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  1. J

    EICR Report Second Opinion/Explanation of Codes

    I have decided to move house and rent it out, I've just had an EICR report done by a local company and they've come back with a report I'd like advice on. I'm not sure if anyone in here can help me decipher the report, or if it would be a case of getting another electrician out to re-do the...
  2. M

    Condition of service head/cut out fuse etc. report to DNO?

    Hello Came across something like this.Is that something what i should report to DNO?.its supply to 2 flats.New cable on the left goes to first floor flat where electricity meter is.Its not SWA.All seals has been cut off. If i report it do they come on short notice and put new service head etc.?
  3. W

    UK Do I need a Minor Works or Electrical Installation Report?

    Hi guys just looking for a bit of clarification. Im about to start a job in a kitchen thats being renovated and theres a couple of electrical alterations. A new cooker + hob replaced like for like, and an old switched spur on a radial circuit that controlled a heater is being made into a single...
  4. T

    Confused about 5year fixed wiring report and certificate.

    Hi Im trying to understand when a 5yr fixed wiring test is due for a few sites. I have 2 documents for each site, one is a report the other is a certificate relating to the report. Throughout the 2 documents there's 3 or 4 different date ranges. 1) The report has a date of inspection. 2)...
  5. K

    Could I ask if you could help explain the comments re a Domestic ElCR report that has come back unsatisfactory please

    Background: I have a ex council 1st floor flat that I bought, I moved in to care for my disabled mum and so rented the flat as I could not do enough hours work and care. I was told I am a kind landlord and when asked to do things I will jump immediately as I would not like my tenant to have a...
  6. telectrix


    I need to do the customer a report on this. done buy a supposed "electrician" via Bathroom installers. This SWA is for a 9.5kW shower. apart from the SWA armour not being earthed, the black core is used as cpc but no Gn/Y ID. joins in loftto T/E in a broken adaptable box with 30A 3 pole choc...
  7. samsingh

    Fault find (Electrical condition report) or (Electrical Installation certificate)

    Hi guys, I have carried out some testing on a existing domestic installation, I was finding a low IR Result on a lighting circuit. I identified and rectified the fault. I am going to carry on the with the testing on the weekend and will be doing the paperwork for my Testing on the install I just...
  8. Iain Stewart

    UK Inspection Report, Electric Shower, Merlin Gerin and Schneider MCBs

    Hello, We live in an old stone built ground floor flat, built in the 1880s. Obviously the consumer unit and cabling has been updated a number of times over the years by previous owners. One being the Local Authority who owned the property back in the 1960s -70s. We have lived here for 25 years...
  9. M

    Industrial EICR guide

    Hi guys, I undertake lots of different types of electrical installations and every now and again a customer asks for an EICR, I must admit I feel I'm actually good at testing but I don't really like it...mainly because of all the paperwork. I was wondering if anyone had any guides they use...
  10. J

    EICR report and £900 remedial work - seems fair?

    Hello, I felt hot sockets in my house. I called an electrician who said the fuse board was dangerous - just by looking at it. Horrified was the word used. He carried out testing and did some other work. £120 for the report £140 for bonding to gas and water services £80 for T&E cable to front...
  11. Dan

    Reported content: Post in thread 'Solar Installer - Solar PV Installers | Solar Panel Installers - Directory of Solar Panel Specialists in the UK'

    Post in thread 'Solar Installer - Solar PV Installers | Solar Panel Installers - Directory of Solar Panel Specialists in the UK' by Dan has been reported by Dan. Reason given: Content being reported:
  12. Charlie_

    Dangerous Situations Report

    Anybody been issuing these? Opinions?
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
  16. Top Cat

    Transportable building Periodic Inspection Report

    Long time, no see! As above, has anyone got a template for one? Cheers
  17. 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...
  18. S

    Reporting unsafe electrical practices

    Hi everyone, Lets get the s#1t stirring out of the way straight up... Yes I'm a sparkie, and a good one, but for all you Brits, I was trained in Australia. I did do a full apprenticeship with a very good A grade electrician. Yes, I know, You brits weren't aware that Britains largest open...
  19. 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...
  20. BigSpark

    Electrician 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...
  21. A

    Electrical Installation Condition Reports

    Hi all, New to this forum and just wanted to see if anyone has heard of EICR'S becoming mandotory in England. As we know they are only a recommendation (Which I'm sure we all don't agree with) A friend of mine went to a tech talk by NIC/EIC this week and they were talking about it becoming...
  22. 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...
  23. Amnesh Singh


    Amnesh Singh submitted a new resource: 18th Edition ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION CONDITION REPORT (Certificate) - 18th edition EICR (ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION CONDITION REPORT) Periodic Inspection Read more about this resource...
  24. N

    Green nic condition reports

    Just wondering who exactly can fill in these niceic EICR forms? NICEIC - Elecsa - ECA | Domest - https://www.shop.niceic.com/5590-Domestic-Electrical-Installation-Condition-Report-DPM4 on the niceic website it says they're for any contractor even those not registered. Is it the case that...
  25. S

    Inverter reporting DC voltage too high

    My system has had an intermittent problem for the last few months. The inverter has occasionally been reporting PV Voltage Too High, then it would recover after a few minutes. It also didn't do it every day. Now In the last few days it has started to do it more frequently and it appears to give...
  26. H

    Condition report practice

    Hi guys, As a way of learning/getting my head around the regs I do mock condition reports if I see something I don't think is quite right but some of these things I wouldn't know what to code (If anything) If anyone can give me their thoughts it'd be much appreciated! - At a friends house:RCD...
  27. 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.
  28. littlespark

    Today’s weather report from scotland

    It’s been snowing
  29. TonyJohnson

    Which Certification software for domestic reports?

    Looking to go away from duplicate pads to computer certs. Mostly domestic jobs but perhaps software that does calcs too. Which are available and the most popular.. Thanks T.
  30. T

    Bit flummoxed as to what exactly to report/say on this?

    This is fed in 2 core 4/6mm (not positive) SWA. No earth except a bit of 2.5mm (blue sheathed with earth) on pirhana nut to earth bus bar. An atrocious install technique all round. The landlord did it. Swearing heartily at the spark who did not finish the job. Wrong MCB for the 2.5 on two of...
  31. JK-Electrical

    EICR Codebreakers: A Guide to Coding Observations for Electrical Installation Condition Reports

    Has anyone bought a copy of this NAPIT publication? If so, what are you thoughts?
  32. 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...
  33. T

    Electrical Report on My House

    Hi Guys and possibly Girls? I hope you can help. I have employed an electrician to carry out a electrical report on my property prior to sale. It seems that some estates agents are suggesting a full report now rather than just an energy efficiency report. I would prefer to know that the property...
  34. Dozer 73

    Conditional reporting , how in depth do you go to satisfy your recommendation

    Been sparking now 25yrs plus Did testing and inspecting 10 year ago Do a lot of new installation tests and conditional reports of our own installs once they are up for renewal , so don’t really have to put codes on any thing because it’s all usually pretty much up to current regs This thread...
  35. happysteve

    EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report): editable PDF based on IET Model form

    happysteve submitted a new resource: EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report): editable PDF based on IET Model form - Looks just like the IET model form... but you can edit, save and print it in any PDF viewer. Read more about this resource...
  36. 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?
  37. 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!
  38. S

    Home Reports - not worth the paper?

    Hi folks I recently found this above a customer's bathroom false ceiling, when I went to replace some obviously unsuitable downlights with suitable ones. This mess was in use, supplying said downlights. Naturally I rewired the downlights, having agreed a price with the customer. Now, the...
  39. Dan

    HSL: COMAH – Technical Aspects of Safety Reports – Buxton, 10-11 Oct 2017

    This course discusses the technical section of a COMAH safety report which should describe the Design, Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Modification of the COMAH site. The course covers the Process Safety, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Control and Instrumentation and Human Factors...
  40. 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...
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