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City and Guilds 2391-51: Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations training course

Course code: ME91b  |  View training area

A 4 day training course aimed at practising electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying or who require some update of training before going on to other City & Guilds qualifications. The qualification is also suitable for those with limited experience of periodic inspection of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades.

Read the full training overview

Please see below for our full training overview for the Electrical Installations Periodic Inspection course.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • It allows candidates to prepare for the periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • The qualification is endorsed by the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET).
  • Successful candidates will be able to carry out and certify all periodic inspection and testing on existing electrical systems.

What you will learn

  • Understand the requirements for periodic inspection and testing.
  • Understand safety management procedures when undertaking periodic inspection and testing.
  • Understand the requirements for the periodic inspection of an electrical installation.
  • Understand the requirements for testing electrical installations during periodic inspection and test.
  • Perform periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Periodic Inspection of Electrical Installations (2391-51).

How is this training delivered?

  • Unit 501: The periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations (Three Practical Assignments - Tasks A, B and C).
  • Unit 051: The periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations (Online multiple-choice exam).

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners are required to have one copy each of the latest versions of the following:
    • BS7671 - The IET Wiring Regulations.
    • IET Guidance Note 3.
    • IET On-Site Guide.
  • Proof of ID - photocard such as driving licence, JIB Grade Card, ECS Card, etc.
  • Scientific Calculator (non-programmable).
  • Test Instruments relevant to the course, including multifunction testers - Develop Training have instruments for you to use, but you may bring your own if desired. Please ensure they have a current calibration certificate and comply with current requirements.

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