Dropped some old clothes and bits in charity shop this morning.
Saw this on the shelf. Bargain price of £2 brand new in box.
Not sure as to how accurate it is. But its only a phase sequence tester and seems reasonably safe.( I hope)
It seems a German make given the packaging! Instructions also...
As above,an article in todays express urging housholders
to have their wiring checked by Select in Scotland and niceic in rest of the UK.How many years before the others are in with a chance?
Just had a text come out of the blue asking if i cover BA1 which is essentially half of the north part of Bath and outside my building.
Clearly they didnt read my website when searching and getting my number! As they would have seen a headline saying bath and surrounding areas!
Offering €69 per...
keep getting contacted by STROMA about joining them and using there services for electrical certification , they seem to be implying that they are the new and improved NAPIT service, has anyone else had contact from them
Been told about this new website that is supposedly meant to help us market our trades to one and other so that business can invite you to tender..and showcase our work so people can hire us.
Its called TOOLi
Anybody used it or had any experiences of it?
Seems a bit like instagram for...
I am not an electrician but deal in electricity of sorts.
I have been supplying and installing Electric Fencing for 40 years. Firstly in Central Africa then here in the UK after being booted out by Mugabe.
I have had occasional conversations with electricians and am always willing to supply...
Having passed the assessment
they are asking for......
health and safety
as a old one man band, any ideas where I can get something short and simple to placate them ?
dont have complaints,
always h&s aware
dont take risks !! Lol
joking apart, any help...
Just wondering I am trying to register at my local college where I did my 2392 five years ago to go and do the above cources.
I made my application to the college on 1st January but have not heard anything since.
Are the 2394/5 & ammendment 3 cources generally in high...
Random I know, I've got nothing at all against anyone regarding sexual preference by the way, but I've never met a gay tradesman. Ever. Have you?
No sniggering we're all mature here
I'm happily married (to a woman) by the way
Has anyone heard of bundling two phases together at the cut out. A Guy form the energy board was moving the main cut-out and told me they used to do it years ago.
Does he mean 2 cores (in the same cable) on the same line incoming form the transformer?
Surely you cant put two...
Right guys I'm recently qualified electrician and looking to join a competent persons scheme. Is there any drawbacks to joining NAPIT or ELECSA rather than the NICEIC? It's just iv heard the others are a lot easier to get into.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated
hi all I am currently working as a mate the contractor I'm working for which I shall not name does the following test.
he only measures zs doesn't do continuity r1 r2 he says that there is a good earth return if these results are within those permitted, he takes his ze from his zs to obtain his...
was going to buy some software to help with certification and heard amtech and easycert are pretty good but have heard now that the Niceic are going to be doing a pay per use scheme where by we wouldn't own the software or indeed the rights so no up front fees.... Could anyone tell me...
Just wondering if anyone is in the IET?
Is it worth the £130 PA price tag?
Its something that my employer used to offer all electrical staff but they stopped ding it the year I qualified!
its something I have often considered joining off my own back but I dont know anyone who is in it anymore.
Hi got a call from a nottingham call centre " saying they were from surecall and that they had a job for me and would i like the details, amd they started going through the name and number before i could say hang on aminute who are you, on questioning i was aparently the ON Call electrician in...
:sad3::sad3::sad3::sad3:..... crap morning but saved by been prepared, was pad-sawing out a socket box in dot and dab about 1m from a window with a radiator under it, then psssssssssssssss water squirting out, was hot so isolated boiler to drop pressure and bashed out a large section of wall...
It has been a long day and i am fed up of looking for a list of all of the stages of the installation you should photograph for your records as per the MCS requirement. So far i have the following points
Entry to the rafter
Placement and fixing of the roof hook
Attaching the mounting...
I will be booking an initial assessment this month to become a member of the part P brigade.
I work part time as an electrician in my holidays and weekends etc and often get asked to do jobs for friends or family.
Stroma is half the price of the other schemes and this is what attracts me...
Just had a client contact who has DNO approval, but who's company can;t do the install before the 12th.
Can we just pick this up? - we don;t have the schematics that were provided, what inverters were spec'd out. Just the notice of permission to connect.
I've never picked up a contract like...
Anyone else heard this rumour that some of the big names ie T Clarke, Balfour Beatty etc etc are pulling out of the JIB thus creating their own wage structure metal muncher, tester whatever your so called discipline.
I heard at least 7 of the biggest companies are going to pull away form JIB
Long story short, need to install a new circuit so that when the RCD trips, the freezer will come back on when power is restored. It's an old RCD and tripped when a powercut occured when these people were on holiday. No one there to put it back on, two weeks later lots of spoiled food. It...
Anyone heard of this scheme previously and looked into it further?
I've had a look at the price of registration and it's £330 + the dreaded
I just thought I would ask the question as I have not heard of this scheme EVER?
Thanks for any advice you may be able to...
Are there any U.K/N.I certified sparks working for flour corp using this forum,if so what are the minimum requirements (quals,h/s,experience etc),for gaining a position as an electrician in Afghanistan?
Any info/opinions would be greatly appreciated.thanks
Hey guys just a quick question. Doing a rewire on my property and was wondering if it was ok to wire the power In a radial 4mm with 20 amp breaker. I know it's usually a ring on a 32 but I heard the regs will soon change to incorporate the 4mm radial. Will it still pass on test though at the moment?
On two occasions in the past week, we have come across a situation at work where the fitters delivering new gas cookers have refused to fit them, stating that the socket situated behind the cooker for the gas ignition/clock contravenes their regulations as it requires a metal plate over it to...
Got a date for my approved course. Been out my time for 10 years just wondering if any of you scottish sparks have sat this test???? any info would be much appreciated!!!:) another sjib money making scheme, but ave heard from a few guys, that have failed!!! meant to be pretty...
hello to all,
I just received my letter from my college for an assessment. In the assessment it will have a few things but one thing is a 40 minute Bennetts test.
Can anyone explain what this is if anyone knows please.