Who is it for?

Training Providers must register candidates on the correct assessment for the correct apprenticeship. These are:

  • AM2: for the Apprenticeship Framework, Level 3 NVQ or JIB Mature Candidate Assessment
  • AM2S: for the Apprenticeship Standard

The AM2S is only suitable for apprentices who are completing the City and Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical qualification (5357) – 601/6299/5 and the EAL Level 3 Electrotechnical qualification – 601/7345/2. Apprentices completing these qualifications must be registered for the AM2S.Apprentices who are enrolled on the Level 3 NVQ (2357) must be registered for the AM2 assessment.Training Providers must ensure that candidates are registered for the correct assessment. ETT do not have access to candidate registration details and cannot check, verify or confirm which assessment a candidate needs to undertake.

What do I have to do?

The AM2S Assessment is broken down into the sections below. During some of the practical sections, you’ll be watched by the assessor. This can seem intimidating so try to practice beforehand with a colleague watching you to get used to it.  We’ve shown the length of time allocated to complete each section but you’ll be given additional time to read the instructions and prepare before starting the test.  This is just an overview, so if you are close to taking your AM2S Assessment and want more detail, choose a heading below to explore a step by step guide to each section.


The best way to prepare for the AM2S is to use the resources available on the NET website:

A note about AM2S Prep Courses: NET do not support, endorse or recommend any AM2 or AM2S prep courses. Providing you have been able to complete your Checklist with confidence that you have the skills and knowledge needed for each area of the assessment, the resources provided above will be sufficient for you to prepare.

AM2S Section Details & Price

The recommended price for the AM2S assessments from 01 April 2021 – 31 March 2022 is £780.  Resit prices are below.

Section Re-sit fee 01/04/21 – 31/03/2022
A1, C, E £135
B, D £200
Sections A2-A6 1 section – £180

2 sections – £280

3 sections – £350

4 sections – £425

5 sections – £475