Domestic & Commercial Electrician in Maidstone | Our Accreditations

Here at Electricare Ltd, we are proud to be members of a number of industry leading accreditations and our electrical contractors are all highly qualified. Whether you need a domestic electrician to carry out PAT testing or a commercial electrician to issue an electrical certification, you can rely on the expertise and experience of our local electricians. Based in Tenterden, we work in Maidstone and throughout the wider Kent region. Below, you can find out more about our company accreditations and team’s qualifications.

 

Electrician Accreditations Explained

 

NICEIC Approved Contractor

 

Formed in 1956, The National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC) is a leading organisation for the regulation and training of electrical contractors in the UK. A domestic electrician or commercial electrician registered with the NICEIC will need to meet their high standards and have their work checked. The organisation is so well-known and regarded, many local authorities will only hire NICEIC-approved contractors.

 

As approved contractors, our electrical work and installations must meet high standards and we are certified to supply customers across Maidstone with electrical certification services.

 

NICEIC Domestic Installer Part P

 

A domestic installer is an electrician who works in residential properties and who’s work must comply with Part P requirements. Part P is a section of the UK Building Regulations that addresses the safety standards for electrical installations in domestic properties. This helps to ensure consistent standards are met in the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings. Not having the proper electrical certification confirming your electrical installations meet current Building Regulations can result in local building controls insisting the work be re-done, which is why hiring qualified electrical contractors is so important.

 

As approved members of the NICEIC Domestic Installer Part P scheme, every domestic electrician in our team is fully insured and works in adherence with Part P regulations.

 

NICEIC Approved PAT Contractor

 

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) involves a thorough examination of electrical appliances to check they are safe to use. It is the responsibility of commercial property owners, landlords and property agencies in Kent and throughout the UK, to arrange regular PAT checks. This is stipulated in The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, which requires that electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe working order. The NICEIC PAT scheme ensures electrical contractors are trained to undertake PAT testing.

 

As a commercial electrician approved to carry out PAT services, we support organisations in and around Maidstone, helping them to meet their health and safety obligations. This can include issuing an electrical certification.

 

ECA Registered Member

 

The Electrical Contractors Association (trading as ECA) is a leading UK trade association that represents and supports organisations and businesses involved in electrical engineering and building services. Since its formation in 1901, it has championed for positive changes and improved standards across the industry. Members are able to access professional advice and support across a broad range of subjects, such as health and safety.

 

As an ECA registered commercial and domestic electrician in Maidstone, Electricare Ltd is able to keep our team up-to-date with the latest health and safety policies and training. We also have access to a number of practical tools such as eRAMS to enhance our services.

 

CHAS Approved

 

Standing for the Contractors Health and Safety Scheme, CHAS has been going since 1997 and is one of the most recognisable health and safety schemes operating in the UK today. The company was established by a number of knowledgeable health and safety experts, who’s aim was to improve the standards of health and safety throughout the UK. CHAS have a data base of trusted, audited contractors and Electricare Ltd are proud to be one of them.

 

A CHAS commercial electrician and domestic electrician in Maidstone, you can trust our work to comply with the latest HSE policies and other important health & safety legislations.

 

Need a domestic electrician or commercial electrician in Maidstone? Call our electrical contractors today on 0808 2021909. We can issue your electrical certification.

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