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  1. Gavin John Hyde

    Anybody heard of voltcraft testers?

    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...
  2. S

    Daily Express never heard of Napit,Stroma,Elecsa.

    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? Regards S
  3. Gavin John Hyde

    Emergencyelectricianuk.co.uk heard of them?

    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...
  4. M

    has anyone heard of STROMA

    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
  5. Murdoch

    Have you heard of REIN???

    This caught my eye in the Telegraph today: and this: Sorry about the 1st picky being at 90 degrees, its in the correct orientation on my PC! Useful bit about the am radio...........
  6. Gavin John Hyde

    Anybody used or heard of TOOLi

    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...
  7. Clodbuster

    Howzit Guys

    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...
  8. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Working at heights, no problem

  9. Dan

    Maintenance firm called NPE Maintenance, anybody heard of them?

    Maintenance firm called NPE Maintenance, anybody heard of them? advice reviews and feedback 2017 had a phone call today from a property maintenance firm called npe maintenance wanting me to go and fix tiles in a local clothing store anyone worked for them before ? anyone worked for a...
  10. B


    Having passed the assessment they are asking for...... complaints procedure health and safety risk assesement 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...
  11. 8

    2394/5 & Ammendment 3 cource waiting times??

    Greetings all. 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...
  12. S

    Pheonix contractors federation scam?

    I have been contacted by pheonix about becoming an approved contractor? Has anybody heard anything about them because I think it is a scam? Thxs Sparklet
  13. Eddiesparks

    Have you ever met a gay tradesman?!

    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
  14. S

    Bundled Phases

    Hey guys, 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...
  15. G

    Competent Persons Scheme

    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
  16. M

    Testing question

    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...
  17. S

    Certification by the Niceic

    Hi all, 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...
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