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NVQ 2357 Level 3

Electrical Installation

City & Guilds NVQ 2357 Level 3 Electro Technical Technology Installation

There are eight performance units for the NVQ 2357, units 311 to 313 and 315 to 318. The eighth unit is unit 399, commonly known as the AM2 which must be taken at an approved AM2 Centre. (This is arranged for you on our Gold Package – see below).

The eight performance units of the NVQ are outlined below. The first seven of these units (311 -313 and 315-318) must be carried out in your place of work where evidence is collected by your assessor via remote on-site assessment and by the candidate by creating site diaries within the e-Portfolio.

All outcomes for these seven units must be covered on at least two occasions.

NVQ 2357 Level 3 Electrical Installation
We have three different package options for this course – each with a choice of Full, or easy Monthly payments.
The Silver Package is our most popular option because your portfolio is actually compiled for you by your allocated assessor from his observations and professional discussions.

 

Simply click on one of the Packages and Payment Options just below to get started on your NVQ right now. More details of the units within this course are printed below the NVQ 2357 Level 3 Diploma package options.

 

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BRONZE

Standard Online Course
£900/+ VAT
  • * Registration with City & Guilds on the 2357

  • * Telephone induction with assessor

  • * Site diary assessment/feedback

  • * Two Remote observations by your assessor – More details

  • * Assessment and verification of portfolio

  • * On-going support and feedback from your assessor

  • * Certification

  • Chose between two payment options…

  • Full Payment – £900 + vat

  • 8 monthly installments of £112.5 + vat

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GOLD

With Assessor Built Portfolio + AM2
£1900/+ VAT
  • * Registration with City & Guilds on the 2357

  • * Telephone induction with assessor

  • * Portfolio completed with remote observations by your assessor and professional discussion – More

  • * Assessment and verification of portfolio

  • * On-going support and feedback from your assessor

  • * Certification

  • * AM2 test booked by ourselves at a centre nearest to you

  • Chose between two payment options…

  • Full Payment – £1900 + vat

  • 10 monthly installments of £190 + vat

Other Payment Options

You can also make your payment over the phone on a card, or by BACS transfer. Please contact us now if you’d prefer either of these options.

Units 311 to 318 Online via e-Portfolio
– from £900.00 Plus Vat or £112.50 Plus Vat Per Month

Unit 311: Applying Health & Safety legislation & working practices (installing & maintaining electrotechnical systems & equipment) (ELTP01)

This unit is designed to enable learners to develop the skills and apply the relevant knowledge associated with Health and Safety legislation, practices and procedures when installing and maintaining electrotechnical systems and equipment.

Learning outcomes

There are four learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

  1. Apply relevant Health and Safety legislation in the workplace
  2. Assess the work environment for hazards and identify remedial actions in accordance with Health and Safety legislation
  3. Apply methods and procedures to ensure work on site is in accordance with Health and Safety legislation
  4. Apply procedures to deal with and report Health and Safety in accordance with Health and Safety legislation.

Unit 312: Applying environmental legislation, working practices & the principles of environmental technology systems (ELTP02)

This unit is designed to enable the learner to develop the skills required, and apply the associated knowledge, in order that they are able to demonstrate they can apply environmental legislation, working practices and interpret the principles of environmental technology systems in accordance with approved industry practices, statutory and non-statutory regulations:

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
  • The current edition of BS7671 Wiring Regulations
  • Health & Safety Act (1974)
  • Building Regulations (2000)

Learning outcomes 

There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

  1. Apply environmental legislation, working practices and principles for electrotechnical services
  2. Apply work methods and procedures to reduce material wastage and the impact of work activities on the work environment
  3. Supply information on environmental technology systems in the work location.

Unit 313: Overseeing & organising the work environment (electrical installation) (ELTP03)

This unit is designed to enable the learner to develop the skills required, and apply the associated knowledge, in order that they are able to demonstrate they can implement practices and procedures for overseeing and organising the work environment for the installation of electrotechnical systems and equipment.

Learning outcomes

There are six learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

  1. Provide relevant people with technical and functional information for work on electrical systems and equipment
  2. Oversee Health and Safety during work on electrical systems and equipment
  3. Co-ordinate liaison with other relevant persons during work activities
  4. Organise and oversee work activities and operations
  5. Organise a programme for working on electrical systems and equipment
  6. Organise the resource requirements for work on electrical systems and equipment.

Unit 315: Planning, preparing & installing wiring systems & associated equipment in buildings, structures & the environment (ELTP04)

This unit is designed to enable the learner to develop the skills required, and apply the associated knowledge, in order that they are able to demonstrate the competence required to plan, prepare and install wiring systems and associated equipment in buildings, structures and the environment in accordance with approved industry practices, statutory and non-statutory regulations:

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
  • The current edition of BS7671 Wiring Regulations
  • Health & Safety Act (1974)
  • Building Regulations (2000)

Learning outcomes 

There are seven learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

  1. Prepare the working environment for the installation of wiring systems, enclosures and associated equipment
  2. Correctly interpret appropriate information for the installation of wiring systems, enclosures and associated equipment
  3. Confirm that planned work is in accordance with the installation specification
  4. Confirm the electrical supply is in accordance with the installation specification
  5. Measure and mark-out the fixing and fitting locations for wiring systems, wiring- enclosures and equipment in accordance with current relevant statutory and non statutory regulations
  6. Fit and fix wiring systems, wiring enclosures and associated equipment safely in accordance with the installation specification
  7. Confirm any variations to the installation specification or planned programme of work.

Unit 316: Terminating & connecting conductors, cables & flexible cords in electrical systems (ELTP05)

This unit is designed to enable the learner to develop the skills required, and apply the associated knowledge, in order that they are able to demonstrate the competence required to terminate and connect conductors, cables and flexible cords in electrical systems in accordance with approved industry practices, statutory and non-statutory regulations:

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
  • The current edition of BS7671 Wiring Regulations
  • Health & Safety Act (1974)
  • Building Regulations (2000)

Learning outcomes 

There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

  1. Confirm safety of system prior to completion of any termination and connection in accordance with statutory and non statutory regulations
  2. Terminate and connect conductors, cables and flexible cords in electrical wiring systems and equipment
  3. Confirm that terminations and connections are safe and free from defects in accordance with statutory and non statutory regulations.

Unit 317: Inspecting, testing, commissioning & certifying electrotechnical systems & equipment in buildings, structures & the environment (ELTP06)

This unit is designed to enable the learner to develop the skills required, and apply the associated knowledge, in order that they are able to demonstrate the competence required to inspect, test, commission and certify electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment in accordance with approved industry practices, statutory and non-statutory regulations:

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
  • The current edition of BS7671 Wiring Regulations
  • Health & Safety Act (1974)
  • Building Regulations (2000)

Learning outcomes 

There are four learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

  1. Confirm safety of the system and equipment prior to completion of inspection, testing and commissioning in accordance with statutory and non statutory regulations
  2. Inspect electrotechnical systems and equipment
  3. Test electrotechnical systems and equipment
  4. Commission electrotechnical systems and equipment.

Unit 318: Diagnosing & correcting electrical faults in electrical systems & equipment in buildings, structures & the environment (ELTP07)

This unit is designed to enable the learner to develop the skills required, and apply the associated knowledge, in order that they are able to demonstrate the competence required to diagnose and correct electrical faults in electrical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment in accordance with approved industry practices, statutory and non-statutory regulations:

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
  • The current edition of BS7671 Wiring Regulations
  • Health & Safety Act (1974)
  • Building Regulations (2000)

Learning outcomes 

There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

  1. Confirm safety of the system and equipment prior to diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in accordance with statutory and non statutory regulations
  2. Carry out procedures to identify faults on electrical systems and equipment
  3. Correct faults on electrical systems and equipment.

399 Electrotechnical occupational competence (AM2 Assessment)

This unit is about: This unit is designed to enable learners to demonstrate ‘Electrotechnical occupational competence’ in accordance with approved industry practices and the current statutory and non-statutory regulations:

• The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)

• The current edition of BS7671 Wiring Regulations

• Health & Safety Act (1974)

• Building Regulations (2000)

• Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations

• Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations

• Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations

• Manual Handling Operations Regulations

• Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations

• Work at Height Regulations

• Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations

• Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations

The outcomes and the assessment criteria of this unit underpin the electrotechnical industry’s competence requirements for qualified operatives in an installation or maintenance role.

This is what you need to show: To undertake this unit, learners must provide auditable formal evidence that they have the relevant electrotechnical knowledge, understanding, experience and skills at the appropriate level that enables them to carry out the assessment activities effectively and safely as prescribed for each learning outcome.

This unit must only be assessed in a National Electrotechnical Training (NET) approved centre. All criteria set by NET must be met full and continuously for each assessment. NET, rather than City & Guilds, should be contacted regarding any queries regarding the delivery and/or assessment for this unit.

As with all assessments, the candidates result for this unit must be submitted to City & Guilds on the Walled Garden to allow for certification.

This unit will be assessed by:

• a knowledge assessment at a NET approved AM2 centre

• a simulated practical exercise at a NET approved AM2 centre.

NVQ 2357 Knowledge Units – Updated September 2014

What if you have already achieved City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 and Level 3?

If you have already achieved the City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 and 2330 Level 3 (or EAL equivalent) then your certificates map over to only eight of the nine knowledge units of the NVQ 2357. You will need to complete unit 602 (formerly unit 302) Understanding environmental legislation, working practices & the principles of environmental technology systems (ELTK 02). The unit 602 assessments include one evolve on-line test (exam conditions at a centre) and one short assignment task focused on photovoltaic (PV) installation work.

What if you have already achieved City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 or 2365 Level 2 and 2365 Level 3?

If you have already achieved City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 or 2365 Level 2 and 2365 Level 3 then you will need to complete the “bridging assessment” covering units 603 and 605 (formerly units 303 and 305).

Unit 601: Understanding Health and Safety legislation, practices & procedures (installing & maintaining electrotechnical systems & equipment) (ELTK 01). City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 or 2330 Level 2 covers the knowledge criteria for this unit.

Unit 602: Understanding environmental legislation, working practices & the principles of environmental technology systems (ELTK 02). If you have already achieved 2330 Level 2 & 2330 Level 3 then you will need to complete this knowledge unit and all the performance units.

Unit 603: Understanding the practices & procedures for overseeing & organising the work environment (Electrical Installation) (ELTK03). See unit 605 below.

Unit 604: Understanding the principles of planning & selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment & systems in buildings, structures & the environment (ELTK04a). City & Guilds 2365/2330 Level 2 and 2365/2330 Level 3 covers the knowledge criteria for this unit.

Unit 605: Understanding the practices and procedures for the preparation & installation of wiring systems & electrotechnical equipment in buildings, structures & the environment (ELTK04). If you have already achieved 2330 Level 2 or 2365 Level 2 and 2365 Level 3 then you will need to complete “bridging assessment” covering units 603 and 605 and all the performance units.

Unit 606: Understanding the principles, practices & legislation for the termination & connection of conductors, cables & cords in electrical systems (ELTK05). City & Guilds 2365/2330 Level 2 and 2365/2330 Level 3 covers the knowledge criteria for this unit.

Unit 607: Understanding principles, practices & legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning & certification of electrotechnical systems & equipment in buildings, structures and & environment (ELTK06). City & Guilds 2365/2330 Level 2 and 2365/2330 Level 3 covers the knowledge criteria for this unit.

Unit 608: Understanding the principles, practices & legislation for diagnosing & correcting electrical faults in electrotechnical systems & equipment in buildings, structures & the environment (ELTK07). City & Guilds 2365/2330 Level 2 and 2365/2330 Level 3 covers the knowledge criteria for this unit.

Unit 609: Understanding the electrical principles associated with the design, building, installation & maintenance of electrical equipment & systems (ELTK08). City & Guilds 2365/2330 Level 2 and 2365/2330 Level 3 covers the knowledge criteria for this unit.

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