AM2 Electrical

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

Trafford College has invested heavily in an AM2 Centre that has raised the standard of skilled electricians across the Greater Manchester and North-West region.The National Electrotechnical Training (NET) approved facility is based at our Stretford campus and benefits from being installed with the latest equipment and is located just 5 minutes from the M60 with free on-site parking available. We offer AM2, S and E assessments. For courses available please look at the course skills & benefits section.

Further Details

Course Location

Stretford Campus



Course Start Date


Course Duration


Plumbing & Gas

AM2 Assessment: The AM2 should be taken by electrotechnical apprentices who are training
against the Apprenticeship Framework, those undertaking the JIB Mature Candidate Assessment
and those following the Level 3 NVQ who are not apprentices. Apprentices who are enrolled onto
the Apprenticeship Standard should undertake the AM2S assessment.

AM2S Assessment: The AM2S should be taken by electrotechnical apprentices who are training
against the Apprenticeship Standard. Apprentices who are enrolled onto the Apprenticeship
Framework, or those on the Level 3 NVQ or the JIB Mature Candidate Assessment should
undertake the AM2 assessment.

AM2E Assessment: The AM2E is for experienced workers who are completing the Experienced
Worker Assessment (EWA). It 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

AM2, AM2S & AM2E ASSESSMENT SHORT COURSE (3 days Assessment)
AM2, AM2S & AM2E Preparation Day

Resits Offered:
AM2 Section A resit (Install)
A2–Lighting circuits & rings Final circuits
A3–SWA & Motor circuit
A4–Central Heating
A5–Bonding, Data & Safety circuit
A6–Containment (AM2S & AM2E only)
Safe Isolation & Risk Assessment
Inspection & Test
Safe Isolation
Fault Diagnosis & Rectification
On-Line Exam ? applied knowledge

There are no mandatory units, however we offer preparation days in our new refurbished preparation centre. This is not
intended to teach skills but is designed to allow the candidate to fine tune existing skills
and prepare for the assessment.

This covers all aspects of the assessment including;
? Inspection and testing
? The use of permitted publications
? Fault finding and recording information
? A refresh on conduit if required for AM2S

This is intended to build confidence and prepare the candidates for the assessment.

For more information on training costs and content contact the AM2 team at Trafford College: Tel: 0161 886 7106, Email:

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