NICEIC's Electrical and Renewables Schemes

Our schemes

Approved Contractor

NICEIC Approved Contractors are assessed to the highest standards covering all types of electrical work including, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of commercial, industrial and domestic electrical installations.

Domestic Installer 
The NICEIC Domestic Installer scheme covers contractors who do installation work in domestic properties.  It is important to use a Domestic Installer to comply with the requirements of Part P.

Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)

A scheme to cover installation of renewable or green technologies.  The MCS scheme covers technologies such as:

  • Solar photovoltaic (PV)

  • Solar thermal

  • Biomass

  • Heat pumps - both air source and ground source

  • Wind turbines

Using an MCS certified contractor is a pre-requisite for homeowners to access government funds and grants.

To search for an NICEIC MCS Contractor go to Find a Contractor

Competent Persons Scheme
A scheme licensed through the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government that covers all other building services work in domestic properties such as heating and plumbing.  

To search for an CPS Contractor go to Find a Contractor

BAFE SP203-1 Fire Alarm Installer Scheme
The BAFE scheme demonstrates a business has been assessed in areas such as the Design, installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems.  

To search for a BAFE Contractor go to Find a Contractor

PAS 2030 Installer Scheme
This scheme was created to help householders install energy efficient measures to their properties.  The typical measures include insulation, draught proofing, glazing and heating.  

To search for an NICEIC PAS 2030 Installer go to Find a Contractor

PAT Testing

Regular portable appliance testing (PAT) supports organisations to meet their obligations under health & safety regulations.

To search for an NICEIC PAT Testing Contractor go to Find a Contractor

Hazardous Areas
Hazardous Areas may be developed by the production, transformation, process, transport and storage of flammable/explosive products including combustible dusts. Hazardous Areas typically cover a range of items including Petrol Filling Stations.

Our Hazardous Area contractors will have the relevant qualifications and will undertake annual assessments to ensure that the work being carried out is up to standards.

To search for an NICEIC Hazardous Areas contractor go to Find a Contractor