Domestic Electrician


Card information

The Domestic Electrician ECS gold card is for Level 3 competency based skilled individuals who work unsupervised to install and maintain electrical services within a domestic setting. 

The gold card shows that the cardholder has completed a formal industry regulated competency based qualification, which includes technical theory with practical and competency assessments for this specific occupational route in a domestic setting only.

Eligibility and requirements

To be eligible for an ECS Domestic Electrician gold card, applicants must meet the following criteria and provide proof of:

  1. A JIB recognised Level 3 Apprenticeship standard (England) for Domestic Electricians OR
  2. The Level 3 Electrotechnical in Dwellings Experienced Worker Assessment 
  • Hold a current ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment. For details visit the HS&E Assessment page
Details of the Level 3 Domestic Electrician Apprenticeship Standard can be found here

Information on the Experienced Worker Assessment can be found on The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) website here

If you trained outside the UK you must demonstrate the same qualification standard as UK trained electricians. For details visit the non-UK qualifications page.

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