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    certificating one circuit

    hi all. im new to the forum and have a quick question. i have applied to join the niceic domestic installer scheme after starting up on my own this month and have my assessment in a months time so id like this question answered. i am certificating one new cooker circuit added to an existing CU...
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    Help with stage 3 logbook entries

    H everyone I need help to complete my log book entries, I got made redundant and I am a bit rusty on how to complete them. Help would be much appreciated thanks.
  3. haptism

    Anyone ever worked direct for NHS

    Hi, ive got a possible job as a "electrical assistant" working direct for the NHS. I know the pay wont be great but Im hoping the scope of work there might be enough for me to complete a NVQ3. I was (before this possible job) going to get a mate job and complete the NVQ that way; so anyhow I...
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    Am2 for 2356

    Would it be possible to use the am2 as evidence in a nvq2356 portfolio?
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    Hello , this may have been asked before but have not stumbled upon it yet. I am studying electrical installations 2365 and wondered when i have completed nvq level 3 am i then an electrician . my tutor says yes " on paper " but when i check the course online it says succesful completion of level...
  6. happyhippydad

    condition report for outside socket install???

    Evening all.. I'm a bit stumped! I have been asked to 'sign off' a DIY outside socket install by the homeowner. Apparently they are being asked for a 'certificate' by the property developer who is buying the house. I have explained that I cannot give a MWC as I did not do the work. Can you...
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    Payment of works

    Hi guys would appreciate some help with this... Long story short rewired a 3 bed house owed £500 still job has taken builder for ever to complete and the client has been very difficult every step of the way. We had to come back to connect fans and some other bits and then found out that the...
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    Rcd & cert?

    Hi all, we have been asked to look at a job, company went bust. Poor install 5 x Rcd tests not complete we will be retesting all RCBO's, detailing all on an EIC but denying all responsibility on test cert for design and construction. Who agrees???
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    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...
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    Clarification on Minor Works Certification

    I'm sure this has been asked before, and I have done some searching here, but not quite sure how to phrase it to search properly. I have just completed some minor works on a property installed to the 16th, i.e. no rcd's on lighting. The client required replacement of existing ensuite lighting...
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    2365-02 equal to Part P or better??

    Hi all, I'm currently near completion of my 1st year 2365-02. I don't think I'm looking to a change my current occupation ( Paving & Landscape Contractor ) to 'full-time' sparky. So rather than doing another 2 years at college ( 2 evenings a week ) to complete the full 2365-03, I'm seeking...
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    Hello and training help please

    Hello to all, my name is Rob. I'm currently working full time (4 long days, not as a trade person) and the future isn't looking bright for the company so looking to train in a complete different career path. I'm looking at the college route doing the new 2365 level 2 and 3 then jumping over...
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    Seeking Advice - Considering training on a 2357 course

    Hello Chaps and Chapesses I appreciate this sort of question has been asked many a time and believe me I have just about read them all.. I hope you all are not sick and tired of the same questions but here goes. At 35, I'm considering a whole new career change. Presently, I'm in a white...
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    Old style switch mechanisms available?

    Does anybody know if there is a product you can buy new that can replace the original mechanisms in switches like the early crabtree and Britmac ones? I have several where the cast housing is perfect but the switch itself needs replacing!
  15. S

    EIC for complete install, need EICR

    Hi, I'm just completing works which included replacing the CU. Therefore I'm providing an EIC for the complete installation. Does the client still need an EICR? (they may be letting out the flat) The EIC obviously contains all the test results you would find in an EICR, probably more allowing...
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    Will i still achieve the correct qualifications to get a JIB card?

    Hi I started my apprenticeship in sept 2007 and left due to problems at work, I left in January 2009. I achieved my level 1 hand skills and did my 2330 201 exam. I am now back at college on a part time course 1 day a week with the other modern apprentice's finishing my level 2 (will take my...
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    What are the minimum quals/experience to work in the Afghan?

    Hi all, Can anyone please tell me what are the minimum quals and experience that a sparkie would need to work in Afghanistan? Also what sort of things would bar you from working there, ie criminal convictions, that sort of thing. Also how long is the vetting process, what sort of references you...
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    Complete management mcs qms

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    Apprenticeship Wanted

    Hello Im Thomas i am in need of an electrical apprenticeship. I am fully qualified to City and Guilds 2330 Level 2 electrical installation and am currently studying City and Guilds 2330 Level 3 electrical installation and i am required to get an apprenticeship so i can complete level 3. I...
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    NE ENGLAND, 27 yr old Improver/Apprentice/mate looking for work to complete my time!

    I'm new to this site so please go easy on me!! I am a hardworking team player looking for work that will allow me to continue with my Electrical Apprenticeship, working towards my NVQ Level 3, C&G 2391 Inspection and Testing and AM2 assessment. I have completed all Level 3 exams and I am...
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