2394 Initial Inspection and Testing Course

This course is ideal for existing electrical contractors who already have prior knowledge of inspection and testing and have completed the 17th edition Wiring Regulations.

It 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.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course has flexible start dates. You will attend college on a Tuesday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm for 12 weeks.

What will I study?

The course will cover skills and background knowledge for the initial verification and testing and reporting of electrical installations.

Key areas covered include:

  • Safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Requirements for inspecting and testing of new electrical installations
  • The completion of the Electrical Installation Certificates and supporting documentation
  • The differences between initial verification and periodic inspection

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by one written examination, one online multiple choice exam and one practical assessment.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have completed the 17th edition Wiring Regulations. In addition, you should have basic knowledge of electrical science and experience of electrical installation along with some experience of inspection and testing. It could be that you trained many years ago but haven't used your skills since then or you have been carrying out inspection and testing but haven't formally trained in the process and practical skills required.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £505.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon completion you may wish to move onto other electrical courses to widen your knowledge in other areas.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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