There is no detailed guide for the AM2 test anywhere, only general advice. I just passed AM2(new version) test first seating and thought to share my experience to help others who will sit this test. It takes two and a half days to complete. I will be as detailed as I can with explanations, photos […]

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Risk assessment and safe isolation Time to complete 1 hour First you’ll perform a Risk Assessment. Assessor will give you the form. Then you’ll perform a safe isolation of the three phase board you’ll be working on. Important: You will fail this step if you don’t do any of the steps correctly. You will need […]

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Section A

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Composite Installation From TP&N Distribution Board Time to complete 8.5 hours All components are installed on the rig, you’ll have to do only wiring and second fix. Install circuits in the order below, it makes it esier but then up to you which order you choose to install. Start by putting up the appropriate breakers […]

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Section B

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Inspection and testing (Assessor will observe you how you do the tests) Time to complete 3.5 hours Do the tests as shown on Guidance note 3. Learn how to do the tests on the above book. You need to know how to do the tests otherwise this is a fail. You will fill a certificate […]

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Fault Diagnosis Safe Isolation Time to complete 2 hours Safe Isolation of the luminaire You’ll be asked to change a light fitting or lamp. You need to isolate the circuit first. This is the same as first safe isolation you’ve done but this time you’re isolating only one breaker that controls the power to the […]

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Fault Diagnosis, Location And Rectification This unit and C1 are completed together, so you got in total 2 hours to complete C1 + C2. You’ll be given some paper work with all faults and you have to find the faults and write them on the paperwork you’ll be given. Your answers should include the answers […]

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Section D

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Online Examination Time to complete 1 hour This is a multiple choice online exam in front of a computer. You’ll need four books for this part of AM2, bring your own books, you’re allowed to open them and find information in them. 1. BS7671 (aka 17 Edition) 2. On site guide 3. Guidance note 3 […]

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Check everything is as it should be. There is a long list for this described in Guidance Note 3. Also get a certificate and read schedule of inspections. There is a sample certificate from downloads section. I will complete testing and inspection as soon as I get some time, takes time doing all this…

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