Key facts at a glance
Full Course Title: Level 3 NVQ in Electrotechnical Services
This Electrical NVQ is a support, mentoring and assessment programme to help you gain this electrician’s qualification.
If you require electrical training then we can provide you with the Level 2 & 3 Diploma Course.
Entry Requirements / Who’s it for?
Didn’t finish either your Electrical NVQ or Apprenticeship at College? Working as a sparks for years but without the full qualification? Have you taken the 2330 levels 2 & 3 but not yet progressed to finishing your full qualification? We can help you!
Trade Skills 4U will need to assess you before starting this qualification to ensure that you have the relevant experience and qualifications. If you think this course is for you we would always recommend calling us on 01293 529777 to find out if you are eligible.
The entry requirements for this qualification are:
Candidates should have been working in the electrical industry for the last 2 years or already hold a level 3 electrical qualification.
It is also vitally important that you are in the right role that can supply you with the breadth of work required to build up your portfolio for assessment.
If you do not meet the above requirements you may wish to consider our City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 & 3 Diploma which covers training and the NVQ elements together.
Why Take this Electricians NVQ?
There is currently an opportunity for those with the right experience and qualifications to become a fully qualified electrician by simply completing the NVQ assessments alone. However the window of opportunity is coming to a close as the at the end of 2013. For those with solid experience or the right qualifications completing this Electricians NVQ now will save much time and money.
How is the NVQ structured?
Once you have completed our initial assessment to ensure you meet the criteria for this qualification you will be assigned an assessor who will support you through the NVQ process right up to your final assessments. They will help you understand:
How to build your portfolio
What range of evidence needs to be gathered to meet the criteria of the qualification
What assessors are looking for so you can demonstrate full professional competence
Different types of assessment methods include:
In depth probing professional discussion
Included in the cost of this NVQ are on site assessments. In most cases 3 well planned and structured assessments are enough for an assessor to ensure that you have covered each of the required units successfully.
Assessments will take place at pre-agreed times to determine your progress and competence against the national standards.
Electricians NVQ units
There are 8 units covered by the Electricians NVQ:
Ensure safe site working
Diagnose and correct faults in electrotechnical systems and equipment
Provide technical and functional information to relevant people about electrotechnical systems and equipment
Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
Prepare to install electrical wiring systems, wiring enclosures and equipment
Install electrical wiring systems, wiring enclosures and equipment
Connect wiring systems and equipment using safe and approved methods
Inspect, test and commission an electrical installation
Text Books Required:
Exams & Qualifications
As stated above the Electrician NVQ covers assessments of your portfolio and onsite visits.
On completion you will receive a formal Level 3 NVQ certificate from EAL.