Will this qualification enable me to get my JIB Gold Card?
Yes, once you have achieved this qualification you will be eligible for your JIB Gold Card. You will need to provide ECS with copies of all of your qualifications and complete the ECS application form for JIB grading.
How much experience do I need to have to become eligible for the NVQ 2356-99?
The mature candidate assessment route is for operatives who have over five years experience as a a practicing electrician. If you do not have five years experience or do not meet the criteria for the mature candidate assessment route you can still complete the NVQ 2357 in Electrical Installation or Electrical Maintenance.
What qualifications must I have already achieved for the NVQ 2356-99?
I have more than five years experience but my qualifications from outside of the UK. Am I still eligible for the NVQ 2356-99?
Do I need to complete the AM2?
The AM2 is embedded within the NVQ 2356-99, therefore, all candidates completing this qualification will also need to successfully complete the AM2. We provide free support, advice and guidance on the AM2. Candidates can complete the AM2 at any time and can contact their local AM2 Centre here.
How long will it take me to complete the NVQ 3 Electrical Performance Units?
How many Remote Site Assessments will I have?
Candidates on the NVQ 2357 & NVQ 2346-03 will have a minimum of TWO remote site observations whilst the NVQ 2356-99 requires at least ONE remote observation.
How does the video conferencing system work?
How long does the assessment take?
This all depends on the job you are involved in and the evidence that is available. Typically, this can take around an hour and the evidence collected will contribute towards your NVQ. The assessment will be carefully planned with your assessor and we will encourage you to present as much evidence as possible to ensure you cover as much of the NVQ as possible during the assessment.