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  1. Dartlec

    Feed to flat in escape route - best option?

    I have a job coming up where I likely need to replace old twin and earth (imperial size) feeding one, perhaps two flats in a 3 storey converted building. The ground floor is a separate front entrance, the upper flats have a side entrance with stairwell, which is protected with smoke and EL...
  2. R

    Old boy needs advice on which route to follow

    Hello folks I'm just looking for some advise regarding career route path. I'm 53, been a sparky all my life. I have a Maintenance gold card, 18th regs and 2391 52 amongst other add on qualifications. I'm currently in a fairly well paid role as a full-time electrical test engineer in the...
  3. K

    Advise on how to route Power supply for UFH on concrete slab

    We are replacing the flooring for the whole ground floor - it is a circa-2000-build house with concrete slab. We're taking the opportunity to put in UFH at the same time. As it is a retro-fit, we are going with electric to keep the floor raise to a minimum. Going with 150W/m2 heating - which...
  4. T

    Run cable through meter box?

    I have been asked to install an external socket below the meter box. The consumer unit is directly behind the meter box and I plan to put the socket on its own circuit. The easiest route for the cable would be out of the CU, through the meter box and out of the bottom into the socket. My...
  5. Calebp43

    Most effiecient route to supply caravan points.

    Attatched I have something i made on paint which shows multiple caravan points needing a 32 amp supply. The 3 phase board is there in the bottom right. I was wondering what would be the best way to supply each point using all 3 phases and taking into consideration length of cable and the size...
  6. M

    Regulations/Law on fire exit/escape route lighting.....

    Hello, I am trying to find out the requirements/regulations/law which apply to residential multi-storey (3) fire exit/escape lighting. Can anyone tell me where I can find out about the relevant rules or tell me what the requirements would be for following premises; 3 storey block of flats...
  7. HumbleWorker 91RT

    Best route to retrain into electrician route, having done site work.

    Hi guys, I’m a rope access technician having worked on and around building sites for the past 7 years. I’ve carried out a wide variety of tasks and are competent on the tools. I’m wanting to retrain as a spark, from doing some research it seems a c and g course level 2/3 then get work with a...
  8. F

    Qualification Route

    Hi, I am not an electrcian, but am competant and have carried out my own electrics/family/friends for years safely. I am now looking to gain these qualifications that I saw in a recent post about EICR: QCF Level 3 18th Edition Qualification plus a QCF level 3 Qualification in Periodic...
  9. D

    Quick Question on Cable Route

    Hi All, Long-time lurker and user as a resource! Ex electrician with limited domestic experience! Currently routing CAT6's through my 1920's semi from first-floor landing through to the loft, and found a potential route through an old doorway, nicely inside a 150mm dimension from the junction...
  10. C

    C&G 2365 & The 'Express' Route

    Hi all, Long time lurker first time poster. I’ve got a few questions surrounding those short courses you normally see everyone winging about but from a slightly different angle to that I’ve seen discussed elsewhere on the forums. I’m well aware that the courses offered by the likes of...
  11. R

    What’s the best route to becoming an electrician?

    So I’m at a crossroads. I’m 21, and I’ve just applied for a college course but im worried at the end of it I will not be able to get a job as an electricians mate. And I’m worried on how long it will take. I was looking at the apprenticeship route, but it’ll leave me on £4.15 an hour and...
  12. F

    UK Best route to get part p

    Hi people noobie here. OK Im a fully qualified JIB approved 2391 and 18th Edition. Fed up with the big sites, so going it alone. Seems I need part P, which whislt I grimmace at the thought of possibly more training that I dont need. It seems I must have it, and all these checkatrade type of...
  13. R

    Route to Approved Electrician From Elec bias Maintenance Engineer

    Hi All, I hope this ok/right place to post. I’m currently a maintenance engineer in the food and beverage industry. I do help out a few qualified electrician mates every now and then when they are mad busy. We have spoke about the prospect of going into business together. So I have completed...
  14. G

    Help in regards to electrical route.

    Hello so i have decided to change career as i need to do something more hands on and dynamic. I spoke to a few friends in different industries and electrical was always mentioned well. I would do the Level 2 and 3 through ableskills potentially. Though i understand this industry is massively...
  15. PEG

    Halle-flippin-luyah...the AVO835 is on route...

    At last,after a period of one year's worth of excuses,from Megger,the long awaited AVO835 is actually available:D After being allowed a play with one,a long while back,they did not release it for sale,and had run out of viable reasons for evading my money. I have allowed a short period of...
  16. B

    Wiring In a Shed, advice needed on SWA route

    Hi All, I have a couple of questions regarding running SWA cable between the Internal House CU and The Shed New CU. The shed is basically being used as a home office and as such has a 6A lighting circuit and 16A Circuit for Socket outlets. Will be running a couple of computers and Monitors...
  17. J

    Route to becoming certified electrification.

    HI All, I am planning a career change and wanted some advice. I want to work my way to become a fully certified domestic and commercial installer. My practical experience is minimal as in I have helped electricians on jobs, this was ad hoc and not regular. I am confident at general DIY and...
  18. W

    Trainee Route into being a sparky

    Hi All, I'm considering a career change into being an electrician and wanted to gather peoples thoughts on what is the best route into the trade that delivers most bang for the buck. I've been offered an eight week course for £7000 in South London which will give me my part P and 18th...
  19. W

    Trainee Researching route into being an Electrician

    Hi all, just joined and wanted to say hi.
  20. A

    Lighting circuit junction box

    Hi guys I’m looking on carrying out a rewire in my property in the next coming weeks and I am currently sussing out the existing cable routes etc. I noticed both the upstairs and downstairs lighting circuits are fed from the consumer unit to a junction box. from this junction box there’s is a...
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