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    2391-52 practical exam help

    hey everyone, Wondering if anyone has done there 2391-52 practical exam lately i have mine this week just wondering a few things. Rcd tests if i have a lighting circuit protected by a 61009 rcbo which point should the test be carried out at the distribution board or the accessory its self as i...
  2. L

    I have finished my L2 & 3 2365, now in need of practical experience?

    Attempting to become an electrician as a change of career. I have now completed 2365 lvl2 and lvl3 installation and inspection. I'm in need of some practical experience and maybe a job opportunity. Based in Birmingham, UK. Any advice?
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    Advice for practical test (Western Power)

    Hi, was wondering if anyone could offer advice for an apprentice practical test coming up with Western Power, I passed the first stage (Knowledge). ?Have been told it will also involve climbing electricity poles, I am still in first year so have no qualifications yet? Thanks
  4. gazdkw82

    2391-52 practical assessment prep

    I have my practical assessment for 2392-52 tomorrow. I've passed everything so far and only have this to do. It's 3 hour assessment which includes, initial verification on 3 circuits (three phase), periodic inspection and test of 3 circuits (single phase) and fault finding. I'm just trying to...
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    2391-52 practical assessment - testing sequence

    Hi guys, i have my 2391-52 practical assessment tomorrow and my assessor has said we have to perform the tests in sequence as stated in gn3 - 2.6.4 Few questions i have are: Once i complete safe isolation procedure and remove cover first up is continuity of protective conductors, surely it's a...
  6. MartJ90

    Struggling to get practical Experience

    Hi guys! I've been on this forum before under the name BarryJ90 however I lost access to my old email address so I've had to sign up again! Anyhow I'm posting as I'm looking for advice. My dad is a spark however due to an injury he has had to put work on hold for a bit. Due to this I am...
  7. S

    Practical experience; any ideas?

    Hi; I've just started studying to become an electrician. Although I am offered 6 weeks worth of practical experience, I'm wondering how I can get more experience while I'm studying. Prefably paid experience. I'm not studying through a college but through a company called train4jobs. Any ideas?
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    I'm willing to work for free to gain practical experience ( electrician mate)

    I'm an African I moved to UK a few years ago and currently I live in London. I'm planning in the future to return to Africa as electrical engineer. I have been doing home studies, city and guild electrical and I have finished the 2365 level 2 and now I'm studying level 3. I'm planning to use...
  9. Vortigern

    I am not a tool tart just a practical person!

    I must say that these are brilliant! Cable stripper, reamer, cutter (very good) pliers, crimper. So up a ladder this one tool can do most operations for terminating cables and a few handy things besides that. I thought bit expensive but... I am not a tool tart though. I was shown these and...
  10. M

    Converting from IT Techie to Sparky - need some practical experience

    Having worked in the IT industry, I'm now looking to convert to a domestic Electrician. I have completed a basic electricians course and did my 17th Edition recently, but realise I need practical on the job experience as an Electricians Mate. I have been using a screwdriver since I was about 5...
  11. CDB

    94/95 Practical Assessments

    Hi everyone, I have my 94/95 practical assessment on Tuesday and am a little confused about the sequence of tests. Basically I don't want to screw it up just because I do them in the order that they are not looking for. The 94 element I'm pretty happy with - - Assessment of...
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    Compex course

    Hi guys, I have my compex course booked next week, I have heard that it is very intense, can anyone give me some guidance with regards to the practical and theory exams. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks in advance Chris
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    Home Test Rig for Domestic Installer. Apols in advance for the length of this one...

    As I lack practical experience and recently failed to impress NICEIC into Registering me, I thought I could build my own test rig then test the hell out of it and try to develop fault-finding skills before paying for another assessment. My rig is deliberately non-logical - eg I have a switch on...
  14. codger

    2392 Past Multiple Choice Exam Papers?

    Hello. Been asked to run a 2392 for a local company. Was wondering if anybody had any multiple choice questions they can expect in their exam, and/or some sample questions? It's at Level 2 so hoping it's not so tricky. Thanks in advance.
  15. Lou

    Testing Electrical Installations A practical guide for electricians

    This is an extremely detailed account of how to carry out practical testing to BS7671, This book is suitable for students studying C&G 2330, 2381, 2391, 2400, NVQ level II, III and domestic installer level 2 courses. Key topics are; Continuity of circuit protective conductors. Continuity of main...
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    Trades Gateway

    Hello all, I have a Couple questions. 1:) Has anyone completed ANY practical training with Trades Gateway? 2:) Has ANYONE completed a course with them and if so how long did it take? I am asking as I am now on module 24 out of 40 and have not been offered any practical training and upon...
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    2394 and 2395

    I'm looking at doing the 2394 and 2395. I have been quoted £770 + vat by my local training centre where i did my apprenticeship which seems about an average price. I am a fairly quick learner but don't have much experience in testing, inspecting and certificating. Is this as essential as a...
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    Starting my 2365 at able skills, what are there courses like

    Hi all, I'm booking my 2365 tomorrow with ableskills, I was just wondering have any of you done it there? Will I get all the proper certification that you'd get at collage. I only ask as I have seen on watchdog etc in the past that people have spent thousands on qualifications that aren't worth...
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    CompEx training help

    Hi guys , my company have recently paid for me to go on a CompEx coarse so that I can complete electrical works in potentially explosive locations. As always I would like to get a heads up and get as much information on the coarse as possible before I attend. I would like to know if any of you...
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    Hello , this may have been asked before but have not stumbled upon it yet. I am studying electrical installations 2365 and wondered when i have completed nvq level 3 am i then an electrician . my tutor says yes " on paper " but when i check the course online it says succesful completion of level...
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