Over 10,000 ECS cardholders have signed up to become ECS Registered Electricians since the initiative was launched last October.
The JIB established ECS Registered Electrician status to recognise those who are not only working at the industry-recognised Level 3 status, but also have the current edition of the Wiring Regulations.
Following the introduction of BS7671:2018 this month, there will be a transition period until 1 January 2019 where both the 17th and 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations will be accepted for a Registered Electrician application. After this point only the 18th Edition will be accepted.
All registered electricians will have until 1 July 2019 to update their ECS account with the BS7671:2018 qualification.