Builder's Profile is an online prequalification data exchange. Some buyers use, and refer contactors to, Builders Profile.
Members can purchase annual premium membership at the discounted rate of £199.00 (+VAT) = £238.80 for 12 months = to 20% off the standard price.
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The ECA has secured an exclusive subscription for all its Members to BSI Online Standards Library.
The library features over 80 electrical and electronic installation British Standards. To see which Standards are currently available on ECA Members BSI online library, click here.
ECA Member rate for 12 month subscription:
£100.00 + VAT for 80 standards with access for up to 5 users
Licences are valid for 12 months and renewal notices will be issued in advance of the licence expiring.
All of the certification bodies, including ELECSA, NICEIC, BSI, NSI and SSAIB have agreed that electronic access to Standards is acceptable for their respective certification schemes.In other words, ECA Members that have access to the online library no longer need to purchase hardcopies.
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If your business is not already assessed by another Pre-Qualification scheme the ECA will cover the cost of your first time CHAS assessment and help you with your pre-qualification questions, to ensure that you have a maximum chance of success.
The ECA has also negotiated a discount for those Members that require a CHAS 'Group Application'.
CCS is well known for its site-based monitoring scheme and the 'Considerate Constructor' hoardings, but it also has a company scheme, aimed at main and lower tier contractors. Some Registered Members may find CCS registration is helpful in pre-qualification and wider stakeholder engagement.
ECA Members receive a 10% discount on the cost of company registration with the Considerate Constructors' Scheme (CCS). The CCS company scheme fee is based on annual company turnover,
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CIP specialise in stocking and publishing a range of health and safety and environmental manuals, DVDs, books and report forms from all of the leading specialist publishers including the HSE, Construction Skills and CIRIA for construction professionals, Architects, Designers, Civil Engineers and Specialist Consultants..
ECA members are entitled to 30% discount off the CIP Construction Health and Safety Manual and the CIP Construction Environmental Manual. This applies to all three formats, Hardcopy, CDROM and Online.
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Constructionline, the UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. It is actively utilised by the NHS, local authorities, police and universities as well as private sector businesses such as major contractors, small construction businesses and consultants.
ECA has negotiated preferential rates for Members wishing to join the Constructionline register.
The British Red Cross has agreed to partner with the ECA to provide members with high-quality certified first aid training at preferential rates.
ECA members will be entitled to discounts on at least 8 different first-aid training courses.
The courses include: ‘First Aid at Work’, ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ and ‘First Aid at Work Re-qualification’. Members completing any of the courses will receive a recognised certificate from the Red Cross, which is valid for three years.
Dun & Bradstreet offer ECA members, at a discounted cost, a credit rating report. This will help identify, those customers most at risk. It is possible to mitigate some of the risks and costs associated with customer or supplier insolvency; by sharing customer and market research, vetting enquiry documents, employing your commercial acumen and careful management of your own resources.
Canopus Solutions Limited are industry specialists in the area of secure data destruction and IT asset disposal. ECA members receive:
- Free processing for all equipment
- Free collection on all first orders
- An enhanced rebate of 75% (standard rebate - 65%)
To find out more and take advantage of this offer go to the Canopus website>
Discounts on third party assessment and certification from NSI, plus discounts on their training courses.
The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) offer a range of lighting training courses designed to encorporate all aspects of lighting as well as gaining a LIA certification.
ECA Members will only have to pay the LIA Member rate for these courses.To view the courses or to book a course, please contact LIA directly quoting your ECA Member number:
Environtect provide UKATA and BOHS-certified Asbestos training for both the classroom and online courses throughout the UK. Available training courses include:
- UKATA Certified Asbestos Awareness (CAT A)
- UKATA Certified Asbestos Awareness Refresher (CAT A)
- UKATA Certified Asbestos Awareness eLearning (CAT A)
- UKATA Certified Non-Licensed Asbestos Work (CAT B)
- Duty to Manage
- Directors Asbestos Awareness
- BOHS P405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings
ECA Members will receive preferential rates for these courses as well as additional discounts for volume bookings.
The Fire Protection Association (FPA) offer training for individuals looking to progress in Fire Detection and Alarm Systems and Emergency Lighting training in system design, installation, servicing and commissioning.
With courses designed to be simple or complex, tailored for domestic or commercial premises; Senior or supervised personnel, you are sure to find the right course for you.
ECA & FSA members pay the FPA member rate.
Jaluch HR Consultancy and Training have put together a specialist supervisory and management training course created specifically for electrical contracting, building services and construction personnel. Jaluch provide training on a number key skills including: Team Leading, Management and personal development.
Please note, currently there is no discount available on these courses.
The industry-recognised suite of courses in Building Controls is provided directly by the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA).
There are 6 modules which can be taken individually or as a full suite, depending on the company or learner's requirements.
ECA Members will only pay the BCIA Member rate for the course.
BC0 Introduction To Building Controls & HVAC
- BC1 Fundamental of HVAC & Building Technology
- BC2 Measuring & Control Technology
- BC3 Hydraulics in Building Services
- BC4 Control Function of Heating Plants
- BC5 Control of Ventilation & Air Conditioning
- BC6 Refrigeration Technology
The ECA are pleased to offer an exclusive member discount on a range of Schneider Electric training courses. The courses are held at Schneider's main and UK-wide training centres and a discount is available for ECA Members on the following courses:
- Authorised Person HV and LV
- HV and LV Switching
- Working safely with generator systems
- Working safely with UPS systems
- Product training
The course price list and available courses can be downloaded via the downloads section on this page.
Tavcom training offer Award-winning Security Systems training, including: technical and non-technical courses within all security systems related fields.
Training courses are flexible, with availability to learn both online and in the classroom.
To see the full prospectus, please visit the Tavcom website.
ECA & FSA Members receive at 10% discount for these courses.
Part-P domestic installations - 50% discount
Become an ECS health, safety and environmental assessment test centre - save time and money!
As a Registered Associate, Nationwide Platforms are able to offer ECA Members exclusive rates for their highly regarded training courses and weekly platform hire rates.
Training courses offered by Nationwide Platforms include: Powered Access, IPAF Powered Access Operator, MEWPs managers and harness training as well as PASMA standard mobile access tower training.
ECA Members will receive 15% off training courses, in addition to 10% off weekly Platform Hire rates.
ECA Members are entitled to free membership of the Joint Industry Board (JIB) for the electrical contracting industry. The benefits of joining the JIB complement the services provided by the ECA and help you to protect your most valuable asset - your employees.
More information on joining the JIB is available from the JIB website and from the ECA employee relations team on 020 7313 4852.
ECA members have access to free, competent health and safety advice - by either phone or email - and exclusive preferential access to an on-site health and safety service, via KeyOstas - our preferred health and safety partner.
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Respiratory Protective Assessment Ltd (RPA) offer a range of on-site testing and training for you to carry out in-house. All tests are carried out by a Fit2Fit accredited fit test operator with certificates available immediately after completion. The Fit Test Training will enable you to conduct your own in-house face fit testing giving your company greater flexibility and cost-savings if you have a geographically-diverse workforce.
ECA Members also receive a preferrential rate on both the testing and training.
JR Knowles LTD and the ECA have teamed together to offer ECA members an exclusive discount on JR Knowles' Commercial and Contract Law courses. The courses cover a range of topics from Forms of Contract to Contractual Awareness.
ECA Members are given an exclusive 15% off these courses.