The purpose of the AM2 is to ensure all qualified electricians achieve a single standard that has been agreed by the employers in the industry as meeting their needs from qualified personnel. The content, structure and marking of the assessment is designed to evidence that a candidate has gained all the relevant safety critical competencies during their training process. AM2 provides a reliable and trusted guarantee of safe, high quality workmanship for the electrotechnical industry and is highly valued by employers, who regard it as evidence of competence for an electrician.What Youll Learn
The AM2 test is appropriate to:
- Apprentices approaching the end of their training for the JIB Apprentice Training Scheme and the Electrical Installation Modern Apprenticeship.
- Others wishing to accredit practical experience.
The test is an industry recognised trade test that is controlled by the National Electrotechnical Training (NET) Organisation in conjunction with the Joint Industry Board (JIB) and Summit Skills who are currently the Sector Skills Council for the Electrotechnical Industry.
AM2 is a practical assessment with a short online component, taken over 16.5 hours (2.5 days).
During this time candidates undertake a series of timed tasks in specially equipped booths containing typical electrical installation wiring systems. The exercises include installation, inspection and testing and fault-finding and the work must comply with the current IEE Wiring Regulations and be carried out in line with Health & Safety best practice.Full details of the AM2 test, pre-requisites and any refresher training can be found at our AM2 website. How Youll Learn
Candidates will be expected to install, terminate, connect, inspect, test, commission and diagnose faults in accordance with the installation specification provided by the assessor and in accordance with the relevant statutory and non-statutory regulations on the following:
- Lighting and power circuits
- A three-phase distribution board and sub circuit
- A central heating/sustainable energy system
- A safety services circuit and device
- A data cabling system
If you are at the stage in your Electrical career to be undertaking AM2, it is likely that the only qualifications that you may not have are Inspection and Testing or NVQ level 3.Additional Info
Full details of the AM2 test, pre-requisites and any refresher training can be found at our AM2 website.Duration & Cost
This is a 3 day assessment. The cost is £786.00 including vat. A £300 deposit will secure a booking and the balance can be paid on the start date.
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