Domestic installer scheme

The NICEIC Domestic Installer Scheme helps electrical installers comply quickly and easily with Part P of the Building Regulations.

Our Domestic Installer Scheme is designed for contractors solely looking to register domestic installation work in accordance with Part P. The scheme covers low or extra-low voltage work, including design, installation and certification of work.

Scheme requirements


  •  Your business must be directly engaged in domestic electrical work
  •  Hold a current edition of BS 7671, HSR25 (EAWR 1989) and any other technical reference guides relevant to the range and scale of electrical work you undertake
  •  Have a safe isolation and re-energisation of installations procedure in place
  •  Make available for assessment sufficient examples of domestic electrical installation work completed with appropriate certification in the previous 12 months by the business.  It is advisable to arrange access to a selection of sites


  • Appoint one or more Qualified Supervisor as required
  •  Maintain a record of the ongoing accuracy and consistency of test equipment used for certification and reporting purposes
  •  Maintain records for a minimum of 6 years, inclusive, but not limited to; specifications, certificates, competence records and complaints
  •  Have a written Health & Safety Policy Statement and carry out risk assessments as appropriate
  •  Your business must be directly engaged in domestic electrical work

Experience & Qualifications

  •  Proposed Qualified Supervisor has at least 2 years responsibility for electrical work
  •  Certificates of technical qualifications achieved by the Qualified Supervisor
  •  Evidence of relevant qualifications, training (including Continuous Professional Development) and experience for all employed persons undertaking electrical work


  •  Have a minimum of £2 million Public Liability Insurance in the registered trading name