The following units will be delivered at College as part of the evening programme. An additional seven units will be assessed whilst carrying out activities within the workplace:
- Health and Safety legislation
- Environmental legislation
- Practices and procedures for overseeing and organizing the work environment
- Principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems
- Practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment
- Cable termination
- Inspection and testing
- Fault finding
- Electrical principles.
All Level 3 courses at Newbury College now require five GCSE at grade 9-4 as part of the entry requirements.
For this qualification students will also require access to the work place where they can be assessed to meet the requirements of the occupational assessment units.
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment) 2357-13/91
The knowledge units areassessed by various assessment instruments depending on which is most fit-for purpose for the unit. This will include written and practical assignments and on-line multiple-choice and short-answer questions. Performance units are most commonly be assessed via observation in the workplace.
There is a certain amount of study that students will be expected to complete in their own time.
For this qualification students also require access to the work place where they can be assessed to meet the requirements of the occupational assessment units.
Achieving one of the Diplomas in Electrotechnology qualifications will help students advance in their current role as an electrician. Those who want to progress in their careers by building their knowledge while gaining plenty of practical, on-the-job experience can most likely take one of the Diploma in Electrotechnology as part of the Summit Skills Electrotechnical Apprenticeship programme.
Fees and Additional Costs
If you are over 18 there will be a registration fee of £200.00 if you have not previously registered with the exam board. Additional costs may be required for the industry-specific text books e.g. BS7671 and On-Site-Guide. An additional cost will also be required for the final AM2 competency exam, which needs to be completed at an independent assessment centre. Candidates wishing to gain the C&G 2394 and 2382 as part of this qualification will be required to pay additional registration fees.