Fixed Wire Testing

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Fixed wire testing often referred to as hard wire testing is the inspection and testing of the circuits contained within the fabric of your building. The distribution boards, consumer units, socket outlets, lighting circuits and various others. This was commonly known as Periodic Inspection & Testing, however since January 2012 it is now called an EICR – Electrical Installation Condition Report.

Falcon can offer you a frequent fixed wire testing service ensuring that you are always compliant with important Health & Safety regulations. Our engineers carry out these tests using the latest electrical test instruments and all reports are downloaded using industry leading testing software.

When all test are completed you will receive a full report on the condition of your installation, together with all test results and remedial actions required (often including photographic evidence) and all associated costs for any necessary remedial works should this be required.

Key Benefits


– Regular testing can prevent future problems with your wiring and greatly reduce the risk of electrical fire and serious injury to the users of the installation.

– Suitable for industrial, commercial and domestic properties.

– Fully compliant with Health & Safety Regulations with an Electrical Inspection Condition Report provided for your records.

Why Use Falcon For Electrical Installation Work?


– All reports are provided electronically and usually available within 24 hours of the testing being completed.

– Fully Typed Industry leading Amtech Certification (no messy hand written reports).

– Free pre-testing site survey to minimise disruption.

– Competitive Pricing & Free Quotations £££££

– We will beat or match any like for like quotation for the same level of service, guaranteed.

– We offer a full repair and remedial works service with our directly employed engineers.

– Personal one to one service and reminder service for future inspections.

– Free technical support and advice before, during and after the work is completed.

– Fully qualified and accredited electrical testing engineers.

– We are centrally geographically based and we cover all areas.

– We can offer a bespoke service tailored to suit you and your business requirement.

Testing Intervals


The frequency of periodic inspection and testing must be determined taking into account:

– the type of installation

– its use and operation

– the frequency and quality of maintenance

– the external influences to which it is subjected

The table below provides guidance on the frequency of formal inspections of electrical installations as well as routine checks.


Type of Installation

Routine Check

Maximum period between inspections and testing as necessary

General installation
DomesticN/Achange of occupancy/10 years
Commercial1 yearchange of occupancy/5 years
Educational establishments6 months5 years
Hospitals1 year5 years
Industrial1 year3 years
Residential accommodationat change of occupancy/ 1 year5 years
Offices1 year5 years
Shops1 year5 years
Laboratories1 year


5 years


Buildings open to the public
Cinemas1 year1-3 years
Church installations1 year5 years
Leisure complexes4 months3 years
Places of public entertainment1 year1 year
Restaurants and hotels1 year5 years
Theatres1 year3 years
Public houses1 year5 years
Village halls/Community centres1 year5 years
External installations
Agricultural and horticultural1 year3 years
Swimming pools4 months1 year
Caravan parks6 months1 year
Highway power suppliesas convenient6 years
Marinas4 months1 year
Fish farms4 months1 year
Emergency lightingdaily/monthly3 years
Fire alarmsdaily/weekly/monthly1 year
Laundrettes1 month1 year
Petrol filling stations1 year1 year
Construction site installations3 months3 months


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