Getting Started as a Part P Registered Domestic Installer or a Joint Industry Board Graded Electrician
INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW RULES REQUIRED FOR QUALIFIELD SUPERVISORS IN THE ELECTRICAL INDUSTRY
The Electrotechnical Assessment Specification Management Committee (EAS) have published the NEW rules for Qualified Supervisors. Please see the information below.
The FULL scheme document can be viewed here ELECTROTECHNICAL ASSESSMENT SPECIFICATION FOR USE BY CERTIFICATION AND REGISTRATION BODIES
The minimum technical competence criteria required for a proposed qualified supervisor for ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN DWELLINGS ONLY
The minimum technical comptence criteria required for a proposed qualified supervisor for ALL ELECTRICAL INSTALLTION WORK (INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL & DOMESTIC)
NEW ENTRANTS - QUALIFICATION ROUTE INTO THE DOMESTIC ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION FIELD
New entrants wishing to follow the 'Qualification Route' from the above requirements for DOMESTIC work will need to complete our new combined City & Guilds Stage One Programme, which includes the City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings City & Guilds 2397-30. This programme has been endorsed by City & Guilds and fully meets route 1 of the IET Minimum Technical Competency Requirements for a Domestic Electrician to join a CPS and self certify electrical installation work in accordance with BS7671 and Part P of the Building Regulations.
Detailed information regarding Part P scheme operators assessment criteria and the application process can be gained the following the associated links to their websites below:-
NEW ENTRANTS - QUALIFICATION ROUTE FOR REGISTRATION AS AN 'ELECTRICIAN GRADE' WITHIN THE CRITERIA ISSUED BY THE JOINT INDUSTRY BOARD - FOR ADULTS NOT CURRENTLY EMPLOYED WITHIN THE INDUSTRY AND STARTING FROM SCRATCH!
Adults (16+) who are NOT currently employed within the industry and wish to embark on the most comprehensive 'Electrician's Course' suitable for candidates without any previous skills, experience or qualifications in the commercial or industrial sectors are advised to undertake the NEW City and Guilds 2365-02 Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures). Progression is required after completion onto the City & Guilds 2365-03 Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures). It is IMPORTANT that candidates are aware that after BOTH levels of the 2365 programme have been completed and before you can be graded as an 'Electrician' under the Joint Industry Board rules further units are required from the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology 2357 (Both Knowledge and Onsite Performance Units/AM2). A City and Guilds Learner Declaration will be required on induction confirming that ALL candidates are fully aware of the industry requirements to become graded as 'Electricians'.
Further information regrading JIB grading of Electrcians can be viewed here