NAPIT

NAPIT Builder

 

NAPIT is a government-approved, competent-person scheme working with more than 10,000 registered installers in the electrical, heating, plumbing, ventilation, air conditioning and microgeneration sectors both commercially and domestically.

For customers, registered members of NAPIT have demonstrated their competence and met the NAPIT standard of quality, safety and compliance, and are able to:

  

·      Complete their work safely and be legally compliant

·      Be assessed regularly to confirm their competence

·      Fully understand the latest health and safety regulations

·      Demonstrate their competence and skills

 

NAPIT is authorised by the government to operate as a competent-person scheme, meaning its members are allowed to self-certify their work against the building regulations.

A full list of competent-person schemes authorised by the UK government can be found using the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/competent-person-scheme-current-schemes-and-how-schemes-are-authorised

Certain types of building works are subject to notification to the local Building Control or through an approved contractor who is a member of a recognised competent-person scheme such as NAPIT. Members who are involved in the following sectors can self-certify their own works: electrical, heating, plumbing, ventilation, air conditioning, microgeneration and building fabric trades. This saves customers’ time and money which is normally involved by notifying Building Control directly.

Electrical work in a domestic dwelling is covered by the Building Regulations, in particular approved document P is also known as Part P. This approved document states that all electrical works must comply with all the relevant parts of the building regulations.

The following approved documents contain information relevant to an electrical installation within a dwelling but are not limited to.

 

 

Part A Structure
Part B Fire safety
Part C Site preparation
Part E Resistance to the passage of sound
Part F Ventilation
Part L Conservation of fuel and power
Part M Access to, and use of, buildings

 

Mytradefinder encourages all its traders to become accredited with industry recognised associations, such as NAPIT. This helps raise standards, improve customer service and promotes best practices.