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Our comprehensive City & Guilds 2391-52 Inspection and Testing Course, delivered in Hamilton near Glasgow, combines the City and Guilds 2391-50 Level 3 Award in Initial Verification and the City and Guilds 2391-51 Level 3 Award in Periodic Inspection. This integrated program provides a well-rounded understanding of both initial verification and periodic inspection, including associated testing procedures, essential for a successful career in the electrical industry.

Course Benefits:

Upon completion of this course, you will acquire the skills and knowledge needed for conducting initial verification and periodic inspections, making you a highly valuable asset in the electrical field. You can utilize this qualification to advance your career as an installer, or it can serve as a stepping stone towards other disciplines like the City and Guilds Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396).

Course Highlights:

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the requirements for inspection and testing.
  • Comprehend safety management procedures during inspection and testing.
  • Gain insights into the requirements for inspecting electrical installations.
  • Be familiar with the requirements for testing electrical installations.
  • Be capable of performing inspection and testing of electrical installations.

Course Details:

Duration: 6 days
Location: Our Hamilton/Glasgow course venues offer convenient access to learners in the region.


While there are no formal qualifications required for this course, it is essential that participants have a solid foundation in electrical science and principles. Prior experience in electrical installation work, whether in the electrical contracting industry or a related field, is crucial. Familiarity with live boards and an understanding of 3-phase systems is advantageous. Additionally, a good grasp of the latest IET Wiring Regulations (BS7671) and an up-to-date 18th Edition certificate are recommended.

In summary, this course is tailored for individuals aiming to advance their inspection and testing skills. A strong grasp of electrical fundamentals is essential, and we strongly recommend a minimum of 2 years of experience in inspection and testing as a practising electrician before undertaking this course. If you lack previous training or experience or need a refresher, consider enrolling in the City and Guilds 2392-10 Fundamentals and Initial Verification (Level 2) course.


This course includes a multiple-choice examination (40 questions, 80 minutes), a short-answer test (1 hour), and a practical test (2 hours).

What to Expect:

Our experienced tutors will guide you through all aspects of inspection and testing, from fundamental safety protocols to hands-on practice with various testing equipment. Our small class sizes ensure personalized attention and ample opportunities for hands-on learning.

Qualification Awarded:

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive the City & Guilds 2391-52 Level 3 Award in Periodic Inspection and Testing.

Learning Materials/Recommended Reading:

To maximize your success, we highly recommend purchasing and studying the following books before, during, and after the course:

  • IET BS7671 Wiring Regulations
  • IET Onsite Guide
  • IET Guidance 3
  • These books are permitted for use during the course assessments, providing valuable reference material.

For inquiries about the City and Guilds 2391-52 course or eligibility concerns, please contact our training team for detailed assistance.

FAQs about City and Guilds 2391-52:

Q: When will the 2394/95 courses finish?
A: Last registration for City and Guilds’ older courses will be at the end of August 2017, with a completion deadline of August 2018.

Q: Does this mean the 2394/95 courses will no longer be relevant?
A: No, the 2394 and 2395 courses will remain acceptable Level 3 qualifications. Holders of these qualifications do not need to take the new 2391 course(s).

Q: Have any of the exams changed for the new courses?
A: The significant change is that all exams are now open book, allowing you to refer to BS7671 Wiring Regulations and Guidance Note 3 books during the course and examinations.

Available Courses

17 Jun Hamilton (Glasgow) £995.00
1 Jul Hamilton (Glasgow) £995.00
12 Aug Hamilton (Glasgow) £995.00
2 Sep Hamilton (Glasgow) £995.00
18 Nov Hamilton (Glasgow) £995.00

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