This ECS card is being withdrawn for initial applications from 01/08/2018, from this date new qualification requirements will be needed for initial Related Discipline ECS cards. Existing cardholders will not be able to renew their card when it expires after 01/01/2019 and will need to meet the new qualification requirements for their ECS card.
Related Discipline ECS cards are for those who are not directly involved in electrical installation work, but their work is aligned or in support to the electrical industry, and an occupational discipline does not already exist.
Typically the ECS Related Discipline card is for people that are working in specialised electrotechnical disciplines which are not covered by other cards or a recognised NVQ or SVQ
Typically a related discipline ECS card would be used for an activity which required an awareness of electrical safety for user service, but did not involve any electrical installation work.
The ECS Related Discipline card is only issued if there is no other ECS card that covers the occupation applied for. The occupations covered by this card must have an electrical content.
The ECS Related Discipline card issued will be the most appropriate from the occupations available.
Please phone 01322 661 622 for more information.
Note: ECS Related Discipline card are being reviewed and withdrawn. All initial ECS cards issued from 2020 will require a JIB approved formal qualification to be successfully awarded.