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    2360 electrical certification

    Hi hope someone can help , I did my 2360 parts 1&2 between 1998 & 2001 I have the following part 1 units Electrical installation theory part 1 assignments- pass Electrical installation theory part 1basic installation practices and technology pass Associated electronics technology - pass I...
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    Charity requires premises inspection/certification in Alconbury, Huntindonshire

    A charity I assist requires an inspection, test and certification of the fixed wiring in its recently refurbished premises on the old Alconbury Airfield site in Huntingdonshire. There is a new 3 phase main switch and distribution board into which mostly existing circuits have been connected, and...
  3. Michaelwgroves

    Stroma Certification Scheme Gas and Electric in same underground duct

    I need to run gas and electric in underground duct in garden. This is not the supply side, it is the customer side. Wetpants says his regs say "should be 25mm apart for maintenance" I would argue "should" is not "must". Also it mentions for maintenance. You can't maintain a cable 2ft under in...
  4. D

    Feeder pillar

    Hi All, Where I can buy descent feeder pillar except Lucy and Schneider. Minimum 6 ways with a max 200 A rating .
  5. gazdkw82

    DNO/supplier/meter certification

    Brother in law phoned me, he said he is being passed from person to person about a certificate. He has had his cutout changed by western power at the request of southern electric in preparation to change his meter. Southern electric are now saying they require a certificate from western power...
  6. K

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Joining NAPIT - requirements and questions

    Hi Guys. Napit sent me an email with requirements for my first assessment via zoom. Does anyone have any idea what they can ask me for 2 hours !?! Especially I have on site assessment next day. Also they asked me to prepare: Thank you for confirming this ‘office’ meeting. Please make the...
  7. A

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Napit Ist Assessment

    Hi, does anyone have any ideas of work I could do I my own home for a 1st assessment. Struggling to think of anything that need doing. Something that you've already used for your own assessment. Thanks.
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    ELECSA Certification Scheme Does a rewire have to have the electrical installation cert done by an NICEIC registered electrician ?

    Hi everyone first time asking on this so sorry if it’s been asked before. I’ve been asked to carry out a rewire in a private house and I’ve recently started my own company so I’m not registered with NICEIC or SELECT as I’m in Scotland. I’ve read conflicting reports that I can and can’t provide...
  9. M

    UK android certification software

    hi all im new to this forum. Could anyone recommend a good android mobile certification app. I am NAPIT registered and have been told its not very good i was recommend Icertifi but its ios only from what i can see
  10. Bear

    Select (Scottish) Certification Scheme Question on volt drop from 2391

    Hi all, I have worked out the volt drop on other questions using the formula mVxAxM. had no issues, but this question below has just fried whats left of my brain, I have the answer because i got it wrong, but how do you work this one out?? Being Dyslexic i do sometimes read the questions all...
  11. H

    What notification/certification is required for new Garage/Workshop

    My dad is knocking down his old out buildings, garage and small workshop, and having a new all in one built with a second storey to be utilised for storage area. The electrical supply and cable will be the same as was used for the original buildings which was fitted approx 20 years ago coming...
  12. D

    EICR Certificate not issued. Not all circuits RCD protected rated C2

    Hello, I've recently had an EICR done on my 2 bed house which is a residential let. This house is about 25 years old built by Charles Church. The EICR has not been issued due do C2's, there were no C1's Email with C2s ratings for 1) Not all circuits RCD protected, 2) Bathroom light is a bare...
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    NAPIT Certification Scheme Work for assessment

    Hi. I've got all my qualifications and want to do more work for myself. The only work I've got to show for assessment on the cps scheme is work I've done as a subcontractor on new builds. These are houses I've done from start to finish, but the certificates have been done by the company that I...
  14. R


    PLEASE HELP WE ARE AT RISK OF FURE OR SHOCK THIS IS A CODE 1,I’m disabled got no electricity in flat landlord cut it off since November 2019 to evict me fire in electrical cupboard
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    Help with certification

    Hi, Hope all are well, I just need clarification on a job Ive done with regards to the certification. I have wired an extension to house which includes a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. The old house is installed to 17th edition. The extension has a new DB that the extension circuits are...
  16. C

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Pat Tester and testing help please

    Hi all, new to this forum and could do with some advice re Pat Testing. As the new law relating to EICR's to the private rented sector is coming up, I'm getting calls from my clients about the inspections but now they are also starting to enquire about having PAT testing done. I'm fully...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
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    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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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
  23. K

    UK How does it usually take to get your certification for a completed nvq3, so impatient to send of for my gold card 😂😂

    Nvq3 certificates and electrician grading on jib gold card
  24. 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...
  25. 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
  26. 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...
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    Good morning does anyone have any help or guidance on the EAL level 4 assessment please ? Any info greatfully received. Many thanks
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    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
  29. 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!
  30. D

    Certsure testing type a rcd

    fluke 1653b tester. carrying earth loop test on type a rcd tripping
  31. 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...
  32. 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
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
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