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  1. 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...
  2. Zdb

    ECS Gold card reverse

    Just for a bit of fun let's see who's got the most text printed on the back of their gold card....
  3. Zdb

    IET membership - ECS fast track

    Has anyone signed up for IET membership via the ECS fast track route? Fast Track your Application - https://www.theiet.org/membership/becoming-a-member/join-the-iet/miet-and-tmiet-membership/fast-track-your-application-with-your-ecs-card/ I am trying but can't make heads or tails out of their...
  4. D

    ECS Grading advice/opinions?

    Hi I'm new to the forum, so apologies if this is posted in the wrong thread.. I have just applied for a new gold card after completing the 18th and having finally receiving my cert for EAL L3 in initial verification. (Current other qualifications: EAL L3 in Periodic, AM2, EAL L3 NVQ in...
  5. 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.
  6. M

    New ECS rules from the 01/01/2019

    Hello, I completed a C&G 2357 apprenticeship in November last year. I didn't get notification of my certificates until 09/01/2019. My certs are dated the 30/11/2018. My problem is trying to apply for my gold card the ecs is saying I must be signed up to their opt in sceheme, and to do so I...
  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. J

    New ECS cards for electricians mate

    Hi all, this is my first post and looking for some advice on re-entering the trade as an electricians mate. I’ve looked for a similar thread on here over the past few years but can’t find any so apologise if it’s been covered before! I’m 32 years old and been working as an electricians mate for...
  9. A

    Fed up with ECS, can anybody help?

    Hi all, Since leaving the Army on medical grounds I have been unsuccessful in finding work in the electrical industry. I was an electrician (so to speak) in the Royal Engineers and gained various quals whilst in service. I have been on here a couple of times to seek advice and followed it, but...
  10. 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...
  11. einstein

    so my current ECS card is valid until 2020

    what happens when i need to update to 18th edition?
  12. 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...
  13. E

    ECS mock test questions

    ive got my ECS test tomorrow so thought id give a mock test a quick go, how is it possible to fail these with questions like this Q:6-Which of the following would NOT make a load easier to handle manually? Mark one answer: Painting it a bright colour Securing the load so that it does not...
  14. 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...
  15. R

    Electricians needed for sites across London

    Our company is an established and innovative BMS company offering a complete range of services associated with BMS and building control services to the construction industry. You’ll be working 7.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. You will be met with a generous start off rate, workwear + PPE. Rate...
  16. El Davo

    Experience needed, new to the trade.

    Can anybody point me in the right ditection for gaining that all important work experience? Finding it hard to catch a break. I live in the West Midlands and would be happy to offer some free/cheap labour if it means I can get some experience and a foot in the door to the trade. I am 25, hold...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. R

    ECS Labourer Help!! electrician mate

    Hi ! Im new here and i need some advice : I have some qualifications from abroad and ive got a statement of comparability from uk naric and it qualify me to work as an electrical installations technician. my queation is how can i get the ecs labourer card as im trying right now and im having...
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