C&G 2391-52 Level 3 Award in Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installation

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Key Details

  • Starts: 21 October 2024 at 9:00am
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Code: 5175
  • Available Places: 3
  • Cost: £955
  • Location: ETT


The course is for experienced electricians who are confident in conducting inspection and testing and wish to expand their knowledge and skill set and obtain an industry recognised award.


  • Day 1, 2 , 3 & 4: 21st, 22nd, 23rd & 24th October 2024
  • Day 5 & 6: Practical & Exams TBC

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This is a comprehensive course concentrating on the theory elements of Inspection and Testing. The course is an industry recognised qualification with “open book” book assessments completed within the course time frame.

This Course Covers

The course will cover in detail the applications of conducting Initial Verification and Periodic Inspections of electrical installations from a theoretical viewpoint. The course will improve candidates understanding in these aspects and ensure correct methods and procedures are applied when conducting inspection and test on site. The course covers the requirements for being able to inspect and test older electrical installations. The main points covered would be;

  • Safe Isolation
  • Automatic Disconnection of Supply
  • Earthing Systems
  • Initial Verification
  • Periodic Inspection and Testing
  • Sequence of tests and testing methods
  • Single and Three phase testing
  • Theory principles
  • Expected results by use of formulas
  • Completion of documentation
  • Observations and Coding
  • Applying observations to BS7671

Course Structure

This is a 5 day course

Day 1: Theory Training
Day 2: Theory Training
Day 3: Theory Training

Day 4: Theory Training
Day 5: Practical Training and Online Exam
Day 6: Practical Assessment

Course Materials

On attendance of the course, you MUST bring:

Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing, 9th Edition ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-236-8
On-Site Guide (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022), 8th Edition ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-227-6
Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations, Eighteenth Edition, BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 (brown) ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-218-4

Exams and Assessments

Task A Visual Inspection [classroom-based assessment]
Task B Practical Assessment [observed practical assessment]
Task C Short Answer Paper [classroom based written exam]
Online multiple-choice exam [computer-based exam] 2 hr

Any subsequent resits will incur a fee.

Course Requirements

The award is primarily for practising electricians, who are experienced in inspection and testing. Understanding the operation of own test instruments is advised.  A BS7671 wiring regulations course and/or a Refresher course prior to attendance would be beneficial.  We cannot accept any registrations for candidates under 18 as these qualifications are not approved for under 18s.

What you get

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a City & Guilds Level 3 certificate.

What Next

Candidates who successfully achieve this qualification can progress on to the C&G 2396 Level 4 Award in the Design & Verification of Electrical Installations

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