Getting Started as a Part P Registered Domestic Installer or a Joint Industry Board Graded Electrician
INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW RULES REQUIRED FOR QUALIFIED SUPERVISORS IN THE ELECTRICAL INDUSTRY
The Electrotechnical Assessment Specification Management Committee (EAS) have published the revised rules for Qualified Supervisors with effect from 1st September 2021. Please see the information below.
The FULL scheme document can be viewed HERE:-
NEW ENTRANTS - QUALIFICATION ROUTE INTO THE DOMESTIC ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION FIELD VIA REGISTRATION AS A PART P SELF CERTIFICATED DOMESTIC INSTALLER THROUGH A CPS OPERATOR:-
Those with 2 years prior practical experience and can demonstate they have the competency addressed through the learning outcomes of the pre requisitie qualifications listed below are enroll of the LCL Awards Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing & Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings in order to fully meet the qualifcation route one in Table 4B of the Electrotechnical Assessment Scheme for Qualified Supervisor entry onto a Competent Persons Scheme Operator Scheme after their assessment.
New entrant learners will need to follow the following qualifcations prior to acceptance onto our Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing & Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings :-
Whilst the qualification does not have any formal pre-requisites a formal skills scan will be undertaken at the centre with a qualified assessor prior to enrollment/acceptance to ensure educationally and morally that the learner is on the right pathway for the stated goals recorded and destination along with their being a realistic chance of success first time!
Learners without substantial practical experience of domestic electrical installation and the equivalent learning outcomes covered in these fundamental qualifications taught at our centre listed below will be advised to undertake these prior to enrolling on the course:-
1. Basic Electrical Circuits - Practical Training in Domestic Electrical Installation
2. LCL Awards Level 2 in Electrical Awareness in Social Housing & Residential Dwellings
3. LCL Awards Safe Electrical Isolation Procedure Training Course
4. LCL Awards Domestic Installers Part P Course
5. City & Guilds 2393-10 Level 3 Certificate in the Building Regulations for Electrical Installations in Dwellings
6. City & Guilds 2382-20 18th Edition including Amendment No.2 Full Six Day Programme
7. City & Guilds 2392-10 Level 2 Certificate in Fundamental Inspection, Testing & Initial Verification
Those without any practical experience of Domestic Electrical Installation work our strongly advised to both gain the hands on practical experience necessary to meet the CPS operators requirements (see CPS links for their own criteria) and consider our fundamental Basic Electrical Circuits - Practical Training in Electrical Installation course to provide you with an initial grounding first.
Detailed information regarding Part P scheme operators assessment criteria and the application process can be gained the following the associated links to their websites below:-
NEW ENTRANTS - QUALIFICATION ROUTE FOR REGISTRATION AS AN 'ELECTRICIAN GRADE' WITHIN THE CRITERIA ISSUED BY THE JOINT INDUSTRY BOARD - FOR ADULTS NOT CURRENTLY EMPLOYED WITHIN THE INDUSTRY AND STARTING FROM SCRATCH!
Adults (16+) who are NOT currently employed within the industry and wish to embark on the most comprehensive 'Electrician's Course' suitable for candidates without any previous skills, experience or qualifications in the commercial or industrial sectors are advised to undertake the NEWCity and Guilds 2365-02 Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures). Progression is required after completion onto the City & Guilds 2365-03 Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures). It is IMPORTANT that candidates are aware that after BOTH levels of the 2365 programme have been completed and before you can be graded as an 'Electrician' under the Joint Industry Board rules further units are required from the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology 2357 (Both Knowledge and Onsite Performance Units/AM2). A City and Guilds Learner Declaration will be required on induction confirming that ALL candidates are fully aware of the industry requirements to become graded as 'Electricians'.
Further information regrading JIB grading of Electrcians can be viewed here