FAQs: General

  WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LTP AND SELF-CERTIFICATION SCHEMES?
Electricians are obliged to inspect, test and certify the electrical safety of wiring systems that they install, repair or alter. This process is sometimes referred to as self-certification. The obligation to carry out (initial, periodic and minor works) certification of electrical systems is based upon the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the BS7671 Wiring Requirements for Electrical Installations.
  WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE IN SPARKSAFE LTP AND JIB CARD?
The JIB proposition is based upon an established plastic card system.
  18TH EDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR QE LICENCE HOLDERS
The criterion for a QE Licence is dependent on the holder being in possession of an accredited, up to date qualification covering the scope of BS7671. QE Licence holders must ensure that the 18th Edition qualification is achieved and certified by the 30th June 2019. Failure to submit evidence buy this date will result in the licence being amended to a Restricted Electrical Worker Licence.

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  CAN A LICENCE BE REVOKED?
SparkSafe reserves the right to revoke a Licence where information or supporting evidence provided is found to be incorrect, fraudulent or misleading.
  WHAT IS A PRE-QUALIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE (PQQ)?
A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, normally abbreviated to ‘PQQ’, is a questionnaire that suppliers or contractors must fill out when bidding for work or when applying for an approved supplier list.

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