SJIB Grade ECS Card Application Forms

Changes to cards

The following cards are no longer available, any that are still valid will be honoured until they expire - Labourer, ECS Related Discipline, Senior Manager, Site Manager, Contract Manager, Office Staff and Visitors. Individuals who have held these cards in the past should now apply for the new Electrical Labourer, Operative, ECS Related Discipline, ECS Manager or ECS Site Support card.

The health and safety requirement for the new cards has changed. The ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment will not be accepted as part of an initial application for the new cards.

Please refer to the new Initial Application forms to see the new health and safety requirements for each card.

The SJIB has launched an online applications rollout which will proceed over a series of phases.

The online applications for the following cards can be accessed via our new ECS Card portal.


ECS Related Discipline



Approved Electrician

Technician Electrician

Electrical Labourer


Maintenance Electrician

Electrical Fitter

Approved Electrical Fitter

Electrical Fitter (ECITB)

Approved Electrical Fitter (ECITB)

Electrical Winder

Approved Electrical Winder

Instrument Mechanic


Panel Builder

ECS Related Discipline

Field Engineer

Equipment Installer

Aerial and Satellite Engineer

Control Systems Engineer


Professionally Qualified Person (PQP) – Coming Soon


ECS Site Support

ECS Manager

Electrical Site Manager

Electrical Contract Manager


Project Manager

Contract Manager


Academically Qualified Person (AQP)



The SJIB are introducing access to online applications in Phases.

Please find below a selection of application forms for ECS cards that are not available through the ECS portal at this time:-

Initial Application Forms:

Emergency & Security Systems  (Initial Application Form)

Fire Detection & Alarm Systems  (Initial Application Form)

Datacomms  (Initial Application)

Renewal Application Forms:

Emergency & Security Systems and Fire Detection & Alarm Systems (Renewal Application)

Renewal Application Datacomms (Renewal Application)

Application to update or replace a lost or stolen card

Statement of Experience Form

Replacement Craftsman Certificate Form