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City & Guilds 2391 Inspection & Testing

City and Guilds 2391

2391-50 Level 3 Award in Initial Verification

2391-51 Level 3 Award in Periodic Inspection & Testing

2391-52 Level 3 Award in Inspection & testing

The 2391 has been revised to allow for all possible pathways required for industry such as:-

•completing apprentices and engineers who only need periodic (2391-51)

•domestic installers who only need Initial (2391-50)

•practicing electricians who want both disciplines periodic and initial (2391-52)


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 and periodic inspection of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades

•These new versions are a direct replacement for 2394 and 2395 and continue to meet the industry CPD needs

•These new products are recognised by the JIB under the ECS card scheme


Teaching is based on lectures, written assignments and exercises.

Entry Requirements

Aimed at practicing electricians already working in the industry

Interview Process

Short telephone/e-mail assessment/interview for suitability

Questions & Answers

How is the course assessed?

• One 40 item 80 minute open book multiple-choice test • Two practical assignment tasks to include:- • 2 hour inspection and test on main test rig • Short four item written questions

Are there any opportunities for progression?

City and Guilds 2396 Design, Erection and Verification course at Level 4

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Course details

  • Attendance: Part-time (evening)
  • Start Date: 23 January 2018
  • Hours per week: 3 hours per week for 10 weeks
  • Days: Tuesday
  • Start Time: 6.00 pm
  • End Time: 9.00 pm
  • Duration: 10 Weeks
  • Course Fees: £590 (FCR) Full Cost Recovery Courses do not attract any funding and therefore the full cost of the fees are payable by the student irrespective of their circumstances.
  • Venue: Calderdale College
  • Faculty: Construction & Technology
  • Department Manager: Andrew Barnes


  • Level: Level 3
  • Qualification Name: City & Guilds 2391
  • Awarding Body: City and Guilds

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