• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group19+
  • Duration4 days
  • Awarding bodyEAL


These EAL qualifications are direct equivalents of the City and Guilds 2394 and 2395 qualifications, but do not require a written exam to be undertaken.

This award gives you an understanding of the theory and practice of periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting, of both single and three phase electrical installations and an understanding of the theory and practice of the initial verification and commissioning of both single and three phase electrical installations.

The qualification follows BS 7671 and the industry recognised IET Guidance Note 3, as well as the Electrical Safely Council.

Each qualification has one unit which covers the necessary learning outcomes for initial verification, and periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations.

You will cover safe isolation, inspection, safe testing, pre-energised and energised tests, documentation and the practical use of test equipment.

Course Information

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Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Isolating Electrical Circuits and Installations Safely
  • Initial Verification of Electrical Installations
  • Carrying out the Inspection of Electrical Installations Before being put into Service
  • Testing and Commissioning Electrical Installations Safely
  • Testing Before Circuits are Energised
  • Testing Energised Installations
  • Completing Electrical Installation Certificates and Other Documentation
  • Ensuring Safe Systems and Equipment Before Inspection, Testing and Commissioning
  • Inspecting Electrical Installations Before they are in Operation
  • Commissioning Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment
  • Inspecting and Testing Existing Installations
  • How to Complete the Electrical Installation Condition Report and Supporting Documents
  • Carrying out Periodic Inspection of Electrical Installations
  • Periodic Inspection and Initial Verification Differences
  • Read, Understand and Interpret Test Results
  • Safely Testing Electrical Installations which are in Operation
  • Completing Electrical Installation Condition Reports and other Documents
  • Confirming the Safety of a System and Equipment Before Carrying out Inspection, Testing and Commissioning
  • Carrying out Electrical Installation Inspections Before the Installation is in Service
  • Producing a Condition Report and Recording Observations and Classifications

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Entry requirements

It is a mandatory requirement that you have previous electrical experience of electrical installation work and you must have achieved your 17th Edition Wiring Regulations.

The assessment involves one on-screen open book exam (IET GN3) and practical assessments covering initial inspection, earth fault loop impedance testing, insulation resistance testing, and commissioning of a three phase rig.

The assessment also involves on-screen open book exams (IET GN3) and practical assessment covering periodic inspection and periodic inspection and testing.

Students doing both qualifications will only be subject to one of the on-screen exams.

You can progress on to the Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396).

Please note this course is full cost and therefore learners are unable to get any fee remission.
Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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