City and Guilds 8202 Technical Certificate in Electrical (level 3)

Extensive Teaching and Learning Theory unit resources via Dropbox Download now available, custom written by Kev B and all to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022 where applicable. Word document handouts, Powerpoints, written Exercises and Answer sheets (many calc ones with working-out shown) to help you with the written assessment(s), 33 Interactive calculators for the maths topics including a Cable sizing calculator, plus 58 videos covering the theory units and over 200 BS7671: Amendment 2 Regulations Questions and Answers (most with regs book references) plus written mock exam links. All now available via PayPal. Click HERE to find out more.


For the full qualification, 8202 Level 3 has a Synoptic Assignment (032) likely practical in nature and also drawing upon theory knowledge from across the range of units. Plus mandatory and meaningful activity portfolio (830) arranged with employer involvement in a related-industry plus:

Level 3 has a summary Written Theory exam (531) covering all theory units.

EVOLVE-type exercises below are to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022 regulations (where applicable) and cover ONLY the theory units for level 3. The free multichoice exercises below are for testing your knowledge and not primarily designed as teaching aids.

Also refer to the Level 2 resources which are pre-requisite knowledge for Level 3.


'FREE' EVOLVE (GOLA) revision exercises - updated to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022 where necessary

Simply click on the exercise title to open it in a new window. Click the BACK button when the exercise is completed to take you back to this index page. These exercises load a random set of questions each time an exercise is loaded. Answers are rearranged each time too. Keep practicing with these exercises as they will load up differently each time. They are 'self-marking' and give you a score when ALL questions have been answered correctly.

8202 Unit 301 - Planning and Overseeing Electrical Work Activities

Health and safety at work

Hazards in the workplace

Safety signs in the workplace

Electricity at work (EaW)

Safe Isolation

Asbestos awareness

Accident and emergency procedures

Preparation for work

Planning, job roles, documentation and contracts

Roles and responsibilities on site (Drag and Drop)

Preparation and Planning

Safe Isolation

Good working relationships and your rights

Structure trade associations and contracts

Acts and regulations

Technical information sources (drag and drop)

Sources and types of information and methods of communication

Planning and Overseeing the worksite mock Test

Drawings, Diagrams and Documentation

Health and Safety test

Documentation and Planning test

8202 Unit 302 - Principles of Electrical Science

Number systems - drag and drop task

Number systems - drag and drop TIMED task

Number systems - ANSWERS FULL LIST

Units of measure - drag and drop task

Formulas - drag and drop task

Formulas - drag and drop TIMED task

Full Formula List - ANSWERS

Science and Engineering notation symbols and unit names

Mechanical Science

Basic mechanical science - units and calculations 

Mechanical science - basic formulas and terms - drag and drop task

Mechanical science - pressure and stress

Mechanical science Pressure Stress units

Mechanical science - work done, energy and power

Atoms and Molecules

Ohms Law

Resistors in Series and Parallel circuits

Resistivity and Temperature Coefficients

Voltage and Current

Understanding function of electrical circuits

Connection of meters in circuits

AC/DC generation and Magnetism

AC circuit calculations

Single and Three-phase circuits

Electronic symbols - drag and drop task

Electronic symbols - drop-down TIMED task

Electronics - passive components 1

Electronics - Diodes 2

Electronics - Transistors 3



Lighting—Incandescent General lamps only

Lighting—Incandescent lamps

Lighting—Discharge lamps

Motor and Generator theory

Name the motor parts - drag and drop task

Name the motor parts - drag and drop TIMED task

Name the motor parts - ANSWERS

Single-phase motors

Three-phase wound rotor motors

Three phase induction motors and DC motors

Motor starters and speed control

3-Phase motors and DOL starting

Motor housings and enclosures

Heaters and Heating circuits

Science, Maths and Electrical principles MOCK EXAM (30 questions from a large bank)

8202 UNIT 303 - Electrical Design and Installation Practices and procedures

Electricity at work (EaW) 1989

Health and safety at work act 1974

Drawings, Diagrams and Documentation

Statutory and non-statutory regulations

Preparation for work

Safe Isolation

Worksite power requirements

Cable types and uses

FP200 cable systems

MI (mineral) cable systems

Cable Tray systems

Conduit fittings - drag and drop task

Trunking Systems

BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022 overview

Emergency Lighting

Fire alarm systems

Ring and Radial circuits

Lighting circuits

Isolation and Switching

Potentially Explosive Atmospheres installations

Bathroom installations

Agricultural/Horticultural installations

Temporary (construction site) installations

Caravan/Caravan site installations

Leakage, Interference, IT and data comms systems

Electricity supply systems and voltages

Electricity supply systems 2, transmission, voltages, star/delta, transformer arrangement

Cable calculation terms (drag and drop)

Cable calculation terms (drop-down)

Cable calculation terms (ANSWERS)

Cable calculations and values

Conduit fittings (drag and drop)

Earthing conductors and protection

Earthing and Bonding, systems, connections, conductors, terms

Earthing conductors and protection, bonding, methods of fault and basic protection

Earthing and protection, disconnection times, devices, faults, fusing factors, terms and calcs

Protective device recognition (drag and drop)

Protective device recognition (ANSWERS)

Fault protection 1, devices, discrimination, faults

SUMMARY TEST 1 (20 questions) - general topic knowledge

SUMMARY TEST 2 (30 questions) - use O.S.G only Amendment 2:2022 (open book)

8202 UNITS 304 and 305 - Principles of Inspecting, Testing and Commissioning Electrical Systems.

Preparation and Planning

Cable selection, Earthing and protection

Isolation, switching and protection

Safe Isolation

Test Instrument recognition

Inspection and Testing (basic) (to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022)

Inspection and Testing (advanced) (to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022)

Initial Verification, Condition Reporting and Minor Works (to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022)

Inspection and Testing SUMMARY TEST (to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022) - closed book

8202 UNIT 306 - Understand Fault Diagnosis and Rectification.

Safe Isolation and electrical connections

Fault diagnosis and rectification (basic)

Fault diagnosis and rectification (advanced)

8202 UNIT 307 - Requirements for Electrical Installations (to BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022)

BS7671:2018 Amendment 2:2022 overview

BS7671 REGS 12 Question (short) Mock TEST - open book (use BS7671:2018 AMENDMENT 2:2022)

(new) BS7671 REGS 30 Question (medium) Mock TEST (60 minutes timed) - open book (use BS7671:2018 AMENDMENT 2:2022)

(new) BS7671 REGS 60 Question (Full) Mock TEST (120 minutes timed) - open book (use BS7671:2018 AMENDMENT 2:2022)


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