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Periodic Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations City & Guilds 2391-52 Level 3 Award (workplace)


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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

This qualification has been developed to satisfy the requirements for Proposed Qualified Supervisors (PQSs) for various scheme operatives to ensure they are conversant with the requirements of BS 7671 for Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical installations. It is aimed at practising electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying or who require some update of training before going onto other City & Guilds qualifications. The qualification is also suitable for those with limited experience of periodic inspection of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification. It would be expected that candidates have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience of electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade. Candidates will need a copy of BS 7671:2008 (2011) 17th Edition & On-Site Guide and Guidance Note 3.

Course content

The qualification prepares candidates for the periodic inspection of electrical installation work. Learners achieving the outcomes of this unit will have demonstrated that they are competent in accordance with the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the Electrotechnical Industry.

This unit is designed to enable learners to understand principles, practices and legislation for the initial verification of electrical installations with statutory and non-statutory regulations and requirements. Its content is the knowledge needed by a learner to underpin the application of skills for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations.

Units of study:

  • 301 Principles, practices and legislation for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations
  • 302 Principles, practices and legislation for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations
  • 303 Principles, practices and legislation for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations.

Assessment methods

E-Volve online exam, Dated Entry written exam and Practical exam end of the completion of the course. Successful candidates receive an industry-recognised Level 3 qualification from the awarding body City & Guilds.

Further study and career options

It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations
  • Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations
  • ILM management and leadership qualifications.

Additional information

Lunch will be provided. If you are aged 24 or over you may qualify for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 week Flexible Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.00 am - 5.00 pm £620 Cauldwell Street D1616

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