1. J

    UK What can and can't I do as an unregistered electrician trying to become registered?

    I've been working as a domestic electrician for 6+ years now alongside two NICEIC approved contractors and I hold my 1/2/3 City & Guilds NVQ, 18th edition and 2 million public liability. I started doing the odd side jobs a while back but my work seems to have snowballed to the point where I am...
  2. O

    Electrician (Rotherham, South Yorkshire)

    I'm currently working with a Rotherham based company to recruit an apprentice and a qualified electrician. Had 50+ applications for the apprentice opportunity but 0 for the electrician role. Any advice on where qualified electricians. that may be looking for a new opportunity. hang out, well...
  3. B

    Electrician wanted American voltage Kent UK

    I have a 5th wheel caravan. It has had a transformer fitted for UK electrics. The air con, microwave and fridge freezer have stopped working because they run off the lower voltage US electric box. I need an electrician who understands the American electrical system. The caravan is in Kent. Any...
  4. M

    Electrician Commercial Electrician Contractor

    Hi all. Some of you might remember seeing a similar post from me from earlier in the week. I couldn't amend it, so here goes with a little more detail, based on some feedback from forum members. We're an IoT startup and we're looking for some help. We're looking for commercial electrician...
  5. A

    looking for an electrician in Oxford/shire

    Hello, would someone please be able to recommend an electrician in Oxford/shire who is familiar with electrical wall storage heaters -could look and fix the broken ones I have at home? Any suggestions?
  6. Travis Baldwin

    Bristol Electrician recommendation

    Hello... I'm looking for a trustworthy electrician in Bristol to finish off work on on an electrical cabinet. From what I understand a RCD needs to be added for garden lighting and some of the fuses need to be upgraded to higher amperage. The fella who started the work has a surprise medical...
  7. J

    UK Best career path electrician data or fire and security

    Hi all I'm looking for some advice recently i left a data cable installer apprenticeship cat5 to cabs etc (was a one year course level 3 at the end) to pursue an apprenticeship in eletrics (standard 3 year am2 at the end course) recently I've seen and heard alot of conflicting statements about...
  8. HappyHippyDad

    What is your hourly rate as a self employed electrician?

    I do like chatting about prices! I thought I would start a poll to see 'roughly' what the average hourly rate is for self employed electricians? To keep it as simple as possible, forget about any 'first hour' rate you may or may not charge and just go for your rate after that. I realise this...
  9. J

    Electrician, Full time job available Newcastle upon Tyne area

    Im looking for a qualified electrician to join my team in and around the Newcastle area full time position. Job description Most of the work will be New build property's and EV Charge points training will be given for EV work where necessary. Required NVQ level 3 Inspection and testing...
  10. MattBUk

    Electrician says I need a new consumer unit to pass inspection - do I really?

    He says 'it's fairly important to change the consumer unit as it wont pass the Inspection in its current state.' He's coming round tomorrow to replace it, has he given me duff advice? Cheers, Matt
  11. F

    electrician mate job

    hi guys looking to start working into commercial sites as a electrcian mate /trainee /apprentice after i have finished my level 2,3 and 18 edition BS7671 i have got my ecs card electrical labourer in london area let me know please
  12. H

    Jumping from Commercial to Domestic

    Fellow sparkies, General Q I’m 21 with 3 years experience just coming out my time. I have my level 3 and NVQ ; portfolio)done just need to complete my AM2. I’m a typical commercial sparks doing plenty of work with metal containment, SWA cables that sort of works. But I have been thinking about...
  13. G

    I have a HNC in electrical engineering and I would like to become a qualified electrician.

    Hi Guys, I have spent the majority of my adult life trying to secure an apprenticeship as an electrician, this has been a very hard journey but I have not given up, I have gone as far as putting myself through a HNC in electrical engineering passing my graded unit with an A in the hopes that...
  14. Bluemc96

    What Qualifications are needed to become qualified Electrician?

    Hello, I have been reading through other threads and benefitting from seeing the fantastic advice you have to offer. However, I still have still have some questions and would be thankful for advice. Q1) I'm 25 years old, got Computer science degree, A-levels in Maths, Computer science and...
  15. J

    Electrician Required in Beverley

    Required to join the Street Lighting & Traffic signal team, based at Beverley Depot for 37 hours per week, plus 2 hours contractual overtime and participation in contractual stand by/call out scheme. You will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of illuminated and non...
  16. O

    Seeking advice on qualification for experienced electrician

    Hello, I am a qualified Electrical Engineer from outside UK who has a lot of experience working in domestic and industrial electrical projects as well as manufacturing based. I am 65 years old and nearing retirement age, I live in London and need to find a course or qualification which would...
  17. D Skelton

    Electrician Hiring Rail Distribution & Plant Technician

    I'm hiring a Distribution & Plant Technician for my department. Network Rail technicians provide the essential link between the team leader and the team's operatives. Distribution & Plant Technicians work as part of a team to keep power flowing through the electrified rails safely and...
  18. B

    Electrician Mates - Minehead, Somerset - Immediate Start

    Electrician Mates, Minehead, Somerset 5 month contract. Must have current ECS/CSCS At least 40 hours Mon- Fri Single phase standard 1st and 2nd fix On site accomodation provided Rates dependant on experience Call Mark 07586 265040
  19. F

    Labour rates (Domestic electrician)?

    North England (not London) . . . What is a FAIR daily rate (just labour no materials) for an electrician, an electrician qualified to remove and replace a simple domestic consumer unit test and certify that work? When I use the word FAIR I mean . . . plasterers, brick layers, plumbers, car...
  20. H

    Electrician/Mate Wanted SW London

    We operate mainly in SW London and are looking for an electrician or mate ASAP. Mainly domestic work; rewires, maintenance, fault finding and testing. Applicant will need: min. 3 years experience, domestic preferred able to work alone hand tools and power tools (vehicle not essential)...