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Hi all, desperately looking for some help/advice here. We’ve just undertaken a big home renovation using a builder who is a qualified electrician. We have hit some issues with the build work and are terminating contracts with some outstanding work and remediation of some plumbing issues. Problem...
Hi guys looking for some advice. I recently had an extension added and new lighting was added. Building control have asked for an electrical certificate. The electrician is providing one for the changes to the lighting but not for the power as no changes were made to this. I was wondering if...
I had an emergency call out to replace a consumer unit, (used a fully 18th edition compliant board) when compiling the installation certificate your not allowed any limitations.
now i know the rest of the house does not need to conform to 18th edition standards but The house is a large house so...
Can anyone help as I have taken my 18th edition but the employer I took it with has refused to send the certificate.
They have sent an email of the certificate and I have forwarded this to ECS to update my card but they have put this on hold, for some reason. I no longer work for this company...
I have been trying out a few popular softwares which greatly assist in preparing the EICR following a periodic inspection. Problem is, most of these softwares produce an EICR with a "Certificate" reference, which might mislead the owners/clients into understanding that the EICR is a certificate...
I'm a bathroom fitter and have been asked to provide a cert for installing a LED mirror with integrated shaver socket onto an existing shaver socket feed.
I normally get it installed and certified by an electrician when installing a new feed, but in this instance as the feed was...
say I installed a new cooker cercuit to an existing installation and the customer wants a certificate for the work done do i need to test all the other circuits and record all results for the full instal or just test the circuit I installed and record that also if ther is no main bonding to gas...
Changed 4 way hook up box with individual 16A RCBOs in box,
Part 1 is description of works all good
Part 2 is earthing and bonding yes
Part 3 Circuit details so this is what feeds the box? And the fuse/mcb
Part 4 is test results for circuit altered or extended so these are my results for feed...
Used Kewtech KT63 MFT, with leads, hard case, instructions, and calibration certificate dated 12/03/2019 (i.e. last week). Purchased October 2014, used until about September last year.
Great little tester, simple, small and lightweight (will not give you neck-ache!). Only takes 4x AA batteries...
I've been looking at buying some new test equipment and have noticed that there is always an option to buy with or without a calibration certificate. (extra cost involved) Surely if the equipment is "brand new" then you shouldn't need it... or am I wrong?
I use my own MEIWC that I based on the NICEIC's version below:
Can someone confirm if the NICEIC are using the same certificate or if it has changed due to the 18th edition.
Also if it has changed, please could someone upload a scan on the newer version for me to use as a template.
I completed my apprenticeship back in 2009, just now getting round to applying for my ECS gold card and I've noticed that I have no Completion of Apprenticeship certificate. I have my NVQ LVL3, AM2 and LVL3 in Electrotechnical Technology.
The company I completed my apprenticeship...
Sorry if this is in the wrong place.
Dec 6 2017 we had a garden installation form a local registered electrician.
This was power taken from the consumer unit in my garage.Down to a security light halfway down the garden on a wooden post.With a double socket also fitted to the post.Also...
I've been using PIRform / Shineforms for many years now - it costs about £90 per year but has a few irritating niggles....... and my annual subscription is due in about 3 years.
So with the 18th Edition just around the corner is it time to change software?
Key things for me are :
PC based - I...
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