase connection

    Sir Can you pls what is Power consumption for a 3 phase connection compared to a single phase Thanking you, Sudesh
  21. S

    Conduit bender

    hi guys im looking for a conduit bender (20mm and 25mm). i have seen them for sale on the internet but they were 527 pounds new. im not paying that much for a bit of metal that bends another bit of metal so if anyone knows of anyone selling one second hand please could you let me know please...
  22. mwigham85

    URGENT 2394 in 2 hours time!!!!!

    Hi I've got my 2394 in a couple of hours and a practise question was write a list of consumer units and protective devices cheapest to most expensive good and bad points for each. Plus if anyone knows of random stuff they might ask cheers
  23. M

    EICR on existing install

    hello all, help needed please. no paper work at all with this install, 7 years old. will i need to do full tests on every circuit then for EICR? will ph+n linked - cpc insulation (500v) test be sufficient? will that blow 12v transformers and dimmers? thanks
  24. P

    Nic eic assessment

    Got my nic eic assessment on thursday I'm doing the domestic installer scheme , really really nervous about any advice to settle my nerves would be much appreciated !! Thanks
  25. W

    CCNSG, EAKRING and BESC training?

    I'm seeing a lot of jobs online that are asking for these tickets at the moment, I know what the CCNSG ticket is and I'm thinking of putting myself through it, But from time to time they're asking for the other two as well... Any idea what they are? Usually it's for work in power stations so my...
  26. P

    what rcd amp size?

    hi, what RCD amp size to power an outbuilding that has 4 x 2 gang switches, 2 x 1800mm twin florensent lighting, 3 x outdoor flood lights, 1 x multi-gang single pole switch also im guessing it would be best to have another distrubution board out in the outbuilding? thanks you for any help...
  27. B

    Fuse ID

    Hello Main fuse only ID is "English Electric RO 80" . Got no pic but seemed similar size to a 1316. Never seen this make of fuse before, i presume its 80 amp but the carrier is marked 60 amp . Anybody shed any light please. And yes shouldnt be touching DNO property but its not for me its a...
  28. S

    help with lead generation for Solar Power

    We do apologise if this is the wrong forum to ask . We are asking for help in these areas of Sheffield and surrounding , blackpool and surrounding , North East and Norwich and surrounding , As we are generating new customers for residential Solar Power Energy very soon via face to face where we...
  29. S

    Design calcs, design criteria, or working drawings

    Hi all I'm in the process of joining elecsa part p and on my assessment day along with many other bits of paperwork they are asking to see a copy of the design calcs, the design criteria or drawings relevant to the work. When they say design calcs how much detail to you have to go into? Ie do...
  30. H

    Fitting Jobs Available South West

    Guys, I have approx 13 nice jobs in and around the South West. - I have the signed contract - I can get the kit (by 14th November) - I need reliable fitters looking for work who can; 1. Fit on a tight schedule & to a good quality 2. Register for MCS on day of completion (we are not registered...
  31. S

    switch -on

    Hi all back on night shift The current to a tungsten-fileament lamp at the moment of switch on = is it is lower than the running current or significantl greater than after a second or so
  32. B

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB Rates of Pay

    Good Morning Can you please advise on what the 2011 JIB rates of pay are for an Electrician & an Approved Electrician
  33. K


    Hi Im newbie to this site, was hoping to get some imormation. I need to draw a wiring and circuit diagram. The circuit is a simple one, Its a 20 A isolator being fed from a single phase consumer unit via 2 core SWA. My problem is what symbol to use for the isolator in the circuit diagram and...
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