cps

  1. S

    Part P? CPS? Help…..

    Hi all, I am going to fully rewire my house. What do I HAVE to do once I’ve rewired it? I am an approved spark, but do not have part P. Do I need to get an EICR by an a registered company or?
  2. BruceBanner

    Nvq for cps membership.

    Evening all, This may have been covered already but If so,I can't find the right thread, & apologise in advance. I was a member of Napit until about 5 years ago, full scope, everything up to date, only thing not on paper was my nvq3/am2, but relevant long term industry experience across...
  3. T

    Best (Or least bad) CPS to join as a sole trader

    Hi Team! Can anybody shed any light on the 'best' CPS to throw my money at please, or are they all the same, pretty much? If you are registered on a CPS, which one is it and why did you choose that one? Have always worked for other people and am going to set myself up to do my own jobs, and...
  4. gazdkw82

    CPS schemes and Part P

    I am looking to join a CPS. I have looked at NIC Napit and Blue Flame. Just for a small cost difference Napit a Nic look to be a better option. Anyway, I thought I understood the whole part p thing but having a recent discussion with a sparky friend of mine today he said the following, "so...
  5. J

    Registered electrician advice?

    I currently work for a registered company but want to do notifiable work on the side. Do I need to create a business to be able to join a competent persons scheme like Napit or NIC. I’m really confused and would appreciate any help/advice.
  6. Michaelwgroves

    Do you need to be CPS member to do EICR ?

    This question has been raised several times in the past, I thought it was now a requirement, but there still seems to be some confusion in the industry, or at least with me. 18th Edition now says you need to be skilled to complete EICR, but that does not make CPS a requirement. NICEIC says only...
  7. M

    ELECSA Certification Scheme CPS Scheme - Insurance Backed Guarantee

    Hi, I'm in the process of going through the CPS Assessment and currently at the Office/ Site Assessment, but I'm being asked for Insurance Backed Guarantee. Just wondering if this is a common requirement throughout CPS bodies and peoples experience of purchasing it? Thanks for the help in...
  8. S

    Do I need to be in a CPS scheme?

    I'm looking to start up my own business as a Domestic Installer, however I'm confused as to whether I need to be a member of a CPS scheme or not. I have a lvl 3 inspection and testing C&G and completed an installer course and introduction to 3 phase. I have c&g 18th ed regs. To become part of a...
  9. M

    Blue Flame CPS

    Hi Guys My 1st ever post so please take it easy on me. Does anyone have any experience around Blue Flame and there CPS? They seem to be the cheapest at the moment and as I'm new to the game and it will be the 1st time ill be going through the CPS process any advice would be great. Cheers Andy
  10. S

    Sole trader CPS?

    Im a sole trader and work for a few different firms all year, i always get family and friends asking me to do private work for them but as im not with a scheme i cant issue a certificate. Can i join a scheme without creating a business And just stay a sole trade? just want to complete a few DB...
  11. R

    Joining a cps without 2391

    Morning lads I may be mad but I am thinking of starting on my own. Since completing my apprenticeship I have been working mainly on industrial machinery. I have been involved with design through to commissioning stage of installs. Fault finding and plc work are two of my favourite things. My...
  12. 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...
  13. Dan

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

    BESCA 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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!!
  16. 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
  17. A

    Garage Conversion Certification Advice

    Good afternoon, I am a time served domestic electrician but have been factory based for the last 8 years meaning my SJIB card has lapsed. I am currently converting an internal garage at my house and am doing the electrical work myself. I am installing 2 new sockets on an existing circuit and...
  18. H

    Minor Works Certification

    Good evening, A burning question has arisen in my mind regarding minor works certificates. This is, if you do some work for a customer which involves say adding some additional lights to an existing lighting circuit, as well as an outdoor light spurred and fused off of a ring main. Would you...
  19. l4urence

    Part F - PEATA certification?

    All I've been getting emails recently from Home - PEATA - Professional Extraction Airflow Testers Alliance - https://www.peata.org.uk Anyone needed to provide flow rate certificates for a bathroom extractor? This is new to me and I assume others here are getting these emails too - thoughts?
  20. Michael J

    Third Party Certification in Wales???

    I have just gone through Part P (Wales) and if I'm reading it properly you can only issue EICR as a Third Party. Anybody else come across this?

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