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  1. Dan

    COVID Update: Emergency Work is Okay; Sitework is Okay 2 meters apart, Work in customers homes in general unless emergency is a NOGO.

    COVID Update: Emergency Work is Okay; Sitework is Okay 2 meters apart, Work in customers homes in general unless emergency is a NOGO. I'm trying to find the video and or article where PM questions were extended. Kids who live with parents at two seperate homes can still go to both homes...
  2. D

    update my light switch to a Smart Switch

    Hi everyone, Basically, I am planning to replace the light switches in my new build house with smart switches and as the switch has WiFi built-in it needs constant power to work so will require a neutral wire I've pulled the back of the existing lightswitch and have a "Common" and "L1" 2 x...
  3. G

    18th edition wiring regulations update exam in Worcestershire wanted

    Does anyone know where I can book the 18th edition wiring regulations update exam. I live in Worcestershire, I want to just sit the exam, I do not need a course as I only passed the 17th edition last year.
  4. S

    Electrician Looking for an electrician in East London to update Helvar system

    Looking for someone to update Helvar system in East London.
  5. W

    PV training update/refresher course

    Hello, does anyone know of a PV training or refresher course please? There are 'starter' (3/4 day) courses but we need our Electrician with 6 years of PV installations behind him, to be 'jump-started'! We are certified with NICEIC & they do not have any scheduled! Midlands/South West based Thanks
  6. The Sword

    For Sale Allen Bradley kit if anyone is looking for some. (UPDATE)

    I have : 2x Allen Bradley Micrologix 1200 1762L24BWA Used once, Excellent cond. 2x Allen Bradley AIC+ 1761-NET-AIC Used once, Excellent cond. 1x Allen Bradley Panelview C600 (t6t) colour touchscreen HMI Used once, Excellent cond. 2x Allen Bradley 1761-CBL-AP00 Connecting Cable Used once...
  7. D

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Another JIB/ECS card update

    Seems you are now required to get your photo verified when applying for or renewing a card. Supposed to be a form you can download to get it filled in by someone. Section 2 Identification Photograph All applicants must complete this section and supply a new photograph. (Unless you had your...
  8. T

    Update on fake leather sofa and developments

    So just to say I got a full refund which is good of them. They were concerned as they believed they were selling quality leather. So they are getting a refund from their supplier so fair enough to them for doing the right thing. But it does go to show you can do things which seem very unlikely...
  9. N

    EasyCert Issue since software update

    Hi all, wondered whether any other EasyCert users had encountered a problem when they saved a certificate as a pdf. Since the recent software update I found that the pdf showed a misalignment for the test equipment serial numbers - inserting a zero below them. I have contacted EasyCert and they...
  10. M

    Mid-Position, Fully Pumped update

    Hi, Mid-Position, Fully Pumped update Firstly I would like to say thank you to mhar and tlangdon12 for their advice on my previous post, on what they said about building regulations, which I have taken on board. I do understand about building regs as I ran a sub-contract carpentry company for...
  11. R

    Want to get back into the trade after 25 yrs out

    Hi all. I completed an apprenticeship via the CITB way back in 1992 (C&G 236 part 1&2 + JIB AM1), I think it was the 16th writing regs at the time. My employer at the time apparently “liked” me a lot and decided to have me managing/supervise the contracts/jobs instead of being on the tools...
  12. stuarth

    Time limit on getting the 18th edition update

    Having just done the 17th edition in January I am in no hurry to sit through the torture all over again to do the 18th, a friend of mine has mentioned on his assessment he has told up to two years before he has to get the 18th as long as he works to the new regulations from January 2019 can any...
  13. D

    Apple Update Warning.......

    I have just discovered my iPhone’s mobile data usage has more than trebled, since the last update. All the Apps which I had set to not use mobile data have switched themselves back to using mobile data. Last two weeks, my phone used 2.5gb, when my monthly average is normally 1.5gb. Not a happy...
  14. T

    Update on Fire alarms and Em. Lighting course as promised

    So three days and half a K later am I wiser? Not having anything to compare it to it is hard to benchmark. However the tutor was good knows his stuff and fielded questions very well. The course was well organised. The food was ermmm well could have been more varied. Two days were spent on...
  15. HumbleWorker 91RT

    Update of the past apprenticeship quest.

    Evening all, I haven't posted in a fair while as I've been disheartened and annoyed. You may or may not remember last year I was asking if anyone was looking for a helper/mature apprentice. Seems just under a year I've consistently rang around, posted little flyers in my local merchants and...
  16. gazdkw82

    Metrel update gone wrong??

    Anyone had any issues updating a metrel MFT?? I've tried updating the firmware and now it's not doing anything. I just get a blank screen. In fact I left it a few hours turned it on and it beeped loud and then all the relays/contacts started going crazy and screen flashing. Help needed :-/
  17. pirate

    Update on Smoke Alarms In Rented Properties

    I know this was on a thread recently, but it's easier to start a new one, just to bring those of you in Scotland up to date. This is from the Scottish Association of Landlords today: "We are delighted to report that after a long campaign by SAL, the housing minister has announced that fire...
  18. D

    Am I qualified still?

    Hi, I served my JIB apprenticeship in the 1980s and managed to get C&G parts 1,2 and C course 15th edition. I moved on in my career but did go back to college and updated to 16th edition. I've not worked as an electrician since 2000 and wonder whether I'm still qualified? I'm thinking of...
  19. GMES

    We're Back

    So boys and Girls we are back in business, and it is nice to see members piling back on. One positive thing to come out of the latest downtime is the amount of members that contacted me by whatever means available asking me what was happening and when it would be fixed and mainly how much they...
  20. Dan

    test new thread

    test new thread
  21. A

    selling pv sol software

    hi there is anyone selling copy of pv sol or pv syst software. if so can you please let me know thanks
  22. TomTrundle

    Megger MFT 1730 latest firmware no

    Hi Can anyone tell what the latest firmware no is for Megger MFT 1730 Thanks in advance best Tom
  23. C

    megger power-suit professional care plan package

    Hi does anyone have an Electrical condition report update i could borrow for power-suit professional. i rang megger and they wanted me to pay for there care plan package(£170.00 plus VAT). i paid for this when the 17th edition came out and i have not once needed there help with the software. I...
  24. D


    Hello all brought a megger 1730 recently sometimes wishing i had gone down the fluke road.Could someone with experience of using both just give me their thoughts thanks
  25. C


    My Megger 1553 is not very well does anyone have any feedback on the new 1720?
  26. S

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Confusion with registration with council, NICEIC and Part P

    Hi All Been working away in Europe for 5 years and now returned to UK. I have got 16th edition and Test and Inspection and will be taking update course for 17th edition shortly. What do I have to do to be registerred to sign off and certificate own and others work. I assume need to enrol with...
  27. M

    metrel mi3100 SF fault

    Hello, Anybody got a metrel mi 3100 tester ? My one was doing strange things today, like being unable to do a Zs rcd no trip test,and I wasn't able to select rcd no trip function. I'm now at home, and every function has an SF fault indication coming up, though I was still able to do a Zs rcd no...
  28. R

    Running software on Ubuntu Linux

    All my computers are running Ubuntu Linux operating system. I am assuming that any kit I buy that comes with software and interacts with the kit via downloads (such as MFTs) will only work on windows machines. Is this correct? Does anyone else on here use a linux OS?
  29. P

    pir`s to be done away with

    the pir will be replaced next year with a, electrical installation condition report. codes one, two, three, and four will be replaced with just three catagories
  30. Dan

    Update Windows

    Please update your Windows. There are a couple of important updates out, plus a better IE, and if you have it, a service pack update for Office. update - Bing
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