• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group19+
  • Duration3 Days
  • Awarding bodyEAL


You must have an appropriate electrical qualifcation to enrol onto this course. We reserve the right to check qualifications for entry criteria to the course and cancel your enrolment with a full refund if there is no proof of certification.

This EAL qualification is a direct equivalent of the City and Guilds 2394 qualifications, but do not require a written exam to be undertaken.

This Award gives the learner an understanding of the theory and practice of initial verification and certification 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.

The qualification has one unit which covers the necessary learning outcomes for initial verification. Learners 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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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

Flexible Various start dates

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements. However it is a mandatory requirement that candidates have previous electrical experience of electrical installation work and must have achieved their 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.


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 refer to the College website for up to date course fees. Any fee shown excludes any additional costs to learners for any necessary equipment, materials, uniforms or any visit/residential that learners are required to participate in.

For general enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333700 or e-mail courseinformation@mbro.ac.uk or come to one of the College's main enrolment sessions in August & September - please see the College’s Website www.mbro.ac.uk for enrolment dates.

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