1. Gary Moore

    Only classed as a good spark if I can run jobs???

    Im looking for some general opinions on this. Im very good as an Electrician on the tools and have Lots if experience. I’m very conscientious and like to do thing properly. I have Ran some decent sized jobs in the past and got them over the line successfully. But as I have recently said to a...
  2. 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...
  3. M

    Ford Transit petrol/lpg No starter motor no fuel pump no spark ?

    I have a 2003 ford transit petrol that has just had a replacement engine fitted The van was started and ran for a few miles without any problems I stopped the van and went to get a coffee when i returned to the van it did not want to start, thinking it was just fuel and a flat battery i went...
  4. Murdoch

    Another house sale scuppered by some lazy lying spark

    An old customer has just rung me about her rewire ........... done by a spark who has failed to provide any certification or Part P notification Her buyers want to exchange this week but won't without the necessary documentation He's promised her certification for months now and a search on...
  5. Jay 1987


    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...
  6. H

    Can a maintenance spark transfer to installation work?

    Hello people, I’m 17 currently in an apprenticeship with a company doing maintenance work which I’m enjoying, just wondering is it possible to later on in life transfer to installation work or is it once you have either a maintenance/installation qualification that’s all you can do. I seem to...
  7. Baddegg

    Diversity calls check please........

    15.2kw range cooker has already been installed and a 10mm t&e run back to the Cu via this switch,(havnt seen cable route yet but I’m told on the phone it’s all in trunking and doesn’t pass through any insulation but will check this)apparently the previous spark that won’t connect it to the Cu...
  8. BruvDunk

    Old spark now lurking in biomass

    Electrician for many years who slipped into EC&I/ Maintenance and eventually Biomass STL, but keeping my feet in the water on all things Electrickery!
  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. gnuuser

    docs orders limit to spark work!

    after latest visit to cardiologist they put me in for surgery and implanted an internal heart monitor, and i may have to have an ICD (Implanted Cardioversion defibrillator) doc said i can do some electrical work but absolutely no live work at all(even low voltage) and i am limited to what...
  11. R

    Royal Navy qualified spark, but is he qualified?

    Hi all, Little question? I have a mate working with me, management are questioning his quals? He has 2391 as well as 17th, but cant prove his installation quals. He qualified in the Navy and he needs to prove their civvy equivalent? Can anyone help point us in the right direction please?
  12. Rom

    Replacing UPS batteries produce a spark

    I'm having some problems with my PC's uninterpretable power supply. It came with two 12v 9Ah batteries that aren't charging anymore so I've decided to replace them with higher capacity batteries that are 12v 12Ah. The old batteries were connected in serial (plus to minus) but if I try to connect...
  13. K

    Perforation Spark Detector

    Work in a plastic bag manufacturing company. Perforated spark detector which counts bags has gone kaput. I think it’s the inductor which generates 10kv volt through bag perforation which then sends the signal back to the counter is faulty. Can’t find replacement board. New ones too expensive...
  14. B

    Young spark after advice

    Ive been working as a sparkys mate since 2014 mainly on commercial new build and recently started doing my own jobs after completing C&G 2365 L2+L3, done my part p, unsure whether to book 17th as 18th comes out soon. Works decently coming in, main issue im having is not knowing where to route...
  15. JK-Electrical

    No Wonder The Joiner Is Angry!

    I couldn't believe my eyes when I first saw these photos.....
  16. M

    Progressing spark seeks help & advice :)

    Things have progressed to the point where I could really do with some helpful advice. So here I am Thanks in advance Chris
  17. littlespark

    Self employed spark wanting to broaden his skills...

    I'm looking to further my knowledge in CCTV, alarms and door entry systems. I am already working as a self employed electrician but would like to specialise in the electronic security fields. I've installed systems in the past, but what do I need to be 'certified' ie which courses should I take...
  18. F

    Maintenance spark without NVQ - what can/cant you do?

    Hi all, first time poster! Was doing a bit of a job search today (have recently come out of the motor trade :eek:) and came across an advert for a general maintenance person for a care home, doing odd jobs inside out (including PAT testing patients electricals they bring onsite) I have a...
  19. einstein

    approved spark looking for work nationwide

    Hi Looking for commercial/private domestic work ideally testing & inspecting nationwide, preferably with a van and digs paid, 12hours / 7 days kind regards
  20. Jet Electrical

    Looking for a full time fully qualified spark in Lytham/Blackpool/Fleetwood

    Afternoon, advert below. £17/hr We are looking for an experience electrician to join our team based on the Fylde Coast. The electrician will need to have 10 years experience, with at least 5 years post-qualification work. The work hours are between 8:00am – 4:30pm Mon-Fri. Uniform will be...