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Appendices

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Appendix 17 A4 samples of ECA BS 7671: 2008


certificates
The following pages are a single file (eight pages including this page) of the ECA
certificates. These should only be used by ECA members; both member and nonmember versions are available to purchase from the ECA.

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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
CERTIFICATE
(BS 7671: 2008)
This form meets the model
requirements of BS 7671: 2008

EI

Copyright The Electrical Contractors Association,


The Electrical Contractors Association of Scotland.
This certificate is not valid if the number has been defaced or altered.

DETAILS OF THE CLIENT


.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

INSTALLATION ADDRESS
.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

DESCRIPTION AND EXTENT OF THE INSTALLATION


Description of installation

Tick boxes as appropriate

New installation
Addition to an
existing installation

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Extent of installation covered by this Certificate:

Alteration to an

(Use continuation sheet if necessary)

FOR DESIGN

existing installation

I/We being the person(s) responsible for the design of the electrical installation (as indicated by my/our signatures below), particulars of
which are described above, having exercised reasonable skill and care when carrying out that design hereby CERTIFY that the design
work for which I/we have been responsible is to the best of my/our knowledge and belief in accordance with BS 7671: 2008 except for
the departures, if any, detailed as follows:
Details of departures from BS 7671: 2008 (Regulations 120.3, 120.4):
The extent of liability of the signatory or signatories is limited to the work described above as the subject of this Certificate.
For the DESIGN of the installation:
**(Where there is mutual responsibility for the design)

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Signature: .............................................. Date: ......................... Name (IN BLOCK LETTERS): ................................................. Designer No. 1
Signature: .............................................. Date: ......................... Name (IN BLOCK LETTERS): ................................................. Designer No. 2**

FOR CONSTRUCTION

I/We being the person(s) responsible for the construction of the electrical installation (as indicated by my/our signatures below),
particulars of which are described above, having exercised reasonable skill and care when carrying out the construction hereby CERTIFY
that the construction work for which I/we have been responsible is to the best of my/our knowledge and belief in accordance with
BS 7671: 2008 except for the departures, if any, detailed as follows:
Details of departures from BS 7671: 2008 (Regulations 120.3, 120.4):
The extent of liability of the signatory or signatories is limited to the work described above as the subject of this Certificate.
For the CONSTRUCTION of the installation:
Signature: .............................................. Date: ......................... Name (IN BLOCK LETTERS): ................................................. Constructor

FOR INSPECTION & TESTING


I/We being the person(s) responsible for the inspection & testing of the electrical installation (as indicated by my/our signatures below),
particulars of which are described above, having exercised reasonable skill and care when carrying out the inspection & testing hereby
CERTIFY that the construction work for which I/we have been responsible is to the best of my/our knowledge and belief in accordance
with BS 7671: 2008 except for the departures, if any, detailed as follows:
Details of departures from BS 7671: 2008 (Regulations 120.3, 120.2):
The extent of liability of the signatory or signatories is limited to the work described above as the subject of this Certificate.
For the INSPECTION AND TEST of the installation:
Signature: .............................................. Date: ......................... Name (IN BLOCK LETTERS): ................................................. Inspector

NEXT INSPECTION
I/We recommend that the installation should be re-inspected after an interval of not more than ..................................... months/years
09/07

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PARTICULARS OF SIGNATORIES TO THE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION CERTIFICATE


Designer (No.1)

Name: ............................................................................. Company: .........................................................................................


Address: ......................................................................................................................................................................................
........................................................................................ Postcode: ................................ Tel No: ...........................................

Designer (No.2)
(if applicable)

Name: ............................................................................. Company: .........................................................................................


Address: ......................................................................................................................................................................................
........................................................................................ Postcode: ................................ Tel No: ...........................................

Constructor

Name: ............................................................................. Company: .........................................................................................


Address: ......................................................................................................................................................................................
........................................................................................ Postcode: ................................ Tel No: ...........................................

Inspector

Name: ............................................................................. Company: .........................................................................................

Address: ......................................................................................................................................................................................
........................................................................................ Postcode: ................................ Tel No: ...........................................

SUPPLY CHARACTERISTICS AND EARTHING ARRANGEMENTS

TN-S
TN-C-S
TT
IT

Alternative Source
of supply (to be detailed
on attached schedules)

a.c.
1-phase, 2 wire
2-phase, 3 wire
3-phase, 3 wire

Nature of Supply Parameters

Nominal voltage, U/Uo(1) ............................. V

Supply
Protective Device
Characteristics

d.c.

2-pole

Nominal frequency, f(1) ............................... Hz

Type ........................

3-pole
other

Prospective fault current, Ipf(2) .................... kA


External loop impedance, Ze(2) ...................

TN-C

Number and Type of Live Conductors

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Earthing arrangement

3-phase, 4 wire

Tick boxes and enter details as appropriate

Method of Fault Protection


Automatic
Disconnection
(See 411)

Means of Earthing

Distributors facility

Installation
earth electode

Tick boxes and enter details as appropriate

Maximum Demand

Maximum demand (load) ....................................................................Amps/Phase


Details of installation Earth Electrode (where applicable)
Type (e.g. rod(s), tape etc)
Location
Electrode resistance to Earth

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OTHER ...............................

rating .................. A

(Note (1) by enquiry, (2) by enquiry or by measurement)

PARTICULARS OF INSTALLATION REFERRED TO IN THE CERTIFICATE

Nominal current

...........................................

..................................

...........................................

Main Protective Conductors

Earthing Conductor

material .......................

csa .......................mm2

Main equipotential bonding


conductors
To incoming water service

material .......................

csa .......................mm2

To lightning protection

To incoming gas service


To other incoming service(s)

To incoming oil service

To structural steel

(state details ..............................................................................)

Main Switch or Circuit-breaker

Type and No. of poles ......................................

Current rating ............................. A

Location .............................................................

Fuse rating or setting ................. A

Voltage rating .................................................V

Rated residual operating current ........................... mA and operating time of ................... ms

COMMENTS ON EXISTING INSTALLATION

(applicable only when an RCD is suitable and is used as a


main circuit-breaker)

(in case of an alteration or addition see Section 743)

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COMMENTS ON EXISTING INSTALLATION


The attached Schedules are part of this document and this Certificate is valid only when they are attached to it.
.....................Schedules of Inspection and.....................Schedules of Test Results are attached.
(Enter quantities of schedules attached).

09/07

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Current ................................kA

Frequency ..........Hz

Number and Type of


Live Conductors
...........2 No. 1-Phase
...........3 No. 3-Phase
...........4 No. 3-Phase

09/07

Method of fault protection:


Earthed equipotential

bonding and automatic


disconnection of supply

..........................................
Amps Per Phase

Maximum Demand

Main Switch

Current
Rating ..........................A

Supply Protection
Type .................................

Alteration ...................

Addition .....................

New Installation ........

This certificate is not valid if the number has been defaced or altered.

SI

BS 7671: 2008
Requirements for
Electrical Installations
(17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations)
Copyright The Electrical Contractors Association,

RCD Time Delay ..........................................................ms

Type ................................................... RCD 1n .........mA

Rating ................................................ Amps (Per Phase)


Bonding

Earthing

or Details of Earth

CSA ..........mm2

CSA ..........mm2

Main Protective Conductors

SHEET 1 OF ____

Connections
Verified

Connections
Verified

Resistance ...............................................Ohms

Location ............................................................

Type ..................................................................

Supply Earth
Electrode

Copper
Steel
Aluminium
Copper
Steel
Aluminium

Earthing Arrangements
TN-S
TN-C-S
TT
Other ...........................

I/We recommend that the installation be further inspected and tested


after an interval of not more than ............................. years.

...............................................................................

...............................................................................

Position ................................................................

...........................................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................

for .....................................................................................................................

Name .................................................................................................................

Location ...........................................................................

PARTICULARS OF INSTALLATION REFERRED TO IN THIS CERTIFICATE

Impedance Ze ................Ohms

Earth Fault Loop

Prospective Fault

Voltage .................V

SUPPLY CHARACTERISTICS AND EARTHING ARRANGEMENTS

...........................................................................................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................................................

...........................................................................................................................................................................

Departures and comments on existing installation:- ....................................................................................

I/We, being the person responsible for the Design, Construction, Inspection & Testing of the electrical
installation (as indicated by my signature below), particulars of which are described above, having
exercised reasonable skill and care when carrying out the Design, Construction, Inspection & Testing,
hereby CERTIFY that the said work for which I/we have been responsible is to the best of my knowledge
and belief in accordance with BS 7671: 2008 except for the departures, if any, detailed as follows:

FOR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION & TESTING

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INSTALLATION ADDRESS:

DESCRIPTION AND EXTENT OF INSTALLATION COVERED BY THIS CERTIFICATE

DETAILS OF CLIENT

(For use in certification of AC installations only)

Electrical Installation Certificate


BS 7671: 2008 - Single Signatory

DESCRIPTION

09/07

* Denotes optional information only

COMMENTS ON INSTALLATION:

REF

CIRCUIT

RATING
AMPS

CONDUCTORS

E*

INSTALLED
REF
METHOD

LIVE
mm2

CPC
mm2

SIZE

DATE: .................................................................

SIGNED: ..............................................................

COMPANY: .........................................................

Ph - Ph

N-N

INSTRUMENT

CPC - CPC

L-L
M

L-E
M

P
O
L
A
R
I
T
Y

TYPE

RCD

SERIAL No.

REMARKS

SHEET 2 OF ____

ACCURACY VERIFIED

LOOP
TRIP
IMPEDANCE TIME
OTHER
Zs
AT 1n FUNCTION
ms

TESTS

EARTH
FAULT

TEST INSTRUMENTS USED

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R1 + R2

RING

INSULATION
RESISTANCE

TEST RESULTS

PROSPECTIVE FAULT CURRENT .............................................................. kA

CONTINUITY

Zdb ........................... Ohms

NAME: ................................................................

TESTER DETAILS

TYPE

OVERCURRENT
DISC
DEVICE SHORTTIME
CIRCUIT
CAPACITY........kA

DISTRIBUTION BOARD
REF: ........................... LOCATION ......................................................................................................................

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PROTECTION ...........Amps

INSTALLED CIRCUIT DETAILS

TYPE .........................SIZE.................mm2

SUB-MAIN (WHERE APPLICABLE)

MINOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION


WORKS CERTIFICATE
(BS 7671: 2008)
To be used only for the completion
and inspection certification of
electrical installation work which
does not include a new circuit.

MW

Copyright The Electrical Contractors Association


This certificate is not valid if the number has been defaced or altered.

PART 1: DESCRIPTION OF MINOR WORKS


1. Description of the minor works
2. Location/Address
3. Date minor works completed

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PART 2: INSTALLATION DETAILS

1. System earthing arrangements (where known)


2. Method of fault protection
3. Protective device for the modified circuit

4. Details of departures, if any, from BS 7671: 2008

TN-S
EEBADS
TN-C-S

TT

OTHER ........................................................................
(411)
Type ......................................................
Rating ........................................A

Comments on existing installation, including adequacy of earthing and bonding arrangements: (see Regulation 131.8)

PART 3: ESSENTIAL TESTS


Earth continuity satisfactory

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Insulation resistance:

Phase/neutral ................................................... M

(Where practical)

Phase/earth ...................................................... M
Neutral/earth ................................................... M

Earth fault loop impedance ...........................................................


Polarity satisfactory

RCD operation (if applicable).

Rated residual operating current ....................... mA and operating time of ....................... ms

INSTRUMENTS USED
Manufacturer

Type

Serial Number

Date Accuracy Verified

PART 4: DECLARATION
I/We CERTIFY that the said works do not impair the safety of the existing installation, that the said works have been designed,
constructed, inspected and tested in accordance with BS 7671: 2008 (IEE Wiring Regulations), and that the said works, to the best of
my/our knowledge and belief, at the time of my/our inspection, compiled with BS 7671: 2008 except as detailed in part 1.
Name: ....................................................................................................

Signature: ............................................................................................

For and on behalf of: ...........................................................................

Position: ...............................................................................................

Address: ................................................................................................
................................................................................................................
................................................................................................................
09/07

Date: ....................................................................................................

DESCRIPTION

* Denotes optional information only

09/07

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W*

No OF
POINTS
SERVED

TYPE

RATING
AMPS

OVERCURRENT
DISC
DEVICE SHORTTIME
CIRCUIT
CAPACITY........kA

E*

LIVE
mm2

CPC
mm2

SIZE

TYPE:.........................

INSTALLED
REF
METHOD
Ph - Ph

INSTRUMENT

N-N

CPC - CPC

L-L
M

P
O
L
A
R
I
T
Y

TYPE

SERIAL No.

REMARKS

SHEET 3 OF 3

ACCURACY VERIFIED

LOOP
TRIP
IMPEDANCE TIME
OTHER
Zs
AT 1n FUNCTION
ms

TESTS

EARTH
FAULT

RCD

DATE: .........................................................

SIGNED: ......................................................

COMPANY: .................................................

TEST INSTRUMENTS USED

L-E
M

INSULATION
RESISTANCE

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R1 + R2

RING

CONTINUITY

PFC: ................. kA (Prospective Fault Current)

PROTECTION: .............

CONDUCTORS:

Zdb: ................. OHMS: ....................................

TESTER DETAILS
NAME: ........................................................

TEST RESULTS

REF: ................. LOCATION: .....................................................................................

DISTRIBUTION BOARD

SIZE: ................... mm2

TYPE: ..........................

SUB-MAIN

INSTALLED CIRCUIT DETAILS

COMMENTS ON INSTALLATION:

REF

CIRCUIT

JOB No:

PROJECT:

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The Electrical Contractors Association of Scotland

SCHEDULE OF TEST RESULTS

SCHEDULE OF
INSPECTIONS
(BS 7671: 2008)

PROJECT:

JOB No:

INSPECTED BY:

DATE:

Notes:

to indicate an inspection has been carried out and the result is satisfactory

to indicate an inspection has been carried out and the result is unsatisfactory
N/A to indicate an inspection is not applicable
LIM to indicate that, exceptionally, a limitation agreed with the person ordering the work prevented the inspection being carried out

Prevention of mutual detrimental influence

Methods of protection against electric shock


(i)

SELV

(ii)

PELV

(iii) Double insulation


(iv)

Reinforced insulation

Basic protection
(i)

Insulation of live parts

(ii)

Barriers or enclosures

(iv)

Placing out of reach

Fault protection:

(b)

Segregation of Band I and Band II circuits or use of


Band II insulation

(c)

Segregation of safety circuits

(a)

Presence of diagrams, instructions, circuit charts


and similar information

(b)

Presence of danger notices and other warning notices

(c)

Labelling of protective devices, switches and terminals

(d)

Identification of conductors

Cables and conductors

Automatic disconnection of supply:

Erection methods

Presence of circuit protective conductors

Routing of cables in prescribed zones

Presence of protective bonding conductors

Cables incorporating earthed armour or sheath,


or run within an earthed wiring system, or
otherwise adequately protected against nails,
screws and the like

Presence of supplementary bonding conductors


Presence of earthing arrangements for
combined protective and functional purposes

Additional protection provided by 30 mA RCD for


cables in concealed walls (where required in
premises not under the supervision of a skilled or
instructed person)

Presence of adequate arrangements for


alternative source(s), where applicable
FELV

Connection of conductors

Choice and setting of protective and monitoring


devices (for fault and/or overcurrent protection)

(ii)

Non-conducting location:

Absence of protective conductors

(iii)

Earth-free equipotential bonding:


Presence of earth-free equipotential bonding

(iv)

Selection of conductors for current-carrying


capacity and voltage drop

Presence of earthing conductor

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(i)

Proximity of non-electrical services and other


influences

Identification

(iii) Obstacles

(a)

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Both basic and fault protection:

Electrical Separation:

Presence of fire barriers, suitable seals and


protection against thermal effects

General
Presence and correct location of appropriate
devices for isolation and switching
Adequacy of access to switchgear and other equipment
Particular protective measures for special
installations and locations

Provided for one item of current-using


equipment

Connection of single-pole devices for protection or


switching in line conductors only

Provided for more than one item of currentusing equipment

Correct connection of accessories and equipment


Presence of undervoltage protective devices

Additional protection:

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Presence of residual current devices(s)

Selection of equipment and protective measures


appropriate to external influences

Presence of supplementary bonding conductors

Selection of appropriate functional switching devices

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