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Level 3 NVQ Approved Electrician Course is for those learners who wish to become a competent electrician and wish to pursue a career in the electrotechnical/building services sector and to apply for ECS GOLD CARD.
This Course Package will cover
- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment) (QCF) 501/1605/8
- Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 (18th Edition) Wiring Regulations
- Level 3 Award in Combined Initial Verification & Condition Reporting EAL= (603/2625/6) or City & Guilds = 2391-52]
Course Booking Fee: £ 720,00 (for available dates please contact us).
Remaining Balance of £3600.00 payable as per agreed terms.
Total Course Fee: £4320.00
The following course reading material is required;
- IET On-Site Guide BS 7671:2018+A2:2022
- IET Electricians Guide to the Building Regulations (BS7671:2018+A2:2022)
- IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition, BS7671:2018+A2:2022
- IET Guidance Note 3 Inspection & Testing (BS7671:2018+A2:2022)
Price shown is discounted price and apply only for early bookings, please contact us for further details.
Please note that the rules are changed from 1st September 2021, if you want to join the Part P Competent Person Scheme (such as NICEIC, NAPIT etc) as a Qualified Supervisor and persons carrying out electrical installation and testing in Dwellings you need minimum qualifications along with two years' experience. The new requirements for joining a CPS, whether NICEIC or NAPIT, are detailed in the EAS Qualification Guide December 2021, which you can read for further detail.
Part 1: Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment) (QCF) 501/1605/8 in centre theory and practical
This qualification is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) and is part of the apprenticeship framework developed by Summit Skills. NVQs encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace and develop their skills and potential. It is recognised by the Joint Industry Board (JIB) for grading to apply for an ECS Installation Electrician Gold Card. This qualification requires occupational evidence.
The knowledge units are typically Centre delivered though workshop practical, and classroom study. The performance units require evidence from the workplace. The Diploma also requires the completion of Electrotechnical Occupational Competence Unit (AM2 end point assessment). AM2 assessment is independently assessed by NET (please note that the AM2 assessment fee is not included in your course fee.
Part 2: Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 (18th Edition) Wiring Regulations
This qualification is for learners who involved in the electro technical sector such as electricians, designers, inspectors who wish to update their knowledge to the IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition and wish to gain a nationally recognised qualification at Level 3, to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the latest wiring regulations.
- The qualification covers the full content of BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition.
- The Regulations apply to the design, erection and verification of electrical installations, and additions and alterations to existing installations.
Part 3: Level 3 Award in Combined Initial Verification & Condition Reporting
This qualification is for those electricians who wish to carry out the initial inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical installations AND periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations.
This Award gives the learner an understanding of the theory and practice of the initial verification, commissioning, certification and periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of both single and three phase electrical installations.
The qualification follows BS 7671 and the industry recognised IET Guidance Note 3, as well as the Electrical Safety Council’s Best Practice Guides.
The Award gives an opportunity for individuals to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and skills in the Initial verification and periodic inspection and testing of single and three phase low voltage electrical installations.
The assessment involves one on-screen open book exam (IET GN3) and practical assessments covering initial & periodic inspection and testing and commissioning of a three-phase rig.
This Course Covers:
- Basic Principles of Electricity
- Electric Supply Systems
- Earthing and Bonding
- Protective Devices
- Design and Installation of New Circuit Design
- Installation or Replacement of Consumer Units
- Light Circuits
- Ring Mains and Radial Circuit Design and Installation
- Installations in Special Locations
- Safe Isolation
- Understand and Apply Health and Safety legislation, practices and procedures 'Electrical Installations in Dwellings'
- Understand and apply environmental legislation, working practices and the principles of environmental technology systems associated with Electrical Installations in Dwellings
- Understand and apply the practices and procedures for overseeing and organising the work environment when installing electrical installations in dwellings
- Understanding and applying the principles, practices and procedures for the planning, preparation and selection of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in dwellings
- Understand and apply the practices and procedures for the installation and connection of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in dwellings
- Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning, approving and certification of electrical installations in dwellings
- Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrical installations in dwellings
- Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 (18th Edition) Wiring Regulations
- Requirements for Initial Verification, Initial Inspection, Safe Testing and Commissioning
- Periodic Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations
- Completion of Electrical Installation Certificate
- Completion of Electrical Installations Condition Report
- Minor Works Certificate Documentations according to BS7671:2018+A2:2022
- Practical workshop
Learners must be at least 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, learners must have the potential to achieve all aspects of the qualification. In particular, learners should be able to demonstrate that they have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required for the completion of the learning outcomes and the assessments.
Upon successful completion, the Candidate will receive Level 3 Certificates from EAL or City & Guild.