We partner many people throughout the industry both in Scotland and abroad and have listed a few below. Please have a look at our links page for more of our partners.
The organisation through which we actively participate with other associations to ensure that our views are taken into account in the European context.
Building Standards Division of the Scottish Government (BSD)
The BSD has been re-integrated into the Scottish Government and has become part of a new directorate for the Built Environment which includes Planning and Architectural Policy.
The Building Standards Division (BSD) is responsible for writing the Scottish building regulations.
Construction Licensing Executive (CLE)
CLE is the self-regulating body for the construction trades in Scotland, setting standards for quality of workmanship and care.
The CLE aims to have all reputable traders licensed to provide consumers with a source of credible construction businesses in Scotland.
The UK's largest register of pre-qualified construction services. It streamlines procedures by supplying the construction industry and its clients with a single national pre-qualification system.
Electrical Safety Council (ESC)
A consumer safety body dealing with electrical safety matters. ESC aims to promote best practice by publishing guidance jointly with industry organisations.
Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA)
Founded over 100 years ago, the ECA is the UK's largest trade association representing electrical, electronic, installation engineering and building services companies. The ECA is among the nation's best resourced representative associations and works closely with government and key national bodies to improve industry standards and procedures
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
The HSE mission is "to prevent death, injury and ill health in Great Britain’s workplaces."
It does this through research, providing information and advice, promoting training, new or revised regulations and codes of practice, inspection, investigation and enforcement.
Institution of Engineering and Technology and
British Standards Institution
The organisations responsible for standards in the industry. SELECT is actively involved to ensure that both existing and emerging standards reflect the practical reality of electrical installation work in Scotland
Scottish Building Standards Certification (SBSC)
SBSC exists to support the Scottish building services industry delivery of Certification of Construction. The Building (Scotland) Act 2003 introduced a new Building Standards system for Scotland that raises standards and simplifies the approval of many construction activities for the public, local authorities and the industry.
The new Building Standards legislation provides for the appointment of Approved Certifiers of Construction. Properly qualified professionals can become Certifiers and have the authority to certify work for building warrant purposes.
SBSC provides an information platform for the industry, allows individuals and companies to register as Certifiers and to manage the Certification process.
Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT)
SECTT is a non-profit making organisation that is concerned only with the training of apprentices within the SJIB Apprenticeship Scheme.
The trust was established by SELECT and UNITE the Union who appoint an equal number of trustees as their representatives.
The SJIB Training Scheme is the only industry approved training scheme for Electrical Contracting apprenticeships in Scotland. This scheme is designed to regulate the entry, conditions of service, training and education of apprentices in the Electrical Contracting Industry.
Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB)
The SJIB was founded in 1969 by what are now SELECT and UNITE the Union. The principal objects of the Board are to regulate relations between employers and employees engaged in the industry in Scotland, to provide benefits for persons engaged in the industry in Scotland, to stimulate and further the progress of the industry, and in addition and in the public interest to regulate and control employment, the level of skill and proficiency, health and safety competence, wages and welfare benefits.
Specialist Engineering Contractors Group (SECG)
An effective group influencing decisions at Westminster and Whitehall particularly in the areas of procurement and payment practices.
UNITE the Union
Our partners in the Scottish Joint Industry Board – formerly AMICUS.