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    Niceic or elecsa

    Hi guys, I’m setting up my own shop after quitting my job with a company. I’m looking to join the Nic or elecsa... question is what’s the difference? I only plan doing domestic work and AV installs. I have all the relevant qualifications, apprenticeship, 18th edition, etc. Thanks Nathan
  2. Pretty Mouth

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC competent person scheme for domestic EICRs

    Not sure this has been posted on the forum yet, thought it may be of interest. It appears NICEIC are launching a CPS for electricians carrying out EICRs in the domestic sector: http://www.niceic.com/join-us/private-rented-sector-scheme Looks like it's an add-on, as you already have to be...
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    NICEIC Certification Scheme Filling out online NICEIC Cerys with an iPad.

    Hi, I've recently moved from paper certification to online. All works ok with my laptop but can't seem to click on options with the iPad! Any ideas greatly welcome.
  4. S

    Working before joining trade association (SELECT/NICEIC)

    I am currently employed full time with a medium sized contractor in glasgow, scotland and am aiming to go self employed at some point in the next year. However my 2 preferred trade associations want you to be trading 6 or 12 months before theyll sign you up. The question is how does that work...
  5. Q

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Joining to NICEIC

    Hi everyone, I am planing to join Domestic Installer with NICEIC. And I am thinking to demonstrate my own home for assessment. I will change consumer unit and install a new light circuit and notify to building control via third party. I just wonder this is acceptable? I know I can ask this...
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    NICEIC Certification Scheme Who's best and why ? ...

    Hey guys... Just about to sign up to a new scheme ... And was wandering who to go with ... NICEIC being the favourite for many reasons but also the most expensive ... Has anyone got any recommendations regards other schemes .. thanks
  7. J

    NICEIC Certification Scheme PAT testing with NICEIC

    Hi there. As I understand NAPIT approved contractors automatically are able to carry out PAT testing with there yearly subscription. Do NICEIC approved contractors get the same benefit? I'm currently just a domestic installer and would have to pay an extra £450+VAT per a year for PAT testing!!
  8. FatAlan


    Got my ELECSA annual assessment on Friday. Doing it on-line. Been brought forward a week as the assessor, who is apparently one of a number who are technically self employed is being kicked into touch by CERTSURE due to the current crisis! Pardon my ignorance but has anyone had a refund on...
  9. Floody

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Skype Assessment because of COVID-19

    Just thought id let people know i've just completed my NICEIC assessment via Skype, because of the virus. Was fairly straight forward, he contacted me a few days before to get what he needed via email to make things smoother, really lovely fella. Asked a few technical questions about...
  10. Gavin John Hyde

    NICEIC cancelling assessments

    Just had an email come through saying the NICEIC are suspending assessments and will be doing virtual assessments, these will be via the area engineers. could be interesting... I suspect they will take a pragmatic approach to those with experience and good track record etc.. It would be a good...
  11. S

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Certificate missing items is this ok?

    Hi All I just have my Kitchen done with new sockets, lights etc and they have provided a certificate with only the hob and cooker and it says its an addition. Would this not come under new and should they included the new lights, light switches installed and plug sockets? I don't want to cause...
  12. Z

    Niceic assessment

    This question is to those who are niceic. I am an approved contractor, I had my second periodic inspection on this previous Monday. The assessment had started as it usually does 8 till 12 everything went well however I had just realised by chance actually that the niceic had billed me for an...
  13. Floody

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Assessment is end of month

    Hey folks. My assessment is at the end of the month. Going to show the assessor my own CU upgrade at my home (which will be completed before he arrives) Other domestic work I've completed has mainly been for a mate who runs his own company so I dont want to step on his toes and get the NIC in to...
  14. S

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Can i issue an EIC?!

    Hi lads, Im new to the forum but have a question I think i already know the answer to. Ive been a qualified electrician for 10 years now, work as a sole trader for a few different people every year, ranging from new build housing to shop fitting ect. My question is... My sister needs her...
  15. D


    Evening all, My first post here, hope you are all welcoming :) I have my QS assessment coming up next week with the NIC. Question is, I am going to a property where I installed a 2way board, split the tails, upgraded the bondings etc. Straight forward job but the resident has a 24 hour oxygen...
  16. J

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NARIC help

    Hi guys I received this message from NARIC Thank you for your application for a Statement of Comparability. We note from your application that you may be intending to use this document to apply for a CSCS / JIB-PMES card. The standard Statement of Comparability will not be accepted by CSCS...
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    NICEIC Certification Scheme Niceic logo

    hi all, is anyone out there niceic DI only but uses the logo without the "domestic installer" written underneath. I would like to register to sign off my domestic stuff legally but dont really want to give the impression that I'm only a DI (as I'm qualified in both domestic and commercial...
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    NICEIC Certification Scheme Cheapest part p

    I know this question has been asked in the past but not for some time so I'm looking for the cheapest in 2020? Stroma where by far the cheapest but have now merged with napit. It appears napit and niceic are both similar prices. Are these the cheapest or has anyone else out there found a better...
  19. M

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NIC assessment major worries

    Hi Guys, I've got my NIC Domestic Installer assessment coming up in a few weeks and am a little concerned about it. I signed up over the phone, signed and returned the forms, but after re-reading them, I'm a little (lot) concerned. As I don't hold an NVQ L3, the form mentions I require a...
  20. M

    First NICEIC notification. What do i enter for relevant certificate number?

    Afternoon all I'm a new member to NIC and I need to notify 2 jobs done this week. A DB change and a minor works for bathroom extractor installed. I use easy cert software which generates own cert numbers. When going to NIC site to notify is asking for relevant certificate number and says enter...
  21. A

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Qualifying Supervisor rates

    I have been offered a qualifying supervisor role for a large uk company and I want to know is what the rate is in different areas England(north & south), Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & Irish Republic?
  22. D

    Can’t click ‘complete certifcate’ button on NIC online certification and cant figure out why?????

    Can’t click ‘complete certifcate’ button on NIC online certification and cant figure out why????? its let me complete 3 others but wont let me do the last 1
  23. D

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Terminate NIC EIC membership

    HI - I am currently registered with the NIC EIC - Domestic installer, which also includes the Part P certification. I am muling over the idea of terminating the membership, but I wish to remain Part P registered in order to still practice legally. Is this possible and how do i go about it...
  24. P

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Nic assessment

    Hi all I have my nic-eic assessment Thursday I think I’m all prepared but just wondering from your past experiences what I could expect. It’s Domestic Installer I’m doing. Thanks in advance.
  25. Q

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Do I have to notify before assessment

    Hi everyone, I am planing to join Competent Person Scheme through any provider. I checked NICEIC requirements, it says “In order to demonstrate how you have complied with BS 7671 your Assessor will need to review the following certi cates and reports during your assessment: -A sample of...
  26. U

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Working without Certificate ? (Need Information)

    Hi dear friends, Firstly sorry my english skill if it's bad:) I've a special condition and need some more information. I've a company in my country (registered sub-contractor of GE, ABB, etc.) and provide automation engineering for high and medium voltage systems. But for some reasons I moved...
  27. spud1

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Why can’t I find the NICEIC online certification APP on my APP store anymore?

    Why can’t I find the NICEIC online certification APP on my APP store anymore? Has it been taken over by the Clik APP now? I can’t find any info on the websites giving clear guidance. Frustrating!
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    not NICEIC

    If I am not approved what can happen?
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    What are my options next just got niceic Domestic installer

    Hi all just got my niceic Domestic installer assessment passed what should I do next. Ive only got my 2365 level 2. Passed the 18th edition and building regs exam for part p been working for some one for 18 years how hard is it now to go alone
  30. Michael J

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Calcard

    Hi Has anyone ever used these?
  31. Paignton pete

    Niceic log in problems

    I was in the middle of doing 3 EICRs on line and it’s got stuck. I logged out and cannot get back in. Anyone else having problems or is it just me.
  32. Risteard

    Pro Electrician RECI & NICEIC Electrician in Counties Derry & Donegal | Walsh Electrical Services

    Walsh Electrical Services is a RECI (Register of Electrical Contractors of Ireland) / Safe Electric Registered Electrical Contractor (REC), and an NICEIC (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting) Approved Contractor. Operating primarily in the North-West of...
  33. S

    Electrician Looking for an experienced electrician to cover Electrical Reactive Maintenance in the London area

    We’re looking to recruit an electrician with background in reactive maintenance, primarily on the CIS scheme for a few months on a trial period before coming on Payroll. Excellent salary. Testing and Inspecting knowledge would be a bonus, must have a full UK Drivers License, Candidate will be...
  34. gutterball

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC offline?

    Hi, anyone else having trouble logging into the nic certificate site. It's been giving me a cannot connect timed out error since about 11 this morning.
  35. Z

    Trainee Has anyone joined a student membership scheme?

    I was wondering if anyone has joined a student membership program for networking and study support such as NICEIC? Does being a member provide you with much help with NVQ training? And do they help you to get a job with a company, or is it just for self employed electricians? Thanks, Zane
  36. Sparksaflyin

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Tips for my first niceic inspection

    Hi people. I’ve got my first niceic inspection in a few weeks. Any advice on what to expect? What type of installations to show them? Any tips to get through it smoothly would be greatly welcomed. Thanks fellas ( and girls )
  37. the pict

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC site down again !!!!!

    I was going to go off on one but what's the use so sod them let them have their bank holiday week end and sort it on Tuesday poor things must be cream crackered I mean a 35 hour week must be exhausting with at least 10 weeks between holiday week ends lasting from Friday to Mondays, maybe one...
  38. Diver233

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC 2391 no exam is this normal ?

    Advice gladly accepted. So I’ve spent well over £1000 and loads and loads of time studying for the City and Guilds 2391 exam with the NICEIC. Did the course last week and took and passed the multi choice test on the fourth day, with the practical and written test left to do. I was told when I...
  39. C

    NAPIT Certification Scheme NAPIT, NICEIC & UKAS questioned by MPs

    The below video is quite funny and makes the regulation by private companies quite funny... but slightly worrying.
  40. T

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Periodic Assessment Info

    Hi I have my first annual assessment next week. I have yet to do my 18th but have the reg book. Is there anything new since last year as to what the inspector is looking for? Paperwork wise I have everything up to date but im wondering about the site visits and if I will be missing some new regs...
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