Industry and ECS related contacts

Industry organisations

Joint Industry Board (JIB) -

The ECS Card

Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) -

  • License and operate the ECS card scheme across the UK
  • Processing of applications for ECS cards for commercial or industrial occupations or site access
  • Licensing and provision of the ECS H&S assessment throughout the UK, in affiliation with CSCS

Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) -

  • The UK’s largest trade association representing electrical engineering and contracting companies
  • Runs nationwide ECS H&S tests
  • Accredited training courses


  • Scotland’s Electrical Trade Association
  • Accredited training courses

UNITE the Union -

  • Runs ECS H&S tests
  • JIB stakeholder
  • Accredited training courses

CSCS Scheme -

  • Affiliated construction card scheme
  • Apply for any non-electrotechnical discipline construction certification card, or the CSCS test

Electrical Training Trust, Northern Ireland -

  • Apprenticeship and electrotechnical short course provider for Northern Ireland

Approved Part P Competent Person Schemes

BREC Part P Competent Person scheme -

BSI Part P Competent Person scheme -

ELECSA Part P Competent Person scheme -

NICEIC Part P Competent Person scheme -

NAPIT Part P Competent Person scheme -