FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We provide electrical compliance certificates & fencing compliance certificates. Our qualified electricians will ensure that all electrical coc work is compliant with regulation.
This is the first time I am selling a property, where do I start?
Contact us, we will setup an appointment & we will do a full electrical inspection, including a written quotation. (if required)
What is your call out fee?
Our fee is R 850.00 for a domestic installation inspection.
I have lived in my home for over 20 years, everything works, can you issue a certificate?
Electrical regulations & safety standards have changed; you might need to upgrade the system.
What areas do you work in?
All of Johannesburg, Roodepoort, Krugersdorp, Randburg & Sandton. We also service Pretoria and Centurion. To see our full list of service areas please click here
I have had a few other quotes, why is there such a price difference?
Is your electrician doing all that is required for a certificate? – See our electrical compliance costs and check list. Do not forget that the seller will still be responsible for an invalid certificate. If your buyer gets another electrician who finds valid faults, you will be liable for fixing the non compliant electrical issues.
How long is the certificate valid for?
2 years, unless changes on the electrical system have been made
Is your work guaranteed?
The Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa backs the skills and qualifications of its members as well as their capacity to deliver compliant work. In the event that a members work does not meet the statutory standard, clients can rely on a "Workmanship Guarantee". This guarantee funds any remedial work up to R20 000.
Where can I confirm that my electrician is qualified & registered?
Contact the DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR at Tel:(012) 309 4000 or at website www.labour.gov.za. It is advisable to use an electrician that is registered with the ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION https://ecasa.co.za
Do you supply electrical fencing certificates?
Yes, when we do the electrical we can include the fencing at a reduced rate
What needs to be checked for residential properties?
Outside area and outbuildings
Gate motor isolator & correct cable supply.
Plug points for automated garage door motors.
Earthing of T.V. aerial & satellite dish.
Garden lights safety & cable.
Pool -Mounting of distribution board, circuit breakers & safety.
Inside of house
Check all plugs for earthing & safety shutters.
Earthing of metal light fittings & switch points.
Distribution boards – circuit breaker ratings, earth leakage operations, wiring colour coding.
Loop impedance test.
Circuit labels and warning labels.
Condition of cleat type wiring system & remove wiring at trap door.
Upgrade exposed joins.
Isolator at each geyser point.
3 way terminal boxes for recessed lighting.
Overload protection on transformers, for low voltage lighting.
Electricians can charge between R350 to R900 per hour, depending on their experience and qualifications. Residential electricians generally charge anything between R350 to R750 per hour, while commercial and master electricians can range from R500 to R900 per hour. Electricians will also charge for their travel to your home or office. Electrician Costs, Rates and Fees We
Electricians can charge between R350 to R900 per hour, depending on their experience and qualifications. Residential electricians generally charge anything between R350 to R750 per hour, while commercial and master electricians can range from R500 to R900 per hour. Electricians will also charge for their travel to your home or office.Electrician Costs, Rates and FeesWe recommend that
The cost of an electrical certificate of compliance (electrical coc) depends upon the work required to fix your electrical installation and the travel distance to your home or office. If the electrician finds no faults, the cost of the electrical certificate can range from R850 to R1,500. If faults are found, the cost could range from R1,000
An Electrical Certificate of Compliance (ECOC) or coc certificate (COC) is a legal document also known as a compliance certificate which verifies the electrical installation at a specific premise on a specific inspection date is compliant with all the legal requirements as stipulated in the Electrical Installations Occupational Health and Safety Act.The Occupational Health and Safety Act lays