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    Course funding

    Seen a few people talking about cost of courses recently and have seen the JIB offer funding for HNCs, HNDs, PV, EV charging and few others. Up to 75% of course fee. Saw with the HNC can apply over a couple of years and draw down £2000 Open to those employed by JIB member companies, apprentices...
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    News for JIB card holders.

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    Norman Electrical Testing

    Norman Electrical Testing. 19 years in the electrical contracting industry, mainly industrial but also commercial and domestic installations. Based at Ickleton, Saffron Walden, Essex. Hobbies include Dog Walks, Carpet Bowls and Boxing. Looking to join forum discussions relating to electrical...
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    JIB Approved elec avaable London central, south east London

    Very experienced JIB sparks , solid all rounder. Including rail and tram signalling . Some Cisco background allied with fire and intruder, door access control installation. Commercial to industrial everything inbetween. British born national with Australian A grade on top of JIB cards
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    Want to get back into the trade after 25 yrs out

    Hi all. I completed an apprenticeship via the CITB way back in 1992 (C&G 236 part 1&2 + JIB AM1), I think it was the 16th writing regs at the time. My employer at the time apparently “liked” me a lot and decided to have me managing/supervise the contracts/jobs instead of being on the tools...
  6. Jay 1987


    Hello everybody So I met a guy last night who has just recently completed his nvq3. Fast forward we started speaking about the type of work he likes, whether it be domestic, commercial etc and why? We then moved onto the more interesting topic of wages !!!! To My surprise he revealed that he...
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    Moving to UK - Qualified - I think - but need assistance

    Hi guys, I need to help please, I studied in the UK approx 7 years ago. Right after writing my C&G 2391 Level 3 I moved back home to South Africa. A short while after I received the results and passed. I have been working in South Africa since. I have been doing domestic, industrial and mining...
  8. Sparky10

    2391 V NICEIC - Whats the point in 2391??

    Hi Guys, A debate at work and im slightly confused and thought maybe someone here may shed some light. What is the point in doing your 2391 Testing course? Apparently to be NIC Registered you do not need to have 2391 Inspection & Testing & You are able to sign work off. However if you have...
  9. krishaan

    JIB Gold card application

    the jib website isn' very conclusive about which card I qualify for. I've just finished my 4 year apprenticeship and i also hold my initial verification and peridic inspection and testing quals so can I apply for an approved gold card even thouh I haven't been on site for two years as a...
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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...
  11. KWJ41

    Qualified C&G 236 Parts 1&2 in 2003, updated to 17th from 16 Edition in 2009 - But not JIB eligible

    Hi - I'm new to the forum and in desperate need of advice. I'm a fully qualified electrician qualified under C&G 236 in 2003 (parts 1&2), I updated to 17th from 16th edition in 2009 and hold an up to date safety passport through the ECS. I've recently gone on my own after being employed for 14...
  12. Jay Sparks

    New ‘ECS Check’ service launched by the JIB

    Just seen this on a social media site. New ECS Check service launched by JIB | Joint Industry Board - http://www.jib.org.uk/new-ecs-check-service-launched-by-the-jib Your thoughts? Jay
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    New JIB grade 'Registered Electrician'

    What do you all make of the new JIB grade that they are to introduce with the new 18th edition? 'ECS registered electrician' is what they are calling it apparently to replace gold card? Have I heard this correctly? What are your thoughts?
  14. john84

    Nottingham Sparks rates of pay

    Hi Guys, I'm a electrician currently living and working in the South East. Myself and the family are looking to relocate to Nottingham. I just wanted to put a post up to get a bit of feedback on rates of pay day/ hourly rate. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
  15. Sparky2017

    2356-31 jib card can i renew my card

    Hi I sat my nvq level 3 in 2008 can i still apply for a jib gold card? the jib form tells me different. Thanks Sparky2017
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    Porfolio sample to gain jib gold card

    hello all, new here! Just after some help really! Been sparking for 6 years now and got all my qualifications including my AM2 but now I need to complete my porfolio in order to get my JiB Gold Card I’ve been looking for a sample portfolio or even someone’s finished to get an idea of how...
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    Jib gold card needed

    Hi wonder if anyone can help me out,I have my level 2 and 3 2330 and done my am2,what is the quickest way to get a good card now what else do I need.
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    New JIB ECS gold card now has white reverse

    What does every everyone think of the new Ecs gold card having a white back? Maybe im being picky but i think it somehow degrades the gold card. Is it just me or does anyone think it should have stayed all gold
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    Contacting JIB / ECS

    I have been trying to contact the JIB for ages now and failing. I have now been on hold for over 6 hours (over 4 days). This morning I've been on hold for an hour an a half. Sometimes it does ring but then they cut me off straight away. Other times it says that they are not accepting calls. I've...
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    ECS help?

    Hi all, Just wondering if anyone can help before I call the ECS help line. I'm trying to apply for an ECS card but at the H&S assessment section I read that I can be exempted (or so I believe). I've uploaded the 2357 C&G level 3 qualification which I thought makes me exempt since it was...