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NVQ 2357 Level 3

Electrical Maintenance

City & Guilds NVQ 2357 Level 3 Electro Technical Technology Maintenance

There are nine performance units for the NVQ 2357 Electrical Maintenance; Units 311 to 313, 316 to 318 and 332 to 333. The ninth 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 nine performance units of the NVQ are outlined below. The first eight of these units (311 to 313, 316 to 318 and 332 to 333) 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 eight units must be covered on at least two occasions.

NVQ 2357 Level 3 in Electrical Maintenance
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 311-313, 316-318, 332-333 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 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.

Unit 332: Plan and prepare to maintain electrotechnical systems and equipment (ELTP 09a)

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 and prepare to maintain electrotechnical systems and equipment in accordance with approved industry practices, statutory and non-statutory regulations:

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
  • The current edition of BS 7671 Wiring Regulations
  • Health & Safety Act (1974)
  • Building Regulations (2000)

Learning outcomes 

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

  1. Carry out an initial review of the work location
  2. Confirm that all appropriate job information is available for use
  3. Use job information to determine work requirements
  4. Comply with appropriate authorisation and reporting procedures which apply when completing initial site inspections
  5. Confirm that planned work meets client requirements.

Unit 333: Maintain electrotechnical systems and equipment (ELTP 09)

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 maintain electrotechnical systems and equipment in accordance with approved industry practices, statutory and non-statutory regulations:

  • The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
  • The current edition of BS 7671 Wiring Regulations
  • Health & Safety Act (1974)
  • Building Regulations (2000)

Learning outcomes 

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

  1. Confirm safety of system prior to completion of maintenance in accordance with statutory and non statutory regulations
  2. Apply procedures to locate electrical systems and equipment to be maintained
  3. Apply procedures to select and use appropriate tools, equipment and materials for maintenance work activities
  4. Apply procedures to complete maintenance procedures on electrical systems and equipment
  5. Liaise with relevant persons regarding the completion of maintenance activities.

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 six of the nine knowledge units of the NVQ 2357 Electrical Maintenance. 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. You will also need to complete units 322 and 323 plus all of the performance units.

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 321, 322 and 323.

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).

Unit 606: Understanding the principles, practices & legislation for the termination & connection of conductors, cables & cords in electrical systems (ELTK05).

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).

Unit 321: Understanding the practices and procedures for overseeing and organising the work environment (electrical maintenance) (ELTK 03a)

Unit 322: Understanding the practices and procedures for planning and preparing to maintain electrotechnical systems and equipment (ELTK 09a)

Unit 323: Understanding the practices and procedures for maintaining electrotechnical systems and equipment (ELTK 09)

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