Management Requirements for the Maintenance of Electrical Equipment City & Guilds 2377-32 Level 3 Award
These qualifications are aimed at those with administrative responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment and for those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment. It also allows those with an administrative responsibility for the testing and inspection of electrical equipment to gain a qualification suitable to their job role.
This unit gives those with responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment an understanding of the practical application of their safety obligations.
They allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required to test portable electrical appliances with 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.
City & Guilds does not set entry requirements for these qualifications.
However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualifications successfully.
It is expected that candidates attempting either qualification should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity in order to satisfactorily complete these qualifications.
Level 3 Electrotechnical NVQ is the qualification that indicates to industry an individual is qualified. These qualifications are designed to provide expertise and focus on IEEs Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.
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 qualifications. Centres are
required to conduct a practical test to evaluate the candidates ability to undertake electrical inspection and testing in a competent manner for the inspection and testing qualifications.
There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification. It would
be expected that candidates have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience of electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade.
Candidate will need a copy of Code of Practice In-service Inspection and Testing of electrical Equipments.
Units of study:
- Unit 201 Management requirements for the maintenance of electrical equipment.
E-Volve online exam.
Successful candidates receive an industry-recognised Level 3 qualification from the awarding body City & Guilds.
Further study and career options
They allow candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:
- Level 3 Award in the Requirements Electrical Installations BS 7671 (2382)
- Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations (2394)
- Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (2395)
- Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396).
Lunch will be provided.