Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment City & Guilds Level 3 (2377-77)
Learn how to test portable electrical appliances with a qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing. Aimed at practicing electricians this qualification will help and progress individuals within the Electrotechnical industry.
A qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing is for practising electricians who want to progress in their career or move on to further study.
What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
During your study you will, learn, develop and practise the skills required to inspect and test items of electrical equipment in line with the latest edition of the Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.
The certificate comprises of one core unit. For full details, download the qualification handbook from the additional documents section.
What Careers Can This Lead To?
A qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Training can help you in your work as a qualified electrician. This certification is recognised across many industries, including:
- Building and construction
These qualifications can lead directly into employment, offering learners the chance to develop their skills and knowledge to a high standard recognised by the industry.
Who is the qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at those with responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment and for those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment. It allows those with the responsibility for the testing and inspection of electrical equipment to gain a qualification suitable to their job role.
What does the qualification cover?
The qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required to inspect and test items of electrical equipment in line with the latest edition of the Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. If you already work as an electrician it will add another string to your bow and can help you move up in the industry.
We take limited number of students each year on this programme. Candidates which have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualification successfully are considered for the course. It is expected that candidates attempting the qualification should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity in order to satisfactorily complete the qualification.
Candidates who are holders of an ECS card, JIB electrician grade card, or have successfully completed an NVQ based electrotechnical apprenticeship or technical certificate to Level 3, should be familiar with the electrical systems and hazards electricity can bring.
Without evidence of formal qualifications, candidates must be able to demonstrate adequate prior knowledge and expertise to ensure they have the potential to successfully gain the ability to undertake electrical inspection and testing in a competent manner for the inspection and testing qualification.
Centre DOES NOT accept registrations for candidates under 18 as these qualifications are not approved for under 18s.
Summary of assessment methods
- successfully complete the online multiple-choice knowledge test (2377-701)
- successfully complete the practical assignment (2377-702)
Online knowledge test
The online multiple-choice test is available on demand. For further information booking the tests please contact us.
The practical assignment covers Learning Outcome 8 of Unit 701/702.
The assignment contains three tasks:
Task 1 inspect and test an item of Class I equipment.
Task 2 inspect and test an item of Class II equipment (Class II incorporating unearthed metal, Class II without unearthed metal or Class II FE).
Task 3 complete appropriate documentation.
The online knowledge test is graded pass or fail and the practical assignment is graded pass or fail. Candidates must achieve a pass for both components 701 and 702 to achieve the qualification.
The way the knowledge is covered is laid out in the table below:
Assessment type: Online multiple choice test
Assessment Conditions: Open book and invigilated
Grade boundaries: The pass mark is set at 80%