City & Guilds 2391-52 Level 3 Award in Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations

Course Details

This City & Guilds 2391-52 Inspection and Testing is for candidates to help them to develop the knowledge and practical skills required to professionally carry out inspection and testing on electrical installations. The 2391 is aimed at the specialist knowledge and skills you need, including appropriate legislation, inspection and testing techniques, completing and issuing certificates or reports and understanding of results and measurements. Assessment will be through a multiple-choice on-line test and a practical task. This six-day course will cover all the skills necessary to gain the City & Guilds certification.

Who is it suitable for?

This 2391-52 is intended for practicing electricians who want to expand their skills and knowledge in the area of Initial Verification and Periodic Inspection and continue their professional development. 

On successful completion you can also progress on to the City & Guilds Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations.

What the course covers?

This six-day course enables you to develop the knowledge and practical skills required to professionally install and carry out initial verification and periodic inspection and testing on electrical installations.


The practical tasks will you to demonstrate their practical skills. Most practical tasks will be assessed by observation of you carrying out the tasks and an assessment of the final outcome/product.

The visual inspection task you will need to visually inspect electrical installation components.

The online test including 60 questions over 120 minutes.

A written test around 4 questions in 100 minutes.


Exams and Assessments

The course fee includes the examination entrance fee and handouts.

There are 4 parts to the 2391-52 and you must successfully complete them all to achieve:

  • a practical assignment

  • a visual inspection

  • an online multiple choice test

  • a written, centre marked short answer question paper.


Hands on training for success

All our course trainers have decades of teaching experience and both courses are assessed by a range of methods including online multiple-choice exams, practical assessments and written assignments.

You’ll learn from a range of training methods in our computer-equipped classroom. All courses include the relevant hand-outs to support your learning.

Course equipment requirements


  • Please note that you must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the  assessments on these courses

  • With the exception of the visual inspection task, you may use these for the assessments-
    • BS 7671
    • IET On-site Guide
    • IET Guidance Note 3

  • PPE for the workshop


Course fee

£990.00 inc VAT, City and Guilds registration and exam fees


6 days 9am to 4pm

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