Inspection & testing

We offer comprehensive inspection and testing services to ensure that you are fully complaint with up-to-date standards and legislation.

In this section, we bring together details to help inform you of current requirements.  In particular, if you are a landlord (or a tenant in rented accommodation), you may find the information here relevant.

You may find the following information (on the NICEIC website) helpful:

https://www.niceic.com/find-a-contractor/electrics-explained/what-are-the-different-types-of-electrical-certifi

https://www.niceic.com/find-a-contractor/electrics-explained/what-is-part-p

 

Recent Regulation Changes

Implementation Dates:

1st January 2015 - The Third amendment to BS 7671:2008, The IET Wiring Regulations, became effective on this date. Following this, contractors have a six month transition period to get up to speed with the changes and can design, install and certify to either the new or previous standard.

1st July 2015 – From this date it is a requirement that all electrical installations designed and periodically inspected comply with the updated regulations. Contractors will be expected to hold a copy of BS 7671:2008, incorporating Amendment 3, for any assessment visit taking place after this date.

1st January 2016 – Regulation 421.1.201 (PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE CAUSED BY ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT) comes into full effect.