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    Domestic Installer Training

    Hi guys Anyone done the domestic installer course withe Electrical Courses 4 You? I'm a self employed kitchen fitter looking to do the course. I'm only interested in what's required for my kitchens, not full rewire etc. I fully understand that I will be very limited in knowledge gained by these...
  2. Andy B.

    Domestic Moron completes a useless domestic installer course, then goes travelling, now fears for future...

    Hello all! I've always been interested in electrics and really fancied getting into solar/renewables. So at the age of 30, I blindly went for a Trade Skills 4U 5-week domestic and EV charging point installer course, got my quals, quickly realised that no-one would take me on as a mate/trainee...
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    What Qualifications Do I need to Become a CCTV Installer / Engineer?

    Hi there, as the title suggests I would like to complete a course in cctv installation with the long-term goal of becoming a sole trader and working for myself. I am aware that there could potentially be other aspects such as alarm and fire systems but at the moment I would appreciate any help...
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    Hi and happy new year to all, Apologies if this has been asked before, I have been around electrics all my life in a DIY capacity, learnt from competent electricians over the years, Now I hope to gain the required qualification, my question to you is simply ... What are the bare minimum steps...
  5. Steven Welon

    AV/Security installer adding electrical install to skillset

    Hi all, I've been doing aerial/satellite/CCTV/intruder alarm/voice & data networks (wired & wireless) installs for a long time. I run a small company, sub work out & in depending on job size. Mainly new builds & refurbs. I can first & second fix bog standard small domestic houses but not much...
  6. The_apprentice2.0

    Are my qualifications relevant??

    Hi, Served as an industrial maintenance spark and really want to get into domestic sparking full time, I've put the feelers out to a few electricians for some experience and would like to put myself through the relevant quals or see if any of my existing quals can be transferred (night school...
  7. Gavin John Hyde

    Should the original installer pay to fix this?

    I am getting more and more work on the EV front now, Called today by a customer, told the charger keeps tripping out during a charge. typically an hour or so in. Been happening on and off for last year, but last month or so, Been happening every other night when charging. He had called the...
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    EV Home Charger Installer / Smart Meter Installer Required Qualifications?

    I have previously worked as a field service and installation engineer (AV DATA CAT5 areas) for over 12 years, although i am currently working in IT but i am interested in a career change as a EV home charger installer, or smart meter installer. What are the required qualifications to become one...
  9. Daniel Oake

    18th Edition main Changes, Domestic installer video.

    A video I stumbled upon for the main changes a domestic installer has outlined. Question: Can someone clarify, plastic Rawl plugs are not to be used now, due to fire regulations. What would you use in exchange for your day to day fixings now?
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    Solar Energy Installer Business Owners - Uni Case Studies

    Hi everyone! My name is James and I am a Business student at the University of Southampton. As part of my studies I am looking at the solar energy industry. I am currently researching the market and reaching out to business owners in the industry and I would be really grateful if you could...
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    Another domestic installer course question I'm afraid.

    Evening all. I apologise this is another question regarding the much hated domestic installers course, from what i have read on the forum!! Im a self employed hard landscaper. Im finding we are getting more and more jobs that involve electrics. Lighting, water features etc. We also do a lot of...
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    NIceic domestic installer

    Hi guys I'm about to start a C&G 2365 Lv 2 in September this year. What qualifications would I need to register as an NICEIC domestic installer? Also can I get work as an electricians mate while I study for the 2365 Lv 2?
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    how to become a domestic installer

    Hi I am looking to become a domestic installer can someone recommend what course or courses I need to do to be able to do this. also can you tell me what the job entails. I have found the basic information and also how much they earn. thanks
  14. RWJ

    Thinking of switching from NIC to ECA or Napit

    We do mainly industrial and commercial work with a small bit of (landlord) residential. After some recent negative comments from potential customers regarding NICEIC electricians I was thinking of jumping ship to ECA or Napit. OK I know ECA are now the same as NIC but there name doesn't seem...
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    Path from Domestic Installer to JIB.

    Hi Guys, I'm looking at doing a course to become a DI but I don't want to just be doing residential maintenance forever, i'd like to work on site eventually but have been told I would not be able to unless I work as a mate or do the 2365 level 2 and 3 and the NVQ 3 after and I don't have the...
  16. Murdoch

    Do you think Napit are proud of this installer?

    An incompetent builder with Napit logo: No certs No RCD protection on a number of modified circuits Mixing different makes of smoke alarms Cable runs upstairs not in zones with no additional protection No grommets in back boxes Fused spur directly behind and above hob Lengthy spur off ring...
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    Route to become electrical installer

    Hi all, Quick back ground info. I did a BTEC electronic and electrical at college then went into the airforce to gain my apprenticeship in electrical and avionics engineering. So by trade I'm an aircraft electrician. I left and am now on electrical maintenance in the automotive industry. My dad...
  18. loulew

    Domestic Installer Assessment

    So i had my domestic installer assessment yesterday, a fair few weeks earlier than expected as there was a cancellation. So it has been a mad rush to get the job ready. Ended up working until half 11 the night before to get everything done. I was very nervous, but I passed, feeling over the...
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    Alarm Installer No Longer Exists - Help!

    Hello everyone, Moved in to a property some months ago, never did bother with the Burglar alarm until today I had a power cut which set the alarm off. At which point I realised I do not have the codes to stop it once it does start sounding. I tried to contact the installer (AED Security Wigan)...
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