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  1. C

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) certification

    HI so I have been asked to do the electrics for a loft conversion in a bungalow, it is minimal work 2 sockets a light and a smoke all of which will be coming of a current circuit so no new circuits. does this mean I can just issue a minor works certificate ? thanks
  2. S

    Working before joining trade association (SELECT/NICEIC)

    I am currently employed full time with a medium sized contractor in glasgow, scotland and am aiming to go self employed at some point in the next year. However my 2 preferred trade associations want you to be trading 6 or 12 months before theyll sign you up. The question is how does that work...
  3. G

    Best EV charging testing unit?

    Hi Guys, Completed an EV charging course a few months back. Looking to explore that growing corner of the market. My Megger 1720 multi function tester packed up recently. Always pretty happy with my Megger, but I'm looking to get a tester that has integrated EV testing and comes with its own EV...
  4. W

    Gold card help. Is there a way around this?

    Is there any other way I can get my hands on a gold card? All I have left to do is the portfolio of pictures and its become a right pain to do since I am self-employed. I've done my college, City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 & Level 3, and then I worked with my Dad for a few years, then I left my Dad...
  5. M

    Certsure tysoft EASY CERT cheat

    hi all got a block of flats to test ,am using easycert .90% of the information on the certs will be the same except for results etc is there a way of reusing the same cert but getting a different number for it every time?so i just want to change the flat door number etc each time but need a...
  6. B

    Downlignts In Bathroom - Type of Certification?

    In the process of changing 1 Pendant light in center of bathroom to 6 Downlights, would you do a Minor Works for this or a Full Certificate as it's in a Special Location. Also adding a Fused Spur (Outside Bathroom) to a Mirror(with Light) inside Bathroom, Again Minor Works?? Cheers
  7. D

    Stroma Certification Scheme Is there any way of getting around being registered to sign off work?

    I've bought all the power and hand tools, and am planning to start up on my own doing small electrical jobs for people as a sole trader with small steps, the problem I think i'm going to have is being able to sign off the work when i've done it, my friend at college is working for someone so...
  8. D

    Can’t click ‘complete certifcate’ button on NIC online certification and cant figure out why?????

    Can’t click ‘complete certifcate’ button on NIC online certification and cant figure out why????? its let me complete 3 others but wont let me do the last 1
  9. A

    Big motor heating problem

    Hi guys I have a big problem with 3-phase induction motor in star connection The motor power is 3-hp When the motor is starting periodically (many times per minute) it is over heating after 10 minutes from start of working. If the motor is in continuous operation it doesn't heat but if it...
  10. M

    Certsure EAL ASSESSMENT

    Good morning does anyone have any help or guidance on the EAL level 4 assessment please ? Any info greatfully received. Many thanks
  11. M

    certification

    I have recently completed a couple of kitchens and board changes as homers. I looking to see if theres any pdf certs i can download and edit to give certs. i have downloades the templates from IET but hoping to do something on the computer to make it a bit more presentable. Thanks
  12. spud1

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Why can’t I find the NICEIC online certification APP on my APP store anymore?

    Why can’t I find the NICEIC online certification APP on my APP store anymore? Has it been taken over by the Clik APP now? I can’t find any info on the websites giving clear guidance. Frustrating!
  13. D

    Certsure testing type a rcd

    fluke 1653b tester. carrying earth loop test on type a rcd tripping
  14. M

    UK Certification after remedial works

    Folks what certification would generally be issued to the client ,after completing remedial works originating from an EICR I am assuming the client would love to have the original EICR fully completed with the words Satisfactory on the front page But this is not always practible depending on the...
  15. J

    electrical back box install in a kitchen cabinet

    Hello Can please someone tell me if that (see pictures) is safe to do? That will be for the electrical hub. Thank you
  16. L

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) ECS application says grade is unsupported eventhough I have my certs?

    Hi. I'm trying to apply for an Electrical Labourer's card using my Level 3 2365 Electrical Installations (Buildings & Structures) certificate from City and Gills. I have passed the ECS health safety and environment assessment, but MyECS is still saying I am under-qualified for this grade. Am I...
  17. A

    Stroma Certification Scheme Part p for estate agents

    Anyone successfully work mainly for agents with part p with stoma or the like or are they all still stuck in the nic past? Only asking as I've just phoned nic to join and the attitude of the woman on the phone is a joke, as if shes doing me a favour so I'd rather go elsewhere but if peoples...
  18. xylophone

    How insistent should I be on type certification

    Hello forum members I am installing a Switch fuse unit bought from CEF. It’s a Proteus unit with a proteus branded main switch and Ferraz Shawmut fuseholder I queried the type certification for this combination because the images on the website had proteus on the fuseholder too but It wasn’t...
  19. Dan

    OFTEC Self-Certification As an electrician, do you feel you have enough independent competition between certification companies when it comes to renewal time?

    As an electrician, do you feel you have enough independent competition between certification companies when it comes to renewal time? (Poll total results are publicly visible - but NOT the actual individual votes - those are private and cannot be accessed via the forum software once the vote is...
  20. Dan

    Certsure Certsure: Where are the threads about Certsure?

    Certsure: Where are the threads about Certsure? Considering this company own pretty much all certification companies. And perhaps are trying to own the last couple to dominate the market? We don't have anymore than a single thread using the name 'certsure' in the title! What's that all about...
  21. Dan

    OFTEC Self-Certification The benefits of using an OFTEC registered 'competent person'

    The benefits of using an OFTEC registered 'competent person' One way to avoid these problems is to have your heating equipment installed by an OFTEC registered heating technician. Before joining OFTEC, all technicians must complete an approved training course and are inspected regularly by...
  22. Dan

    Stroma Certification Scheme Is STROMA now owned by NAPIT, and Certsure own ELECSA, NICEIC and...

    Is STROMA now owned by Certsure along with NAPIT, NICEIC and ELECSA? Edit: NAPIT took over Stroma. Certsure operate NICEIC, ELECSA and NICEIC Cerifications. Somebody did correct me the other day when I got this wrong. But I can't remember whether I was wrong in saying Certsure do own them, or...
  23. Dan

    ELECSA Certification Scheme ELECSA Certification Scheme Discussion, Advice, Tips, Criticism - From and by Electricians in the UK

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Discussion, Advice, Tips, Criticism - From and by Electricians in the UK This area of the forum isn't for flaming. Or moaning because they've increased their price on you. But for constructive criticism. If they increased their price, what is it that you get less of...
  24. Dan

    BECSA Competent Person Scheme (CPS) BECSA Competent Person Scheme Discussion, Advice, Tips, Criticism - From and by Electricians in the UK

    BECSA Competent Person Scheme Discussion, Advice, Tips, Criticism - From and by Electricians in the UK This area of the forum isn't for flaming. Or moaning because they've increased their price on you. But for constructive criticism. If they increased their price, what is it that you get less...
  25. Dan

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB Certification Scheme Discussion, Advice, Tips, Criticism - From and by Electricians in the UK

    JIB Certification Scheme Discussion, Advice, Tips, Criticism - From and by Electricians in the UK This area of the forum isn't for flaming. Or moaning because they've increased their price on you. But for constructive criticism. If they increased their price, what is it that you get less of as...
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    NAPIT Certification Scheme napit code 2/3

    hi guys i spoke to nappit recently after reading their codebreakers book,it said code 2 for all cables which are buried in the wall less than 50mm deep not rcd protected.i then said when doing a eicr i have always coded lighting circuits not rcd protected as code 3, he then said you would have...
  27. gutterball

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC offline?

    Hi, anyone else having trouble logging into the nic certificate site. It's been giving me a cannot connect timed out error since about 11 this morning.
  28. M

    Certification software

    Looking for some Certification software to use on mobile/tablet anybody recommend a good one,ease of use a must. trying to make life easier!!
  29. D

    Minimum electrical certification

    Hi Guys. Was curious to know what the minimum certification required to legally work domestically? And if there are any fast track courses? Thanks
  30. Sparksaflyin

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Tips for my first niceic inspection

    Hi people. I’ve got my first niceic inspection in a few weeks. Any advice on what to expect? What type of installations to show them? Any tips to get through it smoothly would be greatly welcomed. Thanks fellas ( and girls )
  31. Benchaffey

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma

    Currently a 3 month waiting time for new applications....
  32. PJH2903

    Stroma Certification Scheme SPD calculation / Stroma annual assessment

    I've got my annual Stroma assessment next week and the job I am taking them to is a board change. I have not fitted an SPD as by my calculations it was not a requirement (plus a tight customer would not want the extra cost) I don't think it will be a problem but am just looking for reassurance...
  33. eleanor jones

    Stroma Certification Scheme Napit or Stroma?

    Napit or Stroma? Completed 18th edition, 2365 level 2 and 3 Pat testing four years later on. Shadowed electrician worked on commercial and domestic with Agency. whom should I join ? Any recommendations? And Why?
  34. D

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Another JIB/ECS card update

    Seems you are now required to get your photo verified when applying for or renewing a card. Supposed to be a form you can download to get it filled in by someone. Section 2 Identification Photograph All applicants must complete this section and supply a new photograph. (Unless you had your...
  35. Dan

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Welcome, elecsas1983

    Welcome to ElectriciansForums.net, @elecsas1983.
  36. D

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) News for JIB card holders.

  37. Leesparkykent

    Stroma Certification Scheme NAPIT bought out Stroma?

    Are the rumors true? If it is, I can only see that as being a bit of a blow to Stroma registered......
  38. the pict

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC site down again !!!!!

    I was going to go off on one but what's the use so sod them let them have their bank holiday week end and sort it on Tuesday poor things must be cream crackered I mean a 35 hour week must be exhausting with at least 10 weeks between holiday week ends lasting from Friday to Mondays, maybe one...
  39. Diver233

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC 2391 no exam is this normal ?

    Advice gladly accepted. So I’ve spent well over £1000 and loads and loads of time studying for the City and Guilds 2391 exam with the NICEIC. Did the course last week and took and passed the multi choice test on the fourth day, with the practical and written test left to do. I was told when I...
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