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  1. M

    UK Certification after remedial works

    Folks what certification would generally be issued to the client ,after completing remedial works originating from an EICR I am assuming the client would love to have the original EICR fully completed with the words Satisfactory on the front page But this is not always practible depending on the...
  2. FatAlan

    Minor Works Certificates - Multiple Jobs?

    If you’re on a job which involves things like just replacing light fittings and odds and sods on different circuits for the same client, is there a MWC that can cater for more than one set of circuit tests rather than doing separate certs for each circuit?
  3. L

    UK Legal obligation to condemn/lock-off unsafe works

    Browsing through t'internet on the crapper like I do, I thought I'd look as and noticed he had a section on condemning/isolating unsafe works and how we have no legal power to do so (unlike GasSafe et all who apparently do (Gas Act?). Got me thinking surely we do have a legal obligation...
  4. Jimjamyaha

    Building control / works certificate

    Hi, In 2005 would building control / works certificate have been required for a new / extending kitchen wiring, new ceiling lights and oven installation? In 2007 would building control / works certificate have been required for new ceiling lights, sockets, replacement of electric shower and...
  5. C

    notifiable works in domestic

    I mainly do commercial work but would like to check on what is notifiable 1) DB change domestic 2) Alterations domestic bathroom 3) new circuit 4) are alternations to an existing circuit in a domestic notifiable?
  6. H

    Domestic Minor Works Certification

    Good evening, A burning question has arisen in my mind regarding minor works certificates. This is, if you do some work for a customer which involves say adding some additional lights to an existing lighting circuit, as well as an outdoor light spurred and fused off of a ring main. Would you...
  7. B

    Minor works certificate

    Changed 4 way hook up box with individual 16A RCBOs in box, Part 1 is description of works all good Part 2 is earthing and bonding yes Part 3 Circuit details so this is what feeds the box? And the fuse/mcb Part 4 is test results for circuit altered or extended so these are my results for feed...
  8. T

    Commercial works/contracts

    Has anyone got any advice on breaking through the barrier into commercial work? Domestic pays the Bills but would like to get some office referbs/maintenance contracts Cheers.
  9. V

    Oven not works Hotpoint EW74

    hi there, can you help me please with advice how to repair freestanding fan assisted oven? Main oven not works ,fan is not spinning ,element not heating ,lights turning on. what i did is to open back cover and check that there is not electricity going to either element or fan. any help will...
  10. B

    Minor works - Like for like

    If a like for like change is done but it's not in compliance with the new regs is a risk assessment always required? Also where does the "like for like" terminology come from?
  11. Zdb

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC Minor works certificate (18th edition)

    I use my own MEIWC that I based on the NICEIC's version below: Can someone confirm if the NICEIC are using the same certificate or if it has changed due to the 18th edition. Also if it has changed, please could someone upload a scan on the newer version for me to use as a template. thanks
  12. S

    Who does what? How to get the DNO to correct old works.

    Hi To explain: Victorian house split into 3 flats Supplied via single ph service head in the hall then straight into 2 x 3way service connectors, cant see the cable, service connector is right up agaist the service head, From the service connectors is one 16m single insulated tail going to a...
  13. 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...
  14. C

    Commercial New commercial member looking to sub-contract works

    Hi All, We are a company working within the domestic and commercial electric vehicle charge point industry, with a particular focus on South West London. We are looking for self employed or limited company qualified electricians able to work in the area under a lucrative sub-contracting...
  15. H

    Nest 3rd Gen works... Somtimes (Due-tec Combi)

    Ive searched quite a bit for this problem but cant find anyone else having a similar experience. Installed a 3rd Gen Nest on a Due-tec Combi HE a Range boiler. It had no existing thermostat on it. It was controlled by a Multifit Integral 24 Hour Electro-Mechanical timer. Everything works great...
  16. Optimus

    How would you describe the dangers, when they say it all works

    Hello everybody! I'm currently completing evening classes at my local college to get my level 2, recently I have been taking a look at the consumer's unit of friends, family (this sounds really sad as I'm typing it) just to gain some more experience of the various types, intake, earthing...
  17. C

    How to: Accurately quantity survey commercial/industrial works?

    Hello everyone, I've been an electrician for some time now & have worked in B.M.S, commercial, industrial & domestic environments at some level or another over the years. I am once again self employed (which I do prefer due to the earning potential) & expect to bag a significant job late next...
  18. M

    Minor Works Cert help

    So I am currently registered with the NICEIC as a domestic installer, but I need to fill in a minor works for adding a spur to an existing ring as a dental surgery. As I can't do this via NICEIC, can I download a model form, fill that in and give it to the client? I've seen a couple of model...
  19. J

    Economy 7 heater not charging overnight (but works on day rate)

    I'm having problems with my central storage heater. Its an old 1970s one that does the whole flat. It worked perfectly up to the end of last winter, then just stopped. I woke up one morning to find it was only luke warm from the previous day and hadn't stored any heat so became stone cold over...
  20. V

    Rcbo test buttons not working - but works ok when tested

    Hi all Odd one today .. all 6 Hager rcbo's in a tn+n db have the test buttons not working.. But when tested with a multifunctiontester they react fine.. Now..I guess I'm going to have to fail them..even though they work fine. Hager technical say they have never heard of this. Db is in a plant...
  21. 123

    Domestic - What do you normally use?

    If doing a domestic rewire, refurb or additions - what do you normally use to protect the cable?
  22. H

    deemed works not acceptable

    Hello, Last year I had a double socket (1) put in my room which was spurred off the ring main by a registered electrician. This year, another company : - i) installed two double sockets (2) and (3) either side of (1) and made the connection with flex wire ii) left the blue and brown wires...
  23. D

    Video showing how an MCB works.

    Here’s a link you might find interesting: A little worrying that he didn’t seem to already know that MCBs work both thermally and electromagnetically.
  24. S

    EICR codes when RECENT works don't comply!?

    Just carried out an EICR on a standard semi which has had some work done in 2015-16. The works included connecting an outbuilding to the rear of the house to create a hall, WC and utility room. The Kitchen was also replaced, new cooker and shower circuits installed. The 1 sockets circuit does...
  25. Pete999

    Hope this works, just thought it may interest Guys who experienced tool thefts

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  26. G

    Can i issue a Minor works certificate

    Having recently passed Domestic installers exams but not having set up a business or not yet working for an electrician, if i do some minor work for a family member, can i issue them with a Minor Works certificate i.e. with no company name on the document?
  27. C

    Refurb works In offices

    Just your thoughts on this one,doing a part refurb on existing offices,no initial verification or certs found anywhere. Premises rewired bout 1990,adding sockets here & there in each room. The DB is a Crabtree Tpn polestar,just finished some loop readings ,& not good,1.49 the highest,there is...
  28. C

    Domestic In Line Extractor Fan works intermittently

    Hi everyone, hoping someone can help me with a little puzzle..... I have an inline extractor fan servicing 3 bathrooms which has stopped working. Called a (proper) electrician who couldn't find any faults and suggested replacing the whole extractor fan unit. Before doing so I had a quick look...
  29. Kasper

    minor works certificate

    Hi there, just trying to find out some info regarding the issue of a minor works cert. Having recently completed the 2395 course, I can carry out periodics, but wondered if I can issue a minor works cert or whether I have to wait until I have done my 2394 course ? Many thanks :)
  30. C

    WIFI booster that actually works

    Hello guys short and simple, wifi hub downstairs with weak signal reaching the 3rd floor. I have not used a booster that utilizes the final socket circuit cabling before, are they any good or would anyone recommend something else?
  31. 8

    Minor works, fixed dwelling with commando input.

    Hi gents, I'm working on a container thats is ply lined and has lighting and power inside all run in plastic 20mm surface conduit. Protective device is a garage 2-way consumer unit with 30ma rcd main switch (already installed on arrival). The container is in middle of a field on a mod site -...
  32. leep82

    Minor Works testing advice

    hi all, currently doing an office refurb and are ready to reinstate switch drops that were removed to allow walls to be taken down. The wiring is all T&E into klik plug in boxes above the ceiling. Currently having a discussion on site with another electrician about how we go about doing our...
  33. Spunkywads26

    Minor Works Cert & Bonding

    Hi All, me again. I quoted a small job in a landlords house. The CU is located in a cupboard under the staircase and has rammed with the tenants rubbish. I asked the landlord what type of CU was in there and he told me it was replaced 2 years ago for an RCD board. I moved abit of stuff and...
  34. S

    Electrician Cambridge...Domestic works.

    Hi All, Im looking for an extra pair of hands, ideally somebody who has a bit of experience working on domestic (social housing). Driving licence (unless local), hand tools and a decent attitude are a must. Day release apprentice, mate or Sparks. Long term work, Self employed status. Please...
  35. Soulsurfer

    EICR issues and small works.

    Hey all, Been to do an EICR on an oldish property before rental plus add in some sockets in garage etc.. Problems mostly been sorted while doing the new sockets etc.. but have no r1,rn or r2 on what I presume is supposed to be a ring final covering the entire house. I haven't gone any further...
  36. M

    Certification. Minor works and EIC or one or the other

    I was talking to a fellow spark today and he said I have gone about this wrong. But I disagree so I would like your opinions. Been out to a property with and old rewirable fuse board. (I don't know what that's defined as). They had a spur out the back feeding a disconnected 2.5mm T&E feed in...
  37. A

    Zs, Ze how the tester works?

    I understand how to test Ze and Zs and that Zs is the total impedance from the suppliers tranny to the final accessory in a circuit your testing. Also that Ze is the suppliers earth resistance. However i have a few questions 1.) how does the test meter actually work to measure Ze by connecting...
  38. M

    Electricians Mate Electricians mate required

    I'm looking for an electricians mate/improver to join our team. We are based in Southampton but our works are throughout the south coast to midlands and Wales. Must have experience in commercial/shopfitting works, also transport/tools and willing to stay away. Works are varied, some days and...
  39. R

    Minor Works cert

    Hi, I have been in discussion with a friend Regards minor works certs for a couple of jobs he did recently. 1. Move light (cable is not extended just moved 300mm using slack in loft) 2. Change single socket to a double socket. He has insisted he is not altering the circuit and that it is...
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