Certification

Cables awaiting termination in a new build Wylex board supplied by customer.

Cables awaiting termination in a new build Wylex board supplied by customer.

Any electrician installing a new electrical installation (including a single circuit), altering, extending or adapting an existing circuit should issue the homeowner with electrical installation certificate or minor electrical installation works certificate to confirm the work complies with the requirements of BS 7671.

Minor Works Certificate

A safety certificate (see Electrical installation certificate) used when an addition or alteration is made to your electrics and no new circuits have been added.

Electrical Installation Certificate

A safety certificate issued by an electrician when they complete any new electrical work, or changes to existing electrics. The certificate confirms that the work has been designed, built, inspected and tested to the UK national standard BS 7671.

Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)

A report on the condition of your electrical wiring, containing an overall assessment of the safety of the wiring, observations on its condition, and a number of recommendations (in order of priority) for action (if any is required) to restore the wiring to a satisfactory condition for continued safe use. Formerly known as a Periodic Inspection Report (PIR)