1. Pete999

    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.
  2. S

    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?
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. M

    Domestic 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...
  6. M

    '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...
  7. 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...
  8. C

    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...
  9. J

    Domestic 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
  10. B

    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
  11. N

    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...
  12. L


    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...
  13. M

    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:
  14. 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
  15. L

    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...
  16. A

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

    In the email 'Promoting your business' sent out by [email protected]-certsure.com 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...
  17. J

    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...
  18. J

    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...
  19. sparkdog

    ELECSA apprived contractor

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

    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...