This course 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 periodic inspection of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades. This unit is designed to enable learners to understand principles, practices and legislation for periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations in accordance with statutory and non-statutory regulations and requirements. Its content is the knowledge needed by a learner to underpin the application of skills for the periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations.
There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. It would be expected that candidates have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience of electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade.
Method of assessment:
Online multiple choice test, written test and assignment.
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations
Duration of course
Up to 12 months