LV Jointing Competency Assessment

This assessment is not a training course.

This assessment booking is only suitable for candidates who are ready for their competency assessment.

The sponsor or individual will need to supply supporting evidence in support of your application and SHALL include:

  • CV
  • Training Records
  • Basic First Aid Certificate
  • Copy of existing and previous authorisation certification

PPE & Equipment

Delegates to bring all tools, safety and test equipment to carry out the live working tasks list in the course content + the following PPE:

  • Industrial gloves,
  • Steel toe capped shoes or boots,
  • Flame retardant overalls,
  • Light eye protection,
  • Live working rubber gloves + leather outer protectors,
  • Full face visor.
  • Change of trainers or shoes for use in lecture rooms and breakout areas.

This course excludes the supply of material.

Course Content

Initial discussion with assessor on previous experience, jointing systems used and assessment criteria.

Practical assessment on the agreed outcomes confirmed prior to attendance by the sponsoring company.

Typically all or some of the following tasks will be assessed by agreement prior to attendance.

Carry out

  • Mains Straight Joints
  • Mains Breech Joints
  • Service/Mains Breech Joints
  • Service Straight Joints
  • Pot Ends
  • Mechanical Earth Bond (PILC service cable)

LV service cable jointing based around service alteration – live cut , pot end, install 100A cut out, transition straight joint. Carry out service position testing on cut out test boards.

LV service/mains breech joints – 3ph service connections off 3c waveform & PILC mains, including installing 100A cut outs

LV Mains jointing – live cuts on PILC & 3c waveform mains, PILC pot end, transition straight joint

Following the above a discussion on joint designs, modules and connectors in the range not covered during assessments


To ensure the candidate can demonstrate for his sponsor / employer that

In compliance with the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, no person shall be engaged in any work activity where technical knowledge and experience is necessary to prevent danger or where appropriate, injury, unless he possesses such knowledge and experience, or is under such degree of supervision as may be appropriate having regard to the nature of the work.

In accordance with the Health and Safety series booklet HS(R)25 – “Memorandum of Guidance on the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989”, the question of technical knowledge or experience necessitates:-

(a) adequate knowledge of electricity;

(b) adequate experience of electrical work;

(c) adequate understanding of the System to be worked on and practical experience of that class of System;

(d) understanding of the hazards which may arise during the work and the precautions which need to be taken, and

(e) ability to recognise at all times whether it is safe for work to continue.


Experienced LV jointers requiring practical assessment for LV service cable jointing as part of the authorisation process, to enable them to work on your sponsor network


Candidates shall be issued with a Jointing Competency Assessment Report (JCAR) for range of joints and cable types to be worked on.

The JCAR shall include

confirmation of attendance and duration

the candidate pass or fail

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Course Locations


Units 14-15 Park Hall Business Village,
Park Hall Road

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