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  1. Pretty Mouth

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC competent person scheme for domestic EICRs

    Not sure this has been posted on the forum yet, thought it may be of interest. It appears NICEIC are launching a CPS for electricians carrying out EICRs in the domestic sector: http://www.niceic.com/join-us/private-rented-sector-scheme Looks like it's an add-on, as you already have to be...
  2. A

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Filling out online NICEIC Cerys with an iPad.

    Hi, I've recently moved from paper certification to online. All works ok with my laptop but can't seem to click on options with the iPad! Any ideas greatly welcome.
  3. Q

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Joining to NICEIC

    Hi everyone, I am planing to join Domestic Installer with NICEIC. And I am thinking to demonstrate my own home for assessment. I will change consumer unit and install a new light circuit and notify to building control via third party. I just wonder this is acceptable? I know I can ask this...
  4. B

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Who's best and why ? ...

    Hey guys... Just about to sign up to a new scheme ... And was wandering who to go with ... NICEIC being the favourite for many reasons but also the most expensive ... Has anyone got any recommendations regards other schemes .. thanks
  5. J

    NICEIC Certification Scheme PAT testing with NICEIC

    Hi there. As I understand NAPIT approved contractors automatically are able to carry out PAT testing with there yearly subscription. Do NICEIC approved contractors get the same benefit? I'm currently just a domestic installer and would have to pay an extra £450+VAT per a year for PAT testing!!
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. FatAlan


    Got my ELECSA annual assessment on Friday. Doing it on-line. Been brought forward a week as the assessor, who is apparently one of a number who are technically self employed is being kicked into touch by CERTSURE due to the current crisis! Pardon my ignorance but has anyone had a refund on...
  9. Floody

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Skype Assessment because of COVID-19

    Just thought id let people know i've just completed my NICEIC assessment via Skype, because of the virus. Was fairly straight forward, he contacted me a few days before to get what he needed via email to make things smoother, really lovely fella. Asked a few technical questions about...
  10. S

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Certificate missing items is this ok?

    Hi All I just have my Kitchen done with new sockets, lights etc and they have provided a certificate with only the hob and cooker and it says its an addition. Would this not come under new and should they included the new lights, light switches installed and plug sockets? I don't want to cause...
  11. Floody

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Assessment is end of month

    Hey folks. My assessment is at the end of the month. Going to show the assessor my own CU upgrade at my home (which will be completed before he arrives) Other domestic work I've completed has mainly been for a mate who runs his own company so I dont want to step on his toes and get the NIC in to...
  12. S

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Can i issue an EIC?!

    Hi lads, Im new to the forum but have a question I think i already know the answer to. Ive been a qualified electrician for 10 years now, work as a sole trader for a few different people every year, ranging from new build housing to shop fitting ect. My question is... My sister needs her...
  13. J

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NARIC help

    Hi guys I received this message from NARIC Thank you for your application for a Statement of Comparability. We note from your application that you may be intending to use this document to apply for a CSCS / JIB-PMES card. The standard Statement of Comparability will not be accepted by CSCS...
  14. A

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Niceic logo

    hi all, is anyone out there niceic DI only but uses the logo without the "domestic installer" written underneath. I would like to register to sign off my domestic stuff legally but dont really want to give the impression that I'm only a DI (as I'm qualified in both domestic and commercial...
  15. A

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Cheapest part p

    I know this question has been asked in the past but not for some time so I'm looking for the cheapest in 2020? Stroma where by far the cheapest but have now merged with napit. It appears napit and niceic are both similar prices. Are these the cheapest or has anyone else out there found a better...
  16. M

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NIC assessment major worries

    Hi Guys, I've got my NIC Domestic Installer assessment coming up in a few weeks and am a little concerned about it. I signed up over the phone, signed and returned the forms, but after re-reading them, I'm a little (lot) concerned. As I don't hold an NVQ L3, the form mentions I require a...
  17. A

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Qualifying Supervisor rates

    I have been offered a qualifying supervisor role for a large uk company and I want to know is what the rate is in different areas England(north & south), Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & Irish Republic?
  18. 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...
  19. M


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

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Terminate NIC EIC membership

    HI - I am currently registered with the NIC EIC - Domestic installer, which also includes the Part P certification. I am muling over the idea of terminating the membership, but I wish to remain Part P registered in order to still practice legally. Is this possible and how do i go about it...
  21. P

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Nic assessment

    Hi all I have my nic-eic assessment Thursday I think I’m all prepared but just wondering from your past experiences what I could expect. It’s Domestic Installer I’m doing. Thanks in advance.
  22. Q

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Do I have to notify before assessment

    Hi everyone, I am planing to join Competent Person Scheme through any provider. I checked NICEIC requirements, it says “In order to demonstrate how you have complied with BS 7671 your Assessor will need to review the following certi cates and reports during your assessment: -A sample of...
  23. U

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Working without Certificate ? (Need Information)

    Hi dear friends, Firstly sorry my english skill if it's bad:) I've a special condition and need some more information. I've a company in my country (registered sub-contractor of GE, ABB, etc.) and provide automation engineering for high and medium voltage systems. But for some reasons I moved...
  24. 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!
  25. D

    Certsure testing type a rcd

    fluke 1653b tester. carrying earth loop test on type a rcd tripping
  26. 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
  27. 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...
  28. D

    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...
  29. 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.
  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. Dan

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Welcome, elecsas1983

    Welcome to ElectriciansForums.net, @elecsas1983.
  32. 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......
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. C

    NAPIT Certification Scheme NAPIT, NICEIC & UKAS questioned by MPs

    The below video is quite funny and makes the regulation by private companies quite funny... but slightly worrying.
  36. T

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Periodic Assessment Info

    Hi I have my first annual assessment next week. I have yet to do my 18th but have the reg book. Is there anything new since last year as to what the inspector is looking for? Paperwork wise I have everything up to date but im wondering about the site visits and if I will be missing some new regs...
  37. NDG Elecs

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Napit Mobile 0 - Pen & Paper - 1

    Did half an EICR this morning, finishing it off tomorrow night. I tried Napit Mobile for the first time. What an annoying counterintuitive process it is. Can't skip between different parts of the form. Filled in the origins section no problem, pressed submit, but then what? I don't know! Does...
  38. S

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC 18th Edition Software

    I am having problems with the new software and wondered if perhaps a wiser head than mine can help me work around the problem Basically the new software is rubbish and the NICEIC couldn't be less helpful and it took 3 phone calls for the relevant department to admit to their being a problem -...
  39. 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
  40. 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...
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