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Periodic Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations City & Guilds 2391-51 Level 3 Award

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 initial 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 on electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade. Candidates will need a copy of BS 7671:2018 18th Edition & On-site Guide and Guidance Note 3.

Course content

This qualification prepares candidates for the initial verification 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 inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of electrical installations.

Units of study:

  • 051 Periodic Inspection and Testing Online Multiple Choice Test
  • 501 Periodic Inspection and Testing Practical Assignment

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 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396)
  • ILM management and leadership qualifications
Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner 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 and how your loan could be written off at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans

PLEASE NOTE: This course runs throughout the academic year, subject to demand. 

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

LengthDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 week(s) Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9.00 am - 5.00 pm £620 Cauldwell Street D1671S1 Course in progress

 

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