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This guide is designed to help you in filling out your ECS application form. We have included screenshots of the different sections of the ECS application form and a brief description explaining what is required in each section.
If you have any questions about your ECS Card or how Construction Support Line can help further you in your career please ask our experts.
In section 1 you must simply fill out your personal details. The address you enter should be the address to which you would like your ECS Card to be sent. Your ECS Number will have been assigned to your by ECS if you already hold an ECS Card.Section 2
Section 2 of the ECS application form is to check that you have satisfied the ECS health and safety requiremnts. This is usually done by passing an ECS Test. If you have been exempt from the ECS Test for some reason you must include evidence of this in your application.Section 3
This section must be filled out by someone with the authority to verify the photo of you. A list of the people with this authority can be found on the application form.
Section 4 of your ECS application form clarifies the relevant experience that you have. It should be filled out if this is an application for your first ECS Card. If this is not your first ECS Card you should include evidence of achievements and qualifications you have gained since your last ECS Card.
Section 5 should only be filled out if you are applying for a JIB Grade or Regrade and have an Electrical NVQ at Level 3.Section 6
This section should not be filled out by Labourers, Site Visitors or individuals in ECS related disciplines. All other applicants should include details of the relevant training that they have gone through or received. You must attach evidence of these to your application.
Again this section does not have to be filled in by Labourers, Site Visitors or individuals in ECS related disciplines. Other applicants must fill out the form with what they consider their level of knowledge to be on relevant regulations and legislation.Section 8
This section is so that existing ECS Card holders can give details of the qualifications and training which they have achieved or undergone since their last ECS Card application.
In Section 9 of your ECS Application you must give details of your current employment.Section 10
Section 10 must be filled out by the applicants employer or their sponsor. It MAY NOT be filled in by the applicant themselves.
Section 11 must be filled out if the applicant is a qualified supervisor.Sections 12 and 13
Section 12 give the applicant an opportunity to give information on any professional bodies they are members of or associated with which may qualify them for their icons on their ECS Card.
Section 13 is a simple declaration that all of the information on the form is correct.