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  1. J

    New Member dropping by to say hello...

    Hi everyone, just joined the the forum and thought I’d introduce myself and say a little about my background. I’ve been a Marine Engineer for the last 20 years after joining the army at 16 as an apprentice and was a chief engineer on a major army landing craft (before they got sold off)...
  2. TonyMitchell

    Esteemed member

    I was surprised to become an “esteemed member” for a few hours this afternoon 😀 along with some others, then the banner disappeared, others had it earlier this evening, then it disappeared...
  3. Dan

    Subscribed Member Price Reduced - and thanks to those who subscribe WE HAVE MORE 'LIKES' (REACTIONS) NOW!!!!

    Subscribed Member Price Reduced - and thanks to those who subscribe WE HAVE MORE 'LIKES' (REACTIONS) NOW!!!! We have reduced the price of our optional subscription system. At the time of writing it is now:- £2 per month £11 per 6 months £20 per 12 months It auto renews until you cancel. Those...
  4. Pete999

    My Account seems to have been altered can Staff member enlighten me?

    As title Help or explanation please
  5. Dan

    Esteemed Member Tag Now Available (Automatically Dished Out)

    Okay, so I'm not a huge fan of tag. But I am of good content. So here's a new tag that should encourage that. We've had it running on TilersForums.com and it seems to have worked a bit. People get it. So this is based on your reactions to your posts. First of all you'll need 300 posts to...
  6. R

    New Member

    Hi All, Im new to the forum. I served my time as an apprentice and joined the armed forces in 1987. Worked in many varied jobs, didn't much like crawling around in lofts and breathing glass fibres in, so have finished up designing mechanical systems. I'm looking at having Solar PV/Battery...
  7. D

    Hello all new member

    Ho guys fitting new fan in my en suite im more of factory maintenance guy than houses but think more than competent do most things. Am i right in thinking the isolator for the fan is to stop fan coming on during maintenance and by local means easily accessible. What im really asking can i put...
  8. Dan

    Has the 'Respected Member' tag had its day?

    Surely every member is respected. It sounds ever so cliquey. I think in the current times when everybody should be totally equal, denoting who's 'respected' it a bit cheeky. It used to be called "Elite Member" - Christ, imagine if we had that these days?!?!?! On TilersForums.com it's now...
  9. P

    New Member

    Hi, I am a new member, currently doing an apprenticeship for my 2357. Three years into the course, and hoping to finish by the end of the year. I am a very mature student (aged 57) learning a new trade to progress in my job role. Any help as what to expect with the AM2 would be much apprecia
  10. George.S

    New Member / Apprentice

    Hello all who read this. Just writing this to say hello and introduce myself. I'm about 10 months into my apprentaship and thought it to be wise to create an account on here. I currently work for a maintenance firm for domestic/ social housing. We are busy however the work we do is fairly...
  11. G

    Industrial new member originally from Nottingham

    hi all old school electrician here. more industrial and not UK based but UK born and bred. work a lot in africa so any of you guys need advice, give me a shout
  12. C

    Domestic New Member with some electrical experience

    Hi, I've just joined the forum, I'm not a qualified electrician, however, I am a mechanical engineer and did work in a maintenance department of a factory during my apprenticeship - I also worked on power boats and had to do some electrical work as part of that job (many years ago). I've...
  13. M

    New member wishing to learn from the pros

    Thank you for letting me join the forum
  14. J

    Hi All, New Member. Just on initially to say hello!

    Hi everybody! This is just to say hello all and thanks to Lou for the welcome. This is a really interesting site and I have learned a lot visiting as a non-member from time to time. I am not a trained electrician but have had some peripheral work experience on electrics in the past, so decided...
  15. M

    New Member Introduction

    Hi Everyone, I'm a self employed electrician, mostly domestic work in my immediate area on the Somerset/Dorset border. I've been with NAPIT since 2005, started on the 16th edition so now have a large collection of BS7671's! Rejoined your forum recently, hoping to find help and support in...
  16. B

    Domestic New member seeking advice

    Hi Everyone, Just a quick hello as a new member. I'm not an electrician and would like to ask some questions, if I may, re house wiring/safety, audio hum etc., before calling in the calvary. I'm retired and live in NW London. Thanks, Bob ,
  17. S

    New member looking for career change

    hi there just introducing myself. I’m 28 and currently looking for a career change to become an electrician. Going to get access to the trainee forum. I’m based in Glasgow any advice on where to start would be very much appreciated Thanks Steven
  18. F

    Domestic Hapless new member hoping what I'm after is even possible ...

    Hi all New to these forums ... I have no electrical experience, my brother-in-law is a qualified electrician who kindly does most work we need for us. As I imagine will be only too well known to a lot of you though, as someone with no electrical experience I have ideas as to what I'd like to...
  19. N

    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...
  20. K

    Hi everyone (new member)

    Hi all, I'm new here - thought I'll say hello before asking any questions. I'm Kuba, 30 and I live in London. I’m doing a City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 & 3 course and hopefully going straight to work after I complete my training. I've been a pub manager for last 5 years and decided for a career...
  21. J

    Evening from a new member

    Evening everyone, tired ageing sparks, trying not to beat my NICEIC assessor to death with my pristine blue book. Come here to hopefully find some sensible people
  22. Weezy

    New member to the forum!

    Qualified electrician for 9+ years, ever since i left school. I forget how long ago that was...
  23. P

    New member just saying hello

    Hi everybody new to the forum thought I say hello before I start asking my questions cheers cheers paul
  24. L

    New member with maths question

    New to the forum so hi everyone. I'm due to start an electrician course in July so I thought I'd revise some maths as it's been some years since I've done any. I bought the book 'Electrical installation calculations'. I've flown through resistors in series and parallel so far but have come up...
  25. T

    New member saying hello

    Hello everyone I'd like to introduce myself a little bit I have been an electrician for about 15 years starting in the military and have been working mainly for factories as an electrically biased maintenance engineer. I have just decided to take the plunge and register with a part p scheme and...
  26. M

    New member Hello all

    Hi everybody have one week left on my level 2 2365 and moving straight onto the level 3 so just browsing the forums for info and help. Thanks very much
  27. S

    Hello everybody. New member just saying hi.

    Hello. I have been reading the forums for the past few days and have finally registered.
  28. R

    New member saying hello

    Hello everybody, Just saying hello to you all. I am an Electrical Automation and controls Engineer of many years. Been working at Industrial Automation with PLCs and robotics in a manufacturing company. Now going independant as a contractor so will be very appreciative of all your advice...
  29. B

    New member on electriciansforums

    Hello I look forward to engaging with electriciansforums members.... ......Please be gentle with me ;)
  30. S

    New member introduction

    Hi all, Been a regular visitor to this site for sound advice and have now enlisted. Been in the industry for quite a few years in different countries. Thanks to all contributers.
  31. C

    Domestic hello from a new member

    Hello all I am new to this forum and just wanted to say hi
  32. zafris

    Domestic saying hello to the forum - New Member

    Hi All :), New to the forum. Just found the forum whilst looking for information. I hope learn a lot, and may be able to give some advice. Cheers
  33. B

    Domestic New member to the forum

    Hi All, New to the forum. Have been in the industry for the past 20 years mainly domestic, have been self employed for the last 10 years. Some interesting discussions, hopefully I can learn, and may be able to give some advice. Cheers
  34. littlespark

    New avatar for a certain member on here

    After reading a rather lengthy thread over the weekend.. Someone mentioned Snoop Dawg.... but I thought of this; So this is an example of a spoonerism... where two of the letters of a word or name are swapped over. Or is that a snooperism?? Anyway. It made me chuckle and got me thinking...
  35. Y

    New member - alternative cabinetry LEDs?

    Hi guys, thanks for letting me join, just a small business owner selling artisan lamps trying to work out whats best to use. Anyone know of any good alternatives to the LEDburg from Ikea? It's really not optimal cord-wise but traditional bayonet fittings wouldn't really work well with my...
  36. H

    Trainee From a new member and happy to join here

    I just wanna say hello I'm an electrical engineer from Iran
  37. C

    New Member Introduction - Callum

    Hi all, my name is Callum and I am new to the forum. I am not a trained electrician, but relevant experience wise I have a degree in physics and my PhD - which I am nearly finished - is primarily in microelectronics. I have also spent a good deal of time with microelectronics as a hobby. My...
  38. J

    Commercial New Member, Looking for professional help regarding GN3 and On-site guide.

    Good Morning all, I am a new member, initially drawn to the forums by the technical help given by you guys and any potential help I may be able to offer. I am currently doing my AM2, (After 8 years in the industry) As I believe that I need all my papers up to date for the way the industry is...
  39. J

    Just joined Hello . Need some advise.

    Hello Everyone, Need some advise. My fuse meter switch tripped . Upon inspection I realized that it trips the 'wall sockets' part only as the ceiling lights work fine on their own. I removed all the plugs from the appliance and reset the fuse box but after a minute or so it trips the socket...
  40. D

    Hi from new member to forum

    Hi, am having a major house extension on a tight budget and have taken a punt that £2,000 spent at the training centre for 20 days worth of city & guilds in May this year (...a little knowledge is a dangerous thing?).... could be better value than £7k - £8k for an electrician I have found a...
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