How do I find out who is registered with a competent person scheme?

The schemes below can be contacted to find which electricians in your area, are registered with their organisation as a Competent Person.

Contact one of the Competent Person's Scheme organisers:

BRE Certification Ltd

Telephone: 0870 6096093

British Standards Institution

Telephone: 01442 230442


Elecsa Ltd

Telephone: 0870 7490080


NAPIT Certification Ltd

Telephone: 0870 444 1392


NICEIC Certification Services Ltd

Telephone: 0800 0130900


Please note that in the case of applications already submitted for extensions and new dwellings, a Completion Certificate will not be issued unless:-

  • A certificate is produced from a competent electrical installer to prove compliance or,
  • An additional charge is paid when work is being undertaken by a 'unregistered' electrician, Building Control will arrange for a competent electrician to undertake the inspection and selected testing on behalf of the Council to confirm your work complies with Approved Document 'P' of the Building Regulations.

Last updated: 08/09/2020 08:57:15