AM2 Assessment

The AM2 Assessment is the electrotechnical industry standard assessment for occupational competence. It must be taken by apprentices who are nearing the completion of an Apprentice Training Scheme, the Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship and those enrolled on, or who have completed the Mature Candidate Assessment (City & Guilds 2356-99 or EAL 501/1605/8).

Those who take the AM2 assessment are typically:

AM2 candidates must be enrolled on or have completed an associated vocational programme of study at Level 3 or equivalent, which covers the knowledge associated with the Electrotechnical industry including installation. In all cases the gateway evidence must be Awarding Organisation documents that clearly show registration number, qualification number and registration date (such as learner history or certificates). The rationale for this is to ensure that the candidate has a level of technical ability required to undertake the industry assessment of competence.

Sole qualifications such as BS7671 Wiring Regulations, Initial Verification or Portable Appliance Testing will not be accepted.

What is the AM2 Assessment

The AM2 Electrotechnical Assessment of Occupational Competence is designed for individuals who wish to practice either as an electrician or as a maintenance electrician. It demonstrates that they have the level of competence expected by the industry in the following key occupational areas:

The Assessment

Prior to taking the AM2 Assessment of Occupational Competence candidates will be expected to have carried out a self-assessment exercise to ascertain whether or not they are ready to take the assessment.

AM2S / End-Point Assessment

The AM2S is the End-Point Assessment (EPA) for candidates on an Electrical Installation Apprenticeship Standard. Our centre is authorised and approved to deliver the AM2S End-Point Assessment. If you wish to book candidates onto the AM2S End-Point Assessment, in the first instance please contact us using the details below.


The AM2E is for experienced workers who are completing the Experienced Worker Assessment (City & Guilds 2346-03 or EAL 603/5982/1). It can only be taken once you have gained the Experienced Worker Qualification. You will have to supply proof of this qualification before you can book the assessment.

Contact Information

For all enquiries, please email: or phone 0121 616 0700.


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