Domestic Installer Scheme

Our Domestic Installer Scheme helps installers comply with Part P.

Part P of the Building Regulations establishes electrical installation safety standards for domestic properties.

This scheme is designed for contractors solely looking to register domestic installation work in accordance with the Building Regulations. The scheme covers low or extra low voltage work including:

  • Design
  • Installation
  • Certification

£430 + VAT

Initial registration fee

£430 + VAT

Annual registration fee (Discount available for payment by annual DD)

Speak to an advisor on
0870 013 0458

Enquire about
this Scheme
To apply for the Domestic Installer scheme, just call us on 0870 013 0458.

Alternatively we will call you to progress your application if you complete our online enquiry form or you can post a completed application form which can be downloaded here.

Once we receive your application and payment, we will provide you with an assessment date. If the date provided is not convenient, please contact us as soon as possible to rearrange. It is very important that you are fully prepared to enable the visit to go as smoothly as possible and contact us if there is anything you are not sure of.

For more information about our process, please refer to our Domestic Installer Guide to Registration.
To apply for our Domestic Installer scheme you will need:

  • Confirmation of Public Liability insurance to at least £2m
  • Certificates of technical qualifications achieved by the Qualified Supervisor
  • Hold a current edition of BS 7671 and any other technical reference guides suitable for the work you usually undertake
  • Test equipment in good working order and calibrated
  • 1 installation sites where you have recently completed and certificated the work
The Domestic Installer scheme rules can be found here.
The assessment normally lasts about half a day and starts at your place of business. A member of our technical assessment team will meet with the person(s) responsible for the design, installation and certification of electrical work undertaken.

The first half of the assessment looks at your paperwork and confirms that you hold the required publications and qualifications for the scheme.  Once this has been reviewed, we need to visit your site work.

The purpose of the site assessment is for you to show your work meets the industry standards and regulations for that work. The sites you present must be representative of the work you normally do, complies with Part P and been completed within the last 12 months. They should be fully installed, tested and certificated. They should also be within 30 minutes of each other to ensure there is enough time to complete the assessment.

At the end of the assessment, our engineer will provide you with a completed visit summary and recommendation form which will tell you if you are being recommended for registration. This recommendation will be verified by NICEIC and confirmation will be put in writing you to following the assessment.
You will need the following documents to apply for the Domestic Installer scheme:
  1. Guide to Domestic Installer Registration which provides helpful advice on preparing for assessment
  2. Domestic Installer Scheme Rules an important document which outlines the terms and conditions of the scheme
  3. Domestic Installer Application Form which can be printed and returned or call us on 0870 013 0458 to apply now
  4. Domestic Installer Fee Sheet which details our current prices
  5. Direct Debit Mandate to help set up your account and manage payments

The following documents will help you prepare for your assessment:
  1. Guidance from the HSE about how to prepare a health & policy statement
  2. Customer complaints guidance on how to set this up for your business
  3. Test instrument accuracy records guidance
  4. Part P Approved Document as applicable in England
  5. Part P Factsheet updated for 2013 amendments
  6. Periodic assessment checklist everything you need for your assessment

For information about the process we follow when we receive complaints from customers about contractors, please click here.