1. 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...
  2. G

    To Notify or Not to Notify, To Bond or Not to Bond clarification

    Hi all, Hope you are all well and all is good! I am looking for some guidance as per the title please. I really would appreciate some guidance on what is notifiable in a bathroom and what is not and under what circumstances do you have to upgrade / install bonding? For example if replacing...
  3. N

    Notify building control

    Hi guys,, basically I work for a firm and we specialise in care homes so there not part p registered,there a member of eca though. I'm fully qualified with 2391 also. My uncles having a house built and wants me to wire it,, as I'm not part of a scheme do I need to tell building control. I asked...
  4. B

    Who to choose

    any advice on what would be best for my starting company as in who to register with as in niceic, napit, elecsa or the benefits of Eca. I am looking to do domestic work aswell as commercial jobs. Are they all the same or are more beneficial than others. Thanks
  5. nicnic66

    Part-P Subby

    I am new sole trader and have started to subby to a building firm which carry out insurance claim flood repairs to properties. My work involves EICR's, rewires, new socket installs etc. I am waiting until I have my 2x commercial ccts. Under my belt for stroma assessment. So technically I am an...
  6. M

    Charging for testing, certs and notification etc...

    Hello all, just a thought... Could i ask if anyone ever charges for testing, certs and notification on top of general electrical install or do you allways include the above within the contract price for sockets, downlights, cu change etc... Just wondered because sometimes that call all take up...
  7. H

    building control certification

    new build domestic and residential I use electronic certs to register my works using click software and buy certs on the niceic website, do I still have to register this work with building control? thought this was covered, and it was only alterations to existing I had to register, please tell...
  8. A

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Want to get ELECSA but.......

    Hi all. Ive recently gone self employed and looking to get ELECSA but looking on website i need a site visit. Obviously as ive only just gone self employed i havent got many jobs at the moment. Do i really need to go ELECSA before doing any work in a bathroom, kitchen or outside? As this is...
  9. Sonia Norman

    Signing off my work

    Hi guys I cannot get a straight answer from anywhere so I'm hoping you can help. I am fully qualified C & G 2320 and 2330, 17th Edition. I'm a single mum and I am planning to go self employed, that way I can be there for the kids and get off benefits. What I am struggling with is info on sign...
  10. F

    circuit for pv install

    Am part p electrician been asked to do some installs for pv am i correct that as a registered part p sparks we can install new circuiys for pv and do eic for job and notify job as new cicuit Am bit mistified as new circuit would become a load circuit from pv
  11. G

    Domestic Job Notifications

    Hi all, just wondered if anybody can give me with a bit of advice, i registered last year with a scheme provider and my re assesment is due in the next few months, having checked all my paperwork is up to scratch as you do, i have realised i have forgotten to notify a job i completed in...
  12. M

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Advice on Registering with ELECSA

    Hi everyone, this is my first posting on this forum. I hope there is someone out there who can advise me please. I am a recently qualified electrician. I am setting up my own business as a sole trader domestic electrician. I do not work for an electrical company. I want to complete my...
  13. R

    Notification of a disconnected circuit

    Do I need to notify the disconnection of a shower circuit? I have disconnected and made safe at the consumer unit and confirmed at the business end that the circuit is de-energised. If I do need to notify, on what basis am I doing so? Alteration in a special location? Sage advice/experience...
  14. U

    board change prerequisite

    Hi all, Basically, someone in my family needs a new board ideally and I was wondering, as im not registered with nic, nappit etc am I in a position to change this board and sign it without having to pay a crap load of money to labc. or would to change it and test it but not sign it be a...
  15. B

    Part P/ building control question

    "anyone carrying out work on a domestic property that would be subject to Part P regs has to notify Building Control by some means. A contractor registered with one of the government-approved schemes can issue a Building Regulation Compliance Certificate to both the householder and Building...
  16. S

    Really I am 'now required to register on a competent persons scheme' ??

    check this link out Electrical Installation - Burnley College Adult Courses Didn't realise that I had to register LOL
  17. N

    niceic registration

    Hi everybody I want to register with niceic domestic installer scheme. They advised me to do two jobs (fully installed, inspected tested and certified) under the name of my business. I am fully qualified to do insp/testing (2391) but for certification i have to go through council. When i...
  18. C

    Signing off a job grey area

    I am a competent electrician and have all of my certificates, nvq3 etc I have also passed my 2391, can I sign off domestic jobs or do I need to do part p etc?? I am not with the nic eic or a governing body either, some people say I can and some say I can't
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    NICEIC Certification Scheme Niceic notification

    Hi people, When notifying work on the niceic website I pay £1.50 to notify it then £1.50 for a guarantee. My question is can you get rid of the guarantee payment and how? Im doing a lot of single circuits for a new contract so although it doesn't seem a lot it will quickly add up over time...
  20. D

    building control certificate

    Is there a way to find out if a job has been notified/pending to building control or is the only way to wait for the actual certificate to be posted to the customer cheers
  21. S

    NAPIT Certification Scheme Post napit assesment

    Am I doing right by issuing and EIC before my assessment with napit and being able to notify it if and went I pass. I've heard this is true but doesnt seem right
  22. S

    MCS Accreditation help!

    We are installing our 1st install for our MCS, its under 4kw so ive been told we dont need to contact or inform my energy provider until after the install? How long after the install do I inform them? Do I need any forms etc to send them? Who do I contact? Do I contact them as soon as its...
  23. J

    Domestic Pir

    Hello Folks, As a domestic electrician I have a job in a guest house, PIR and change CU. Is this classed as commercial? Thanks. Jonny.
  24. P

    Customer doesn't want LABC notified.

    Have been completely rewiring a house where the builder (owner) has totally gutted the place. The only thing original is the outside walls. He's a retired guy and is doing the work to move into the house himself. Long story short, he tell's me he hasn't got any planning permission for the...
  25. S

    Finishing up my first job.....

    Just installed my first Pv installation and am handing over to the customer. Am i missing anything from list below? Handover manual Notify on Gemserve site. Notify part p
  26. G

    signin off work

    hi this is my 1st post in quite some time. im a qualified electrican i have a nvq level3 in electrotechnical installion c&g 2330 level 2 and 3 and the c&g 2382 17th. im not signed up with napit or the niceic yet. im looking at setting up self empolyed and i would like to know how to sign off...
  27. VoltzElectrical

    scheme registration

    OK, I am not scheme registered, and can't see myself needing to be for a little while, but one thing has been bothering me and I am interested to know the answer. You have to have two jobs for your assessment, with certificates. How do you do this without being registered? Catch 22? I...
  28. W

    Part P or minor works

    Hi all Im a new member, (a retired electrician and the worst kind of customer) Just had a new oil fired boiler installed in my kithcen, I must add the first time ive required the services of tradesmen. Its been a complete nightmare. The question is the electricians who came out and fitted the...
  29. T

    NICEIC newbe, looking for answers before i send off my application

    I am in the process of going self employed. Just wanted to know if anybody has recently enrolled with the NIC, Im looking at the process at the moment and would like to know if anybody was actually asked to show proof that the two jobs assested on the day were signed off by building control. Not...
  30. R

    Notifying like-for-like showers

    Is there any point notifying like-for-like showers. I have been notifying trhem up until now, but someone said something today which has made me think twice... Anyone else notify like-for-likes?
  31. S

    can i certify my work??

    i have completed my C&G 2330 level 2&3, and have also completed part-p. i normally work in commercial environments but have been asked to do some work in a house, if i re-wire this house would i be able to test and certificate it? thanks,
  32. carl9254

    CU Testing

    When changing a CU what cert should be given and what tests need to be done??
  33. W

    Passed AM2! What can I do?

    Hey everyone, passed my AM2 :D Thanks for everyones help! I work for a large company as electrical maintenace staff but would like to know what private work I can do. Can I do consumer unit change and test? Do I need to register with NICEIC? Can I do full rewires? Do I need to notify any...
  34. S

    Elecsa help

    Hi guys, I'm looking to join elecsa but am not to sure when it comes to the two jobs that get assessed. I think that you have to show 1 minor job and one major job, when it cones to these jobs do you have to inform the council about the work you're carrying out? And if so do they give u some...
  35. A

    notifiable work??

    I want to upgrade my parents gas and water bonding from a 6mm to a 10mm, I take it because I am changing the charecteristics of the installation this is notifiable work. It s just that I wouldnt mind using this as one of my jobs if I ever get round to trying for the NICEIC. If I do get LABC...
  36. V

    Notify building control???

    I have been asked to do some work for a builder who is doing a extension, its a bedroom and he wants 3 new sockets adding to the existing socket ring and a new light from the existing upstairs light circuit. Should i notify building control cos its not a new circuit and not in a special location
  37. M

    Confused - no electrian I contact wants to rewire my kitchen

    Ok - I may be shot down in flames, but here goes: I'm a qualified electrician (C&G 2381,91), but have another day job. I've chased out boxes & cable runs while posting on these forums. I want to employ someone for reasonable money to come & rewire my kitchen & post Part P forms. I can't...
  38. S

    building control?

    Hi all and happy new year! Who's responsibility is it to notify building control of notifiable work, the customer ordering the work or the electrician carying out the work? and where does it officially state this? I am confused:confused: A customer has asked me to carry out work that is...
  39. C

    LABC and NIC First Assessment

    I've got two jobs for my initial assessment lined up. What are your thoughts on me doing the work then self-certifying via NIC once I (assume) I've passed? Is this seriously frowned upon or is this acceptable practise? I don't want to go to the expense of getting LABC involved if I'll be able...
  40. B

    Joining a competant person scheme

    I did a Disq a few years ago and now I am a self employed plumber and want to get myself up and running to do small jobs on the bathrooms I fit, what is the best route to get my initial assesment out of the way, I have not carried out any electrical work for any one to inspect, I have a new...
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