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  1. DannyJS

    Quick intro...

    Hi All, Quick intro as i've read a lot from a distance but now I am looking to get involved, ask questions and get some advice. Thanks everyone up to this point :thumbsup: I am 33 in Greater Manchester area, completed C&G 2365 L2 & 3 at Trafford college a couple of years ago, recently updated...
  2. E

    Electrical Level 3 help!

    I have come across this question that has stumped me. Could anyone offer me and advice regarding the question. Thanks! What are the sources of technical and functional information?
  3. W

    Is this a worthy nvq level 3 course?

    Electrotechnical NVQ Level 3 Qualification EAL 501/1605/8. I am looking at taking this course with Options Kills to get my foot in the industry It seems that it is recognised by the JOB but I am just wondering what value does this qualification hold in the industry...
  4. S

    Nvq L3 book?

    Hi, I’ve been working as an electricians mate doing bms for almost 9 years and I’m currently trying to obtain my gold card through the mature candidate assessment (grandfather rights) I’m currently going through the assessment of knowledge questions and I’m getting a bit stuck on some...
  5. A

    Will soon be starting my NVQ advice required

    Evening all, I will be starting my NVQ in the new year through my new employer. I was hoping someone might be able to suggest any advance reading/swatting, That I could get started with over the Christmas period to get a little better prepared. Also what are peoples experiences with time to...
  6. Gary Tollison

    AM2 assessment and NVQ

    Greetings :) Had my AM2 assessment last week. Passed, 98%! Relieved to have it in the bag! Managed the install with 45 mins to spare! Other practical assessments went well. Although the paperwork for inspection and testing took ages! NVQ is next. I’m unsure as to what to expect with the NVQ...
  7. M

    Level 3 NVQ 2356-99

    Hey guys and girls I've recently been enrolled onto the mature candidate assessment route and have got my NVQ pack. I've gone through a few questions and the only thing I'm really struggling with is the wording of the questions as my English skills arnet the best. I have struggled with this for...
  8. Davehaywire


    hi i have a few questions regarding nvq level 3 cant get my head around some questions anyone know of a helpful website to help me understand the question a bit easier thanks
  9. H

    how many containment systems do you need to include in an NVQ 2357?

    Good evening, I am currently completing an NVQ 2357, I am doing this as an adult learner and I work in the trade. I am wondering for the NVQ how many different types of containment I need to give examples working with. I have examples of dado trunking, pvc conduit etc but lack industrial...
  10. H

    NVQ Electrotechnical Level 3 (Maintenance) evidence writing query

    Hi there, I am on my last year of my apprenticeship and have started the nvq part. Long story short I want to start writing up my evidence of work (with provided pictures of me carrying out the work), however I can't figure out a structure to follow to write out a job. If anyone is currently...
  11. Steve93

    NVQ HELP!!

    right guys... I've enrolled in my NVQ I think was in march 2018. I am booking am2 but been informed it could be way past March 2020 at my local area! now will this effect my NVQ as I believe I have a 2 year limit on the course? im close to finishing my portfolio just am2 timing. any help...
  12. P

    Electrician Hi, i am an electrical improver with 8 years on site expereince and currently doing my nvq. I am looking for work in or around the birmingham area.

    Hi, i am an electrical improver with 8 years on site expereince and currently doing my nvq. I am looking for work in or around the birmingham area.
  13. M


    Hi, New to the forums. Bit of background: I'm in my 40's and I've recently been made redundant after working in a service industry job for years. Bit of a blessing as the gloss had worn off a while ago. To keep busy while job hunting I've spent some of my time working with a local builder who...
  14. D

    NVQ3 2357 books

    I am just starting my NVQ3 2357. Can anybody recommend any good books that complement this course. Thanks for your help.
  15. Part 7 of Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws final part | Theory for Electricians and Trainees

    Part 7 of Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws final part | Theory for Electricians and Trainees

    The final part in the series of Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws. We recommend watching the previous parts before this one.
  16. Part 6 Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws | Electrical Knowledge

    Part 6 Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws | Electrical Knowledge

    Part 6 of the Kirchhoffs Laws video series. Continue learning how to solve circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws. Electricians, Trainees and students should give the series a watch.
  17. Part 5 - Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws - Electrical Theory Video Lessons

    Part 5 - Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws - Electrical Theory Video Lessons

    Part 5 in the series of Kirchhoffs Laws electrical theory videos. Continue learning how to solve circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws
  18. Part 1 - Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws | Electrical Training Videos

    Part 1 - Solving Circuits with Kirchhoffs Laws | Electrical Training Videos

    Part one of an informative video lesson on solving circuits with Kirchoffs Laws. Electricians and Electrical Students and Trainees may find this video useful.
  19. Lesson in Kirchhoffs Voltage Law | Explaining Kirchoffs Voltage Law

    Lesson in Kirchhoffs Voltage Law | Explaining Kirchoffs Voltage Law

    Electricians and Electrical trainees should find this video overview of Kirchoffs Voltage Law informative. Electrical students on courses should watch this video on Kirchoffs Voltage Law
  20. Electrical Circuit Components Overview

    Electrical Circuit Components Overview

    Easy to understand video lesson in Electrical Circuit Components. Provides a good overview of components including the resistor, capacitor, inductor, transistor, diode and transformer. A good source of information for Electrical Trainees on NVQs and other courses.
  21. G

    NVQ level 3 - model answers for level 3 electrotechnical services

    Just wondering does anyone have the model answers for level 3 electrotechnical services. Struggling to understand the wording of questions
  22. Lou

    Trainee NVQ 3 Electrical and AM2 Training Online

    NVQ 3 Electrical and AM2 Training Online with XS Training Ltd XS Training Ltd deliver this online and throughout the UK and we are the UK’s number one online training provider for the NVQ 3 Electrical Installation NVQ Level 3 Electrical Training Courses Online | XS Training -...
  23. C

    NVQ level 3 in engineering electrical maintenance

    Hi hi just looking for some advice I've just completed my nvq level 3 diploma in engineering electrical maintenance silly question but does that make me a maintenance electrician ?? And what can people recommend and me do do to further my career in electrical cheers
  24. Z

    Trainee Has anyone joined a student membership scheme?

    I was wondering if anyone has joined a student membership program for networking and study support such as NICEIC? Does being a member provide you with much help with NVQ training? And do they help you to get a job with a company, or is it just for self employed electricians? Thanks, Zane
  25. J

    2391 before completing my NVQ L3?

    Hiya fella's, I have almost completed my NVQ L3 (with the final 10% completed via employment) and I have been working as a sparks mate for the last 3 months on-site. I have so far gained experience in emergency lighting, most containment, installing industrial safe isolation boards (with them...
  26. Zdb

    NVQ sample portfolio

    I came across this on an electrical group which might be of use to anyone starting or doing the NVQ3.
  27. S


    Hi guys, So I completed my level 2 & 3 Diploma last September and have been working as an industrial mate since. I’m now starting my NVQ and I’m not sure of how to go about it. I’m doing EAL and apparently I have to do 2 big job, but I just don’t know as a mate how I’m going to be given the...
  28. DeanoRN

    NVQ level 3--Gold card...

    Hello all just wondering if anyone has good training establishment in the midlands to take my NVQ to get my gold card at a reasonable price i have rang up one place and they want £248 a month for 10 months, seems a a bit steep but that includes the AM2. cheers
  29. A

    NVQ Level 3 unit 15 and 38 Exam papers/questions.

    Hi, I'm currently doing my NVQ level 3 and would like to practise with old mock exam papers/questions Does anyone know of any sites with them on or pheraps have some they could send via Email. My Exams are the start of next month and I would like to get as many mock papers done as possible...
  30. S

    NVQ level 3 knowledge units questions

    Hi to evryone, I am starting NVQ level 3 with quickstep and I am wondering if anyone would like to help me with all those knowledge units questions? Not for free of course. Thx
  31. K

    NVQ provider. Been let down by current provider

    Hi Can anyone recommend a company that I can take my NVQ with? I have been working on site the last 3 years and need to get it done asap. Thanks
  32. J

    NVQ Assessments on 'site'.

    Good mornin' people, I've been told that my NVQ assessments have to be completed on site. My question is; Do these assessments have to be completed on a construction, commercial, industrial, site? Or can they be completed while doing works in a domestic property/house? Do I need to be...
  33. M

    Newbie course nvqlvl2 or city and guilds??

    Hi everyone, I'm looking in to start of domestic electrician course, i have rang up few places including college and came across courses with cuity and guilds and separetly nvq lvl 2 . Wich one is the one to go for? Im in full employement (self employed hgv) and need to be at work to cope with...
  34. C

    Which maintenance NVQ should I do 2356 or 2357?

    Hi All I am looking for some advise as to which NVQ I should complete. I have just completed the L2 & L3 2365 and am now hoping to go on to complete the L3 NVQ. I have been working as a maintenance technician for the past 8 years in automated airport baggage systems with a mechanical bias and...
  35. B

    Trainee City and Guilds 2357 NVQ conversion

    Hi all, I have my 2365-03 and the company I work for would like to put me through the 2357 NVQ conversion. I am a project manager for said company and we are mostly a data company wanting to grow the electrical side. I am at the centre of this growth having recently completed my 2396 level 4...
  36. J

    Trainee NVQ HELP struggling to find a layout

    Hi iam in the last year of my college and there’s a big push to get finished and qualified only problem is we haven’t had any tutors for over a year and nobody has started their portfolio. Is there anyone with a finished one or have some helpful information of how to complete it in as little...
  37. H

    5 years Experience. Working on my NVQ but need help

    Hello. My names ryan been doing electrics now for about 5 years. Put myself through college. Got level 2 and 3 under my belt and currently on my NVQ. However I’m struggling to determine what photos I actually need. I’m doing it with xs training. They have gave me resources but not clear at...
  38. A

    HELP with NVQ level 3

    Hi I hope someone could help. I’m currently going through my NVQ and I’m doing my last unit 318. Just struggling with this unit and the questions. 3.1 onwards. Is there anyone else who might be going through this or someone who might be able to help? Thanks
  39. D

    NVQ3 unit 312 help needed

    hi all, I’m doing my logbook I’m stuck on unit 312, i need some pictures etc for the environmental unit. Does anyone have this document completed which they could send so i can get some guidance? Or any help is appreciated, thanks
  40. Marc Lajevardi

    Trainee About 3 years ago I finished college doing my level 3 NVQ electrical...

    I didn't fail any exams or anything but when I've looked over my certs I can't see my 17th edition. Does anyone know if I would have got this in with the 2 years I done at college or is it seperate? I've tried calling the college numerous times but it just keeps ringing out. If anyone can give...
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