Key facts at a glance
Full Course Title: Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (2395-01)
Entry Requirements / Who’s it for?
This 2395 qualification is ideal for existing contractors who already have knowledge of inspection and testing. Ideally you will have previous experience and/or already completed one of the following courses:
If you have existing knowledge of inspection and testing and are unsure if you are eligible for this course please speak with our course advisors on 01293 529777 for more information.
Why take this 2395 inspection and testing course?
This is the latest most up to date inspection and testing course from City & Guilds. Following this new 2395 course you will be able to inspect and test a range of installations in both domestic and commercial settings and most importantly this will allow you test and inspect existing installations carried out by other domestic installers or electricians.
Even for an experienced electrician Inspection and Testing can be a difficult subject, however on the City and Guilds 2395 Inspection and testing course we will ensure the subject is demystified giving you the best chance of gaining the latest qualification to demonstrate your competency.
As a specialist electrical training company we have many years solid experience in delivering a range of City & Guilds electrical courses
This is an essential skill for any electrical installer.
City & Guilds 2395 Course Content:
This 2395 course will teach you the principles, practices and legislation for Periodic Inspection and Testing and reporting of electrical installations in accordance with statutory and non-statutory regulations and requirements.
Its content covers skills and background knowledge for the periodic Inspection and Testing and reporting of electrical installations.
Key areas covered include:
Safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
Requirements for Inspecting and Testing of existing electrical installations
The completion of the Electrical Installation Condition Report and Supporting Documentation
Requirements for completing the periodic inspection of electrical installations
The differences between periodic inspection and initial verification
Requirements for the safe testing of electrical installations which have been placed in service
Requirements for testing before circuits are energised
Requirements for testing energised installations
Understand and interpret test results
Requirements for the completion of electrical installation condition reports and associated documentation
How to confirm safety of system and equipment prior to completion of inspection, testing and commissioning
How to carry out inspection of electrical installations prior to them being placed into service
How to test electrical installations prior to them being placed into service
How to produce a condition report with recording observations and classifications
Throughout the above you will also cover:
Health and Safety requirements
Requirements for the inspection
Reasons for inspection and testing
Factors that affect conductor resistance
Completing insulation resistance testing
Common earth fault loop paths
Methods for verifying protection
Methods for testing the operation of residual current devices
Information in condition report
Text books required:
Exams & Qualifications
You will be assessed in 3 ways; one online multiple choice exam, one written paper and also a practical assessment. These break down as follows:
Principles, practices and legislation for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations (online)
Principles, practices and legislation for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations (written)
Principles, practices and legislation for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations (assignment)
The examination date and time is set nationally and commences at regular intervals set by City and Guilds. The course runs from Monday to Thursday with the exam usually taking place the following Tuesday.
This is to enable you to get the most benefit out of the course and enough time to deal with any learning issues that should arise.
** Practical Assessments will be booked in once you have pass your paper exams
Last Registration & Written Exam Dates:
Due to the fact that exams are set nationally by City & Guilds the 2395 course has very strict deadlines by which we must register you. Please see the course dates below and their corresponding registration close dates:
Exams take place at 6pm in the evening on the above dates. Students are expected to arrive at least 30 minutes before the exam starts to ensure they are ready to start at 6pm.
Course Start Dates
All our training takes place between Monday to Friday. The course last 4 days and will usually span a weekend. You can see specific course dates below:
20th, 21st, 24th, 25th June 2013
Exam on the 25th June at 6pm