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Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations – City & Guilds (2391-52)

City & Guilds course combining the City & Guilds 2394-01 Initial Verification and 2395-01 Periodic Inspection qualifications. 


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Course Details

Product number: C&G2391_52|4009

This course combines the City & Guilds 2391-50 & 2391-51 Level 3 Awards and prepares delegates for the periodic inspection of electrical installations; training them on the principles, practices and legislation for the testing and condition reporting for electrical installations.

Delegates are provided with the knowledge required to complete the following reports:

  • Electrical Installation certificate and associated schedules
  • Minor Works certificate
  • Electrical Installation Condition Report and associated schedules 

Please note, the practical assessment will take place shortly after the practical training on a different date. This may be a few weeks after your training course depending on assessment availability.


Delegates attending this course are required to have the following course books before attending this course:

  • Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing, 9th Edition- ISBN 978-1839532368
  • BS 7671:2022 Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition (Brown) - ISBN 978-1839532184
  • IET On-Site Guide (BS7671:2022, 8th Edition) - ISBN 978-1839532276

We recommend that you re-read and refresh your knowledge of guidance note 3 before attending the course.

Understanding the requirements for the following:

  • Safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Inspection, testing and recording the condition of electrical installations
  • Completing the periodic inspection of electrical installations
  • Differences between periodic inspection and initial verification of electrical installations
  • Safe testing of in service installations
  • Testing circuits and energised installations
  • Interpreting test results
  • Completing electrical installation condition reports and associated documentation
  • Calculator
  • Copy of IEE Guidance Note 3
  • Safety boots and glasses

Practising electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying or who require some update of training before going on to other City & Guilds qualifications.

Entry requirements

It would be expected that delegates 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.

The qualification is also suitable for those with limited experience of initial inspection and periodic inspection of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades.

Age group approved 18+

Delegates successfully completing the online examination will be issued with a certification by City & Guilds.

All certification is subject to the City & Guilds Quality assurance procedure. if you require a certificate of attendance in the interim please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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