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  1. J

    Wanted Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 4th Edition (4th Edt) (Electrical Regulations)

    Hi all I am taking the Niceic Pat course on Monday 3rd August, unless it's cancelled due to the current pandemic I am awaiting an answer. As it may be postponed I'm loathe to buy new copy of the the 4th edition with the 5th edition being released shortly. Does anyone have a copy they no...
  2. EricMark

    Domestic inspection and testing what is required? England-Wales

    When I bought my house we had it inspected before buying to highlight faults, so the inspection and testing done by RICS Chartered Surveyor and the report made. This clearly covered more than the electrics, but it did refer to the electrical installation so included a type of electrical...
  3. A

    Asbestos check before fixed wire test

    Hello all. I'm starting to do more fixed wire testing at my company and wondering about asbestos checks. The last company I worked for (was an apprentice at the time) didn't check any asbestos register before starting the test so just wondering where to stand with it. These will be commercial...
  4. J

    UK which electrical courses do i need??

    Hi my employer wants me to go on a electrical course so all electrical work is in-house. we are a large holiday park with over 300+ caravans with a mixture of fleet vans and privately owned also out buildings ie club house swimming pool.at the momment i do like for like and issue a minor works...
  5. E

    Consumer unit change

    Hi, I'm a recently qualified electrician and my parents need their consumer unit replacing as they are having a new bathroom and they currently have an old rewirable fuse board so obviously no electrical work can be carried out to it. The installation has no bonding present and 16mm tales...
  6. S

    Electrician Looking for an experienced electrician to cover Electrical Reactive Maintenance in the London area

    We’re looking to recruit an electrician with background in reactive maintenance, primarily on the CIS scheme for a few months on a trial period before coming on Payroll. Excellent salary. Testing and Inspecting knowledge would be a bonus, must have a full UK Drivers License, Candidate will be...
  7. T

    Zs and IR pitfalls

    Hi folks, I'm still fairly new to testing having just passed my 2391 and just looking for a bit of advice if poss.. Quick bit of background - I'm carrying out EICRs on a wide range of single and 3 phase boards, inc. motors, lighting, power, micc, singles, swa etc. Any general pointers/tips...
  8. D

    Industrial Inspection and Testing

    Is it against the law put the installation into service without inspection and testing ?
  9. oracle

    Inspection and testing to the First Edition

    Life was simple back in the day, raising a family and living in a shack. Then they invented electricity and people found life more exciting with a whole new way to die. Electricity was and is dangerous and in May 1882 the first rules and regulations were made protecting people from shock, fire...
  10. M

    Here’s a interesting article

    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/can-you-really-test-circuit-6-dan-jackson-fiet incasee u dont use liked in heres the article in 2 posts An interesting article about testing , as there are companies out there pricing at £6/£8 a circuit ( madness) basicly just giving a report with unable to...
  11. A

    Inspection and testing

    Hi all , new to the forum today just looking for a bit of advise ,iv got my 2391-52 inspection and testing booked in for September , Iv Just ordered the guidance note 3 with the new amendments. Can anyone else recommend any more books that has helped them for revision. Cheers lads
  12. J

    Should I do my 2391-52 now?

    Hello, Firstly I am new to the forum so this may be in the wrong category, apologies in Advance. However, I am looking to do my Inspection & Testing/Initial verification 2391-52 course ASAP. I was wondering will there be any changes when the 18th edition comes out, so is it worth...
  13. D

    Help! With my pay as a maintenance electrician in FM

    Hi Hope someone can help me. I have got a problem with my pay but first I’ll give a little background information about my history. I’ve been in the industry as an “Electrician” for 4 years this July will be 5. I’m 26, I have my Level 3, Inspection and testing 2394&5, 17th edition, AM2 and...
  14. B

    Inspection and Testing questions

    Hello all, I have recently begun carrying out more I&T jobs and have a few questions that I wanted to put to the forum. 1. Why are Zs readings, taken at the main switch disconnectors at distribution boards fed via UPS systems so high and how do these readings satisfy maximum permitted Zs...
  15. James bishop

    Inspection and testing theory question.

    Hi, Im studying Level 3 and come up against a question which said, 'What is the ip rating for a front cover?' 'What is the ip rating for the top?' I am not sure what it's asking for even though i did pass the exam they don't give you the papers back. For the top i put 2x and for the cover i put...
  16. happysteve

    Editable IET model forms - full set **UPDATED 2019**

    I've done a full set of the IET model forms, as editable PDFs, now available in the Resources section: EIC (including schedule of inspections and one test results sheet): EIC (Electrical Installation Certificate): editable PDF based on IET Model form -...
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