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  1. M

    New member

    Hi. I have just joined the forum. I have lived in Brazil since 1975. I am not a professional electrician but have had 35 years experience of industrial installations in a pig farm and 44 years in residential installations, so I have picked up some "baggage" as they say here. Brazil has a lot of...
  2. JBW175

    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)...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. M

    New member wishing to learn from the pros

    Thank you for letting me join the forum
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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 ,
  11. 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
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
  16. Weezy

    New member to the forum!

    Qualified electrician for 9+ years, ever since i left school. I forget how long ago that was...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
  21. S

    Hello everybody. New member just saying hi.

    Hello. I have been reading the forums for the past few days and have finally registered.
  22. 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...
  23. B

    New member on electriciansforums

    Hello I look forward to engaging with electriciansforums members.... ......Please be gentle with me ;)
  24. 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.
  25. C

    Domestic hello from a new member

    Hello all I am new to this forum and just wanted to say hi
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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...
  29. H

    Trainee From a new member and happy to join here

    I just wanna say hello I'm an electrical engineer from Iran
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. C

    Commercial New commercial member looking to sub-contract works

    Hi All, We are a company working within the domestic and commercial electric vehicle charge point industry, with a particular focus on South West London. We are looking for self employed or limited company qualified electricians able to work in the area under a lucrative sub-contracting...
  35. S

    New member on the forum

    Hi all Thanks for allowing me to access all your expertise. Looking forward to putting it all into practice. Cheers SMP
  36. D

    New member looking for advice

    Need advice related to my scenario at the moment I currently work for a major transport company as an Electrical engineer were I carry out Maintenance, installation and fault finding on various assets. Over a decade i have basically completed several electrical based college/uni courses...
  37. P

    New member saying hello,

    Hi, I'm an approved electrician with over 40 years experience in domestic, commercial, industrial works, installation works, testing and inspections, I'm based in Derbyshire and really enjoy being an electrician, my hobby is metal detecting and I'm always looking for new land to detect, I have...
  38. Pringy

    New member - made a complete mess of installing light fitting!

    Hi I’m Paul I always thought I was reasonably competent at doing the easy stuff until yesterday when I tried to put a new light up, this is the first fitting I’ve tried since the house was rewired (by professionals, not me lol) and the wiring at the fitting seems to be some sort of loop. As you...
  39. B

    New Member just introducing myself

    Good evening all I am new to this forum and just saying hi. I am not an electrician but will require some help with an issue which I will post on later tonight. I'm hoping you will be able to help me with the matter. I am more a painter and decorator self taught and can do odd jobs here and...
  40. D

    New membe introduction

    Hi, my name is Richard. I have a BSc in Electrical Engineering, I work in the aircraft industry but like to keep up with the latest regs as we sometimes design and build ground support equipment. Cheers Dickymint
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