Certification must be completed and provided for all prescribed electrical work. This includes carrying out the maintenance, repair or replacement of fittings and appliances. Certification verifies that the prescribed electrical work has been carried out lawfully, safely and that it has been tested in accordance with the legislative requirements.

There are various types of certification forms and different formats available (hard copy and electronic). It is important to use the right type of certification, to provide it in a timely manner and to retain a copy so as to fully comply with the requirements set out in the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 (regulations 65 and 74A).

For detailed information regarding certification, please refer to the Toolbox on the EWRB website.

Information can also be found in the following links Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010(external link): (Regulations 65(external link) and 74A(external link)).