What are the legal requirements of the electrical coc.
Electrical compliance board south africa.
Claims in 2008 were r350m a year but have now risen to r2bn a year it is estimated that if people continue to use cheap components and unqualified electricians we will see r20bn.
Find qualified electricians in south africa fire damage as result of non compliant electrical components and poor workmanship has multiplied x6 in the last decade.
Established by mandate in 1983 government companies and contractors within the industry sit on the board to help guide the industry forward in a fair way for all.
The electrical contracting board of south africa bank.
Be wary of suspect installations or of cocs that are issued too easily.
Sellers should therefore ensure that the electrician used is correctly registered with the electrical contracting board of south africa and the department of labour by requesting to see the contractor s registration card and accreditation certificate.
When dealing with an electrical contractor ask about membership with the electrical contractors association of south africa or eca sa and or call the association in your region to check credentials.
It gives you access to some of the most qualified personnel.
The electrical contracting board of south africa usually offers intensive training to potential electricians and electric firms.
Upcoming zoom training courses for all south african electricians 14th sep 2020 sans 10142 1 edition 3 now available from all eca sa offices join the eca s ed 3 updates course on 18 september.
About the electrical conformance board ecb the electrical conformance board of south africa is a registered not for profit organisation.
Only a qualified electrician with a wireman s license accredited by the department of labour and who is registered with the electrical contracting board of south africa e c b can issue an electrical coc.
The electrical conformance board of south africa acts as the industry consumer champion and also the national umbrella body for the electrical sector.
Ask the supplier to prove compliance with regulations and nrcs approval.