Key facts at a glance
Full Course Title: Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations
Why take this 2396 Electrical Design course?
If you are looking to develop your skills and keep up to date with requirements this course is for you. This 6 day course will provide you with all the necessary information and knowledge to design and erect an electrical installation, with the focus being on cable sizing and management, taking account of environmental influences, routing and suitability for purpose.
This is the most up to date and advanced electrical design course available. This Level 4 2396 qualification will replace the 2391-20 course which is currently being phased out . The 2396 course is intended for experienced personnel working in the electrical industry.
2396 Course Entry Requirements
Candidates should be experienced in electrical installation and ideally hold one of the following inspection & testing qualifications:
It is also strongly recommended that candidates have achieved the City & Guilds 2382 or similar qualifications which demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the 17th Edition.
If you are unsure of your suitability please contact a course advisor on 01293 529777.
This course has an age restriction of 18 years and older.
City & Guilds 2396 Course Content
The course is theory based and consists of classroom based teaching run two days per week over a 3 week period. During this time you will also be working on a set assignment which you will review with your tutor during you time with Trade Skills 4U. The 2396 course teaches you the invaluable skills to design and scope electrical installations. Course content includes:
Statutory and non-statutory requirements relating to electrical installation design, construction management and verification
The electrical installation design, construction and commissioning process
BS 7671 requirements relating to electrical installation design
Design and verification procedures for single and poly phase electrical installations
Fundamental principles for the design and installation of associated protective systems relating to electrical installations
Factors that affect choice of alternative energy sources and environmental technologies used within electrical installation design
You will need to prove competence in these subjects via a set assignment and a written exam.
This course lasts 6 Days which take form in 3 x 2 day sessions. Please make sure you are available for all the dates below before you book this course. Please speak to an advisor if you are unsure; 01293 529777.
Session 1 Thur 17th & Fri 18th October 2013
Session 2 Thur 7th & Fri 8th November 2013
Session 3 Thur 28th & Fri 29th November 2013
Exam Tuesday 5th December 6.00pm 2013
Text books required:
Recommended but not essential:
Exam & Assessment
Candidates must complete a one assignment estimated to be around 40 hours of work and one written exam which must be taken at a time set by City & Guilds. Exam dates are as follows:
Tuesday 11th June 6.00pm 2013
You must book by the 30th April 2013 in order to sit the exam on the 11th June. This is a nationally set registration date from City & Guulds which can not be moved.