2nd Class Examinations
It is suggested that candidates contact the applicable jurisdiction for specific application information. Each jurisdiction may coordinate its applications for examination differently. Examination questions for 2nd class examinations are currently transitioning from long answer to multiple choice style questions.
In all jurisdictions obtaining a 2nd class certificate of competency requires successful completion of 6 examinations A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, and B3.
To pass a 2nd Class Power Engineer’s Certificate of Competency examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks allotted for each examination paper.
In most jurisdictions 2nd class examinations are 3.5 hours in length.
In most jurisdictions, the candidate is responsible for providing the required reference material.
It is recommended that all reference material is current.
See General Examination Information for what some jurisdictions normally allow to be brought into the examination room by the candidate.