Part P of the Building Regulations came into force in January 2005.  In essence the Part P Regulations mean that certain types of electrical work undertaken in your home must be notified to the Local Authority Building Control for inspection.  To do this an Electrician has to be ‘Part P Approved’.

All Part P Approved Contractors have to undergo a yearly assessment which ensures (amongst other things) they have the correct tools, test equipment, training, knowledge and abilities to carry out electrical work safely and to the correct standards.  To ensure that electrical work within your home is done safely and to the correct standards, always ensure that the contractor you use is Part P Approved by visiting:

 http://www.competentperson.co.uk/

 

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