Part P VRQ Level 2 Domestic Installers Qualification at the Builder Training Centre (The BTC)

By: Builder Training Centres Limited (The BTC)  14/07/2010
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The Builder Training Centre (The BTC)  offers a 5 day (Mon-Fri) / 2 weekend Part P VRQ Level 2 Domestic Installers qualification course. 

The Part P VRQ Level 2 Domestic Installers Course is aimed at those who regularly carry out electrical work in support of their main trade. This mainly consists of kitchen fitters, plumbers, carpenters and builders, but also extends to anyone carrying out electrical work in the home.

From January 2005 all electrical work in dwellings is required to comply with Part P requirements and be carried out by persons competent to do the work. Any work that involves adding a new circuit, or work within a special location, will need to be notified to building control or caried out by a competent person who is registered with a Part P Self-Certification Scheme.

Course Content of the Part P VRQ Level 2 Domestic Installers Qualification:
  • Installation of Ring circuits
  • Installation of Radial Circuits
  • Installation of 3 plate ceiling rose lighting circuit
  • Connection of consumer unit
  • Installation of 2 way switching
  • Initial Testing procedures
  • Completion of test certificates
  • Prospective Fault current
  • Different types of supply (TNS, TNC-S, TT)
  • Earthing and Bonding
  • 17th Edition and On-Site Guide requirements
  • Review of test questions
  • Inspection and Testing: 
    • Fault finding
    • Bonding
    • Continuity of CPC’s
    • Ring Circuit
    • Continuity of conductors (R1 + R2)
    • Insulation Resistance
    • Polarity
    • Earth Fault Loop Impedance (ZS & ZE)
    • Prospective Fault Current
    • RCD Testing
  • Review of issued course material on Regulations
  • Question and Answer session

Exams for Part P VRQ Level 2 Domestic Installers Qualification:

  • 8 multiple choice, open book, internal exams
  • 40 minute, multiple choice, closed book, computer based exam (20 questions)
  • 8 Practical Assessments

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