1. M

    236-1 and 3

    I achieved my 236-1 and 2 between the years 1992 and 1997. I have just received my AM2 certificate. I have been working as an electrician for over twenty years. Can I now apply for a jib card with what I’ve got or will I need to do an nvq3. thanks in advance.
  2. S

    UK Absolute minimal certs

    In the past I have fully rewired my own 4-bedroom house, including the ring, radial, two-way/3core+earth, multi-socket, and RCB main control box. When I had it inspected/certified the sparky told me that I had done a better job than many qualified sparkies, so I guess I understand the basics and...
  3. 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...
  4. L

    Certs for builders

    I have just done some work for a builder for a new house extension which consisted of, Additional sockets added to existing rfc Additional lights taken from existing lighting circuit. All tested with good results. I have sent a minor works to the home owner and the builder has asked me to...
  5. Phil L


    Hi Know it’s been asked before but can find them on the search, Has anyone any samples or editable certs for PAT testing Thanks
  6. N

    Grade D fire detection system annual certs?

    HMO property wants an annual periodic inspection cert for a grade D mains linked smoke alarm system. Far as I'm aware only installation and commisioning grade D fire detection system certs exists, and it's not actually recommended to give out annual periodics for these grade D smokes? Wiring...
  7. NDG Elecs

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Napit desktop certs Et Al

    Hi folks, I am trying to decide on the best 18th cert software package. I would like something that has a bit more uumpph than the standard forms. I have just downloaded the free trial of napit desktop and would appreciate any feedback from others - particularly any negatives. So far I kinda...
  8. B

    18th Edition Certificates

    Anyone know of any new 18th edition certs that work in Word and are reasonably priced?
  9. N

    Green Certs from NIC

    I'm with Stroma, but if someone wants a NIC condition report (and they just don't get it that NIC ain't the only ones), can I literally just buy the green books from NIC, complete the form and leave it with customer? I don't need to inform anyone after buying the green books, just complete and...
  10. buzzlightyear

    no test certs on this

    been to job to up grade a burglar alarm ,has the last spark fitted a nice amd3 consumer unit ,so this how it goes .customer can you up grade the alarm .yes ,the last sparky could not up grade it .ok . nice c/u, any test cert with that consumer unit . I have says the customer only this...
  11. R

    Advice needed on being able to issue Test Certs

    Hi I currently work for a electrical contractor company Ive got C&G 2330 installation etc... with gold card My gold card has currently run out but obviously the company won't renew it if i leave, how can i get this renewed? do i need to? I am looking to leave to and set up on my own but i...
  12. 8

    Eleccy work favors for brother requiring certs???

    Afternoon all. I sence I may get some abuse for this but here goes... I tried starting up self employed as an electrician a few years ago but basically the phone never rang, so after a slight gap I ended up on the books with an FM firm covering MoD sites etc as a spark, I negociated a good...
  13. J

    Level 3 certificates without Diary?

    Hi, Im after some help and advice. When i left school i went to college, acheived level 2 and 3 - certificates say: electrotrchnical technology installation (building and structres, insepction testing and commissionong, fault diagnosis and rectfication. Health and saftey, installation...
  14. Soulsurfer

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC online certs finally seems to be working !!

    So it seems after over a week at least in my case the online certs software seems to be working again...but trying to fill out an EICR for under 100A service and it keeps asking me crap about caravans etc.. ?? It's a bloody house not a caravan or motorhome !! I'm thinking I have filled out...
  15. 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...
  16. cprfenom

    Signed certs that are filled in badly

    Morning. A few points really and it's more due to a lack of understanding on what NICEIC will look for. They are as followed How critically will the inspector look at schedule of items inspected and tested? Ie - Ze is N/V on test sheet, but ticked on schedule as tested. If I have signed...
  17. Dave301

    Builder let customer down and no electrical certs or compliance certs

    I've been to a job tonight and cut a long story short he's been left without certificates for a new bathroom and CU change. But the company overseeing the inspection from a building regs side won't issue a completion cert without electrical certs and compliance certs. He's asked me if can issue...
  18. J

    Lost Certs Help! 2360 or 2351?

    Hi everyone! I've lost my certs and need to replace them, but can't figure out which ones I would have, and don't want to guess since C&G charge £44 a search whether they find it or not. I did my apprenticeship from 2001 to 2004. I know I did Electrical Installation Theory and Practice part 1...
  19. T

    Electrical Installation Certs

    hi all I am sure this question has been asked many times, however i would like some clarification please. is there a guide anywhere on here that explains to what extent you should fill in a full electrical installation test cert and what should be entered if you have only installed 1 additional...
  20. rolyberkin

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma E Cert Software

    Does anyone here use E Cert? This is the free cert software you get with Stroma membership, it is an okay bit of software but I keep having re inputting postcodes and other info into the cert, need to know if it is just crap software or I am doing something wrong?
  21. E

    Form filling on site And invoice software

    im looking at getting a tablet so I can fill out test certificates on site and maybe some invoicing software so I can also invoice at the end of the day. Also I find myself filling out certificates in my own time! When I'm starting to think I should be doing this in the customers time not mine...
  22. nicnic66

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma Worry - Don't bother, they're sound and normal and not just after you for your money!

    Just had my Stroma assessment. I just wanted to put all the guys minds at ease that are awaiting theirs. Went ok and I was pooing myself to say the least. (Who enjoys being interviewed about their job and knowledge) Had a guy called Gary who was very chilled and eased my nerves. Got a couple...
  23. dc-electrix

    Easycert - export schedule to excel/word etc

    Hi, Hoping someone who is familiar with Easycert can tell me how to export a DB schedule to excel/word. Apparently its been added as a feature in a recent update but I cannot for the life of me find how to do it. Any ideas? Otherwise I will email tysoft tomorrow for the answer.
  24. D

    Advice needed for ECS

    Hi all, I have recently applied for my ecs card and have been told that i dont have the certs i'm meant to have. Namely four components of the 236, I only have two, the 'assignments' and 'installation, commissioning, fault diagnosis'. I have my AM2, 2391, NVQ 2 & 3 and I know I never failed an...
  25. nicnic66

    Pre-assessment Certification.

    I am a new sole trader (after 12 years employed) and have only just sent off my NICEIC application, and I need a couple of questions answering please?? .I am contracting to a firm and they are giving me price work also which requires me to send quotes and E.I.C.R reports for possible rewires...
  26. polo1

    Certification of smoke/heat detector installation

    Guys/gals, in a domestic install of smoke/heat detectors, beyond issuing an EIC or Minor Works, do any of you also issue any other form of "fire alarm" certification? If yes, what do you issue? Many thanks.
  27. B

    First assessment

    Hi Guys, Just after some advice iv got my first assessment (stroma) coming up in just over a week, And I'm bricking it haha. I'm showing a rewire that i done recently So if any of you could give me an idea of what they look at and what need and what sort of things that they ask you would...
  28. Sintra

    Clik software

    Anyone using the NICEIC Clik software package? If so what do you think about it?
  29. T

    What software do you use?

    Hi Folks I'm getting fed up of writing all my forms out twice because I have the writing of a 4 year old. Also not naturally the most organised of people so thinking it will be easier for me to get some software. Not to mention it will be more professional! I'd ideally like something I can use...
  30. T

    Cert software

    I have used easy cert for 5 years. But I now have macs and the software is only compatible with Windows. Anyone use amtech? Does that run on Mac?
  31. GMES

    Best cert software

    I know there are a few threads out there but it's sunday morning, so I thought it was a steady thread to post. I am looking for the best software for doing all the certs. I have a bit of a mixed bag of stuff but really want something that is the bees knees, I know Pirform and easycert can be...
  32. GMES

    paper work day

    A couple of months ago I started a thread about dedicating 1 day a week to staying home and doing paperwork. Just to let you know it didn't go to plan, so now I have been forced to take today off to complete a mountain of certs, online payments, and general catch up. So I shouldn't really be...
  33. P

    Advice on certification software please

    Hello I posted about one year ago regarding certification software and would like an updated view please. I am an NICEIC contractor so would like to use this in some way or be able to use other software where I can place the logo etc on. I do not want to use the online cert on the NICEIC site as...
  34. S

    Help Needed Working Out Different Courses

    Hi all, I am very interested in a career change to becoming an electrician. As I have no prior knowledge, all the different courses offered via C&G have really confused me, and I was wondering if you guys could help me see through the mist. The NVQ Level 2 and 3 seem to be the most...
  35. M

    Installation certificates

    Hi I am a 45 year old electrician with 17th and 2392 and was registered with NIC domestic for 5 years I an now employed by a hotel chain for past 2 years and till now they have never done any testing only employ a firm to do periodics they are looking now to do some installation certs for the...
  36. D

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Joining Napit

    Hey. Im new to the forum! Heyy! I want to join Napit. I hear they require previous test certs and references from previous customers to join. I am joining Napit in order to write certs... How would i have any previous forms? Having never issued a cert to a customer, i also have no references...
  37. rustynails

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa Assesment

    Does anyone know if Elecsa are really strict on you not keeping copies of BS761 certificates? It'll be my second year with Elecsa in Jan and wanted to know what might happen if I don't have copies of every certificate I've given over the year, would it be a non-conformance and you get asked to...
  38. J

    Do I need to be ECA/NIC approved contractor to do work?

    Hi all, Wondered if anyone could possibly guide me on the right track. Ok, been in the trade for over 5 years now, got levels 2, 3, 2391, regs My own business is registered with Elecsa as domestic is my main work load. My old employer carried out work mainly on commercial and some...
  39. S

    ECR Unsatisfactory

    Hi guys i carried out an ECR last week and it had a few category 1, 2 and 3. Obviously resulting in a fail which wasn't great news for the client. They said well there's no point in giving us an unsatisfactory cert and asked if I could do the works and issue a satisfactory grade. So iv since...
  40. A

    Can I use domestic part p certificates in Scotland?

    I was just wondering if these certificates were acceptable to use in Scotland. Cheers!
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