The key aspects of these awards include:
1. When an initial verification of the electrical installation is required
2. When a periodic inspection and test of the electrical installation is required
3. What is required for a periodic inspection and testing
4. Safe isolation of the circuits and installation
5. Procedure for the visual inspection
6. The correct selection and use of the instruments for testing
7. Procedure for 'dead' testing
8. Procedure for 'live' testing
9. Correct analysis and interpretation of the results
10. Correct completion of certification and documentation
11. Fault finding
IET Guidance Note 3 Inspection & Testing (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022)
IET On-Site Guide
BS7671:2022 Requirements for Electrical Installations 18th Edition Amendment Two
There are two delivery options for this course, these are:
Over 3 weekends, Saturdays & Sundays plus final assessment. 9.30pm 4:00pm with a break for lunch.
· DAY 1: THEORY – WEEKEND 1
· DAY 2: THEORY – WEEKEND 1
· DAY 3: THEORY – WEEKEND 2
· DAY 4: THEORY & MOCKS – WEEKEND 2
· DAY 5: PRACTICAL WORKSHOP – WEEKEND 3
· DAY 6: PRACTICAL WORKSHOP – WEEKEND 3
This course in delivered over TWO weeks.
Week 1: Monday – Wednesday and week 2: Monday – Wednesday from 9.30pm 4:00pm with a break for lunch. plus final assessment
· DAY 1: THEORY – WEEK 1
· DAY 2: THEORY – WEEK 1
· DAY 3: THEORY – WEEK 1
· DAY 4: THEORY & MOCKS – WEEK 2
· DAY 5: PRACTICAL WORKSHOP – WEEK 2
· DAY 6: PRACTICAL WORKSHOP – WEEK 2
There is no duration set for the level 3 NVQ as it will dependant on how long it will take for you to complete a portfolio of evidence and obtain the electrical work needed to complete the targets set.
Available Start Dates
Spring & Summer Term
10th July 2023 – Weekdays, Mon - Wed x 2
05th August 2023 - 3 x Weekends (Sat & Sun)
Autumn & Winter Term
11th September 2023 – Weekdays, Mon - Wed x 2
14th October 2023 - 3 x Weekends (Sat & Sun)
13th November 2023 – Weekdays, Mon - Wed x 2
02nd December 2023 - 3 x Weekends (Sat & Sun)
The cost of this course is now £1162.50 plus VAT.
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This course will be delivered over 6 full days (which will either be delivered over 2 weeks or 3 weekends).
The Practical Workshop is delivered is where you will be shown how to use a tester, practice fault finding all of the other elements that are required to successfully complete the Final Practical Assessment.
This Final Practical Assessment is a one to one assessment and takes approx. four hours and this is scheduled at a time that works for you. We run these assessments over the weekends and evenings so you will able to complete these without taking additional time off work to do so. You will be offered a number of slots for you to complete your assessment.
Examination & Assessment Criteria
During these sessions you will cover the above aspects as well as the statutory and non-statutory requirements, the health and safety requirements, the theoretical principles and practical elements of the inspection and testing and the completion of all the necessary documentation.
We will also be preparing you for the examinations for each course. For each of the City and Guilds courses, you will be required to complete 4 separate assessments to gain the qualification. These assessments consist of a written paper, an online test, a visual and practical assessment.
To help you prepare for these assessments, you will be working through the course books and be provided with the necessary work pack, notes, examples of exam questions and timed mock tests as well as ample opportunities to complete the practical testing and inspection of a rig installation. We feel this approach will help provide you with the opportunity to become conversant with both the theoretical and practical elements of the course(s) and give you the confidence to perform in the assessments.
Inspection & Testing of Electrical Installations C&G 2391-52
The course is designed to help improve your understanding of the legal requirements, the theoretical and practical principles for both the initial verification and certification of an electrical installation, further your knowledge and practical skills in the testing and inspection of a range of existing electrical installations, and help improve your understanding of the legal requirements, the theoretical and practical principles for the periodic inspect and testing and certification of an electrical installation.
C&G 2391-52 Inspection & Testing — Optima Electrical Training (optima-ect.com)