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Course overview

Skills Training Group’s LCL Awards QCF – Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification, Periodic Inspection Testing, Condition Reporting and Certification of Electrical Installations Course (C&G 2391-52 equivalent) is for experienced electricians who are responsible for the initial verification and certification of electrical installations.

Course costs include training, assessment & certification fees.

LCL Awards is an OFQUAL approved Awarding Organisation.  The qualification is recognised by the Joint Industry Board (JIB)Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) and Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) and is a direct equivalent of the C&G 2391-52.

Recognised by Competent Person Schemes such as NAPIT, NICEIC, STROMA, SELECT.

Modules breakdown

The inspection & testing course will cover the specific methods of inspecting and testing all types of installations, whether single or three-phase, to the current requirements of BS 7671. It covers the inspection and testing techniques as given in IET Guidance Note 3 and how to professionally complete Certification and Reports.

Knowledge & understanding outcomes:

  1. Safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  2. Use of test equipment used to undertake inspection and testing of electrical installations
  3. Requirements for completing the inspection of electrical installations
  4. Requirements for testing before circuits are energised
  5. Testing energised installations
  6. Initial verification, testing and commissioning of electrical installations
  7. Completion of electrical installation certificates and associated documentation
  8. Confirm safe systems of work and the suitability of the electrical installation for initial verification
  9. Test electrical installations prior to them being placed into service
  10. Complete and report the outcome of the initial verification and issue the electrical installation certificate to the client
  11. Be able to commission the electrical installation
  12. Requirements for periodic inspecting and testing of electrical installations.
  13. Completion of electrical installation condition reports and associated documentation.
  14. Confirm safe systems of work and the suitability of the electrical installation for periodic inspection and testing.
  15. Carry out testing of electrical installations
  16. Complete and report the condition of the electrical installation to the client.

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Inspection & testing course material

You need to bring the following books with you on the first day of your course:

  • Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing, 8th Edition – ISBN 978-1785614521
  • IET On-Site Guide (BS7671:2018, 7th Edition) – ISBN 978-1785614422
  • IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition (Blue) – ISBN 978-1785611704

Our recommendation is that you refresh your understanding of guidance note 3 prior to attending the training. You should also read the electrical safety first best practice document here: https://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/mediafile/100740439/Best-Practice-Guide-4-Issue-4-.pdf

What do I need to bring with me?

You should bring the following with you to your course:

  • One passport-sized photograph (if not already sent)
  • Formal ID (Passport or Driving Licence)
  • Copy of your current 18th edition certificate

How do I book?

Call our office on 0808 164 2780 and speak to one of our friendly customer service team. They will discuss dates and availability and can take payment by debit or credit card to confirm your place.

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Why do people choose Skills Training Group?

Founded in 2011, we focus on delivering high quality, employer-led training that sets our students up for entering the heating and utilities workforce in Scotland and the surrounding area.

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Our training curriculum is tailored to include as much practical training as possible allowing you to feel confident with your newly acquired skills.

Fast certification turnaround

Our course certification turnaround can be as quick as 5 working days, helping you to start working faster.

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