L3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems & Equipment – (1605)


Posted on 08.04.2017

Overview

This qualification is a National Vocational qualification (NVQ). It involves the skills and knowledge needed to do the job, ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems. NVQs are based on national occupational standards, which the learner must meet to be competent in a particular task. The achievement of NVQs will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it will develop their skills and potential. This qualification requires occupational evidence.

Who is this qualification for

What does this qualification cover

The skills and knowledge required to install electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment. The qualification is made up of knowledge units and performance units. The units cover a wide range of topics including health and safety, environmental technology systems, overseeing and organising the work environment, planning, preparing and installing electrical systems and equipment, terminating and connecting conductors, cables and flexible cords, inspecting, testing, commissioning and fault diagnosis and correction. Integral to this qualification is the Electrotechnical Occupational Competence Unit which is assessed by the AM2. The units are listed later in this document. The learner must complete 17 mandatory units to achieve the Level 3 diploma and achieve 104 credits. This diploma has 726 guided learning hours and has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 1044 hours – which is the notational time required by the learner to complete the qualification

Accreditation and Industry Support for this Qualification

This qualification:

Course Content

The qualification will be obtained by the learner once they have completed the mandatory units and one of the pathways relevant to their occupational role

Knowledge Units: All units must be completed:

Understanding health and safety legislation, practices and procedures (installing and maintaining electrotechnical systems and equipment)

Understanding environmental legislation, working practices and the principles of environmental technology systems

Understanding the practices and procedures for overseeing and organising the work environment (electrical installation)

Understanding the practices and procedures

for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in buildings, structures and the environment

Understanding the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment

Understanding the principles, practices and legislation for the termination and connection of conductors, cables and cords in electrical systems

Understanding the principles, practices and

legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment

Understanding the principles, practices and legislation for diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment

Understanding the electrical principles associated with the design, building, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems

Performance Units: All units must be completed:

Applying health and safety legislation and working practices (installing and maintaining electrotechnical systems and equipment)

Applying environmental legislation, working practices and the principles of environmental technology systems

Overseeing and organising the work environment (electrical installation)

Planning, preparing and installing wiring systems and associated equipment in buildings, structures and the environment

Terminating and connecting conductors and cables in electrical systems

Inspecting, testing, commissioning and certifying electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment

Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment

Electrotechnical Occupational Competence

Pre-Requisites

Learners must be of a minimum age of 16 years old.

Exam and Assessment 

The assessment of this qualification involves the following aspects:

Learners must pass all the assessments to achieve the qualification. The learner must complete the relevant knowledge units prior to the performance units. The Electrotechnical Occupational Competence Unit is the final unit to be undertaken in this L3 Diploma.

However, for the following units:

These are separate on-screen examinations, for each unit which assess the knowledge unit’s learning outcomes and assessment criteria. The learner will be assessed using various question types. (Note that there are centre marked assignments in addition to these tests; please refer to Section 6.2 of the scheme of works).

A non-programmable calculator is required for all exams and theory assessments.

 

Booking your Course

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