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Level 3

AM2E Assessment


The extent of your AM2E Assessment will depend on if you already have gained an AM2 certificate in the past:
  • If you already have AM2: you will only need to take an AM2E supplementary unit -; find out more
  • If you do not hold AM2: you will need to take the full AM2E assessment -; read the information below.
The full AM2E is broken down into the sections below:

Section A1: Safe Isolation and Risk Assessment -; 45 mins

In this section, you need to demonstrate that you can carry out a safe isolation procedure in the correct sequence to ensure the safety of not only yourself but everyone else on site. You’;ll also undertake and document an assessment of any risks to safety that may be present.

Sections A2-A6: Composite Installation -; 10 hours

Following the diagrams and instructions you’;re given, you’;ll prepare, install, connect and terminate conductors at a TP&N Distribution Board and equipment outlets to industry standards. To complete this section, you must demonstrate occupational competence in accordance with statutory and non-statutory regulations and approved industry working practices.

Section B: Inspection, Testing and Certification -; 3.5 hours

During this section, you’;ll carry out a visual inspection of your installation and complete a series of tests following practices and procedures that take into account electrically sensitive equipment. You can change any part of your installation that you find is incorrect or not complete.

Section C: Safe Isolation of Circuits -; 30 mins

This second safe isolation test covers three specific scenarios: the replacement of single-phase equipment, three-phase equipment and the isolation of the distribution board.

Section D: Fault Diagnosis and Rectification -; 2 hours

From information provided, you will identify faults in a circuit. You’;ll need to record the type of fault and its specific location, then recommend how each fault could be corrected, including any works needed to prove the fault has been rectified.

Section E: Assessment of Applied Knowledge -; 1 hour

This is an on-line test consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions designed to assess your knowledge of the health and safety regulations, building regulations and BS 7671 -; so make sure you revise these.

From 1 April 2019, a 2-year time limit will be introduced for candidates to pass all required elements of an assessment. Individual sections that were passed will ‘expire’; after that time if the candidate has not successfully completed the remaining sections. A candidate can re-register but will be required to complete all sections


The AM2E is for experienced workers who are completing Experienced Worker Qualification (EWA).
The assessments can only be taken once you have gained the Experienced Worker Qualification -; you will have to supply proof of this qualification before you can book the assessment.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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