NICEIC Approved Contractor
“Approved contractors undergo a rigorous assessment process, covering a representative
sample of their work, their premises, documentation, equipment, and the competence
of their key supervisory staff. They are then re-
Once registered with the NICEIC, contractors can access a range of support services, including technical advice, industry recognised training, industry literature and contractor insurance.”
NICEIC Domestic Installer
“NICEIC regularly promotes the importance of employing an approved contractor to
homeowners. Aside from the assurance of safety and competence of work, additional
benefits to the consumer include guaranteed compliance with building regulations,
“CHAS assesses applicants:
Under current Building Regulations electricians must prove their competence to undertake the design, installation, inspection and testing of electrical work. The introduction of Part P (Electrical Safety) to Building Regulations was introduced to prevent the growing number of fatal injuries and accidents caused by substandard electrical work, often carried out by DIY amateurs.
Consumer Installations are registered under the Competent Persons scheme which allows electricians to carry out design, installation and issue of a test certificate under BS7671, which Building Control will accept as fully compliant with Part P, with no building regulation application or notification of work to be started necessary.