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  1. Charlie_

    Dangerous Situations Report

    Anybody been issuing these? Opinions?
  2. R

    Electrical Installation Condition Report, not a Certificate

    I have been trying out a few popular softwares which greatly assist in preparing the EICR following a periodic inspection. Problem is, most of these softwares produce an EICR with a "Certificate" reference, which might mislead the owners/clients into understanding that the EICR is a certificate...
  3. mattg4321

    Dangerous work - how to report

    I suspect I know the answer to this already, but... For some reason, recently I've been getting increasingly ****** off by being undercut by chancers, billy big s*** 'multi trade' friends of friends of friends bending my ear at social events and putting right work by the above only for the...
  4. D

    condition report socket not working

    Help having another blonde moment where abouts on a condition report do I record that there is no power to a socket outlet
  5. Top Cat

    Transportable building Periodic Inspection Report

    Long time, no see! As above, has anyone got a template for one? Cheers
  6. naylorpd

    Domestic Advice on Unsatisfactory EICR report

    I've had an EICR on the house in Reading that I rent out with some unsatisfactory points and I'm looking for some advice. Broadly, there are no big surprises because I know that the CU is old, has no RCDs and needs to be changed out. But: 1) Circuits not buried more than 50mm....the house was...
  7. B

    Queries regarding Inspection Report I've just had completed

    Hi, My first post so please go gentle on me! I had an Inspection Report (EICR) completed on my house a week a go. It failed on two items: 1) Gap at the back of sockets in the utility (which I knew about, I meant to screw these down, but I only put them up loosely as I knew I had to take them...
  8. B

    Condition Report in Newport

    Morning ladies and gents, I'm looking for an Electrician in the Newport area or close enough and willing to travel to conduct an Electrical Installation Conditon Report on a family members house. I'm travelling up at the end of the month to move some sockets and other bits ( don't worry I'm...
  9. Michaelwgroves

    Spark gone missing after EICR and no report

    I've been called by a client to fix a problem exposed by EICR. Spark put new light and fan in shower, also moved shower switch above bathroom door. Customer wanted EICR, but spark got his mate to do as he can't do EICR. So I'm suspicious he's not part of CPS, below might make you think the same...
  10. MKspark

    Domestic Visual Condition Report

    Morning All I have seen a few post on these now but they are all from a few years ago, have peoples views changed on these? are they worth the paper they are written on? should we stay clear of them? NIC are as ever very CLEAR on this.
  11. littlespark

    Today’s weather report from scotland

    It’s been snowing
  12. N

    What Do I Need To Issue Inspection Report

    Hi, I am a fully qualified electrician with my inspection and testing qualifications, for periodic inspection and electrical instalation. I currently work for a company, where I do alot of testing. But I have my own public liability insurance for doing my own work at evenings and weekends...
  13. einstein

    The difference between a registered scheme & standard bs7671 condition report

    Whats the merit between a niceic/napit/elecsa certificate vs a standard bs7671 certificate (available online) for a condition/periodic report? Why join a scheme when its not statutory?
  14. L

    100ma RCD TNS - Condition Report

    Hi All, I've recently done a condition report at a property that has a 100ma RCD as the main switch... Never seen this before.. Would this be recorded as a C3? as its not protected by 30ma RCD? or would it be classed as a C2? Its an old installations (Old Red & black cables) Thanks in advance!
  15. widdler

    I'm collecting stats for a govt report - Competent person schemes

    Hi all. I am collecting evidence for a report on the current 'strategy' and trust given to the competent person schemes by the Communities and Local Government Committee (CLGC). I am not sure if you are aware, but the committee reviewed it a couple of years ago, and the conclusion from the...
  16. Hilldog

    EICR report - extent of testing

    im recently qualified and have now been taken by a company as a spark. Part of my job now sometimes involves conducting eicr reports in domestic properties/hmo. I was wondering how much of the installation people test in a 'real life situation'. I know in college it's drummed into you to go...
  17. T

    2395 ECIR report question

    Hi why is it important the agreement with the Client is recorded on ECIR I cannot find any reference in GN3 why THX
  18. J

    Electrical Condition Report and Part P

    Hi all Im a Sole trader electrician and i have about 7 years of experience. I would consider myself competent at testing and I regularly test my own jobs but ive only really subbed to firms that have Part P and are members of NICEIC or the other electrical bodies, i dont personally hold Part P...
  19. H

    Sub Main Issue on Condition Report!

    Hi, i have been to complete a condition report in a flat today and would appreciate a bit of advice. The db was fed via a 16mm twin and earth sub main approx. 12m run, protected by the 6o amp main fuse, tncs system. Gas bonded in 10mm at main cutout, water bonded in 10mm at db. Main earth at...
  20. leep82

    Testing somebody elses work

    As the title suggests this is somthing that i have recieved a phone call about today. Basically the customer has had ' a friend ' to install a double socket for them. The property is council let, and the local council are now asking that the work be certified. Ive got no idea what the...
  21. F

    Landlord Compliance - Query over documents

    Hello, I hope one of you can help. I am a landlord of a buy to let property. The estate agents are instructed to manage however I'm not quite sure they know what they're talking about in relation to EiRC's. I've got a condition report (attached) which says unsatisfactory. The estate agents...
  22. M


    I've only just recently added my yellow OSG to my collection of throne room reading, at an expensive £26, only to find errata falling on the floor. I've been reading here & elsewhere, that the next edition of BS7671 will likely be published on 1st July 2018 and that training establishments...
  23. akwoody2

    Condition Report Questions

    Morning, Following issuing a condition report iv been asked to rectify all codes. Once done do i re-issue a condition report with nothing in the observations and add a side note to day its been rectified or do i reissue it with the observations with a side note saying all of the above has been...
  24. S

    periodic inspection report no access to the consumer unit

    Hi Guys, Got to do a periodic inspection report, there two consumer units one i cant access due to kitchen units in the way i can see the breakers but i wont be able to take the cover off and the other consumer is fine to get to. Any Ideas what to do for the consumer unit i cant get to? or...
  25. C


    Hi. Just on looking for a bit information on the 2395. Have it coming up soon
  26. M

    Domestic Should I report it???

    Just stayed in a B&B overnight. Woke up to find no electricity so went downstairs to find out what was happening to find the "manager" under the stairs replacing the wire in a very old fuse. The fusebox was full of old wired fuses and there was no evidence of a modern consumer unit anywhere and...
  27. Z

    How Many Circuits Does The Average House Have?

    I know this is a vague question but I have just had a safety check done on a house and there were 19 electrical circuits in a 3 bed house, this seems a lot as I have had to pay for each circuit separately. If the electrician had told me this before he started I would not have undertaken this...
  28. D

    Plant Room Socket Outlets

    Good afternoon, first time post so be gentle please, I work for an organisation looking after different types of buildings, I have recently commissioned a condition report for a district heating plant room, the report has come back with 1# code 2 defect, details: Circuit designation and details...
  29. B

    EICR debate with client!

    Hi Chaps, Sorry its late but im after some advice from some maybe wiser men.... I have carried out a EICR on a multiple unit trading estate owned by a farmer. I have discovered that nearly all the 3 phase DB'd are corroded and have asbestos flash guards with bs3036 fuses. I have put the fuses...
  30. L


    Do you have to be Part P rsgistered to do a DEICR, its non notifiable as far as i can tell?
  31. G

    Commercial Eicr

    Just slogging my way thru a report on 100 bed hotel we tested last week already upto 40 observations on 10 test schedules with about 20hrs of paperwork left which is nice. Western power went to site this morning to confirm that no earthing provision has been in place since it was installed plus...
  32. telectrix

    EICR Codes

    Done a report yesterday. customer is about to complete sale of house, so obviously wants a satisfactory report. i gave the following codes for some non-compliances: no cpc on lights with metal switches ,,, C3 no RCD protection on bathroom circuits and no supp. bonding.... C3 large holes in...
  33. Farmelectrics

    Rcd protection

    Question well two. First one there was an electrical survey carried out by the landlord or so I'm being told over the phone regarding no rcd protection on sockets in a local restaurant kitchen, but my question is the installation has been like that for a number of years so wasn't required when...
  34. L

    Commercial Rusted Conduit

    Hi All Say you have conduit already installed in a building but has partly rusted and corroded over the years. Can it be reused on a rewire? If there is any treatment that can be done to the conduit it would be great! The conduit has not rusted through and is complete! Running new conduit is...
  35. D

    Landlord inspection

    Hi guys how it's ok post here iam looking for someone to do me a inspection landlords cert. Req. I live in Exeter. Thanks
  36. L

    EICR on a Sunday

    Working Sunday's suck! Let alone doing condition report for someone that thinks your waiting to find faults and rip them off! People out of the trade just don't get it do they! You point out things that are unsafe/dangerous and they look at you like it should be rectified in the price?? I'm...
  37. W

    Help interpreting NICEIC report

    (Hi, first post, not an electrician, just looking for advice, I hope thats allowed but mods please let me know if it isn't) Looking to buy a place and our surveyor recommended we get the electrics checked. So the electrician has sent us his NICEIC test report. The summary is: "No earth...
  38. J

    Domestic Eicr

    Sub mains to 2 x outbuildings. Is the only way for this to pass an eicr is for the cables to be dug up and redone, I am going to make safe and add rcds by main fuse?? No armour or protection??
  39. J

    EICR Issues

    Hi Guys, Quick question. I've just gone to a job that someone has apparently carried out an EICR. The test results and visual inspection were completely false. I carried out another EICR and found several C1's and C2's. The customer isn't happy and wants to take legal action. What advice...
  40. J

    New EICR forms

    Anybody know where I can get some editable PDF EICR forms ?

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