What kind of qualifications do you need to be able to work as an Electrician or be hired by a company?
this could be from your personal experience what helped you get the job without the help of knowing someone who works for a particular trade.
What would be the best route to be able to get...
ive just started doing a course doing an electrical course through NTC.
The question, is there any company/ individual/s looking for someone like me to work for them that’s just for the experience and not looking to be paid for it.
I am 27 years old, based in London, with aspirations to qualify and work as an electrician. I apply myself well with a strong work ethic and problem solving abilities, and have a serious desire to learn and succeed.
I recently left a job with EDF where I worked in metering...
Hi, I’m currently enrolled in my final year of the City & Guilds 2357 course and I’m looking for some form of employment within the industry. Preferably full time as a mate/trainee but anything will suffice for experience at the moment.
I have several months of experience working part time as a...
Got a job for a friend in motion. Consumer unit change. Bonding is good and system had been tested so I'm confident no problems will occur with the introduction of RCD protection.
My question is, what's the process in getting the work certified. I'm qualified but not registered with a scheme...
I'm looking for work in either the domestic or commercial sector. I have 10 years experience I'm qualified to City and Guilds level 3 17th edition have a ESC card and am working towards NVQ level 3. I've been very fortunate having the oppurtunity to work for a small reputable local company which...
Hello I work for a company in the UK and have
done for 15 years but as of this year I’ve been told
that the type of work we will be undertaking will change and I will
need a certain type of card to get on site ( perilously just certificate). Now
I am being told I have to source these things my...
Looking For Work as an Electricians Mate in Kent or London, I have my ECS card have completed 2365 level 2 and 3 also have done the 18th. I have ipaf 3a/3b and asbestos awareness. if anyone knows of anything please get in touch, I have references and an up to date CV. Thank you in advance
Looking for electrical installation work in West Sussex, surrey. Got some office refurb and domestic experience, currently in the final stages of logic level 3, looking to complete my portfolio and progress to bridging unit ASAP.
In terms of the Part P regulations, am I as a DIYer (that is to say non-registered electrician), allowed to replace the dimmer module in a light switch myself and replace the transformer on low voltage lighting with a new one? I will not be installing any new equipment and neither will I be...
I have recently obtained my C&G Level 3 and ECS card and i’m currently looking to find some work.
Called a few agencies but nothing as of yet, also applied on totaljobs etc but nothing.
I’ve worked in domestics and a little in commercial but want to step foot in the field properly so I...
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Hi chaps, which sector in the electrical industry work evenings?
Domestic sector which im fairly familiar with work day time, at times running into evenings which is not feasible for me around my current job.
Why im asking this is, I'm looking for evening work but all the jobs on indeed and...
Old 2D light today being changed to LED.
2 black cables going to neutral and 1 red cable to live.
turned off light switch and removed old light and the 2 black cables were still live and all other lights on this circuit all knocked out. Can someone explain what’s going on
Freelance Event electrician/General handyman wanted for 5 days in May 2020 at Ragley Hall near Redditch
27th to 1st June. Large event with trade stands etc.
Must be fully insured with experience. Setting up power to trade stands and lighting.
Tackling faults as required. If you can drive a...
Have a 2012 c4 Grand Picasso and noticed recently that the bright drl’s aren’t working but they work as dimmed side lights, checked configuration menu to make sure they are on which they are selected. Wondered what the problem is, could it be a faulty relay? Or is it something else? thanks in...
I am in the middle of completely refurbishing a two storey house (in London, UK) including re-wiring the entire house (new wires, sockets, new circuits, new consumer unit).
My builder (let's say "Jack") said he has an electrician who can do the work and I would get the certificate at the...
Hello, I felt hot sockets in my house.
I called an electrician who said the fuse board was dangerous - just by looking at it. Horrified was the word used. He carried out testing and did some other work.
£120 for the report
£140 for bonding to gas and water services
£80 for T&E cable to front...
I'm a recently qualified C&G Level 2. I have my 18th edition on the way in the next few weeks.
I have a CCNSG AND IPAF 3a/b card, happy to drive anything on the ticket.
I don't have a full collection of my own tools yet, but I've got the basics and I'm buying more all the time as a...
I'd appreciate some advice on retraining in electrical installation and maintenance with no experience.
Just about to pay to do c+g level 2 at a training centre In Nottingham every Saturday. Then onto level 3. 18th edition etc.
Is there any electricians in the Derby area that would help me gain...
hi peeps, ive been asked to quote for a job that the insurance company has said they are giving to one of there team (nfu mutual) it turns out they are using a local firm who do not have the best reputation locally poor work standards etc ive been on call outs after they have rewired to repair...
Got some contracts in central London locations that need competent electricians that are able to work with the main contractor and supervise themselves and their time. Good rates paid for the right people. Full time. Going forward there will be continuing work through out London.
Sorry to bother you all and any information you give me will be greatly appreciated.
I have recently completed my Level 3 diploma in electrical installations. I now wish to find work as an electrician's mate. However, I did not realize you needed an employer reference to get an ECS...
Currently work 4 days a week in sales to fund my training, and I am doing one day a week at a lighting company gaining experience as a electrical trainee/mate, I am looking for either work on weekends around this or to go full time to replace my job in sales and work and study at the same time...
I completed my level 3 C&G in Electrical Installations 2 years ago and have had some work experience with a local electrician mostly doing home re-wires. I am hoping to find work with an experienced electrician who can help me to develop my knowledge and skills further.
I am currently looking for work as a Trainee, I am currently based in Liverpool.
City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Qualified.
City & Guilds 2365 Level 3 - Currently Studying at In Phase Training.
Full Clean Driving Licence with Own Transport.
Own Hand Tools & PPE
ESC Electrical Labourers Card
After purchace of three debanhams lights and sucessfull fitting of 2 the third has caused me some unrest due to an ensuite bathroom within the circuit.
1) Presented with three reds and three blacks i wired the three reds togther. Wire 2 blacks into a sucessfull bedroom switch leaving one...
Hi, as the title says I've recently finished my Level 3 course, I'm based in Swindon but have my own car and I'm willing to travel up to roughly an hour or so for work. I usually do up the electrics when it goes wrong in my parents house which hasn't been more than a light switch or rose, but I...
Do you do jobs for cash, and then not declare it with the taxman? (voters in the poll are private!!!)
Just wondering, as it's 2019, whether there are still guys doing jobs for cash.
As a web business, all my business is paid by BACS in full up front before anything goes ahead. Or Google, who...
I'm 30 year old based in Walthamstow looking for work as Electrician's Mate/Improver in London and surrounding areas.
I have got City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 & 3 and 18th Edition, ECS Electrical Labourer card, driving license, hand tools, power tools, ppe.
Ability to install twin and earth...
Hi all. I have a couple of jobs coming up that I will need a helper to help out with - general electrical stuff like pulling cables, cutting channels, drilling holes, stuff like that. Where is a good place to advertise? And what is the going rate for a jobbing sparky (eg NVQ level 2) or similar...
Guidance on how to win more commercial work.
We are a small electrical contracting firm
Who have a lot of domestic contracts that serve us well. We are looking to gain more commercial work in the following areas:- hotels, gyms, public sector organisations. We are aiming at local medium sized...