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montybaber

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I know its prob a stupid question but are they the same?

I know it started 236 then they added a 0 now its 2330 but is the course identical?

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No, not identical.

From what I can gather, 2330 has been watered down as so many people were failing the course in it's original context.

Whether that's a good or bad thing, I wont say. Make up your own minds!

 

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im doing the 2330 level 3 my tutor keeps saying you got it easy you lot the 236 was a lot harder!

level 3 is hard enough for me lol

 

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i struggled doing 2360 spesh the science bit!! too me it delved a bit to far into it! phasor diagrams took a long time to sink in! lol

 

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i struggled doing 2360 spesh the science bit!! too me it delved a bit to far into it! phasor diagrams took a long time to sink in! lol
everybody i know struggled with 2360 science,i have never needed to use a lot of it in my line of work but it was all good underpinning knowledge i suppose,Guiness DrinkGuiness Drink

 

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yeah totally paul, i can understanding you needed it more if your gonna get into serious circuit design or continue on to hnc levels!! battered my head all that stuff, and i hate algebra as well!!

 

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I hear that the 2360 was a lot harder than the 2330 too. :|

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yeah totally paul, i can understanding you needed it more if your gonna get into serious circuit design or continue on to hnc levels!! battered my head all that stuff, and i hate algebra as well!!
it batters my head every wednesday afternoon....i think they do go a bit far into the science.

tbh i think they should have a rethink of the whole course and maybe incorporate the 17th edition into it

 

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it batters my head every wednesday afternoon....i think they do go a bit far into the science.tbh i think they should have a rethink of the whole course and maybe incorporate the 17th edition into it
lol, and thats the 2330 as well? wonder how different the 2 really are?

i agree it would be good if the regs were included in the exam but doing that would take revenue away from the seperate regs exams perhaps??

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the way i see it is there are so many different courses around to becoming a spark its very confusing which route to take.

for instance if you listen to the college to become a electrician you need to have

2330 level 2

2330 level 3

17th edition

nvq 3

am2

2391

after you gain all of the above you are classed as a electrician by the college.

if you join the nic you have a 2330 level 2 and 17th your a domsetic installer!

everybody you ask will tell you something different ****es me off!

i must have spent nearly

 

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yeah ive not done my 17th yet but didnt need it to join nic, however i need to do it before i resubscribe next year along with my 2391. when i go fully approved (hopefully?!)

 

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when you joined nic did they say you had to gain your 2391?

im in the process of joining there domestic installer scheme, im planning on doing my 2392 first then 2391 after ive gained more experience.

 
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Hi all, I did my 2360 Part 1 in 1998, failed Part 2 as I suffered a fall and smashed my ankle leaving me in hospital for 4 weeks. I am now doing the 2330 Level 3.

There are ALOT of differences between the two. In the 2360 I had to write about 95% of my own notes which I think is the best way to go as I tend to understand what I noterise rather than having a pre-written text book shoved in front of my face, - (2351 - what was that course all about?? and 2330) I also tend to think that both the teaching standards and students in general were alot better).

In terms of practical, we were taught for half the day rather than the 1.5-2 hours a day that I got taught with the 2330. There was no real rush to et circuits finished on a board, so if I didnt understand, my instructor went through it all from the beginning.

As part of the 2330 we also had to complete our AM1, which I think was a good thing as it taught you how construct scaffolding towers safely and correctly, as well as good steps/ladder carrying.

Also with the 2360 we did alot of the basic testing with my lecturer watching and in also taking my time. Whereas on the 2330 I was almost left to fend for myself on the testing front.

Thank god for the 2360 at times.

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