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    Two light switches have fallen off (plastic broke), do I need to call an electrician or is it a simple fix? (I'm DIY)

    Two light switch buttons have fallen off of the switches. If I place the switch back in place, I can switch the light on and off, and I can see where the plastic on the button has broken. Is this something I can simply replace by buying a replacement button, and clicking it in place, or should I...
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    How to legally work as self employed Electrician.

    Hi guys I have been a qualified electrician for over 10 years working for others and now im trying to transision into to starting my own electrical installation / maintenance company. I'm a little confused as to what is required before I can legally work in other peoples properties. I thought...
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    UK Meter Exchange - What does my supplier want from an electrician?!

    I have been looking at replacing my current legacy meter to a more common Economy 7 one. I currently have a few storage heaters that are on the single CU with all other appliance in the house, and I have a single 5-port meter which controls the on/off for the heating circuit (alongside its duty...
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    Competent Persons Scheme and which is best.

    Hi all, I am new to this forum and as an electrician of 41 years circumstances are seeing me head in a different direction as far as work is concerned. Here is a list of questions (Sorry) Do you need test and inspect qualifications for competent persons scheme, although I have experience. My...
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    Question about apprentice electrician

    Hello, I'm living in Burnaby, B.C. I finished the electrical foundation program in BCIT that started on last Aug12 and ended on last Feb14. I already got the certificate for level1 apprenticeship. I was seeking job. However, I decided staying home rather than working outside due to covid-19...
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    New Zealand Work as an electrician in New Zealand?

    Hi there I am a qualified electrician working in scotland. Got all my qualifications from a recognised 4 year apprenticeship. Also got my 18th edition. Me and my girlfriend were wanting to go over to New Zealand and experience working abroad. How easy is it to get a job as an electrician in New...
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    UK Becoming an electrician

    I’m 20 and looking to train as an electrician but doing apprenticeship is impossible for me as I have a mortgage to pay for and a lot of other bills etc. I’ve been looking at short courses but I don’t believe they can train you to be a level 3 in 4 weeks so I’ve been looking at night school to...
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