Certify your skills with ECS

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme accredits the qualifications and experience of workers in the electrotechnical industry. Home to the ECS Registered Electrician and ECS Check

Important Announcements

ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment test centres

Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment test centres across the country are open under COVID-19 secure guidelines and are now taking bookings.

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Renew your ECS Card and highlight your competency level

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) is urging ECS Card holders to renew their cards in order to show their competency level on site. 

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Fire, Emergency and Security Systems industry unite to promote sector skills

The Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) industry has introduced a new Occupational Qualification Structure leading to Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Card recognition, aimed at promoting high standards and skills.

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Change is coming - are you affected?

Some important changes are being introduced to the ECS scheme that will take effect from 2019 across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. These new rules will apply to existing cardholders and those wishing to apply to the scheme for the first time. 

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How do I become qualified as an Electrician?

Read more about what the industry classes as 'qualified' and the different routes to become an electrician whether you're just leaving school, changing career or have experience and need to qualify as an electrician…

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