Christmas

Ho ho ho! The festive season is in full swing and homes across the UK are twinkling with fairy lights and Christmas cheer. But are you taking dangerous risks with your safety during the holidays? We’ve highlighted some common activities that may be putting you and your family in danger, with some simple tips to…

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JIB Skills Development Fund

If you’re looking to upskill your workforce, the JIB Skills Development Fund may be able to help. It provides financial assistance for courses for those undertaking further education and training in the electrical industry. As a JIB member company, your electrical operatives and registered apprentices will be eligible to apply through the JIB Skills Development…

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JIB agree new wage for industry

The electrical contracting industry has agreed on a four-year wage deal, which will take effect from January 2017. This is the first time that an agreement spanning four years has been determined between trade union Unite and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). Some of the key changes to be implemented include: Wage increases of 2%…

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Help! Where do I start?

Don’t Panic! Over the years, the route to becoming an electrician has changed drastically and the qualifications have become a bit of a nightmare to interpret. There are, unfortunately, too many cooks in high office looking after interests to agree on a simple, clear way to become a registered electrician with the JIB. On the…

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New website

Thanks to those who have visited over the last few years.  I eventually got round to updating the website and putting it into an easier format to manage. I hope you get something out of the visit, please feel free to leave some comments on Facebook before you leave.

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Welcome to Electrical Qualifications

Hello and welcome to Electrical Qualifications. This site has been set up to help you understand the somewhat confusing route to practicing as an electrician. It is a useful resource for young people looking for entry into the electrical industry and adults looking for electrical training to retrain or gain qualifications in order to further a career in the…

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