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Periodic Inspection & Testing

City & Guilds 2391-51, Periodic Inspection, Testing and Condition Reporting of Electrical Installations, 3-Day course (Level 3)

For delegates who have recently completed the 2391-50 course and passed the relevant assessments.

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Three-day course (plus examination and practical assessments) including comprehensive study notes.  Prospective candidates must have passed the City & Guilds 2382-15 or 2382-18 BS 7671 examination and the 2391-50 Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations assessments.  Candidates require BS 7671, the On-Site Guide and IET Guidance Note 3, which can be ordered through SET at additional cost.

There will be limited practical tuition on this course, this already having been covered on the preceding 2391-50 course. 

The scheme is for practising electricians, engineers and specifiers with working knowledge and experience of inspection and testing.  It is to ensure they are fully conversant with the requirements of BS 7671 for periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting of electrical installations.  It is for those with responsibilities to perform or technically administrate Periodic Inspections and covers the principles, practices and legislation.

The City and Guilds assessments consist of :

  • 2391-051, a 40 question multiple-choice on-line examination (open book) of 1 hour and 30 minutes duration,
  • 2391-501, Tasks A and B, practical assessments,
  • 2391-501, Task C, a short answer written assessment (centre marked open book) of 1 hour duration.

Cost per delegate including examination and practical assessment fees: £525-00


  • City & Guilds Certificate
  • Exam fees
  • Comprehensive study notes
  • Refreshments

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