COSTS

COSTS

Weekday Full Assessment cost = £700

Weekend Full Assessment cost = £ 900

Resit costs:
Section A = £350
Section A1 = £100
Section B = £160
Section C = £160
Section C1 = £100
Section D = £100
Marking Fee = £40

What is the AM2?

What is the AM2?

AM2 or the Achievement Measurement 2 is a practical performance skill test administered by the National Electrotechnical Training (NET). You must take the AM2 test if you are:

• Applying for a JIB gold card
• An Apprentice finishing your JIB Apprentice Training Scheme
• Finishing an Electrical Installation Apprenticeship
• An oversees qualified electrician (from Poland or Hungary for example) who needs approval in order to gain the JIB card as an electrician
• From January 2011 the AM2 requirements have changed, which means that all candidates must take the exam according to the new program.

 

Candidate requirements
The AM2 is designed for individuals who wish to work as electricians or as maintenance electricians. By taking the new AM2 exam you will demonstrate that you have a level of competence expected by the industry in the following key occupational areas:
• The interpretation of specifications, drawings and diagrams,
• Risk assessments and also Health and Safety,
• Safe isolation,
• Planning and preparing to install, terminate and connect identified wiring systems,
• Inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations,
• Fault diagnosis and fault correction,
• The understanding and application of industry recognised procedures, working practices and the requirements of statutory and non-statutory regulations.

You will be required to work on:
• Lighting and power circuits,
• A three-phase distribution board and sub-circuit,
• A central heating/sustainable energy system,
• A safety services circuit and device,
• A data cabling system.

 

The AM2 Exam
The assessment is split into these sections:
Section A1 – Risk assessment and safe isolation – Time to complete: 1 hour
Section A – Composite installation – Time to complete: 8 h 30 min
Section B – Inspection, Testing and Certification – Time to complete: 3 h 30 min
Section C – Fault Diagnosis – Time to complete: 2 hours
Section C1 – safe working practices – 30 minutes
Section D – On-line exam – Time to complete: 1 hour

All the sections must be completed within the specified target times and according to the requirements of the current IEE Wiring Regulations (BS7671). You will be required to work on standard AM2 test units using drawings, circuit diagrams and written instructions. You will be permitted to refer to the current edition of the IET Wiring Regulations, IET On-Site Guide and to the IET Guidance Note no.3 Inspection and Testing.