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Electrical Qualifications - C&G 2330 or C&G 2357?

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The start of this year was quite a difficult time for most electrical courses training providers with the launch of the QCF and all of the new qualifications which were being introduced to fit in with the framework of the QCF.There were changes announced across a whole suite of qualifications and in particular, big changes to Electrical courses qualifications which have meant that any learner now looking for a career within the electrical industry would need to undertake work based assessment as mandatory (as well as the standard Centre/College based Tuition/Assessment/Exams etc) in order to achieve a qualification in full - So we said welcome to the C&G 2357 - Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment!Able Skills, un-phased by these additions and changes, promptly went ahead and built a package of learning whereby individuals could achieve the new C&G 2357 in stages, broken down into Knowledge Units, Performance Units and an Independent Assessment Unit. Ready to go and with electrical courses booked for the new qualification, we received last minute notification that the 'end' dates of the existing City & Guilds 2330 Electrical qualifications were to be extended until July 2012!Able Skills again adjusted to the news and decided to run both electrical qualifications giving students the choice of how they wanted to qualify for the electrical industry and as time went on, the C&G 2330 qualifications won the day as they proved to be, for adult learners anyway, the more convenient courses and qualifications to have to gain access to the electrical industry.More changes