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Initial Verification & Certification of Electrical Installations City & Guilds 2391-50 Level 3 Award (12 weeks)

Electrical Adults Part-time

Overview

Initial Verification & Certification of Electrical Installations City & Guilds 2391-50 Level 3 Award

This qualification has been developed to satisfy the requirements for Proposed Qualified Supervisors (PQSs) for various scheme operatives to ensure they are conversant with the requirements of BS 7671 for Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical installations. This qualification is aimed at practicing electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying, or who require some update of training before going on to other EAL 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.

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 30/09/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Thursday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 12 weeks
Fees: £620.00
Bedford College
Starts: 03/02/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Thursday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 12 weeks
Fees: £620.00
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Course information

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification. It would be expected that candidates have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience on electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade. Candidates will need a copy of BS 7671:2008 (2011) 17th Edition & On-Site Guide and Guidance Note 3.

Course content

This qualification will prepare you for the initial verification of electrical installation work.

Once you have achieved the outcomes of this unit you will have demonstrated that you are competent in accordance with the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the Electrotechnical Industry.

The unit is designed to enable you to understand principles, practices and legislation for the initial verification of electrical installations with statutory and non-statutory regulations and requirements. You will gain the knowledge to underpin the application of skills for the inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of electrical installations.

Units of study will be:

  • QIT/001 Principles, practices and legislation for the initial verification of electrical installations (online multiple choice)
  • IV1, IV2, IV3, IV4 principles, practices and legislation for the initial verification of electrical installations (Practical Assessments)
Assessment methods

Assessment will be by an online exam and practical exam at the end of the course.

Qualifications

You will receive an industry-recognised Level 3 qualification from the awarding body EAL or EMTA.

Further study and career options

On completion, you will be able to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations
  • EAL Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Maintaining Electrotechnical Systems)
  • EAL qualifications in environmental technology systems
  • EAL qualifications in 17th Edition, requirements for electrical installations BS7671
  • EAL Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT).
  • Level 3 Certificate in Design, erection and verification of electrical installations.
  • Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering
Additional information

There are no formal entry requirements, however, you will also be expected to have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles, as well as experience on electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade. You will also need a copy of BS 7671:2008 (2011) 17th Edition & On-Site Guide and Guidance.

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Unemployed offer

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

 

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.