Level 3 Award in Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations
- City and Guilds 2391
A training course delivered by experienced engineers leading to the City & Guilds Level 3: the Certificate for the Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification of Electrical Installations Training Course, City and Guilds 2391-52.
The Institute of Engineering Technology (IET) wiring regulations are the definitive standards for the electrical industry for the installation, safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. The City & Guilds scheme, 2391-52 is aimed at practising electricians with relevant experience who have passed the latest edition wiring regulations course, City & Guilds 2382 and who are able to carry out the required tests on electrical installations.
The 2391 training course is delivered in Kent at our Rochester training centre.
The scheme is assessed by an online multiple choice exam of 1hr 20mins, a written exam of 1hr 30mins duration and a set of practical assessments carried out after the training course. The exam and assessments are externally set and marked by City & Guilds. Certification for this course is from City & Guilds.
- 2391-52 comprises of on line multiple choice questions examination
- written answer questions which are marked in the IPS Centre
- practical component which consists of a series of practical assessments
IPS maintains a computerized record system of all trainees on IPS courses. We use this system to record and provide the following information:
1. Course record of attendance
2. Each trainee completes a written course feedback sheet assessing the course
The Award in the Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing and of Electrical Installations (2391) is a QCF qualification.
Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification of Electrical Installations (City and guilds 2394)
The course syllabus is as follows:
a) Practical competence
Selection and testing of instruments
Completing inspection reports
Carrying out initial and periodic inspections
b) Preparation for Inspection and Testing
The legal framework and guidance notes
Items to be checked
BS 7671 requirements
The extent and limitation of a Periodic Inspection report
The requirements for safety
Penetration and flashover
Special installations and locations
The IP Code
Earth Fault Loop impedance
Residual circuit devices
Prospective fault current
e) Initial Verification
Candidates carry out specific practical assessments on a simulated test rig designed for the purpose. Candidates have to satisfy all the performance criteria and observe the correct health and safety procedures.
Assessment 1 – Installation Inspection
Assessment 2 – Insulation resistance test
Assessment 3 – Phase Earth loop impedance test
Assessment 4 – Tests required by the Initial and Periodic Inspection report
iRing final circuit and CPC
Earth Fault Loop impedance
Prospective Short Circuit and Earth Fault current
At remote point
IPS International provides suitable tools and test instruments to carry out all the tests on the simulated installation training rig. Please bring memory stick with you and if you would like to use your own laptop you can.
The full tuition programme comprises
The requirements of BS 7671 for inspection, testing and certification
Guidance given in IET Guidance Note 3, Inspection & Testing;
Practical demonstrations and practical testing sessions,
Preparation for the practical assessments and written/online examination.
A written exam and online multiple chose exam.
A practical assessment
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