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  1. J

    Domestic Extending cooker cable, Scotland

    Hi, I would like to move my built-under oven to the opposite side of the kitchen into an eye-level housing requiring 15M of 6mm T&E cable surface mounted round the kitchen behind the units. To keep it simple I intend leaving the existing switch connected to the existing cooker connection point...
  2. Lauren DH

    Electrician moving to Scotland from R.Ireland

    I'm moving to Scotland from the Republic of Ireland, where i obtained my level 6 craft electrical qualification. I have been working in the industry fully qualified since 2012. I have been advised apply for the SJIB ECS card, to do this i need to enrol on the CEC program after completion of the...
  3. D

    evening from Scotland- advice if possible.

    Hi everyone, Im looking for any info on making a Horstmann Electronic 7 able to be connected to a "smart" control - Hive, Nest Tado…anything. Alternatively is there a smart product that would replace the Horstmann to provide this capability.
  4. Pete999

    Scotland v Irelandxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    HRH Anne don't look happy, what with Horse flue bet She is real peeded orf.
  5. Pete999

    Flicking channels at Half time Scotland V Ireland

    Ended up watching TOWIE, what a load of Muppets, Jeez, still I suppose if people watch it regularly it pays for itself, but I would be embarrassed if I was from Essex, but I kept it togeveah for sanity's sake, I'm right emotional innit.
  6. M

    Looking for electrical check and possible new consumer unit - Airdrie

    Moving into a new (to me) property, looking for someone to give install once over from safety perspective. Longer term maybe looking to replace consumer unit with one with RCBOs (current has MCBs not sure if any RCD). Would prefer a small firm to large one. Would be looking to get check done...
  7. MFS Electrical

    Another beautiful day in Scotland

    off to fit an outside socket today could get used to this weather :D
  8. J

    Smoke alarm rules to apply to all homes in Scotland

    Kerching!!!:D I think it's only a matter of time before the rest of the UK follows suit. I do hope that the Scottish Government includes a requirement within the forthcoming legislation that the installation of smoke and heat alarms are undertaken by suitably qualified, professional...
  9. littlespark

    Today’s weather report from scotland

    It’s been snowing
  10. D

    Scotland, Old style lighting JB, Will it pass an EICR, Photo attached

    Hi I have taken on a kitchen rewire, with a utility & bathroom addition too, In the loft there is an old style junction box for the lighting circuit, I've seen this method before in many old council houses, Its fed from a 10A mcb with 1.5mm t&e & it is a central point for lots of loop fed...
  11. H

    Scotland Testing Installations

    Hi guys been working in the biz for 12 years now. I am capable of testing and inspection, i know what i'm doing diagnosing and fixing faults however i have never dealt with the paper work side of things. I fill my sheets in and hand them into the office. My question is I am now picking up quite...
  12. Gazthesparky

    Bit of advice landlord testing in scotland

    Need a bit of advice I have my 2391, apprenticeship and 17th edition which i did back in 2006/7 I am based in Scotland so looking for a bit of advice. I have had a private landlord contact me asking if i will do a EIRC one of his properties. I use to do them years ago when i used to work for...
  13. K

    Finally joined after being a lurker for a while!

    Been lurking for a while now! Thought I'd join as there's some great info on here, also got my approved electrician test next week on the scottish side so any advice on that would of be great!
  14. heggig

    New Member

    Hey, I'm an industrial maintenance electrician in Scotland. I'm not too long out my time but also have experience in data cabling and fibre. I'm more of a lurker and hope to gain knowledge from the more experienced board members while inputting where I can. Cheers.
  15. Dan

    tilers required in scotland

    tilers required in scotland advice reviews and feedback 2017 I'm looking for experienced tilers for immediate start. commercial work, pubs, restaurants etc all price work . really good money can be made. contact me... tilers required in scotland Are you a DIYer? find a free diy advice...
  16. D

    Do I need to be with an approved body?

    Hi All, Been self employed running my limited company since May. Am away to start doing some sub contract work for a bathroom installed, and they have asked me to let them know which approved body I am with because I am doing electrical testing? Correct me if I am wrong, but unless you are...
  17. D

    Certification for commercial??

    hi folks, Have recently started out as a self employed electrician in Scotland here and at the moment am not with Select or NICEIC (hoping to join next year). Question is, do I need certain qualifications to work on commercial properties? From my understanding I realise that I cannot do...
  18. S

    2394/2395 in Scotland

    Does anybody know of anywhere I can study/take assessments for C & G 2394 and 2395 in Scotland? I'm having a bit of a job finding somewhere. Would prefer an independent provider as I suspect colleges will only deal with apprentices and former apprentices. I would be happy to study at home and...
  19. uksparks

    Quick NICEIC AC Question

    Hi, Just had the info through and contract to sign from the NICEIC about upgrading to Approved and have a couple of points I just wanted a bit more info on if anyone can clarify please. There was loads of bullet points to check, but two of them just wanted clarity. 1. building standards...
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