electrical

  1. S

    C&G 2339 Electrical Power Engineering. Training

    Hi. I'm a domestic electrician with about 8 years under my belt doing Domestic Electrics only. Lately I've decided that I'd like to do more training to work on power distribution. Overhead lines etc. I've seen some online courses with a few practical sessions for around £3500. I don't mind going...
  2. S

    electrical consumption of an air source heat pump, Ontario Canada

    Hi - No idea if I am writing in the right place. Please, I cannot get a straight answer when the temperature is 0- -20 Celsius - where can I find a chart of what normal KWhr consumption is? I think mine is using far too much electricity thanks
  3. Hellengeek

    What should someone do if they see their electrical socket sparking when inserting a power plug?

    What should someone do if they see their electrical socket sparking when inserting a power plug?
  4. L

    Electrical Trainer?Assessor?IQA needed

    Hi, We are a training organisation looking to start a new course and require people to cover these roles. It would be on a part time/evenings/weekend schedule soit could work alongside existing work. If you are interested or know anyone who might be, please give us a Private Message via the...
  5. K

    Hi I’m currently doing level 3 electrical installion I’m really struggling on the design of the hotel has anyone done this?

    Hi I’m currently doing level 3 electrical installion I’m really struggling on the design of the hotel has anyone done this?
  6. Lou

    (Pictures Thread): Poor Electricianmanship? Pictures of poor electrical installations you find on your travels

    Poor Electricianmanship? Pictures of poor installations you find on your travels. @Megawatt suggested this for codebreakers. I thought I'd throw it up in the main electrical forum for all to use. So this is a public thread, so please, no personal details of where the install is, and no naming...
  7. R

    Allowable electrical work by non-registered person

    In terms of the Part P regulations, am I as a DIYer (that is to say non-registered electrician), allowed to replace the dimmer module in a light switch myself and replace the transformer on low voltage lighting with a new one? I will not be installing any new equipment and neither will I be...
  8. A

    Looking for Electrical Improver Job

    Hello I have recently obtained my C&G Level 3 and ECS card and i’m currently looking to find some work. Called a few agencies but nothing as of yet, also applied on totaljobs etc but nothing. I’ve worked in domestics and a little in commercial but want to step foot in the field properly so I...
  9. J

    electrical back box install in a kitchen cabinet

    Hello Can please someone tell me if that (see pictures) is safe to do? That will be for the electrical hub. Thank you
  10. Dan

    Electrical Trainee Forum Group

    https://www.electriciansforums.net/group/new-electricians-trainees-too.3/info Add yourself, add fellow trainees, share info and experiences. Help each other out. :D
  11. Z

    Electrical assignment Help ??

    Good morning everyone. I have assignment now , but little difficult for me . Any technical tutor Can to help me , I pay . I send pictures now . Thank you .
  12. P

    Electrician Hi, i am an electrical improver with 8 years on site expereince and currently doing my nvq. I am looking for work in or around the birmingham area.

    Hi, i am an electrical improver with 8 years on site expereince and currently doing my nvq. I am looking for work in or around the birmingham area.
  13. K

    UK Self employed electrical improver

    Hi all, I recently qualified myself to City & Guilds Level 2 & 3, done 18th edition and found myself a job on site as a subcontractor. I’m told to invoice the business owner directly, and I’m self employed (registering with CIS tomorrow) but I need a better understanding of the tax as I always...
  14. U

    Apartment Underground Vault?

    Hello, I live in an apartment complex and there is this underground vault right by our bedroom and I was wondering if someone could tell me what it was?
  15. D

    UK Electrical oven installation

    Just purchased a new oven which has a 13amp fused plug attached. The kitchen has a cooker terminal which has 6mm cable coming from it. The existing oven has a 2.5mm flex (no plug). The hob is separate and also has a 2.5mm flex. Both oven and hob have been chocolate boxed to the 6mm cable - I did...
  16. R

    Newbie looking for electrical advice

    Hi everyone. First-time poster trying to get opinions. I'm by no means educated with the lingo and will try to explain everything to the best of my knowledge. I currently do maintenance at a drink restaurant and well been having issues with our ice machine GFI outlet. Before I replace the part...
  17. Dan

    Electrical Test Equipment Calibration and Repair - From 2 Day Turnaround Door 2 Door Service

    Electrical Test Equipment Calibration and Repair - From 2 Day Turnaround Door 2 Door Service Test-Meter.co.uk are an approved test equipment calibration and repair service for many Test Meter brands including (but not limited to):- Seaward Test Equipment Calibration Service (Door 2 Door from 2...
  18. L

    Wanted Looking for a copy of Electrician's Guide to Fire Detection and Alarm Systems - Electrical Regulations (2nd Edition) - ISBN:9781849197632

    I'm after a copy of this book but everywhere i'm looking I can't find a single copy (new) and am seeing listings for £200+ for used copies. I understand it's a discontinued book and that the publication of the 3rd Edition has been pushed back to 2020 due to Grenfell Tower tragedy, which is...
  19. S

    Electrical Wiring vs Plumbing

    Thanks to everyone for help with my last question - here's the next one!! Having our 1930's flat re-wired and re-plumbed. Floors and ceilings are concrete - so wires and pipes are all being chased into walls! Radiators are currently set very high and have asked for them to be lowered to a...
  20. Dan

    New electrical engineering chat forum category now on ElectriciansForums.net

    Thought that whilst we have a few actual electrical engineers on the forum, I thought I'd try and attract some more. Not sure if it's actually any different to an electrician at the end of the day. Perhaps you can inform me? From a qualifications point of view, is an electrical engineer...
  21. Risteard

    Spot the electrical crime

    Spot the electrical crime committed at approximately 8:45 in this video.
  22. A

    UK Domestic electrical

    Hi everyone I don’t really post things on here but here goes I’m a qualified spark and have recently passed my testing course I currently work for a company doing commercial and industrial but wouldn’t mind going into domestic but mainly new builds spoke to a few sparks and they all say it’s...
  23. P

    Introduction - MacLaren Electrical - Estimating Service

    Hello everyone, My name is Paul and I am a qualified electrician and electrical engineer based in Inverness, Scottish Highlands. My company, MacLaren Electrical, provide a third party electrical estimating service to contractors in Australia and the UK I will be using the forum to learn and...
  24. J

    Mechanical Engineer and part time electrical installation course

    Hi All, Thanks for your time in advance. I'm currently working as a mechanical engineer, in which I did an apprenticeship years ago and achieved NVQ Level 3 (ONC). I'm not looking to change careers but would like to attend evening college classes in order to gain qualifications (possibly to...
  25. J

    Electrical supply cable.

    Hello. Im in the process of making a cupboard for my consumer unit etc, and was wondering what the mains cable was wrapped in, and why. It looks like some sort of fabric. 1568748245
  26. D

    USA Curious homeowner ~ what kind of electrical cable is this?

    I have limited construction background, specifically residential framing & roofing. I have been on numerous job sites (and would NEVER attempt electrical work or repair of any kind) but am curious what kind of curly electrical cable this is and why it is used. I have not ever seen this sort of...
  27. P

    How do I mount an outdoor electrical box to line in mast?

    see pics (Please enter a message with more than 3 words )
  28. Lou

    On-Site Guide (BS 7671:2018) Electrical Regulations for the UK

    The On-Site Guide is an essential guide to BS 7671. It incorporates the extensive changes in BS 7671:2018, making this a vital guide for keeping up to date. It enables the competent electrician to deal with installations (up to 100 A, 3-phase) providing essential information in a convenient...
  29. Dan

    Sharing and providing electrical (or Gas Plumbing) advice online - Discussion thread

    So this has been posted in the following forum categories:- American Electrical Forum - https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/american-electrical-forum.169/ Canadian Electrical Forum - https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/canadian-electrical-forum.170/ Australian Electrical Forum -...
  30. Dan

    Australian Electricians Sharing Electrical Advice?

    IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live in a country where electrical advice is only to be shared between professional qualified electricians, then clearly you need to abide by those laws...
  31. Dan

    Providing and Sharing Electrical Advice in the USA

    IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live in a country where electrical advice is only to be shared between professional qualified electricians, then clearly you need to abide by those laws...
  32. G

    Do you think can be Electrical Layout diagrams automated?

    Hello everybody, Could you give me an opinion, if the automation of electrical plans can be possible? Because in practice every machine or industrial process has so many options. Here is a link, how should automation look like: Thanks, Gasper
  33. C

    Electrical Layout diagrams

    Afternoon, I need to create an electrical layout plan for a factory with around 30 DB’s. What software would be best to use, I have AutoCAD electrical but that seems more for electrical control panels etc. Currently I’m using AutoCAD and just drawing all the DB’s, but is there any free...
  34. Pete999

    Need some non electrical advice.

    A Lady friend of mine (Sister in Law before you all start) has a problem, next door is complaining about the smell of her cooking (it's a mid Terrace in Bath) Matey next door is a bit of a (Not a very nice Person if you get my drift) anyway I was down in Bath yesterday and checked out the cooker...
  35. Dan

    Please add your electrical business to our directory, it's free, and should get you calls coming in

    Please add your electrical business to our directory, it's free, and should get you calls coming in @Lou and I have been working on the electricians directory for a week or so now. And we're pretty much complete. We now need you guys and gals to add your businesses to it for us to tweak it some...
  36. A

    USA electrical box...does this exist?

    I need a particular kind of box and I'm not sure it exists (because of code I guess): It's a box that will go over wiring connections that have already been made.(wires have been twisted together and wirenuts are on) I want this so I don't have to dissassemble all the connections,put the wiring...
  37. John Matrix

    Moving into Alarms, Door Access and CCTV

    Hello lads. Just want to ask how much learning is involved with moving into Alarms, CCTV an Door Access. I’ve done a lot of Fire for Protec Fire Detection, both addressable and Conventional, Vespa- Cirrus Pro, a little bit on PA systems etc. I basically have limited installation experience on...
  38. Dan

    Australian Electrical Advice Forum

    I've created this forum category titled Australian Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from Australia and wish to seek electrical advice from fellow Australians. Please create a new thread in the Australian Electrical Advice Forum if you have a question you'd like answering...
  39. Dan

    Canadian Electrical Advice Forum

    I've created this forum category titled Canadian Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from Canada and wish to seek electrical advice from fellow Canadians. Please create a new thread in the Canadian Electrical Advice Forum if you have a question you'd like answering. Anything...
  40. Dan

    American Electrical Advice Forum

    I've created this forum category titled American Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from America and wish to seek electrical advice from fellow Americans. Please create a new thread in the American Electrical Advice Forum if you have a question you'd like answering. Anything...
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