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Initial Verification of Electrical Installations - Level 3 C&G Award

Part Time

Course Overview

Who is the qualification for?


It is aimed at practising electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying or who require some update of training before going onto other City & Guilds qualifications. The qualification is also suitable for those with limited experience of initial inspection of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades.


Why take this course?


This is the ideal qualification for you if you wish to carry out inspecting, testing and certification of any type of electrical installation you have completed yourself. It allows you to be recognised by any of the trade bodies for certificating your own electrical installations.

Course Content

Course Content:

The City and Guilds 2391-50 course will focus on the teaching and learning of initial verification and certification of electrical installations.

The course covers the following:

    Requirements for initial verification of electrical installations
      Safety management procedures when undertaking initial verification of electrical installations
        Requirements for the initial inspection of an electrical installation
          Requirements for testing electrical installations at initial verification
            Perform inspection and testing of electrical installations
              Throughout the above you will also cover relevant aspects relating to:
                Health and Safety requirements
                  Relevant documentation
                    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

                            Entry Requirement

                            <span ; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>No formal entry requirements. Initial meeting will assess suitability for the course.


                            Online Exams

                            Written Assessments

                            <span ; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>Practical assessments

                            How to Enrol

                            You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

                            If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.

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                            Course Outline

                            Course Code: APBC033
                            Study Mode: Part Time
                            Location: Basingstoke
                            Start Date: Flexible
                            Day & Time: On application
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                            Basingstoke College of Technology I 2019