This qualification ensures that you are up-to-date with the latest industry regulation on wiring and the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. It covers the 17th edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations, which came into force in June 2008. These regulations are recognised by the British Standards Institute as a British Standard (BS7671).
If you’re a practising electrician, you must comply with the regulations for electrical work, this qualification is designed to provide those seeking progression in their career with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to carry out job roles and responsibilities associated with the Electrotechnical industry.
Competent Person Schemes (CPS) were introduced by the UK Government to allow individuals and enterprises to self-certify that their work complies with the Building Regulations as an alternative to submitting a building notice or using an approved inspector.
A Competent Person must be registered with a scheme that has been approved by The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Schemes authorised by the DCLG are listed on its website at http://www.communities.gov.uk
Our 7300+ registered contractors are ambassadors for the industry. With safety and professionalism as their watchword, all have been annually assessed to be carrying out high quality electrical or renewable energy installation work.
Electrical safety is the whole reason ELECSA exists. ELECSA is the conduit between the electrical industry, the householders, the housing associations, the private landlords and the Local Authorities to ensure work is carried out to the relevant standards and has been notified.
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