The AM2 Test is a 2.5 day assessment designed for individuals who wish to qualify as an electrician. The AM2 assessment is a mandatory unit of the NVQ 3 Diploma (City & Guilds 2357) completed by all apprentice electricians and is also a required unit of the JIB Mature Candidate Assessment scheme NVQ 3 (City & Guilds 2356-99).


Please Note: NET have informed us there will be a price increase for AM2 from 1st April 2020.

AM2 Test Course

2.5 Days £ 710 Exc. VAT
2.5 day assessment
Course Dates Exam Date(s) Venue Availability Booking
(various dates available to suit) Please call 01782 976555

Successful completion of the AM2 helps to demonstrate that candidates have reached a level of competence in the following key occupational areas:

  • Risk assessments and health and safety
  • Safe isolation
  • The interpretation of specifications, drawings and diagrams
  • Planning and preparing to install, terminate and connect identified wiring systems
  • Installing, terminating and connecting identified wiring systems
  • Inspection, testing and certification
  • Fault diagnosis and correction of electrical faults
  • The understanding and application of industry recognised procedures, working practices and the requirements of statutory and non-statutory regulations.


During the main installation you will be expected to install, terminate, connect, inspect, test and commission:

  • A three-phase distribution board and sub-circuit
  • A three-phase Direct-on-Line Motor circuit
  • Single phase lighting and power circuits
  • A central heating/sustainable energy system
  • A safety services circuit and device
  • A data-cabling system

The AM2 self assessment document in our resources area will  help you to understand the skills that you will need and identify any refresher training that you may need.

AM2 Assessments:

Section A and A1 – Safe Isolation & Risk Assessment and the Composite Installation
Section B – Inspection and Testing
Section C – Safe Isolation (C1) and Fault Diagnosis and Correction (C2)
Section D – Assessment of Applied Knowledge (online test)



Kevin Brough

Kevin has years of industry experience having completed an electrical apprenticeship with a local council and subsequently worked in a variety of roles at a large housing association.

During his career Kevin has completed a wide range of electrical and H&S qualifications and has supported the development of electrical apprentices in recent years.

Kevin is an AM2 Instructor within our AM2 centre which opended in 2016.

Jon Grocock

Jon has worked in the electrical industry since leaving school and starting an electrical apprenticeship with Midlands Electricity Board (MEB). After qualifying and working as an electrician for a number of years he specialised in the security industry, installing systems including CCTV, door entry systems, intruder and fire alarms. After progressing to Project Engineer Jon took the opportunity of a complete change in career and moved into training.

Jon has worked in training since 2003 and is now responsible for Quality Assurance, Training Delivery and Course Management. Jon still plays an active role in delivery and specializes in:

  • Domestic Electrical Installer Courses
  • City & Guilds 2382-15 17th Edition
  • City & Guilds 2394 / 2395 Inspection and Testing
  • EAL Level 3 Inspection and Testing
  • City & Guilds 2396 Design, Erection & Verification

Jon prides himself on going the extra mile to support his learners with his relaxed and friendly approach.

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AM2 Test FAQ

What do I need to bring with me on the day of my assessment?

  • Photo ID (either passport or driving licence)
  • A completed AM2 Self-Assessment check list.
(this is sent to you via [email protected])
  • Appropriate workwear and safety footwear is required.
You will not be able to take the AM2 Assessment if you arrive without any of the above


I have not received an email from [email protected]?

If you have not received the email containing your AM2 Self-Assessment check list. A copy of this can be provided from Rebus Training.  

Is there car parking available?

At Rebus we have Free car parking available on site.

Are there any canteen facilities?

We have a kitchen area available, for you to get a hot drink or water.
We also have a vending machine for you to purchase snacks and pop.
You can order a sandwich directly from our Reception, via our Lunch Ordering service.

How long does the assessment last?

The assessment is completed over three days. During which you will complete a number of practical assessments and an on-line exam. The assessment hours are 8:30 am to 4 pm.

Can I use reference materials during the on-line exam?

Yes. You will be provided with the following books to use during your exam.
IET 17th Edition 3rd Amendment Wiring Regulations.
IET On-site guide
IET Guidance Note 3
IET Electricians Guide to Building Regulations.

Do I need to bring my own tools?

All tools you need to complete the assessment are provided for you. Own tools are not permitted in the AM2 Centre.

Will I be able to get any extra time?

Extra time is may be available for candidates with:
Learning Difficulties
Physical Impairment
Visual Impairment
Hearing Impairment
To schedule any extra time, evidence of the above reasons is required at the point of booking your AM2 Assessment. Once the evidence has been received, the agreed extra time will be confirmed with you.

Is there anywhere to keep my belongings?

During your AM2 assessment you will be provided with a locker for your phone and valuable items. Please note you are not permitted to use the following items during your AM2 assessment.
Mobile Phones
Smart Watches
Personal laptop or tablets.

When will I receive my results?

Your results will be emailed directly to you within a few days of completing the assessment.

How will I receive my Certificate?

Your certificate is posted directly to you by NET, to the address you provide on your AM2 application form.

01782 976555