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ECS News

Significant increase in electricians certifying skills

07 February 18

Applications for ECS gold cards from the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme increased by 36% in 2017, signalling a boost in the number of electricians looking to formally certify their skills.

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Changes to ECS Labourer card requirements

13 September 17

The application criteria for the ECS Labourer Card are being amended, to reinforce the fact that only those working in the electrotechnical industry are eligible for a card.

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IOSH Exemption

26 June 17

From 01 July 2017, the IOSH Working Safely Certificate gained via the online e-assessment will not be accepted as an ECS Health & Safety Assessment exemption.

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DBS checks for ECS cardholders

30 May 17

ECS cardholders, along with JIB and ECA members, can now apply directly through the JIB for a DBS check and photo identity card to confirm their clearance by the DBS

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