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    Electrician Qualified Electricians wanted in London

    We are looking for Qualified Electricians to work within our Business. We cover both domestic & commercial properties in & around the London area, and have work available for immediate start. If you are interested please message us for contact details to send your CV to.
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    Newly qualified wage

    Hi guys, recently passed my AM2 exam and was wondering what sort of hourly rate I should be aiming for. bit of background; did majority of my apprenticeship doing domestic work with weeks here and there doing commercial work. Joined a new company a month before qualifying which only work in...
  3. G

    Newly qualified electrician wage

    Hi guys, recently passed my AM2 exam and was wondering what sort of hourly rate I should be aiming for. bit of background; did majority of my apprenticeship doing domestic work with weeks here and there doing commercial work. Joined a new company a month before qualifying which only work in...
  4. J

    Going rate for newly qualified Electrician?

    Hi all, I'm currently trying to move companies and one has gotten back to me and asked what sort of hourly rate I want, the problem is, is that I don't know what would be a fair price to say as I'm not sure on the going rates. I've been qualified for a couple if months, a van will be supplied...
  5. K

    Regarding becoming qualified

    Hi guys. I have about 10 years of experience within the electrical industry, mainly domestic properties from small houses, to big houses with advanced electrics. Currently working in Canary wharf in a large resedential block of flats. I actually don't have any electrical qualifications. I...
  6. Gary Tollison

    Newly qualified sparky looking for work.

    Hello :) As the title says, I’m in the market for work. I have level 3 diploma in electrical installations BS7671 17th edition 2391 - certificates pending AM2 will be done soon. Is anyone willing, or know anyone willing to take a chance on a kiwi with little practical experience? I’m willing to...
  7. B

    What qualifications do i need to become fully qualified

    I’ve just completed my level 2 2365 electrical installation course and I'm going start the level 3 2365 course later on this year but I'm not sure what other qualifications i will need to become a fully qualified electrician.
  8. P

    Becoming Qualified Auto electrician?

    Hi all. I already got my NVQ 3 as an installation electrician, but I've been thinking about getting qualified as an Auto electrician as well. Does anyone have any information in that regard? I see that City and Guilds offers courses, but I want to avoid them if possible (I've got mixed feelings...
  9. T

    What's the best way to become a fully qualified electrician earning a good wage?

    As the title says, what's the best way of doing this? I got a good set of GCSES (2A*s, 10As and 2Bs) however I do not think that I will be able to go to uni. Instead learning a trade is a more likely option. I have decided to go to being an electrician and will probably apply for something...
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    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...
  11. S

    Trainee Getting Qualified but not working in the industry

    Strange question but I am 25 and working in a completely unrelated industry and I was wondering how I could become qualified as a domestic installation electrician not to work as an electrician but rather to be able to do my own domestic work on my own property safely and to comply with...
  12. J

    12v In A Caravan - Qualified Person?

    Hi, Can any of you advise me, I've been told that to do work on the 12v circuits in a caravan a person must be qualified, if youre not, youre breaking the law. I am an electrican by trade (not currently working as a sparky), but I'm not well up on the regs. I find it very hard to believe that...
  13. Diver233

    Should multi trades be qualified in each one.

    I assume this guy did a three year apprenticeship for each trade. But I guess he doesn’t specify what electrics he does.
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    Newly qualified electrical engineer help

    Hi, I'm new in London and I'm looking for jobs but not being successful. I'm wandering if there is something that I'm not aware about.. I have and electrical engineer bachelor's degree, I studied in an international university in Malaysia. . What would you recommend me to do? Thanks in advance
  15. Cableguy337

    Electrician Newly Qualified level 3 spark looking for experience.

    Hi I am coming to the end of my level 3 city & guilds qualification and am seeking to gain some hands on experience within the field as soon as possible. I am 29 years of age and am very serious this is the path I want to take. Not some wishy washy teenager. I have a basic knowledge of...
  16. T

    Hi, Qualified on old electrical installation regs

    I qualified in 2009 on the old Electrical installation Regs but was unable to find an apprenticeship so diversified and became a lightning conduction engineer for a few years. I am now working on site assisting electricians and want to get my gold card but am unsure if my certs will be...
  17. pe2dave

    Just checking... Qualified or not?

    Having some kitchen work done. Fitter is sub contracting electrical work. Last year, new MCB resulted in whole house check and appropriate paperwork. I want to keep it that way? What might I ask the electrician (that can be verified) in terms of qualifications, and what paperwork /...
  18. S

    Domestic Am I qualified for fused spur

    Hi all, I’ve got a friend who’s a fully qualified electrician, and today we got into a discussion, I install intruder alarms, I have completed my level 2 electrical science and installation, and 6 months ago completed the more relevant course of “mains compliance” qualification, mainly so I...
  19. A

    How qualified am I, your thoughts please.

    Evening all, I hope your all full of Christmas cheer! I have a long standing query. I've spent a lot of time within the Security industry and I'm considering jacking it in and going back to a spark. My question is how qualified do you guys think I am to just go ahead and apply for a few...
  20. S

    How to become fully qualified?!

    Hi Guys, So I completed my level 2 and 3 C & G course at college in May. I’ve worked as a mate a bit since, but I need more experience and consistent work to go on to complete my NVQ and whatnot. My question is, as I’m not going the apprentice route, what’s the best way to gain that...
  21. Shammie

    Newbie - Qualified Maintenance Electrician looking for advice on career options

    Hello, I am new to the forum. I am a Maintenance Electrician on a gas plant and have been doing my current job for 7 years, I have just finished a HNC in Electrical Engineering this year and I am looking for a bit of a change. I didn't do the HNC for the purpose of moving on or changing career...
  22. D

    110v power qualified to setup

    hello, I am new here. Please can anyone advise me, can anybody rig up 110v power from a generator supply to a portacabin or should the person be trained, 17th edition or NIC registration or similar. I am leaning towards a quLifed tradesman. Thanks in advance.
  23. J

    Newly qualified electrician

    Hello, I recently passed my AM2 assessment, I was just wondering if anyone knows how soon my wages should go up from £5.60 a hour too a propper wage? Thankyou
  24. Gary Tollison

    newly qualified sparky :)

    Hello. I'm near the end of level 3 Domestic Electrical Installer. All modules done, only 3 practical weeks to go, yay! BS7671 17th under my belt, 2392 inspection, testing and verification, along with other certificates. I'm 44*cough* years old, born and bred in New Zealand, with not much...
  25. H

    Newly qualified electrician

    I have just served my time as an electrician in a chemical plant, I feel like the hourly rate that I have been offered is lower than the going rate, just wondering if anyone could give me any advice? They’ve offered me £8.49 an hour. The company I work for isn’t JIB registered so don’t have to...
  26. Jay 1987


    Hello everybody So I met a guy last night who has just recently completed his nvq3. Fast forward we started speaking about the type of work he likes, whether it be domestic, commercial etc and why? We then moved onto the more interesting topic of wages !!!! To My surprise he revealed that he...
  27. C

    Electrician Self Employed Qualified Electricians Required Commercial Job Gatwick

    Temporary 2-3 months work on a large commercial job near Gatwick immediate start available. Likely to be longer term for the right person/persons. Must be fully qualified with valid ECS and commercial experience. We are based in Ashford Kent but work generally in and around London. For more...
  28. M

    Electrician Qualified Electrical Tester - Central London

    Morning all, We are currently looking for a 2391 gold card certified electrical tester who is available next week for one of our central London sites (EC3A) The project is a 21 storey 3 basement iconic office block in central London Work hours 7.30am - 4.30pm with a 45min break. Around 2...
  29. F

    New member seeking qualified advice.

    I am an accomplished DIY "house renovator". In my time I have fitted out house extensions in both new and old properties which have all been to a high standard. I use professional trades for things I can't or shouldn't do (electrical, gas, plastering big areas etc) but one of my common sense...
  30. A

    Electrician Qualified Electrician wanted for permanent position in Greater Manchester.

    Excellent rate of pay for the right candidate. Full time, Permanent Role, 40 hours per week. About the role: We are looking to recruit an experienced electrician to provide a comprehensive electrical service. You will undertake a wide range of general electrical maintenance and testing as...
  31. R

    Royal Navy qualified spark, but is he qualified?

    Hi all, Little question? I have a mate working with me, management are questioning his quals? He has 2391 as well as 17th, but cant prove his installation quals. He qualified in the Navy and he needs to prove their civvy equivalent? Can anyone help point us in the right direction please?
  32. J

    Estimate of cost and what can and can't a none qualified person do?

    Hello everyone. We are starting a none-profit in the midlands and hopefully if all goes well we will have a commercial premises within the next couple months. It is fed with three phase power and has a few sockets around the parameter of the unit as well as some horrid 8' tubes for lighting...
  33. P

    Need help for achieving a fully qualified electrical qualification

    Good afternoon, My name is Patrik I am 26 and I live in London and I am an EU citizen. I have enquiries regarding qualifications that I would need to work as an electrician. I have been looking for employment as an electrician for the past 2 years and I have been struggling, I gathered that I...
  34. AndyHewson

    Recent 2365 full time college qualified, how to get NVQ now?

    Hello all, My first post on here. I have just completed my level 3 2365 course at my local college. Now as it was a full time course and not an apprenticeship I understand that I now need to do the on-site experience and complete a portfolio of evidence showing my work to gain the NVQ and...
  35. A

    2330 level 3 qualified, no NVQ HELP!

    Hey people, i passed my 2330 course a few years back but went a different route of work afterwards due to needing money, i have been working as an electrical engineer mostly utilizing 12V-24V for just over 3 years. Now that i'm 25 i would like to get my sparks NVQ, what would be the best way to...
  36. A

    Need some Advice on Becoming Fully Qualified

    Hey guys im 19 ive completed my Levels 2 + 3 Electrical installation and PAT testing at college, ive been looking for apprenticeships for a while, on job sites such as indeed and the gov apprenticeship one and regularly ringing round local companies to try and get a start but no-ones interested...
  37. L

    Qualified Electrician looking for work in Leeds

    New to the site, Qualified Electrician looking for work in Leeds, happy to go for less money and be a improv electrician, don't know anyone and not really fancying the agency :)
  38. J

    Fully Qualified Electrician Course

    Evening, I am looking to become a fully qualified electrician however I am unsure which is the best route to go down. I work in the electrical industry currently working with data a fibre. I have rewired my house (with a little help) Could anyone suggest the best way to go about achieving...
  39. L

    electrician just come out of time and not best electrician and need experience

    Basically the company I did my apprenticeship with are corupt as for over 2 months now I have been getting payed to sit on my ass and need experience and would go for less money just to get more experience but don't know where to turn to for help :) Any advice would be greatly appreciated Many...
  40. S

    Btec level 3 electrical diploma, what do i need to do to become fully qualified spark

    Hi, need advice I have a btec level 3 diploma electrical/electronic installation. What can i do to become a fully qualified commercial electrician. Its been 3 years since i passed the 2 year course. Will i need to do a city and guilds course or just part p & 17th edition? Any help thanks
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