New ‘ECS Check’ service launched by the JIB

Oct 11, 2017

A new system that allows clients and main contractors to verify the skills of electrical staff has been launched by the JIB.


JIB to launch new ECS Registered Electrician status

Sep 25, 2017

The Joint Industry Board (JIB) is introducing a new Registered Electrician status for electricians who hold ECS cards in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


ECS Labourer Card requirements are changing

Sep 11, 2017

The application criteria for the ECS Labourer Card are being amended, to reinforce the fact that only those working in the electrotechnical industry are eligible for a card.


Just 8 per cent of students advised to seek apprenticeships

Aug 29, 2017

Exclusive ECA / JTL / JIB YouGov poll comes as students discovered GCSE results this month


No Dispute Hearings in 2016

Aug 09, 2017

The JIB Dispute Report for 2016 has been published and remarkably there were no Dispute Hearings held; a first since the JIB's inception in 1968.


Double success for JIB Apprentice Exchange

Jul 26, 2017

Two electrical apprentices have been named as the lucky winners of the JIB Apprentice Exchange Programme and will travel to Australia later this year to spend six weeks working ‘down under’.


Success at English SkillELECTRIC heats

Jul 20, 2017

Top skills have been on display around the country at the English regional SkillELECTRIC heats. Three talented young electricians have topped the table at their respective events and now have a chance of progressing to the UK final to be held later this year.


Industry to benefit from JIB and Electrical Industries Charity partnership

Jul 11, 2017

Two of the JIB’s core initiatives – the Skills Development Fund and the Apprentice Exchange Programme – are set to receive a boost thanks to the increased alliance between the JIB and EIC.


Triple Tom success at SkillELECTRIC Wales

Jun 29, 2017

18 year-old Thomas Seward has been named best young electrician in Wales, following the regional SkillELECTRIC competition held at Coleg Menai.


Electrical industry accidents at all-time low

May 17, 2017

The electrical contracting industry has continued its excellent safety record with a further improvement in the reportable accident rate, contributing to a remarkable trend of continual improvement over the last 15 years.


Entries open for JIB Apprentice Exchange 2017

Apr 25, 2017

The application process is now open for the JIB’s 2017 Apprentice Exchange, which will see a lucky apprentice travel to work in Australia for six weeks later this year.