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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  6. 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
  8. Cableguy337

    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...
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    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...
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    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 /...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  14. 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...
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    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.
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    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
  17. 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...
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    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...
  19. Jay 1987

    QUALIFIED SPARK ON £10:50ph In WEST WALES!!!!

    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...
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    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...
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