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NVQ 2330 Electrical Continues As New QCF 2357 Delayed !

City and Guilds have, this month, announced that the new QCF 2357 qualification, which was due to be phased in to replace NVQ 2330 from September 2010, is delayed until 2011. This means that all those who are currently thinking about taking the City & Guilds Electrical NVQ 2330 course can continue to do so.When finally implemented in 2011, the new QCF course framework will not fundamentally alter the level of knowledge and training requirements, as they are intended to greatly improve learning capability by making the course units easier to understand, more flexible and allow for interchangeable skillsets.In addition, the new qualifications will also not affect the ability of AbleSkills to take you through a structured course development, in order to train you through the required levels to be fully ready and industry compliant within your chosen occupation.This applies whether you commence at entry level or if you are in a mid career change! You will still be able to train through to obtain the necessary qualifications, which can take you from 'domestic-through-to-commercial' electrical, plumbing, gas installation, tiling or in any of the other associated building trades.Until the changeover finally takes place, the industry recognised City & Guilds entry qualification for electrician training remains the NVQ 2330 level 2, which is a full time 10 week course of intensive training - 50% of which is devoted to practical work.At Level 2, all the necessary foundation knowledge is given so entrants can undertake electrical work within Domestic, Industrial and Commercial premises, and covers all the basic principles of electrical installation and understanding of Health & Safety requirements and knowledge of the organisation and structure of the electrical industry.Many would-be students cannot find the time to train if they are working weekdays so an alternative option is to train at the weekends.AbleSkills has a long established commitment to assist all students to build their knowledge and skills through set courses in order that they are both correctly trained and qualified to proceed in a fulltime career as an electrician. Upon completion of the City & Guilds 2330 level 2, the next step is the City & Guilds 2356 level 3 and is the natural progression from level 2 and is a requirement for moving forward to the next stage to becoming a fully qualified, 'competent' electrician.All electrical course training facilities, workshops and classrooms are self contained in a dedicated new wing at the AbleSkills training centre, enabling each student to train in their own working unit with all the necessary tools and equipment required.