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  1. Z

    Jobs???

    H, so you be qualified when pass Level3 Diploma , testing and inspection, 18th editions, lots of courses , they give you options start apprenticeship... I’m very confused now ? This courses cost about 5000-6000 , money for tools. What the best way start just only Level 2 but kwep
  2. K

    On small jobs charging for cable

    Hi all I was just wondering how every charges for cable on a small job? Let me give you and example, you are asked to replace 4 down lights, but one 1 of them you fined that the cable is to short so you replace that cable back to the next downlight, Normally i would just charge for sundries £20...
  3. Z

    Domestic Jobs not experience???

    Hi everyone, I just asking because , I finish my college Level 2, 2365 Diploma, but not many experience. Any advice how to start jobs for electrical mate , and how to make CV, please .
  4. M

    Domestic Is this a reasonable quote for a couple of jobs?

    Hi, I need to get some work done so that I can get an electrical safety certificate for property. I called in an Electrician and he suggested that I need to do the following; 1. Replace old fuse box with Consumer unit (£350) 2. Upgrade Gas and Water main earthing and bonding (£90) 3...
  5. H

    Mechanical and Electrical jobs around Aldershot area

    As the title, does any one know of any companies in and around the area potentially taking blokes on or a bloke in this case? Reason for asking is, one of my oppo’s has been dealt a shi’ite hand and is in need. Any help or avenues of approach greatly appreciated.
  6. J

    Retention on jobs for new client

    Evening all I have been asked if I would be happy to accept a 5% retention clause for 6months on a quote I have sent for some work I have quoted for. The company (builders) have 13 years records on company house the 5% would be around 400quid+vat so not a massive amount I have said I would...
  7. Gary Moore

    Only classed as a good spark if I can run jobs???

    Im looking for some general opinions on this. Im very good as an Electrician on the tools and have Lots if experience. I’m very conscientious and like to do thing properly. I have Ran some decent sized jobs in the past and got them over the line successfully. But as I have recently said to a...
  8. M

    @ 33 & 10+ years of various jobs with no end reward. Time to be a Sparky! Help please

    So I just got let go from my job last week as operations manager was in the role for 6 months, previously I was a transport supervisor at different company for 1 year pay averaging at 25k lot of responsibilities zero recognition. Now at 33 it’s kinda of daunting being out of work. Yes I’m...
  9. I

    Prices for long standing cust and little jobs

    Hi, I have been trading for over 10 years but am having trouble with the people who gave me the chance long ago. I always did the small jobs and charged very little but prices have gone up and my time is more valuable now and am still asked for the same jobs and rate expected. Think I am too...
  10. buzzlightyear

    why do i bother doing jobs for people

    my neighbour ring me up and asks me to go and sort her electrics has she said that the fuse has gone .telling me the over the sink the cabinet lights stopped working so I tuned up after making appointment with her now the house she has been in, approx. 20year a new house when she moved in . now...
  11. L

    Highest paying specialty?

    Good morning everyone, I'm new to the forum so firstly hello :) I am currently training to become an electrician however I'm undecided as to what kind I should be. I currently have my level 2 City and guilds + ecs card and am working towards my level 3. I have a few weeks experience in...
  12. S

    Are these qualifications enough to get a job?

    Good evening, New to this forum was looking for some advice of some electricians, I am currently in training to be a electrician, I have mymy level 3 award In requirements for electrical installations bs7671:2018 603/3298/0 also level 3 award In the building regulations for electrical...
  13. A

    Electrician Job Vacancy

    Hi All, Just a quick introduction, I'm George, I contract manage part of an electrical division with my line manager at a North West Property and Asset maintenance company. We're looking to employ electricians full time. Message me for further information. Thanks
  14. IES

    IES CABLE are looking for cable terminators

    IES CABLE are HIRING if you have experience terminating SWA cables and would like to be considered for a role please email your CV to [email protected] We're a JIB registered company based in Teesside with work across the UK
  15. C

    electrician mate jobs

    Alright. I,m 19 and trying to go down the route of becoming an electrician mate, my aim goal is to become a fully qualified electrician. I have completed a Level 2 diploma in electrical installation and really enjoyed it. I am doing my health and safety test for the ECS card, alot of the jobs i...
  16. Pete999

    Just been lookng through some jobs What do you reckon

    Electricial/Handyman £16,500 per year Tram Driver £21.00 plus per year Reckon our trade has been reduced to that of a DIYer? Kin scandalous
  17. Moaz

    Pricing up jobs? Best way?

    Guys, how do most of you price up work? If you're self employed? Do you go per point? Or see how long it will take you? What do you average per day? What do you tend to charge for your points? Roughly?
  18. Mark.W

    How do you guys cost your jobs?

    Hey Guys, Just wondering how you guys are costing and marking up your jobs. What I am currently doing is a 20% markup on materials and 20% on labour, and then with regards to Overheads I have a formula as follows: Eg: If I require £900/month to keep my business afloat and there is on...
  19. Morris19911

    Jobs abroad, hot countries

    Hello looking for job sites for electricians abroad preferably hot countries in Europe or middle east so not to far away from home. Just looking to browse and see what the money is like but more for the hot weather
  20. D

    New Trainee Introduction

    Hi, my name is Dom. I’m due to start an evening course for C&G Level 2 in Electrical Installations at my local college this September with the intention to progress to Level 3 & NVQ etc. I’m 24 years old and have been self employed working with a couple of electricians as and when they need me...
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