1. 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...
  2. Dan

    Stroma Certification Scheme Is STROMA now owned by NAPIT, and Certsure own ELECSA, NICEIC and...

    Is STROMA now owned by Certsure along with NAPIT, NICEIC and ELECSA? Edit: NAPIT took over Stroma. Certsure operate NICEIC, ELECSA and NICEIC Cerifications. Somebody did correct me the other day when I got this wrong. But I can't remember whether I was wrong in saying Certsure do own them, or...
  3. 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...
  4. Dan

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Welcome, elecsas1983

    Welcome to ElectriciansForums.net, @elecsas1983.
  5. 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......
  6. S

    Stroma Certification Scheme Daily Express never heard of Napit,Stroma,Elecsa.

    As above,an article in todays express urging housholders to have their wiring checked by Select in Scotland and niceic in rest of the UK.How many years before the others are in with a chance? Regards S
  7. Pete999

    ELECSA Certification Scheme NICEIC/ELECSA The 18th at the Cinema

    There ha s been some criticism , mostly some gut reactions to how much of a time waste it was, true it was a waste of time, in the format it was presented in. Far to much padding in the guise of the Presenters being late, and their eventual arrival at the venue. Also needless history reminders...
  8. Pete999

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Surprise Surprise NICEIC / ELECSA and JTL

    Just read in this Months copy of PE that NICEIC and ELECSA and JTL have combined to offer better training with regards to the up coming 18th Edition, and Electricians have until January next year to get qualified, just incase you weren't aware.
  9. S

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Napit, NICEIC, Elecsa?

    Hi, New to the forum. Ive just completed my 17th Edition, have my ECS card and I want to go self employed. What is the best scheme for me to join?
  10. Lou

    DJM Electrics Ltd

    DJM Electrics are a friendly, local business with over 40 years experience, servicing Aylesbury Buckinghamshire and the surrounding areas. We provide an expert, honest, and amiable service which also caters to the needs of modern living. DJM Electrics believes that every job starts with an idea...
  11. Lou

    Down To Earth Electrical

    Down to Earth Electrical Steve Williams, electrician serving the people of Bedford and the surrounding area since 1984 Down to Earth Electrical was founded by Steve Williams, a trusted Electrician in Bedford with over 30 years of experience. Steve Williams has seen many changes in the...
  12. N

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Certification without registering with NIC, ELECSA etc

    Hi guys, I'm a little confused as to how to go about providing certification for domestic. I always though you HAD to be registered with one of these 3rd party bodies like the NIC. But i've recently learned that you don't neccessarily have to be? Is that really true? Question 1: So if I...
  13. Midwest

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa Technical Support

    I'm registered with Elecsa, and quite often use their Technical Support facility. Recently I emailed Elecsa with a couple of questions for their tech support, using the main email address. As I hadn't received a within the week, I emailed again on Monday, no response. Today, I rang customer...
  14. Dan

    ELECSA Certification Scheme MyHome Installations Ltd Suspended by ELECSA after BBC Watchdog Episode

    Recently read a thread on the forum that I thought I'd bring to the attention of others. Hopefully it'll help cut out scamming in the industry, if that's what it is. I'll let you decide. A company called MyHome Installations Limited, website MyHomeUK.co.uk, was hard-selling "Wolf of Wall...
  15. mattg4321

    'Amd 3" apply to switch fuse in meter cabinet

    As above, what is the consensus here. If a switch fuse is fitted in an external meter cupboard, does this count as a similar assembly and have to be non combustible? I've had to do a couple recently and have used the Wylex A3 unit, which is a really nice bit of kit, but its a bit of a beast...
  16. sparkdog

    ELECSA Certification Scheme ELECSA price

    Just got a letter from ELECSA , their price is going up from £39 a month to £41 a month about £490 per year now. I thought they might have come down with Stroma being only £280.
  17. N

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Regulations Clarification (ELECSA Assesment)

    Hi All, I have my ELECSA assessment in a few weeks time. I was going to install an in-line water heater at a friends house but am now considering a board change at another friends house as this seems to be what they really want to see. I am trying to back up everything I do with regulation...
  18. B

    Did I hire a cowboy?

    Hi, hoping somebody can help. We put off having our house re-wired for various reasons, finally after 9 years we were in a position to have the work done. We got three quotes and went with the electrician we felt we preferred. We were told it would take 4 days to do the re-wire and a plasterer...
  19. C

    ELECSA Certification Scheme elecsa eicr forms

    Last night tried to order some new elecsa eicr forms but couldn't find them on their website.. contacted them this morning only to be told they no longer do the branded forms for eicr as they have no way of monitoring their use and therefore cannot take responsibility for them. They said I can...
  20. J

    NAPIT Certification Scheme napit or NIC registration pros & cons

    Hi All Im considering joining Napit or NIC in order to self certificate. Just wondered if any of the pros have any advice which might be better (pros & cons) Thanks in advance
  21. B

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Part P Approved Contractor Elecsa

    Since when have Elecsa stopped sending out certificates with a start and end date. An estate agent customer has asked if the open ended certificate is correct
  22. N

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Passed my di niceic assesment

    Had my assesment this morning couldnt gone any better over the moon with it. Anyone know how long it will be before i recieve my registration no and when can i use the online notification? all he said was i would recieve a letter and email if its anything like when i paid untill i received the...
  23. L

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma

    Hi guys, what are your thoughts on Stroma certification body? I'm starting out and therefore want to keep costs down. Initially I was going to go with NICEIC due to most people being familiar with the body. However since thinking about it, Stroma is 1/4 of the price of the NICEIC Approved...
  24. Midwest

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Rather strange Napit offer at Elex Show

    Just looking at the Elex Show at Sandown, and Napit have a rather strange offer; NAPIT - £100 off selected applications. Looks like they are offering to give £100 towards joining Elecsa/NICEIC. How nice of them :hurray: Or have I got that wrong :rofl:
  25. N

    cp scheme registration

    Looking to register with a competent person scheme now i have sufficient knowledge and qualifications. anyone recommend a certain body. was gonna go for nic eic for most popular but stroma is the cheapest. any advice appreciated
  26. L

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Niceic vs Elecsa

    Now about to setup business self employed and will need to be approved contractor... As above who would you go for? Niceic or Elecsa? Another point to bare in mind is I will initially be setting up as sole trader and then when time is right, I will make the business LTD. are there any Conns if...
  27. A

    Stabbed in the back by Elecsa........

    In the email 'Promoting your business' sent out by [email protected] yesterday (23/9/15), with Elecsa logos top and bottom, there is a link to the Landlords Pack which has been sent to 1150000 Landlords. The second question in the FAQ of the Landlords Pack (page17) asks: 'Who can...
  28. J

    ELECSA Certification Scheme elecsa assessment wednesday

    hi everyone. hope im not just going over old ground but I have my first elecsa assessment on Wednesday and im really nervous about it. ive not done any testing other than the basic small setup at college and im realising just how different it is in the real world. I have a new CU as my job to...
  29. J

    ELECSA Certification Scheme RE: IR, COntinuity and Elecsa assessment

    Hi guys, new here and just starting out. Have got my Elecsa assessment coming up Wednesday and just wanted to run a few things by you all as it seems a great forum to help. I have changed a CU as my job and whilst I believe all to be ok I just wanted to query a couple of things. Namely the...
  30. sparkdog

    ELECSA apprived contractor

    Got an email saying I could become an approved contractor for "JUST £400 " more!
  31. D

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa advertisement

    I am with Elecsa and I saw my first Elecsa advertisement today that wasnt in trade mags etc. Hooray I hear you all say, finally, at last, a scheme has decided to do some public advertisement. I saw it as I drove past but it was a banner in front of some parked cars, not sure if it was a car...
  32. L

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa

    Thoughts and comments on Elecsa?
  33. B

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma

    Having passed the assessment they are asking for...... complaints procedure health and safety risk assesement as a old one man band, any ideas where I can get something short and simple to placate them ? dont have complaints, always h&s aware dont take risks !! Lol joking apart, any help...
  34. N

    Wanted- Alan Lynch Part P Dr 3

    As title says. If anyone has a copy for sale would be interested. Cheers.
  35. D Skelton

    Scam cost reduction

    Just got off the phone to the director of customer relations at Certsure, after a lengthy chat about membership criteria and her trying again to rope me into a meeting up at NIC HQ up in Dunstable, we got talking about Stroma and how the NIC and Elecsa go about justifying their rip off prices...
  36. Sparky10

    NAPIT Certification Scheme NIC v NAPIT v ELECSA

    Im looking to join a Scheme and was thinking NIC was the best and most Recognised but am being told there are a handful to deal with vey expensive with regards to fees My question is what is Difference between them all and who are the best? NIC v NAPIT v ELECSA Just really want to be able to...
  37. walsh builders

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma

    Does any one use Stroma Certification? I'm with Elecsa and I find them great. But, I keep getting emails from stroma, they offer the same certification as the other companies plus free third party certification (not something I would do, so irrelevant to my situation) for £288 include...
  38. G

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa certs

    hi guys is it possible to buy Elecsa certs over the counter or can you only get them off there website ? ran out of minor works certs and need them sharpish. cheers
  39. G

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Elecsa Assessment

    Hi Guys I have an Elecsa assessment next Wednesday and was just looking for any advice/experience on what to expect. I have worked as an electrician for a number of years but have only just set up as a sole trader, so I have not really completed major works yet and can't really take the...
  40. S

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Hi all. New member any advice on ELECSA assessments.

    Hi all, finally became a member after reading as a guest for years. Sent application to ELECSA yesterday, any one got any info on what to expect on my assessment ? Any advice appreciated. Thanks.
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