Electrical Installation

  • Understand requirements for inspection and testing
  • Understand safety management procedures when undertaking inspection and testing
  • Understand the requirements for the inspection of electrical installations
  • Understand the requirements for testing electrical installations
  • Perform inspection and testing of electrical installations.
  • Entry requirements

    Electrical Installation qualifications to Level 3 plus the 18th Edition. Although not essential, it is recommended that candidates do have at least 6 months of site experience before attempting this qualification. All candidates will require a formal interview with the tutor to assess their suitability for the course.

    Please ensure you are clear how this course relates to working in the sector. Please click the How to Become a Qualified Electrician Through Part-Time Study link on the main Electrical Installation page. If you have questions regarding this please contact Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager - Business & Technology on 01895 853417 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Who is the course for?

    This qualification prepares candidates for the initial verification and periodic inspection of electrical installation work. It is aimed at practising electricians who have carried out little or no inspection and testing since qualifying (Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation and the 17th edition).

    This course supersedes both the C&G 2394 and C&G 2395 combined and is recognised by the NICEIC, Napit, Elecsa, and the JIB, as a pre-requisite towards registering as an Approved Contractor and Qualified Electrician respectively.

  • Study methods

    The course will comprise of theory and practical sessions.

    Theory is delivered through blended learning which may include face to face and some online learning including Google classroom, I-GVS, Zoom and other online learning platforms. The mode of delivery will be governed by the Covid-19 guidelines adopted by the college at that time and may vary throughout the course.

    Suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is compulsory in the workshop and may be purchased from Amazon, B&Q etc.
    Please note the overalls should be navy colour and are described as workshop or warehouse coats at many outlets. Safety boots are also required.
    Candidates will also require the books.

    • On-Site Guide (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022), 8th Edition (ISBN: 9781839532276 – Approx: £32)
    • Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing, 9th Edition (ISBN: 9781839532368 Approx: £37)

        The course timing of 18:00 – 21:00, stated in the course header information, are for the 10 weekly evening sessions only. There will also be 4 Saturday practical sessions within the 10 week duration of the course – the timing of these will be 09:00 – 16:00.
  • How is the course assessed?

    Unit 2391-052: 2 hour 60 question open book multiple choice exam following the end of the course.

    Written, 4-item, open book question paper to be completed following the end of the course.

    Unit 2391-502: (4 hr Practical Assessment session) on one Saturday following the end of the course (within 2 weeks), which will include:

    • A 2.5 Hour practical test, including visual photographs, to carry out full Initial verification on given circuits and periodic test on remaining circuits
    • Classification of two introduced faults (test rig).
  • More information
    • This is an “Intensive Learning Programme” that requires 90% - 100% attendance.
    • Candidates that they must put in approximately 30 to 40 hours outside of their college hours to succeed on this course.
    • There are a number of exams and assessments throughout the course – candidates will be given a Maximum of 3 opportunities to resit each exam/assessment. Failure to pass/show up for these 3 resit dates will result in the candidate failing the entire course.
    • In order to achieve the qualification, candidates must pass all elements of the course within the current academic year, which ends on Saturday 15 July 2023 – there will be no opportunity for any resits/resubmissions after this date. However, serious personal issues that arise that may adversely affect attendance and consequently completion of the course - these will be considered on a case by case basis.

    • This is a full cost commercial course and all students pay fees, no concessions are available.
      ‘Fee refunds for commercial courses will not be awarded after two weeks before the scheduled start date of
      the course, unless the course is cancelled by the College.’
    • Certification is based upon the achievement of the passing the course content and paying the fees in full.
    • Once you have clicked the Enrol Now button and completed and submitted your online application, Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) will be in touch to discuss your application further.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Various jobs in the electrical sector.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Where next - Further Studies

    • Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations
    • PAT Testing
    • Part P Building Regulations
    • Installation and maintenance of Solar Photovoltaic Installations
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Installations
    • EAL 1605 (NVQ) in Electrical Installation Bridging - excl. AM2 (standard route) - PT Day
    • C&G Level 3 Electrical Installation Bridging Course (excl. AM2) (2357-44) - PT Day
    • ETS3 NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installations (mature candidate route)
    • AM2 Training
    • AM2 Refresher
      Please contact Sanjay Suri – Commercial manager: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on 01895 853417 (direct) if you are interested in any of these courses.
  • How to apply

    This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the Apply Now button to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

Course starting Apr 2024

Starts 24 April 2024

Duration 10 Week(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Fees £1695.00

Days/Time Wednesday,Saturday
18:00 - 21:00