The Different Types of Electricians


The Different Types of  Electricians

Electricians often will specialise in a particular field, so it’s important to choose the one that’s right for the job. Below are the most popular types of electricians.

Commercial Electrician- A electrician that works in environments such as schools, offices, and retail outlets. Their work involves installing lighting and power containment that’s on a show for any future work s as general maintenance on the electrical system. Commercial electricians also work with companies maintaining the building ensuring necessary safety standards.


Domestic Electrician – Domestic electricians work on projects around houses such as installing plug sockets, lighting, electric showers, hot tubs or larger jobs such rewiring the full house . They often work alongside other tradespeople on project including plumbers or landscapers.

Emergency Electrician – if you had a safety concern with your electrics?  Or the power has suddenly stopped working. You would need an emergency electrician who would be on standby. Although they are more expensive, an emergency electricians will come out and attend usually within a few hours then assess the problem and where possible fix issue without too much disruption allowing you to carry on using the electricity as normal.

Only Trusted Electricians

Trusted Local Electrician makes finding the right electrician for the job easier. We strive to ensure we list competent and trustworthy electricians. We will only list an electrician after confirming they are accredited with a recognised and reputable government approved trade body under the Competent Person Scheme, introduced by the Government, to allow individuals and enterprises to self-certify their work that complies with the Building Regulations. This means they meet strict entry requirements, and their work is regularly assessed, to ensure their competence and that their work meets the correct standards, and have public liability insurance in place with the total level of cover displayed alongside their listing.

We check each electrician/company is listed with a government approved trade body in particular: NICEIC, NAPIT, STROMA, OFTEC, ELECSA, BSI, BESCA and Benchmark, this will be clearly visible on their listing under what trade body they are listed with. Electricians listed here are independent of us. They are not our employees, agents or partners. This means whilst making your decision on which of the electricians listed with Trusted Local Electrician is right for your project, whether it be on a domestic or commercial basis.

What jobs to Electricians undertake?

Extra sockets and lights

Fuse Board Upgrade

Full or Partial Rewire

Power to garage of garden building

Electric Vehicle Charging point installation

Emergency Fault Finding/Repair

Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)

Garden lighting

Hot tub electrical installation

Install Oven, Shower or and Immersion heater.

Why trusted local electricians?

Here you will find electricians and electrical contracting businesses throughout the UK. Each electrician listed on the directory is approved and vetted to make sure they are registered with an approved government electrical competent person scheme, they are part P registered and fully insured with a minimum of 2M cover to give you total piece of mind.

Filling in the form below and immediately give you a list of companies that are approved and vetted you will be able to view their phone numbers, email address and addresses for Electricians in your local area. You will then be able to contact them directly to discuss your requirement in more detail and then get an idea of the likely costs there is no fee’s to pay once you find the right electrician you will deal with them directly. 


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