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Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (2391-52)

£1,145 + VAT
7 Days
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds course replaces the previous City & Guilds 2394, 2395 and earlier 2391-10 courses. This seven day course combines both the new 2391-50 and 2391-51 into one course saving you five days over doing both courses separately. This course will enable you to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to carry out inspection and testing of electrical installations in accordance with the requirements of Part 6 of BS7671 and the Institution of Engineering Technology's Guidance Note 3 (GN3).
Who is This Course For?
The course is aimed at practising electricians who wish to obtain a recognised qualification in inspection and testing, including both periodic inspection and initial verification. Delegates should already hold an 18th Edition Certificate and be familiar with the IET's GN3. PPL also strongly recommend having suitable practical experience of testing prior to attending this course.
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
Start 09:00 09:00 09:00 09:00 09:00 09:00 09:00
End 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30 16:30
  • Understand the reasons for inspecting and testing electrical installations
  • Safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Requirements for completing initial inspection and verification
  • Selection and use of suitable test equipment
  • Requirements for testing circuits prior to energisation
  • Requirements for testing circuits after energisation
  • Understanding and evaluation of test results
  • Completion of appropriate test certificates and associated documentation
  • Safety of systems and equipment prior to completion of inspection and testing
  • Classification categories for different types of fault
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
18th Edition Wiring Regulations
Experience as a practicing Electrician.
Photographic ID - This can be in the form of: Passport, Driving Licence, CSCS Card, Work ID Card, Trade Union Card, Proof of Age Card
Books / Manuals - You are permitted to bring the following book(s) into the exam: IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition (BS7671:2018) Blue Book, IET On-site Guide PIET SG18 18th Edition, IET Guidance Note 3: Inspection and Testing 18th Edition (we can provide working copies for use during the course)
Non-programmable calculator (Mobile phones are not permitted)

Course Training Team


Paul Davey

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Paul is a highly skilled electrical engineer with extensive experience of testing, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Read More...

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Customer Questions

Q: How will I be assessed?
A: The Inspection and Testing course assessments are made up of both practical and an online multi-choice exam.
Q: What exams are included in the inspection and testing course?
A: There are two exams included in this course. There is an online exam and also a practical exam.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 19th April 2021
End date: Tuesday, 27th April 2021
Monday, 12th July 2021
End date: Tuesday, 20th July 2021
Monday, 16th August 2021
End date: Tuesday, 24th August 2021
Monday, 6th September 2021
End date: Tuesday, 14th September 2021
Monday, 11th October 2021
End date: Tuesday, 19th October 2021

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