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.
National Association of Proffesional Testers and Inspectors
Search for a NAPIT registered electrician
Electric Safe Register
ElectricSafe is a register of electricians from across England & Wales
Electrical Safety Register
Electrical Contractors Association
National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting
Competent persons register
This scheme allows qualified electricians to self-certify that electrical work complies with
building regulations (Part P).
Gas Safe Register
Gas Safe Register has replaced Corgi. All engineers on the Gas Safe Register are
are legal and qualified to work on gas.