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    Is there a bridging qualification for Marine electrical installation?

    Hi All, Forgive me if this has been asked before. I am interested in looking into getting into electrical installation on the marine side of things. I did a City & Guilds 2357 NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) some years back in order to become a qualified...
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    Has my installation been wired correctly?

    I had solar pv panels installed on an annexe to our main house with the idea that it could feed the main house. The consumer unit to the annexe (house 2) connects underground to a meter in house 1 where house 1 has its own meter and its own consumer unit. I have no electrical skills but have...
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    3 Way Switch/Dimmer Installation Help

    Hey There, I am trying to install a new wall dimmer to replace my old one. (I needed something LED compatible.) [Pictures at link below for reference to following description] On the old dimmer, there were 2 wires coming off it. One wire joined to 3 wires coming out of the wall. (2 black, 1...
  4. nicnic66

    Assessment of installation for EICR codes?

    Can I get everyone's opinion on the following please for EICR coding? TN-C-S INSTALLATION Ze = 0.26 Pfc 0.9kA SUPPLY FUSE IS 60AMP 1361 16MM2 TAILS FROM CUT OUT TO METER 16MM2 TAILS FROM METER TO SWITCH FUSE 6MM2 MAIN EARTH (C2) SWITCH FUSE IS 80 AMP 1361 16MM2 T+E BURIED IN WALL...
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    12v solar installation - covered by Part P?

    Hi all I am looking to install a 12v system on my roof terrace to power a few LED lights. I was going to connect a 12v transformer into an existing FCU inside the property, and then run a 12v circuit from this to power the lights on the roof terrace. However, I understand that this is Part P...
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    I am currently studying level 3 electrical installation

    I was hoping thered would be someone that would see this that is a bit better on theory then i am.
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    Electrical Apprenticeship Stoke-On-Trent

    I am looking for an Electrical Apprenticeship in Stoke-On-Trent. I have completed level 1 & 2 Electrical Installation. Any help would be appreciated?
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    Cable trays in domestic installation

    Having house rewired, and thinking of making use of 600mm wide horizontal galvanised cable tray secured between joists in ceiling. Can the cables simply be layed in the tray or do the regs. require that each cable is secured to the tray & what sort of fixings are allowed?
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    Using SY cable in a fixed installation

    Hi, got a job that’s coming up which involves putting electricity to a wagon that’s half way down a field from someone’s house. They want it so it’s like a caravan, so they can disconnect the power lead whenever they want and move the wagon around. There’s only 2 circuits in the wagon; 4 lights...
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    Cooker Isolation Switch Installation

    Hello all Here's a picture of a newly installed cooker isolation switch. As you can see it is located under a worktop. You are looking at it with the two fridge that is normally located under the worktop in that location removed. I would appreciate your opinions on the location of the switch...
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    Nest learning (3rd Gen) Wiring. Please help!

    Hi, I am located in Middle East and plan to install 2 of Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd Gen) on my Apartment. Current thermostat installed is HoneyWell which control Heating/Cooling and 3-Speed Fan (for exhaust vent?). I have attached the photos to show the actual wiring at the back of...
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    Fire/intruder alarm installation Perth/Dundee area

    Looking for any recommendation on who to get to install a fire and intruder alarm for a remote site (we won't be present most of the week) between Dundee and Perth, Scotland. Actual system is really simple as only one room, two doors, one window, but it needs to be remotely monitored by...
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    Electric cooker installation

    Hi folks, not sure if I have posted in the right place, but I'm looking for some advice on installing an electric cooker. I intend to replace my old free-standing electric cooker with a new one. I went to a department store who do the delivery and install. The person asked me a few...
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    Installation of 7 integrated down lights price ?

    Hey guys, First post here. I recently installed a LED bathroom light + wireless switch for my sibling friend for 150 euro, I supplied the materials. Now she wants me to install 4+3 down lights (7 in total) in her kitchen. What do you guys think in relations to pricing ? Does 300-350 sound...
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    Noob needs help with car audio installation.

    Hi guys trying to install new sub and amp into 2007 subaru liberty. Just want to know what the best method for this will be? Ive done some research and it says i need a line output converter installed since i have a factory headunit with no RCA outputs. If anyone knows about this stuff this is...
  16. jc71292

    Transitioning from installation to Maintenance in a food factory

    Hello everyone, I'm thinking of transitioning to a maintenance role in a food factory in the near future and I was wondering if anyone has any ideas on any courses I could do to help me with doing the job? I have a PLC course booked at learn technique as that is something that interested in...
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    Residential Fire alarm installation west London

    I need a fire alarm installing in a house that was converted into flats 30 years ago. It comprises 3 units. Ground floor and basement maisonette, 1st floor flat, 2nd floor flat. There is a communal entrance hall and internal staircase serving the front doors of each unit. The fire risk...
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    Fire system installation training

    Hi all, I'm looking for some help with regards to Fire system installation training. I'm currently working with a friend of mine installing addressable fire systems. I come from a mostly house bashing background but looking to add more strings to my bow. Basically I'm looking for any suggestions...
  19. Robc77

    Garage installation

    So I’m installling a garage DB 63a 30ma RCD With. 6a and 32a mcb Using 2.5 swa from the consumer unit what would the rated needed for protection on the house DB?
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    Three phase or single for new installation?

    Hi all, I've just registered to seek a bit of advice and am sure I'll be looking for lots more help soon. I've just bought a plot of land near Hastings that I'll be building a workshop on for personal hobby use - there's no other building on site. I'll be doing some welding as well as having my...
  21. samsingh

    Fault find (Electrical condition report) or (Electrical Installation certificate)

    Hi guys, I have carried out some testing on a existing domestic installation, I was finding a low IR Result on a lighting circuit. I identified and rectified the fault. I am going to carry on the with the testing on the weekend and will be doing the paperwork for my Testing on the install I just...
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    Installation Methods

    Please could you comment on this installation on this 240v supply, particularly on the outer sheath stripped back on the orange circular, any reference to AS 3000 would be appreciated
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    Isolating grounds in Solar installation

    I have 400 Amp service split into two 200 Amp panels. I’m converting one to a protected loads panel as part of a PV solar system with battery backup. Since ground is tied to neutral I want to isolate the neutral and ground buses of one panel from the other to make sure no current flows to the...
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    Solar Panels Installer not informed DNO of installation

    Hi, My installer (who no longer exist) didn't bother to inform DNO of the installation. I have got in touch with the DNOband they say they require me to contact another installer and get them to do 'commissioning confirmation and a suitable schematic diagram' for me to register the system...
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    Industrial EICR guide

    Hi guys, I undertake lots of different types of electrical installations and every now and again a customer asks for an EICR, I must admit I feel I'm actually good at testing but I don't really like it...mainly because of all the paperwork. I was wondering if anyone had any guides they use...
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    Rolec EV installation

    Hi all, after some advise please. I work as a maintenance engineer at a school and recently we had an outside contractor come in and fit an external Rolec EV unit to the outside of our workshop under the grant scheme. I don't know much about the installation of these units but I did do part P...
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    Setting up solar installation

    Hello, I am setting up a solar installation (in France) for the first time. I currently have 38 solar panels (+/-38V, +/-9A), with 35 currently wired in series + parallel (7 panels in series, arranged with parallel wiring 5 times) and am therefore expecting to have 266V (7 panels in a series *...
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    USA Double Oven Installation KitchenAid Model KODE500ESS02

    Hi- I posted this on another forum so ignore the first part unless you know the answer and want to throw it in there... My current oven/microwave combo unit is sitting on two 1x6's above a drawer. Do I need to install a full floor for this double oven and use the feet or can this just sit on...
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    Domestic Power Shower Installation

    Hey, What's the standard way a power shower is installed, I've done electric showers but not power shower before. Also is a fan mandatory in a bathroom
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    installation Reference methods how do you choose?

    I recently got pulled up over my reference method I put down on a fuse board change at an assessment. I chose to use reference method C and he said he wasn't happy because there could be worse in the house. I had been in teh lost there was no insulation other than vermiculite and the cable was...
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    EV home charger installation, Canada, Quebec

    Hi, Just bought a Tesla. Live in a Condo with outdoor parking. Need to get Co-Owners permission to install a charger. Have to present a plan and answer all questions, safety, security etc etc.. Will do partly or all myself but get professionally inspected by a certified Electrician. The supply...
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    Adding batteries to existing solar panel installation

    I am working with an licensed electrician but might need to find one with more experience. I understand electronics extremely well but again, am using a licensed electrician. Our house has 10 solar panels. A small inverter is mounted beneath each panel. All ten inverters are wired together...
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    Android Auto Installation - Reversing camera

    Hi all, not normally my area but have just installed an Android 7" double din head unit in my L200 to replace the stock 2014 era Kenwood/garmin unit. The new unit is an amazon Chinese beastie that only cost slightly more than a gamin map update so thought i'd give it a go :) what could possibly...
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    UK No Building Installation Certificate

    We had electrical work carried out by a NICEIC electrician in early 2016. We are now selling the property and have been asked for the Building Installation Certificate which we weren't given and didn't know we needed it. I have the Electrical Installation Report and have searched on NICEIC...
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    DIY 10.8KW shower installation - Wiring up from CU to Shower - One Switch

    Hi all, I'm looking to install a Mira Sports Max 10.8kw shower and wondered what size cable and fuse I need to use? I live in a top floor flat with loft access so I plan to run the cable straight up into the lost from the fuse board and then back down into the bathroom ( approximately 6 metres...
  36. happyhippydad

    Using an front S type RCD on a TT installation

    I usually install dual RCD consumer units rather than RCBO boards due to cost, however with the cost of RCBO's coming down I have started fitting consumer units with RCBO's. On an installation with TT as it's means of earthing I would always replace the main switch of the dual RCD consumer unit...
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    Loft installation methods

    So new build bungalow is to have 300mm loft insulation as told by building control. This means installation method 101 comes into place however as it's a bungalow all circuits including cooker ring mains etc will be installed this way as they come from the loft space down. This installation...
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    MICC cable gland installation London NW3

    I'm looking for someone who is able to install new gland on MICC cable, with have to cuted for new fuse box , I'm in London NW3
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    UK Electrical oven installation

    Just purchased a new oven which has a 13amp fused plug attached. The kitchen has a cooker terminal which has 6mm cable coming from it. The existing oven has a 2.5mm flex (no plug). The hob is separate and also has a 2.5mm flex. Both oven and hob have been chocolate boxed to the 6mm cable - I did...
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    Domestic Automatic Transfer Switch and earthing system installation advice

    Hi, I am planning to install a hybrid solar/wind power system. When it comes to 230V AC, I'd like to supply power to a home circuit with mainly LED lighting, It will draw probably never more than a few hundred watts. This circuit is connected on the main breaker panel to a 10A breaker,one pole...
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