The Purpose of Defined Scope Part P Registration

To allow suitably qualified and registered individuals/companies to lawfully undertake, certificate and notify a limited range of electrical installation works in support of their main work activity without the need of having to totally re-train as an electrician.

Examples of work activities you will be able to do with defined scope registration

Notifiable?

Covered under defined scope?

The first time Installation of a standard electric shower or power shower including its power supply

Yes

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Installing a new lighting or power circuit e.g. supplying power for A new build extension

Yes

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Installing extra-low voltage lighting (e.g. inset or recessed spot lights in a kitchen and / or bathroom)

Yes

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Installing electric under floor or ceiling heating

Yes

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Installing power or control wiring for a new central heating System

Yes

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Modifying a final circuit within a kitchen (e.g. adding a lighting point or power socket)

Yes

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Installing a fused spur for an electric cooker for example

Yes

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Installing external lighting  (switched or censored security lighting)

Yes

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Installing an external socket outlet

Yes

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Installing lighting or power to a garden shed, detached garage or other outbuildings.

Yes

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Installing a lighting or power supply for other fixed current equipment located outside (i.e. a pump for a garden pond)

Yes

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Installing a permanently fixed electrical supply for a security system

Yes

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The installation of an electric power supply in support of a solar hot water heating system

Yes

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Work activities you be able to do but do not require notification

Replacing a damaged circuit cable for a single circuit on a like for like basis

No

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Replacing an existing shower for a like for like KW rated shower

No

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Replacing an accessory, such as a socket-outlet, control switch, ceiling rose or a fused connection unit

No

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Proving mechanical protection to an existing fixed installation

No

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So what’s covered under full scope Part P registration
What Can’t I do?

Total house re-wire or construction site new build domestic house installation works requiring the installation & certification of multi-circuits

Yes

Full Scope Registration only

Installing or replacing an electric consumer unit (fuse board)

Yes

Produce initial electrical design drawings for approval

Yes