Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (City & Guilds 2391) in Hull

By: Crownship Technical  20/10/2009
Keywords: electricians, electrician, Electrical

Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (City & Guilds 2391)  

The City & Guilds 2391 is suitable for for practicing electricians with domestic and industrial experience of installations, preferably holding the City & Guilds 2382 17th Edition Wiring Regulations qualifications.

This Level 3 scheme is for those with current industry experience of inspection and testing of electrical installations to BS7671:2008 (17th Edition Wiring Regulations) and require to become certified, possibly for NICEIC purposes.  Please note this is not suitable for novices.  Candidates wishing to achieve this qualification lacking industry experience should consider the C&G 2392-10 scheme first. 

Course Objectives

The candidate will be able to:
·         State the need for and the purpose of initial verification and periodic inspection and testing
·         State the information required to correctly conduct the inspection and testing of an installation
·         State the statutory and non-statutory requirements and relevant guidance material that apply to the
          activity of inspecting and testing of electrical installations
·         State the need to comply with statutory and non-statutory requirements, and guidance material for    
           particular locations and environments in which electrical installations are installed
·         State the information to be contained on Certificates and Inspection Reports and how the information
           is recorded on all certificates as indicated in BS 7671 (current edition).
·         State the human senses that may need to be employed during the inspection of an installation
·         Refer to and identify the items to be checked during the inspection process for given systems and
           locations as detailed in BS 7671 (current edition)
·         State the particular requirements for a periodic inspection of an electrical installation as defined in 
           BS7671 (current edition)
·         State the need to establish the extent and limitation of a Periodic Inspection Report, with the client and
           any relevant third parties, prior to commencing the inspection, and the need to record these details on
           the Periodic Inspection Report.
·         State the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations for safe inspection and testing in terms of
               a)       carrying out the work
               b)       using the installation and the building during the inspection and testing

Course Description  

Theory / Practical:  
The requirements of BS 7671 for inspection, testing and certification, practical demonstrations of specified tests, ‘hands on’ sessions and preparation for written and practical assessments are covered.    

Course Contents  
Initial inspection, testing and verification of installations
Safety during the testing process
Frequency of subsequent inspections
Information required for the inspection process
Detailed visual inspection
Initial testing
Completion of inspection certificates
Periodic inspection and testing
Requirements for inspection and testing
Frequency Information required
Visual inspection and use of human senses Sequence of tests
Test instrument requirements and precautions  

The course consists of:  

Training - 3 days*
Practical assessment (4 hours)
Written examination (2.5 hours)  


Part 1 
  ‘One-to-one’ practical assessment of 4 hours duration with a qualified Assessor.  
Part 2   2.5hrs written examination comprising of short answer and structured questions.

Dates are set by City & Guilds and will take place during an evening.  

Candidates should have the following publications for use during the course and for revision purposes prior to the written examination:  

IEE BS7671 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations
IEE Guidance Note 3 - Inspection and Testing (3rd Edition)
IEE On-Site Guides HSR 25 EAW Wiring Regulations

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