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  1. B

    UK No Building Installation Certificate

    We had electrical work carried out by a NICEIC electrician in early 2016. We are now selling the property and have been asked for the Building Installation Certificate which we weren't given and didn't know we needed it. I have the Electrical Installation Report and have searched on NICEIC...
  2. E

    Consumer unit change

    Hi, I'm a recently qualified electrician and my parents need their consumer unit replacing as they are having a new bathroom and they currently have an old rewirable fuse board so obviously no electrical work can be carried out to it. The installation has no bonding present and 16mm tales...
  3. S

    Is certificate part of installation?

    I don’t want to see my sister ripped off, so I thought I’d ask a quick question of you guys if I may? My sister had underfloor heating installed in bathroom with new circuit. The electrician said he would get her a minor regs certificate which She needs to uphold the underfloor heating...
  4. L

    Electrical Test Certificate

    Good morning all, I have recently carried out a rewire on a one bedroom house and installed a new DB. As I am not part of a CPS I cannot complete an EIC for the install so was going to get someone who I know to do this for me. The property owner now has a cash buyer to but the house and is...
  5. mydigitalhome

    Lightning Protection Certificate

    Hello Guys, Hope you can help do any of you have a sample lightning protection certificate that you can send me? I'm working on a site away from home not back for a few weeks and need to refresh my memory on things I need to do. Just had the client make this request so was not prepared for it...
  6. Jimjamyaha

    Building control / works certificate

    Hi, In 2005 would building control / works certificate have been required for a new / extending kitchen wiring, new ceiling lights and oven installation? In 2007 would building control / works certificate have been required for new ceiling lights, sockets, replacement of electric shower and...
  7. J

    2391-52 Certificate

    Hello, Does anyone know of City and Guilds certificates taking long to arrive? In particular Inspection and testing 2391-52? Me and other lad did the course back in the beginning of March and we still haven't received a certificate yet? Passed the online exam and the tutor said we passed...
  8. C

    Part P Certificate not provided

    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...
  9. J

    EICR certificate

    On an installation there are two main switch’s one in a 12 way DB, another is an exel switch fuse supplying two DB’s. What would you put down as the main switch on the cert on page 2? Thanks
  10. M

    Electrical Certificate

    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...
  11. C

    Issuing and installation certificate

    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...
  12. S

    18th Edition cert issue

    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...
  13. R

    Electrical Installation Condition Report, not a Certificate

    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...
  14. E

    Certificate Required?

    Hi All, 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...
  15. N

    Certificate for additional certificate

    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...
  16. B

    Minor works certificate

    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...
  17. happysteve

    Kewtech KT63 MFT with calibration certificate

    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...
  18. B

    Which certificate???

    Adding SWA from IP rated panel to IP box for WIFI, Minor works certificate for this? New switch in panel and socket in IP WiFi box
  19. John Preston

    Do you need a calibration certificate on new equipment?

    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?
  20. Zdb

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Minor works certificate (18th edition)

    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. thanks
  21. B

    Should I have a 'Completion of Apprenticeship' Certificate

    Hi guys. 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...
  22. B

    Which certificate????

    Did a job last week, DNO added new 80A fuse and isolator, so I’ve tailed into new IP rated box that has 80A 60898 MCB that feeds another distribution unit, what certificate would you of done?
  23. D

    Certificate for replacing a main 200amp isolator

    Hi Guys just replaced a 200 amp main isolator in a factory along with a replacement 3 phase board should you do an installation cert or a minor works as it's like for like
  24. C

    Completing a domestic electrical installation certificate

    It asks for type of wirering what do i write only room on form for one letter
  25. K

    Certificate for garden installation.

    HI all. 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...
  26. H

    Your thoughts on this Domestic Electrical Installation Certificate

    Can you please give me your thoughts on this Domestic Electrical Installation Certificate I have received? Page 2 is blank. Thanks in advance
  27. O

    Certificate Software - time to change?

    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...
  28. D

    Which certificate for RCD replacement

    Hi Guys sorry if this has already been discussed at some point but recently carried out a condition report and gave it unsatisfactory as the rcd was not tripping. I was asked to rectify this so changed the rcd now. Now there are a king for a cert to say this has been done to I issue a new...
  29. J

    How long until you receive AM2 certificate??

    hi, Does anybody know roughly how long the AM2 certificate takes to arrive on the post, after you found out that you have been successful?? Cheers
  30. sham

    looking through previous certificate and have a question about disconnection time.

    On a domestic inspection and testing certificate or conditional reports, I always put maximum disconnection time permitted by BS7671 as 0.4 sec. I've been given a testing job for an HMO property and on the previous conditional report, the maximum disconnection time of 0.4 sec is only given for...
  31. A

    Does this work need a certificate?

    Hi all, I replace about 30 lights from 2D to led, I'm under this impression I don't need to issue a certificate for this as it's only maintenance, am I wrong because the company are now chasing for a certificate Many thanks
  32. R

    City & Guilds 9848-51 Certificate in High Voltage Operational Safety

    Hi, has any one done the City & Guilds 9848-51 Certificate in High Voltage Operational Safety my boss wants me to be the site SAP, is this the course for it?
  33. T

    Electrical safety certificate and downlights

    Hi, If a house is fitted with non-fire rated downlighters between the ground and first floor back when this was common, should they need to be replaced before the property could get a safety certificate? Cheers, Tom
  34. Gavin John Hyde

    Type C or B rcbo? & Results on a CU change certificate

    Been to quote for a job this morning, The house has 2 CU's one is eco7 for 5 storage heaters, the other was upgraded in 2009 and all wylex rcbo's. Meter tails, bonding all up to scratch, the DNO upgraded the cutout to PME in 2009 with the previous work. The owner is going to have the heaters...
  35. S

    Which electrical installation certs are required?

    Hi all, I'm Shawn and having my ground floor flat I just purchased, refurbished. Doing most work myself to save money however leaving plumbing/electrics to the professionals. I've had a few electricians around to quote and am being told different things by each of them regarding which...
  36. Z

    No longer registered but need to issue a certificate for a rewire / new install?

    So last year I doing a rewire / new install for a customer. They'd moved into a property they were renovating while living in, and I was rewiring it over the course of many months here and there, slowly removing old install and installing the new bits side by side, to be connected to the supply...
  37. M

    Certification advice?

    Basically a property has two electrical supplies. (It used to be two flats, now one property). Client wants to keep both consumer units, with one as a sub main off the other. There is not a whole amount on the top floor board as the kitchen etc is downstairs. So a 40/50A submain will be more...
  38. Y

    NIC Certificate query

    In the process of selling a house that requires NIC certification, the house was rewired a number of years back to the 16th edition regulations. The dwelling has a TN-S supply with a split board. The lighting, first floor ring main and cooker not protected By an RCD. All other circuits (shower...
  39. sham

    Certificate just to change switch

    I've been told at my new job that I need to conduct a minor cert if I replace Electric shower, light switch, and socket etc. I always believed a cert was for addition to a circuit. It is my new job I have not debated this yet. It is just too much time consuming to do a cert just to replace a...
  40. G

    Can i issue a Minor works certificate

    Having recently passed Domestic installers exams but not having set up a business or not yet working for an electrician, if i do some minor work for a family member, can i issue them with a Minor Works certificate i.e. with no company name on the document?
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