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  1. bigspark17

    Stroma take on working during covid 19

    I know there are alot of threads on the corona virus but this is an email i received from stroma, it might help some of you decide about your personal work situations
  2. happyhippydad

    Stroma assessment information

    I've just had my yearly Stroma assessment. The assessor 'nice chap, firm but fair type', let me know that over the next 2 years the CPS side of Stroma will be completely taken over by Napit, although Stroma have 3000 people on there CPS schemes so it may take longer. The point he was making is...
  3. Baddegg

    Scope for Stroma domestic installers....

    Popped up my corner shop this morning and the owner grabs me and says he’s been waiting to see me.....takes me out the back and asks can I change the consumer unit for him, straight forward enough job except the unit encompasses his flat above (domestic) and 2 rfc circuits in the shop below...
  4. Dan

    Stroma Certification Scheme Is STROMA now owned by NAPIT, and Certsure own ELECSA, NICEIC and...

    Is STROMA now owned by Certsure along with NAPIT, NICEIC and ELECSA? Edit: NAPIT took over Stroma. Certsure operate NICEIC, ELECSA and NICEIC Cerifications. Somebody did correct me the other day when I got this wrong. But I can't remember whether I was wrong in saying Certsure do own them, or...
  5. Benchaffey

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma

    Currently a 3 month waiting time for new applications....
  6. PJH2903

    Stroma Certification Scheme SPD calculation / Stroma annual assessment

    I've got my annual Stroma assessment next week and the job I am taking them to is a board change. I have not fitted an SPD as by my calculations it was not a requirement (plus a tight customer would not want the extra cost) I don't think it will be a problem but am just looking for reassurance...
  7. eleanor jones

    Stroma Certification Scheme Napit or Stroma?

    Napit or Stroma? Completed 18th edition, 2365 level 2 and 3 Pat testing four years later on. Shadowed electrician worked on commercial and domestic with Agency. whom should I join ? Any recommendations? And Why?
  8. Leesparkykent

    Stroma Certification Scheme NAPIT bought out Stroma?

    Are the rumors true? If it is, I can only see that as being a bit of a blow to Stroma registered......
  9. N

    Stroma Certification Scheme Delay joining Stroma

    Anyone else had a delay joining Stroma. 5 weeks since my assessment ( passed) and nothing back from Stroma. On contacting them I get fobbed off with “ there is a backlog “ story.
  10. S

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma assessment coming up.

    Morning all. Got my initial Stroma assessment coming up in a week or so. I’m guessing I’ll be verifying chosen circuits with dead & live tests. I’m tying myself up regarding my lighting circuit. The reason being, I’ve done all my loop in loop out etc at switch; this also includes extractor fan...
  11. sham

    Stroma Certification Scheme NICEIC prices going up, thinking of going with stroma.

    Has anyone considered moving to Stroma, or have you already done so. I've had an email from NICEIC saying that they increased their prices. Therefore I am considering moving to Stroma. Also, Stroma say they do not have an issue with third party certs, as NICEIC told me that they do not allow it...
  12. M

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma Digital EIC & Notification of Works certificates

    Had an electrician completed re-wire on my property but sent me a scanned copy of EIC. I was hoping I would receive a digital one via E-Cert with his details, etc. Can that be not done – he completes on e-Cert and I receive a copy as well to my email? Also, I was on the impression that...
  13. A

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma assessment can anyone help

    Just wondering if anyone has recently done the stroma assessment for CPS scheme. Im doing it on a consumer unit changed in my house. What exactly is he/she going to be inspecting?
  14. T

    Stroma Certification Scheme 1st Stroma assessment

    Hi everyone got my 1st assessment coming up with Stroma / a governing body just wondered if anyone had any tips with regards the whole process as I’d imagine I’m feeling the same way everyone else did when they and their 1st assessment! Any tips will be appreciated Thanks
  15. rolyberkin

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma 18th edition exam

    So having spent the last three or four days adding quick find tabs to my new 18th edition book and highlighting relevant passages it was taken off me by the Stroma invigilator and I was given a brand new book for my exam!:-( I was told that Stroma do everything by the book and above board so...
  16. S

    Stroma Certification Scheme Daily Express never heard of Napit,Stroma,Elecsa.

    As above,an article in todays express urging housholders to have their wiring checked by Select in Scotland and niceic in rest of the UK.How many years before the others are in with a chance? Regards S
  17. Michael James thomas

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma is it possible to fail assessment

    I'm the NIC QS and Electrical foreman for a shopfitting firm and one of the subbys who has now come on board full time .He can't fill out a test cert at all didn't know where to bond water and doesnt know when an Rcd is required or not so uses RCBOs on every thing has no real knowledge of the...
  18. M

    Stroma Certification Scheme has anyone heard of STROMA

    keep getting contacted by STROMA about joining them and using there services for electrical certification , they seem to be implying that they are the new and improved NAPIT service, has anyone else had contact from them
  19. Loki

    Stroma Certification Scheme Thinking of Joining Stroma

    Hi Everyone, As the title says I'm looking at joining Stroma & on looking on this forum I noticed users mentioning the following documents are required. A complaints log A Health & Safety Policy A completed risk assessment for the job your using as the assessment I've spoken to Stroma today...
  20. Sparky10

    NICEIC Certification Scheme 2391 V NICEIC - Whats the point in 2391??

    Hi Guys, A debate at work and im slightly confused and thought maybe someone here may shed some light. What is the point in doing your 2391 Testing course? Apparently to be NIC Registered you do not need to have 2391 Inspection & Testing & You are able to sign work off. However if you have...
  21. M

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma Assessment questions

    Hi Everyone, I have my first Stroma assessment coming up, i qualified from college a few years ago and have been working building up my experience until i felt ready to go for sign off. I'm preparing for my assessment and have been reading about what to expect. One of the things that i have...
  22. Benchaffey

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma Certification

    Evening guys! Anybody a member of this ? Never really came across them before but have noticed a few local electricians are members, apart from it being fairly cheap , has anybody got any other pros and cons for them? I have been mulling over Napit/NICEIC and came across this and wondered if...
  23. happysteve

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma assessment went well - thorough, but good.

    Eh up :) Just had my Stroma CPS assessment this afternoon. It went really well! The chap was very thorough, but having all the paperwork ready for him on the kitchen table (and a recently-boiled kettle) helped. :) Nice to have an intelligent technical conversation with someone - actually...
  24. MerlinGremlin

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma Assessment require a risk assessment and health & safety policy

    Good Morning All Can anyone recommend any templates for a risk assessment and Health & Safety policy for my Stroma Assessment please. Thanks
  25. P

    Stroma Certification Scheme stroma assessment this week

    Hi All I have my Stroma CP assessment on Wed. I have been looking in the forum and notice a few threads on the health and safety and complaints procedure they have not requested it then I called them should I have one incase and is there any model /templates around . Wish it was all over its...
  26. O

    Stroma Certification Scheme 18th Edition email from Stroma

    So got an email today from Stroma outlining the changes planned for the 18th Edition: What are the proposed changes to the Wiring Regulations? Part 1 has been amended so that a statement has to be made on an EIC if using non-approved equipment. Part 2 has been expanded and amended with many...
  27. D

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma assessment tomorrow!!

    Morning all. I have my first stroma assessment tomorrow not really to sure what to expect but going through my EIC with i fine tooth comb this morning. can any one explain what is meant by Protection against electromagnetic effects where cables enter ferromagnetic enclosures in seclude of...
  28. S

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma non compliance

    Hi. Had my stroma assessment a couple weeks ago and all went well except I had forgotten to arrange a health and safety policy, and complaints procedure. Now when I applied there was no mention of these things and the only guidance I had was from my assessor which was very relaxed about it and...
  29. T

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma Assessment completed

    Hi all, just had my CPS assessment with Stroma today, and would just like to say how much I would recommend them. I know that most electricians are against these types of schemes, but until something different comes along, this is what we have to do! Big thanks to people on this forum who have...
  30. N

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma software app?

    I installed the stroma ipad app and it keeps coming up as 'untrusted enterprise developer,' and won't open so wondered if there is anyway around it. I can still use the member portal to issue certs so no big deal, but was going to give this a try to use offline, although I suspect old fashioned...
  31. akwoody2

    Using a sub-contractor, what needs to be in place?

    Good Morning, Due to busy times i need to start using a sub-contractor to help with the work load, i have spoke to Stroma (who i'm currently with) and they have said i need to get a contractors agreement put in place. Has anyone had any experience with using sub-contractors? If so, apart...
  32. nicnic66

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma Crap-Cert

    I know this has been touched on but the Stroma e-cert software is SO basic its driving me mental!! :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad: Its doesn't remember ANY...
  33. A

    Thinking of starting up

    Hi, I'm currently working as a domestic self employed sparks mate however the work is few and far between at the minute. I have 2365 level 3 and around five years experience. I was thinking of starting up on my own just doing minor works and nothing notifiable to fill the time when I'm not...
  34. Ginner

    Domestic electrician & data network engineer.

    Currently I'm a qualified City & Guilds domestic electrician registered with Stroma CPS and hold a current CSCS card. I also offer the following services: Data network design & installation. IP CCTV. SoHo design & installation. Multi-room audio systems. Wired & wireless security systems. Retro...
  35. N

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma want a CV?

    I called stroma and they were fine with me joining their scheme with my experience and were helpful. I however, received a list of things I need to send them and all was as expected, except for a CV. I never had to supply a CV when I was a member of NICEIC and haven't even got a CV and have no...
  36. N

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC application

    I am applying for the NEICE Domestic Installer scheme. I was an NiCEiC DI about 10 years ago and all they required was 2 pieces of work to see. Their website says that want to see the paperwork/evidence for all your electrical work over the past 12 months. I have been working for someone else...
  37. rolyberkin

    Stroma Certification Scheme Stroma E Cert Software

    Does anyone here use E Cert? This is the free cert software you get with Stroma membership, it is an okay bit of software but I keep having re inputting postcodes and other info into the cert, need to know if it is just crap software or I am doing something wrong?
  38. N

    ELECSA Certification Scheme Certification without registering with NIC, ELECSA etc

    Hi guys, I'm a little confused as to how to go about providing certification for domestic. I always though you HAD to be registered with one of these 3rd party bodies like the NIC. But i've recently learned that you don't neccessarily have to be? Is that really true? Question 1: So if I...
  39. sparkdog

    ELECSA Certification Scheme ELECSA price

    Just got a letter from ELECSA , their price is going up from £39 a month to £41 a month about £490 per year now. I thought they might have come down with Stroma being only £280.
  40. mhar

    Stroma Certification Scheme Defeated By Stroma Online Certification

    Never been the most intuitive piece of software to use. I am trying to certify / notify a new build but the address isn't in their database as it hasn't been signed off yet. It hasn't been signed off yet because I haven't certified and notified. I am unable to certify or notify because the...
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