City and Guilds 2391-52 Award In Inspection and Testing


This qualification helps you to develop the knowledge and practical skills required to professionally carry out inspection and testing on electrical installations. It is aimed at practicing electricians who wish to gain qualifications in periodic inspection and testing as well as initial verification of new systems. 

This course replaces both the City and Guilds 2394 and 2395 qualifications.

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Entry Requirements

You must be over 18 years old and up-to-date with industry requirements.  
It is essential you have a good up to date understanding of BS 7671: IET Wiring Regulations

Course Content

Areas covered include:

  • Safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Requirements for initial verification of electrical installations
  • Requirements for completing the inspection of electrical installations prior to their being placed into service
  • Requirements for the safe testing and commissioning of electrical installations
  • Requirements for testing before circuits are energized
  • Requirements for testing energized installations
  • Requirements for the completion of electrical installation certificates and associated documentation
  • Safety of systems and equipment prior to completion of inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Inspection of electrical installations prior to them being placed into service
  • Commissioning electrotechnical systems and equipment
  • Health and Safety requirements
  • Relevant documentation
  • Factors that affect conductor resistance values
  • Common earth fault loop paths
  • Methods for verifying protection
  • Requirements for determining fault current
  • Procedures for dealing with clients


  • One 60 item 2hr Open Book multiple-choice test (online)
  • 3 practical tasks
  • Short 4 item question paper

Course Contact Details

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Call - 01387 734199

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