This electrician’s course is focussed purely on periodic inspection & testing and replaced the older 2391-10 Inspection and Testing courses during 2012. This course is intended specifically for experienced electricians or installers.
This qualification is designed for those experienced or recently trained in electrical installation, who want to enter the profitable area of periodic Inspection and Testing.
This 2395 course teaches candidates to inspect and test existing installations. This will be an invaluable qualification for those looking to supply this service in either a domestic or commercial setting.
** Please note that we are currently phasing out the pre-registered hand written exams. Please see the course dates and assessments sections below for more information. From November 2016 you will be able to take an online short answer exam with this course with no pre-registration required**
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.
The course content is the same as these courses:
The C&G 2394 & 2395 courses share so much content that we simply run them as one course. The only difference with this 2395 qualification is that you will only take the assessments for the 2395 course. You can then at a later stage simply pay and book your C&G 2394 assessments should you wish however usually most people will have completed their C&G 2394 qualification before the C&G 2395. . You may want to book:
This is a level 3 qualification, however for candidates with limited electrical experience you may want to consider our City & Guilds 2392-10 Inspection & Testing course.
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 initial verification of electrical installations
Requirements for completing the inspection of electrical installations prior to their being placed into service
Requirements for the safe testing and commissioning of electrical installations
Requirements for testing before circuits are energized
Requirements for testing energized installations
Requirements for the completion of electrical installation certificates and associated documentation
Safety of systems and equipment prior to completion of inspection, testing and commissioning
Inspection of electrical installations prior to them being placed into service
Commissioning electrotechnical systems and equipment
Throughout the above you will also cover:
Health and Safety requirements
Factors that affect conductor resistance values
Common earth fault loop paths
Methods for verifying protection
Requirements for determining fault current
Procedures for dealing with clients
All our training takes place between Monday to Friday. The main course lasts 5 days with 1 online short answer exam taking place the following week after the course has finished. For online short answer exams there is no latest booking date or set exam dates. We will continue to deliver some hand written exams however for these exams strict registration dates must be met and also you must make sure you are available to attend the exam dates listed below. We will eventually phase out these hand written exams.
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:
1 Online Multiple Choice (1.2 Hours)
1 Hand Written Paper or 1 Online Short Answer Exam (2 Hours)
1 Pratical Assessment (3 Hours)
The hand written examination date and time is set nationally and commences at regular intervals set by City and Guilds.
** Practical Assessments will be booked in once you have pass your paper exams
Please note that you must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course.
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:
Course Start Dates
All our training takes place between Monday to Friday. The course last 5 days with written exams taking place on set dates by City & Guilds. You must return after the 5 days to take your exams.
“Good course, good instructor and very good at explaining the subject and putting it into layman’s terms” Les Hartland 2394/5 11/12/13
“Good course. A lot of information to take in” Benjamin Faulkner 2394/5 15/10/13
“Very informative. Clear explanations with good examples” Glenn Broughall 2394/5 18/11/13
“James was excellent and hope does teaches me the 2396 next year” Jason Nicholls 2394/5 18/11/13
We stock some books in the centre, however we can not guarantee stock availability unless you call us in advance to purchase the books. They can then be put aside for you to collect on the first day of your course. To buy books please call 01293 529777 or 0800 856 4448 or visit the links below and purchase directly from Amazon:
What does this course allow me to do ?
This course allows you to carry out periodic testing, condition reports and testing on existing installations.
Is it difficult, I have heard the old 2391 was ?
This course does have 2 written papers unlike most qualifications however with the 2394 course being introduced since the 2391 was replaced we have seen much higher pass rates this is because there is more practical training on the course.
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