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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Electrician card, you must:

  • have completed a recognised apprenticeship in Electrical Installation
  • have achieved the SVQ Level 3 Certificate in electrical installation jointly awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and the SJIB or an approved equivalent
  • be able to carry out electrical installation work efficiently in accordance with relevant statutory regulations and industry codes of practice
  • have knowledge of the National Working Rules for the Electrical Contracting Industry, relevant statutory regulations and industry codes of practice, including specifically The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, The Electricity Safety, Quality & Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended) (so far as they deal with consumers’ installation), and BS 7671 (as amended) IET Wiring Regulations
  • completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application  Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Electrician card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application  Renewal Application Form (paper version)
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Renewal Application

To renew your existing Approved Electrician card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application   Renewal Application Form (paper version)

Upgrade Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Approved Electrician card, you must:

  • have completed a recognised apprenticeship in Electrical Installation
  • have two years’ experience as a graded Electrician immediately prior to application for this grade
  • have successfully passed the Advanced Competence Assessment (ACA), 1995 apprentice training scheme or an approved equivalent
  • have particular practical, productive and electrical installation skills with adequate technical knowledge, to work on your own proficiently and carry out electrical installation work without detailed supervision, in the most efficient and economical manner.
  • have knowledge of the National Working Rules for the Electrical Contracting Industry, relevant statutory regulations and industry codes of practice, including specifically The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, The Electricity Safety, Quality & Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended) (so far as they deal with consumers’ installations), and BS 7671 (as amended) IET Wiring Regulations.
  • have supervisory knowledge and the ability to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and requisition the necessary installation materials.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Upgrade Application  Upgrade Application Form (paper version)
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Renewal Application

To renew your existing Technician Electrician card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application  Renewal Application Form (paper version)

Upgrade Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Technician Electrician card you must:

  • have experience as an Approved Electrician for a minimum of three years
  • have knowledge of the most economical and effective layout of various installations together with the ability to achieve a high level of productivity in the work you control
  • have exceptional technical skill, ability, and experience beyond that expected of an Approved Electrician
  • have knowledge of the National Working Rules for the Electrical Contracting Industry, relevant statutory regulations and industry codes of practice including specifically The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, The Electricity Safety, Quality & Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended) (so far as they deal with consumers’ installations), and BS 7671 (as amended) IET Wiring Regulations.

You must have completed either:

  • The SQA [SELECT] Tailored Award in Design and Verification of Electrical Installation (BS 7671) (completed within the last five years); or
  • An HNC in Electrical Engineering; or
  • An HNC in Contracting Management; or
  • The City & Guilds of London Institute Electrical Installation Work Course ‘C’; or
  • EAL Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (completed within the last five years) (Code: 601/8231/3).

In addition, you must have completed the following training courses (available from SELECT), approved by the SJIB (within the last three years):

  • Asbestos Awareness (assessed)
  • Ashton Supervisory Management Course (or the approved equivalent)
  • Safe Isolation (assessed)
  • Scottish Building Standards (assessed)
  • CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • CITB Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Upgrade Application   Upgrade Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Maintenance Electrician card, you must have completed one of the following:

  • a recognised apprenticeship in Electrical Maintenance; or
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Maintenance; or
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance (Electrical or Electronic)

You must:

  • be able to carry out work on electrotechnical installations, plant and equipment to ensure safe and continued operation.
  • have knowledge of the National Working Rules for the Electrical Contracting Industry, relevant statutory regulations and industry codes of practice, including specifically The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, The Electricity Safety, Quality & Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended) (so far as they deal with consumers’ installations), and BS 7671 (as amended) IET Wiring Regulations
  • have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application    Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Maintenance Electrician card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application     Renewal Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

The SJIB has introduced new Electrical Labourer cards.

Any existing Labourer card will be honoured until it expires

To be eligible to apply for your first Electrical Labourer card you must:

  • be working within the general labouring field in the electrotechnical sector under supervision, and where applicable in accordance with the National Working Rules; and
  • meet the criteria for one of two routes, depending on your existing qualifications.

Route 1

The SJIB recognise electrical theory level 2 qualifications (technical certificates).

You must have completed one of the following courses and be able to provide the appropriate certificate(s):

  • City & Guilds 2330 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology at Level 2
  • City & Guilds 236 Part 1
  • City & Guilds 2360 Part 1
  • City & Guilds 2351 (Units 1, 2, 3 & 4)
  • City and Guilds 2365-02 Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structure) 600/5498/0
  • City and Guilds 8202-20 Level 2 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation (603/0228/8)
  • Unit Accreditation of C&G 2356 - Electrotechnical Services
  • Unit Accreditation of C&G 2357 Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment
  • EAL Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Units 1,2,3,4,5 & 6)
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation (QCF) (600/6724/X)
  • EAL Level 2 Intermediate Diploma in Electrical Installation (601/4561/4)
  • Unit Accreditation of EAL NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment

Only the health and safety element of these qualifications is recognised by the SJIB for an Electrical Labourers card.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application

Route 2

If you do not hold a recognised electrical theory level 2 qualification (Route 1) you must provide proof you have completed one of the following Health & Safety courses:

  • CCNSG Safety Passport – National or Renewal course (within the last 3 years); or
  • IOSH Working Safely (IOSH Approved Centre Classroom Invigilated exam only) (within the last 3 years); or
  • IOSH Safety, Health & Environmental for Construction Site Workers (IOSH Approved Centre Classroom Invigilated exam only) (within the last 3 years); or
  • Safety Passport Alliance (SPA) Core Health and Safety course; (within the last 3 years); or
  • CITB Health and Safety Awareness: Site Safety Plus; or
  • SELECT Electrotechnical Site Safety Assessment (TESSA) course (within the last 30 months).

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application Route 1   On-line Initial Application Route 2  Initial Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

The SJIB has introduced new Operative cards.

Any existing Ancillary Operative card will be honoured until it expires.

To be eligible to apply for your first Operative card you must

  • carry out duties similar to that of an Electrical Labourer, but not be working solely in the electrotechnical sector.

You must have completed one of the following Health and Safety courses:

  • CCNSG Safety Passport – National or Renewal course (within the last 3 years); or
  • IOSH Working Safely (IOSH Approved Centre Classroom Invigilated exam only) (within the last 3 years); or
  • IOSH Safety, Health & Environmental for Construction Site Workers (IOSH Approved Centre Classroom Invigilated exam only) (within the last 3 years); or
  • Safety Passport Alliance (SPA) Core Health and Safety course; (within the last 3 years); or
  • CITB Health and Safety Awareness: Site Safety Plus; or
  • SELECT Electrotechnical Site Safety Assessment (TESSA) course (within the last 30 months).

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application   Initial Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Electrical Fitter card you must:

  • have completed a recognised four-year apprenticeship in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds, or
  • have an NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds; and
  • have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.
  • be able to carry out armature work and stator winding on a.c., d.c., or machine assembly and test efficiently in accordance with accepted trade practice.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application    Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Electrical Fitter card you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application   Renewal Application Form (paper version)
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Renewal Application

To renew your existing Approved Electrical Fitter card you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application    Renewal Application Form (paper version)

Upgrade Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Approved Electrical Fitter card you must:

  • have completed a recognised four-year apprenticeship in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds; or
  • have an NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds; and
  • have two years’ experience as a graded Electrical Fitter; and
  • have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must have experience working as a Chargehand and Electrical Fitter and have practical productive and electrical engineering skills with additional technical and supervisory knowledge so as to be able to work on your own proficiency, connect and test and locate faults on windings on both a.c. and d.c. machines or assembly, and test and locate faults on a wide range of both a.c. and d.c. machines.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Upgrade Application:

On-line Upgrade Application    Upgrade Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Electrical Fitter (ECITB) card you must have completed a recognised four-year ECITB apprenticeship and hold one of the following qualifications:

  • ECITB Diploma in Installing Engineering Construction Plant and Systems Electrical at SCQF Level 7; or
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Installing and Commissioning Electrical Systems and Equipment (Plant); or
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Maintaining Plant and Systems (Electrical); or
  • NQF/SQA equivalent along with the applicable technical certificates for those ECITB frameworks.

You must be trained to the current edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) and have completed one of the following courses in the last five years:

  • SQA [SELECT] Customised Award in Requirements for Electrical Installation (208)
  • City & Guilds Requirements for Electrical Installations (2382)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS 7671) (601/5321/0)
  • EAL Level 4 Award in Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (601/8231/3)
  • LCL Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations (601/5665/X)

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application    Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Electrical Fitter (ECITB) card you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application     Renewal Application Form (paper version)
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Renewal Application

To renew your existing Approved Electrical Fitter (ECITB) card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application   Renewal Application Form (paper version)

Upgrade Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Approved Electrical Fitter (ECITB) card you must have completed a recognised four-year ECITB apprenticeship and hold one of the following qualifications:

  • ECITB Diploma in Installing Engineering Construction Plant and Systems Electrical at SCQF Level 7; or
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Installing and Commissioning Electrical Systems and Equipment (Plant); or
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Maintaining Plant and Systems (Electrical); or
  • NQF/SQA equivalent along with the applicable technical certificates for those ECITB frameworks.
and:
  • have two years’ experience as a graded Electrical Fitter (ECITB)
  • possess practical, productive, and electrical engineering skills with additional technical and supervisory knowledge to be able to work on your own proficiency, connect, test and locate faults.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Upgrade Application   Upgrade Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Electrical Winder card you must:

  • have completed a recognised four-year apprenticeship in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds; or
  • have an NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds
  • be able to work unsupervised in the assembly, installation, testing and maintenance of electrical machines and equipment that use electrical winding as an integral part of its construction
  • be able to carry out armature work and stator winding on a.c., d.c., or machine assembly and test efficiently in accordance with accepted trade practice.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application   Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Electrical Winder card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application   Renewal Application Form (paper version)
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Renewal Application

To renew your existing Approved Electrical Winder card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application    Renewal Application Form (paper version)

Upgrade Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Approved Electrical Winder card you must:

  • have completed a recognised four-year apprenticeship in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds; or
  • have an NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Machine Repair and Rewinds
  • have two years’ experienced graded Electrical Winder
  • have experience working as a Chargehand and Electrical Winder
  • have practical productive and electrical engineering skills with additional technical and supervisory knowledge so as to be able to work on your own proficiency, connect and test and locate faults on windings on both a.c. and d.c. machines or assembly, and test and locate faults on a wide range of both a.c. and d.c. machines.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Upgrade Application    Upgrade Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Instrument Mechanic card you must:

  • have completed a recognised apprenticeship in Instrument Servicing and Maintenance; or
  • have an SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Instrument Servicing; or
  • have an SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Installing Plant Systems – Pipefitting; or
  • have an SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Maintaining Plant and Systems – Instrument and Controls
  • be able to work in measurement and control systems for plant and industrial production lines – specifically the installation, commissioning, maintenance, and repair of electromechanics, electronic or pneumatic measurement, control and regulation devices used in process engineering.

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application    Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Instrument Mechanic card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application     Renewal Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Wireman card you must have completed one of the following:

  • a recognised apprenticeship in Panel Wiring; or
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Electrotechnical Services (Panel Wiring)
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Manufacture Engineering (Fitting and Assembly)
  • Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (MOET)

You must:

  • be able to install internal cabling or equipment into panels designed to provide a power distribution or control function for a specific installation. You should also be able to participate in the pre-delivery inspection and testing of a control panel or the commissioning of a panel once installed on site by an Installation Electrician.
  • have knowledge of the National Working Rules for the Electrical Contracting Industry, relevant statutory regulations and industry codes of practice, including specifically The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, The Electricity Safety, Quality & Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended) (so far as they deal with consumers’ installation), and BS 7671 (as amended) IET Wiring Regulations; and have

You must be trained to the current edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) and have completed one of the following courses in the last five years:

  • SQA [SELECT] Customised Award in Requirements for Electrical Installation (208)
  • City & Guilds Requirements for Electrical Installations (2382)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS 7671) (601/5321/0)
  • EAL Level 4 Award in Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (601/8231/3)
  • LCL Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations (601/5665/X)

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application    Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Wireman card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application     Renewal Application Form (paper version)
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Initial Application

To be eligible to apply for your first Panel Builder card you must have completed one of the following::

  • a recognised apprenticeship in Panel Building or;
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 in Electrotechnical Services (Panel Builder) or;
  • SVQ/NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Manufacture Engineering (Fitting and Assembly) or;
  • Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (MOET)

You must:

  • be able to install internal cabling or equipment into panels designed to provide a power distribution or control function for a specific installation
  • be able to participate in the pre-delivery inspection and testing of a control panel or the commissioning of a panel once installed on site by an Installation Electrician
  • have knowledge of the National Working Rules for the Electrical Contracting Industry, relevant statutory regulations and industry codes of practice, including specifically The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, The Electricity Safety, Quality & Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended) (so far as they deal with consumers’ installation), and BS 7671 (as amended) IET Wiring Regulations

You must be trained to the current edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) and have completed one of the following courses in the last five years:

  • SQA [SELECT] Customised Award in Requirements for Electrical Installation (208) or;
  • City & Guilds Requirements for Electrical Installations (2382) or;
  • EAL Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS 7671) (601/5321/0) or;
  • EAL Level 4 Award in Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (601/8231/3) or;
  • LCL Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations (601/5665/X)

In addition, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid, approved exemption.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Initial Application:

On-line Initial Application     Initial Application Form (paper version)

Renewal Application

To renew your existing Panel Builder card, you must have completed the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (within the last 30 months) or hold a valid approved exemption.

If your card expired over a year ago you must provide the SJIB with proof, you have completed a recognised BS 7671 course in the last five years.

You must enclose copies of all relevant certificates; your application cannot be processed without this information.

If you meet the criteria and have all the relevant certificates, complete the Renewal Application

On-line Renewal Application      Renewal Application Form (paper version)