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  1. T

    ECS CARD

    Good evening everyone, I am new to the trade and this site and need some help please cos I am struggling big time to make any progress. Was made redundant in my own skill of printing and have been given a chance to retrain. I recently started working with a company and was put on site as a...
  2. J

    Problems upgrading ecs card.

    Hi all, I am currently updating my ecs card from apprentice to electrician. However when going through the application online it says I must supply a copy of my JIB409 form. I’ve never seen this jib form before but I’m aware you can download the form of jib’s website, but who do I get to fill...
  3. BenHud29

    ECS Card Application

    Hi, I have recently applied for my ECS card but it has been sent back to me twice. All it says is its because of certificates but I've uploaded all my certificates and then redone it the second time it was sent back to me. Anyone else had a similar issue? Need to get my ECS card for my job...
  4. K

    CSCS and ECS Card for Electricians

    Hi all, I'm looking to pass my final exams on units 202 & 203 from my C&G 2365 course end of this month and therefore complete Level 2. Next thing is to get out there and start working and getting experience. I was told it's best to go to an agency who are looking for improvers to work on sites...
  5. Lauren DH

    Electrician moving to Scotland from R.Ireland

    I'm moving to Scotland from the Republic of Ireland, where i obtained my level 6 craft electrical qualification. I have been working in the industry fully qualified since 2012. I have been advised apply for the SJIB ECS card, to do this i need to enrol on the CEC program after completion of the...
  6. N

    Industrial 18th Edition and the ECS card

    Hi I'm a 57 year old approved election working at Tata steel as a contractor at my age do I still need to do the 18th edition to retain my ECS card.
  7. B

    Which ECS Card to apply for?

    Hi, I have completed a, Level 3 NVQ diploma in electrotechnical systems and equipment [2357-13] now I’m looking to apply for my ECS, I’ve put in Installation electrician for my main occupation and approved electrician in grade, I’ve uploaded my certificates but it’s asking for 2391 test and...
  8. C

    Moving to UK - Qualified - I think - but need assistance

    Hi guys, I need to help please, I studied in the UK approx 7 years ago. Right after writing my C&G 2391 Level 3 I moved back home to South Africa. A short while after I received the results and passed. I have been working in South Africa since. I have been doing domestic, industrial and mining...
  9. P

    My esc card has expired what to do next

    my ecs card has ran out over a year ago. I have sat the ecs health and safety test recently. The sjib are telling me i need to sit the 17th again as its been over 5 years since i got my time out in order to renew my card again. Or im i as well as sitting the 18th editon in order to get my card...
  10. einstein

    so my current ECS card is valid until 2020

    what happens when i need to update to 18th edition?
  11. B

    ECS CARD AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Hi - I am trying to get my first ECS card. It has recognised 2 of my qualifications but I can find the other 2 - EAL Level 2 Fundamental Inspection, testing and initial verification 603/0144/2 and EAL Level 3 in Building regs for electrical installations in dwellings 603/0149/1. Any advice as...
  12. AJshep

    ECS card arggggghhhhhhhh.

    So I formally completed and finished my electrotechnical apprenticeship with JTL in 2003. My apprenticeship was a standard five year and we only got entered into doing our AM2 once we had completed 5 years experience and shown neccessary experience in our log books. In this time I completed the...
  13. R

    ECS card is troublesome to get (ECS Website). Any advice?

    Hello guys. I have recently been trying to apply for an ECS gold card. I have already sat the H&S awareness test and passed it. The thing is I don’t know what card I should be applying for. Each one I am about to try for on the website has an alert from the “rules engine” saying that my...
  14. aBanga

    Looking for UK qualification

    Hi everybody, My name is Andrew I work as an electrician in the UK for over 5 years, including industrial and commercial installations and currently am interested in gaining UK full qualification, I am a non-UK qualified, have finished Power engineering bachelor degree back in Latvia where I am...
  15. R

    Trainie ECS card..............

    Big thanks to all who msged back regarding my last post! I’ve been advised after gaining the C&G L2 2365 i could then apply for jobs on the likes of indeed website for a “mate” which requires a ECS card, although it Will be the trainie card which would hopefully get me a start with someone to...
  16. H

    ECS Card application & NVQ 3

    Dear All, I am a Bulgarian citizen who has been living and working in the UK around 5 years and would love to apply for ECS card. I have a master degree in Electronics but I don't know if it covers the NVQ level requirements for ECS card. I also have 2394, 2395, 17th edition and recently...
  17. H

    Applying for Ecs card (help!!!)

    I'm currently studying electrical installation level 3 and 17th edition, I've already done my level 2 and have a certificate for it. I contacted multiple companies for work experience and they'd all take me on as long as a Ecs card but as far as I can see, the only way of obtaining the card is...
  18. A

    How to go about shadowing and ecs cards

    Hi guys First post on here so here goes.... Im currently taking the 2365 ( level 2) qualification and I'm after some advice on the ecs cards. Im looking for some shadowing work and I was wondering if a ecs card would be require for shadowing, and not only that but how would a ecs card work...
  19. Marti

    The MyECS H&S test merry-go-round & ECS Card

    The MyECS H&S test is in the bag; passed today so thought I'd offer this up and, hopefully, save someone a little stress. The test is £48 and easy enough PROVIDING you don't treat it that way. They send a list of sample questions when you book the test. At the test centre, it was obvious who...
  20. M

    Which ECS card can I apply for ?

    Hi fellow Electrotechnicians ! My current employer has decided we need to be carrying an ECS card to show our competences. I've printed off the Craft Card application form, had a bit of a read and am a little confused as to which one I can apply for. I did an apprenticeship and got a City and...
  21. K

    Recommend ECS card exam location in London

    Hello, everyone. I am interesting where in London I can go to take ECS card exam. Please recommend me some place. Thank in advance.
  22. C

    Advice on Getting on-site ASAP

    Hi everyone, I've recently been made redundant from my previous job and looking to make a career change to become an electrician. I've been researching the different ways to get into the career, and get the idea that my best bet is firstly gaining some experience as an electricians mate. I've...
  23. Michal Zapalski

    What ECS Card for Improver?

    Hello everyone. I wonder if anyone knows what kind of ECS Card I need to work as Electrical Improver. What is the colour, title on card and what qualifications? I went to college and completed my level 3, did 17th Edition. I am also working on my NVQ level 3 and recently passed AM2 assessment...
  24. B

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Contacting JIB / ECS

    I have been trying to contact the JIB for ages now and failing. I have now been on hold for over 6 hours (over 4 days). This morning I've been on hold for an hour an a half. Sometimes it does ring but then they cut me off straight away. Other times it says that they are not accepting calls. I've...
  25. ivan campos

    Can I apply for a ECS card at this stage. Opportunity hunting.

    Good afternoon dear forum members, I wanted to find out if I am eligible to apply for a ECS card in order to increase my chance of finding an opportunity to work as an apprentice, electricians mate or improver. I am thinking of getting my own liability insurance as I heard it helps when looking...
  26. wally_gatter

    ECS Gold Card obtaining

    Hi I'm a newbie here so beg your pardon if I post the thread where doesn't belongs. I hope I didn't violated so bad the rulles.. So , I'm gonna start with this: yesterday I was in Swanley and passed the ECS exam at JIB. Today I was applying on the ECS website for a Gold Card but I'm...
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