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Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations (2391-52)

Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations (2391-52)

This Level 3 course helps formalise your knowledge and practical skills to professionally and competently carry out initial verification and periodic inspection & testing on either new or existing electrical installations. It is aimed at practising electricians who have experience in inspection & testing of electrical installations and wish to demonstrate their competency through the achievement of a recognised qualification, or who may require proof of competency for CPS status.

Although the course has no entry requirements, it is recommended that candidates have adequate experience in inspection & testing. The course not recommended for those with little-to-no experience of inspection & testing of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades.

It is essential that you have a good understanding of BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations & Guidance Note 3.

A 2391-52 qualification is currently required in order to gain your JIB grading as an approved electrician. 

Course Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • The safe isolation of electric circuits and installations. 
  • The requirements for initial verification of electrical installations. 
  • The requirements for periodic inspection & testing of existing installations.
  • The requirements for completing the inspection of electrical installations prior to their being placed into service. 
  • The requirements in deeming an existing installation is safe for continued use.
  • The application of classification codes.
  • The requirements for the safe testing and commissioning of electrical installations. 
  • The verification of results to BS 7671. 
  • The requirements for the completion of electrical installation certificates, electrical installation condition reports and associated documentation. 
  • Commissioning electrotechnical systems and equipment.

Delivery

This 5.5-day course is classroom-based. You will be assessed through an online multiple-choice exam, 2 written assessments and a practical assessment. You will typically spend 5 consecutive days in the classroom and return for half a day to complete the practical.

We are able to deliver this as a day, weekend or evening course.

Eligibility

Learners must be over 18 years of age or older.

Proficiency in literacy and numeracy.

You will need to have a good understanding of BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations and Guidance note 3.

It is recommended that you have adequate experience in inspection & testing.

What we provide

  • Refreshments
  • Dedicated account manager
  • Fully qualified technical team
  • Appropriate equipment required to undertake the practical assessment

Course Literature needed for the course

For the course you will need to bring with you the following:

  • IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations BS:7671 – 2nd amendment
  • IET On-Site Guide – updated to 18th Edition Amendment 2
  • IET Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing – updated to 18th Edition Amendment 2

Cost

£950.00 (excl. VAT)

Can it be delivered off site

Yes

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