Electricians in the UK - Wikipedia
Competency standards in the UK are defined by the Sector Skills council Summit Skills. Qualifications certificated by awarding organisations such as City and Guilds and EAL are based on these National Occupational Standards. Once qualified and demonstrating the required level of competence an Electrician can register with the JIB (Joint industry Board) for an Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) card. Electrical competence is required at Level 3 to practice as an electrician in the UK. The electrical industry is one of the few that require a trade test to be achieved prior to being fully qualified. This is known as the AM2.
Securing electrical networks
Actually, modern technological solutions in the design and construction of electrical installations, make electrical services are becoming less necessary. Excellent insulation of cables and their arrangement can make the most electrical work will be the installation of such electrical lines, not during their operation. Does this mean that in the future, avoid any electrical failures? The answer to this question is simple and of course negative, because although more and better solutions are continuously implemented many failures simply impossible to predict, even using the most modern electrical installations.
Especially in the case of large buildings electrical systems play a huge role. At the beginning should be designed and adequately equipping workers with the necessary wiring and mounting items. The installation itself mains also require supervision by a competent, highly qualified staff having qualified electrician. During the installation of electrical systems at the construction site should remain authorized persons, regardless of whether they plan to put electrical installations in the home or in a big high-rise. In each place is a risk that there is a dangerous situation is the same.