Ensuring your landlord uses a competent person for repairs

Although you may not be able to choose the tradesperson your landlord uses for electrical and gas repairs and
maintenance, it is important that a competent professional tradesperson is used. Tenants can use the list of
profressional trade organisations below to check if the tradesperson is competent and to make suggestions to
their landlord on which tradesperson to use.

Electricians

NAPIT
National Association of Proffesional Testers and Inspectors
http://www.napit.org.uk/
Search for a NAPIT registered electrician

Electric Safe Register
ElectricSafe is a register of electricians from across England & Wales
http://www.electricsaferegister.co.uk/

Electrical Safety Register
http://www.electricalsafetyregister.com/index.html

ECA
Electrical Contractors Association
http://www.eca.co.uk/

ELECSA
http://www.elecsa.co.uk/

NICEIC
National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting
http://www.niceic.com/

Competent persons register
This scheme allows qualified electricians to self-certify that electrical work complies with
building regulations (Part P).
http://www.competentperson.co.uk/


Gas engineers


Gas Safe Register
http://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/
Gas Safe Register has replaced Corgi. All engineers on the Gas Safe Register are
are legal and qualified to work on gas.