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 site diaries will I need to complete on the e-Portfolio?
How many Remote Site Assessments will I have?
You will receive up to EIGHT remote site observations. This is where we carry out an assessment of your competency in your place of work and record this evidence within our system. This evidence contributes towards the completion of your NVQ so the more evidence that is available during these remote site assessments, the less evidence you need to collect yourself.
On average we would advise a realistic target of between four to six months due to your outside commitments and working hours. Of course, if you have more time to give and the relevant evidence then this can be achieved much quicker – possibly in as little as four to six weeks with our Silver or Gold packages where your assessor will help build your portfolio for you.
It is entirely up to you how fast you complete this NVQ 3 in Electrical Installation due to the flexibility of completing this in the comfort of your own home.