EIC

Electrical Installation Certificate

All electrical work requires testing, and the results of the tests are entered into a certificate NO EXCEPTIONS. The electrician must be satisfied that the underlying safety of the electrical system is adequate before he starts and after he finishes.

The Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate is required for:

  • Alteration made to an existing circuit (without the change of the protective device)
  • Addition made to an existing circuit (such as a new socket outlet).

A typical use of this certificate would be when a new lighting point is added to an existing circuit.

It is a legal requirement to complete a Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate after electrical installation work has been carried out on a modified circuit.

The original document must be given to the "person ordering the work" and a copy should be kept by the electrician who completed the inspection and testing."

The Electrical Installation Certificate is required for:

The Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate is required for:

  • New installations
  • When a new circuit or circuits are installed to an existing installation
  • The changing of a consumer unit (distribution board)
  • When a circuit is altered and the alteration requires changing of the protective device.

After the initial verification and once the full inspection and testing procedure has been carried out, an Electrical Installation Certificate must be completed. This is legally required.

To be valid the Electrical Installation Certificate must be accompanied by:

  • The Schedule of Inspections
  • The Schedule of Test Results

The original document must be given to the "person ordering the work" and a copy should be kept by the electrician who completed the inspection and testing.”