Do you have ambition to get ahead and move beyond the Level 3 industry baseline? Perhaps you have missed out on a career promotion or a better paid job opportunity because other applicants possessed better technical qualifications. For some, stepping up to a Level 4 qualification is about personal achievement and proving that they have got what it takes, after-all.
Whatever the reason, there is no doubt that being better qualified usually equates to better career opportunities, choices and earning potential.
Going forward the UK electrical contracting industry needs more “go to people” who can back up their technical competencies with accredited qualifications. Working towards a Level 4 accreditation is the next logical step for those on the continuous professional development road.
The course is delivered online and is theory based, providing the underpinning knowledge over 6 days [2 separate online sessions, followed by one to one assignment building]. For the dates please refer to the course plan above. One to one assignment building time will then be arranged in the following weeks.
To complete the training, you will need to have either a PC or laptop with a webcam and be able to download GoToTraining software prior to the course commencing. Step by step guidance on how to access the training will be provided to you. You can read more about our live online courses and Covid safe assessment centre here.
You will need to have a copy of the required books for the course. Please note, we will provide a clean copies of the books for the exam which is undertaken at our City & Guilds Centre.
Who Should Attend?
This course is aimed at those who will have responsibility for designing, supervising, installing and testing electrical installations.
Before undertaking this qualification candidates should seriously consider undertaking the Level 3 Award in Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations and/or Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations as well as obtaining industry experience. It is also strongly recommended that candidates have achieved a certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS7671) qualifications where candidates have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the 17th edition in order to ensure they have every opportunity of achieving this qualification. If you are unsure of your suitability please contact us on 02825650750.
This 2396 course will provide you with the knowledge to design and erect an electrical installation, taking account of environmental influences, routing and suitability for purpose and as a Level 4 qualification is ideal progression for those who have responsibility for design and supervision. Areas covered include
- Relevant statutory and non-statutory regulations
- Installation design and construction
- Selection of equipment
- Requirements for Initial Verification
- Factors affecting the choice of alternative energy sources
Guidance Note 1: Selection & Erection, 8th Edition ISBN 978-1785614453
BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition (blue) ISBN 978-1785611704
Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing, 8th Edition ISBN 978-1785614521
IET On-Site Guide (BS7671:2018, 7th Edition) ISBN 978-1785614422
Electrical Installation Design Guide: Calculations for Electricians and Designers, 4th Edition ISBN 978-1785614712
Exams and Assessments
3 hour open book written exam
Please note your first attempt at the exam is included in the price of this course. Any subsequent resits will incur a fee of £95. The exam dates are set by City & Guilds. The exams are held in the evening at 6.30pm and are open book, lasting for 3 hours. Photographic ID is required to allow you to access the exam centre.
Please note: Awarding Bodies allow the examination centre to make their own choice on the exam book policy. ETT adopts a clean book policy for all online examinations. This means that candidates cannot bring their own books into the exam room, ETT will provide all candidates with a clean book for the duration of their exam.
40 hour Assignment
Submission dates are final, no extensions are available. The assignment must be submitted in hard copy to the ETT office. If you fail any section of the assignment, it will be returned to you with feedback. You will be asked to amend the assignment and then send back to ETT for re-marking. Please note an additional marking fee will be incurred of £150 for remarking.