An electrician is a tradesman specializing in electrical wiring of buildings, transmission lines, stationary machines, and related equipment. Electricians may be employed in the installation of new electrical components or the maintenance and repair of existing electrical infrastructure. Electricians may also specialize in wiring ships, airplanes, and other mobile platforms, as well as data and cable lines.

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    Electrician won’t give certificates

    Hi all, At my wits end so I hope someone can offer some advice. Basically, over the past year I have been doing up my house and involved the help of an electrician who came excellently reviewed on multiple platforms, he won the job cause I liked him and he seemed like a decent guy (not even the...
  2. Gary Tollison

    Electrician starting advice

    Greetings Is 45 a bit long in the tooth to start out as a sparky? I’ve only got my 2391-52 exam left to do in two weeks time. After that, it’s prep for AM2. Spoke to a chap at a work expo recently. He said that without an ECS card, I wouldn’t have scoobydoo of getting work on any kind of...
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    Northwest Electrician looking for work

    I'm looking for full time work if anyone can help me out or knows if someone in need , I'm based in Liverpool I have my own van and tools , power tools , ladders , testing equipment etc So ready for a start straight away I'm good at a wide range of installations and testing , And have...
  4. J

    MANCHESTER - Looking for work; Electrician mate/improver vacancy wanted.

    I'm currently searching for a mate/improver position. I have industrial and domestic experience as well as possessing 18th edition, ECS/JIB, asbestos awareness, domestic installer cert, near completion of NVQ L3. I'm also open to maintenance, service engineer, domestic electricians mate...
  5. Megawatt

    The big difference in the electric terminology and installation regulations and practice in each country!

    I’m from the US and I’m just trying to learn how UK does things and the terminology of what I call something verses what y’all call materials. I read some of this and I mostly don’t know what being said and I’ve been doing this for 32 years
  6. Jay 1987

    Electrician uses 1,000 volts to his advantage

    https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.thesun.co.uk/news/9628217/electrician-wires-van-1000-volt-shock/amp Now he has copyrighted his electrical design, and is installing for £380. What’s our Thought’s on this ?
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    Domestic Yorkshire Housing - Electrician required

    We're currently recruiting for an Electrician to join our Homeworks team on a full time, permanent contract. For more information and to apply, please send your CV to: yorkshirehousing.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1691010?cid=1045 Electrician Locations: Working across Yorkshire Salary...
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    Am I liable to pay

    I rent a property in the UK. All of the sockets in my house were tripping, even when all sockets were switched off. An electrician came out, sent by the estate agent who manages the property. They determined it was an appliance of mine that tripped the power. He said something about why the...
  9. M

    Electrician Improver Looking for work in London

    Hi I am 45 yrs old electrician Improver with excellent experience looking for work in London and available for Immediate Start. my number 07810006854
  10. ElectricianFit

    Trainee how to become an electrician UK

    Hi! I live in London and have 5 years experience in another country (Lebanon). How I became an electrician in the UK, how to be a qualified electrician, and how much time I needed to do it Regards
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    Trusted electrician in Southend area

    Hi, I would like to have a fault rectified by a reliable electrician.... any ideas how to contact one? ...
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    Need advice on electrician course.

    Hi folks, I know this has probably been posted before, but I was wondering what is the best way to become an electrician. To give you abit of a background story. I've been working In the i.t environment for a number of years, but I have been recently considering a career change. I am bored of...
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    Abergavenny electrician wanted

    Electrician required in Abergavenny for 1 week, £200 a day, new shop fit 2nd fixing.
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    Becoming Qualified Auto electrician?

    Hi all. I already got my NVQ 3 as an installation electrician, but I've been thinking about getting qualified as an Auto electrician as well. Does anyone have any information in that regard? I see that City and Guilds offers courses, but I want to avoid them if possible (I've got mixed feelings...
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    Design electrician cad

    Hello I’m 25 year old electrician. Nvq qualified 18th edition and 2394/5. I enjoyed studying and bettering myself but now I’ve gone stuck and looking for opportunities I don’t see myself as a manager. I’m thinking of a specialism or a electricial designer I’ve googled this but can’t seem to find...
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    Design electrician

    Hello I’m 25 year old electrician. Nvq qualified 18th edition and 2394/5. I enjoyed studying and bettering myself but now I’ve gone stuck and looking for opportunities I don’t see myself as a manager. I’m thinking of a specialism or a electricial designer I’ve googled this but can’t seem to find...
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    What's the best way to become a fully qualified electrician earning a good wage?

    As the title says, what's the best way of doing this? I got a good set of GCSES (2A*s, 10As and 2Bs) however I do not think that I will be able to go to uni. Instead learning a trade is a more likely option. I have decided to go to being an electrician and will probably apply for something...
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    Domestic New member seeking advice

    Hi Everyone, Just a quick hello as a new member. I'm not an electrician and would like to ask some questions, if I may, re house wiring/safety, audio hum etc., before calling in the calvary. I'm retired and live in NW London. Thanks, Bob ,
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    Hello everyone..............

    My name is Carl, I'm an Electrician in Lancashire. Hoping to find some useful chat on here in an ever changing electrical world.. :-)
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    Electrician Required, Cowley, Oxford

    Hi, I'm looking for electricians to work on a new build student accommodation building in Cowley, Oxford. Works will mainly involve 2nd fix of lighting & electrical accessories. Hourly rate is £20 per hour, working on pricework, for the next two months until project completion. We have similar...