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EAL Level 2 Award in Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification 

Course Code: IS0144D (Daytime Course), IS0144BFST (Blended Flexible Study and Training Option)



Course Duration


  • Daytime course - 4 days centre based training and attendance for 1 hour on-screen multiple choice open book examination and 3 hour practical competence assessment.



  • Blended flexible study and training option available for those with busy lifestyles, fully supported learning using our 24/7 on-line professional learning resources, supplied EAL endorsed qualification learning guide course book and personal tutorials with your own dedicated tutor


  • Course fee includes 3 x 3 hour in-centre workshop based training sessions to develop inspection and testing skills linked to relevant theory and completion of associated documentation

  • Attendance required at our centre for 1 hour on-screen multiple choice open book examination and 3 hour practical competence assessment



Who is this qualification for?


  • Domestic installers with good working knowledge of the IET Electrical Wiring Regulations BS 7671


  • Both new and experienced electricians who are looking to develop fundemental inspection and testing skills 



Why take this course?


This course provides the knowledge, skills and qualifications to:



  • Gain fundemental inspection and testing knowledge and develop practical skills for single phase installations



  • Improve employment and progression opportunities within the electrical industry




What is this qualification?


  • This qualification is accredited at Level 2 and facilitates progression to a number of other industry recognised qualifications


What accredited qualification does this course provide?


  • EAL Level 2 Award in Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification


  • Qualification code 603/0144/2



What does it cover?


  • Preparation for initial inspection and testing

  • Electrical hazards and safety

  • Safe isolation procedures and equipment

  • Correct use of test Instruments

  • Basic protection measures

  • Fault protection measures

  • Additional protection measures

  • SELV

  • Inspection requirements

  • Special installations and locations

  • IP codes

  • Sequence of tests

  • Continuity of protective conductors

  • Continuity of ring final conductors

  • Insulation resistance

  • Polarity

  • Earth electrodes

  • Earth fault loop impedance

  • Prospective fault current

  • Residual current devices (RCD)

  • Verification of voltage drop

  • Documentation


How is the qualification assessed?

  • 1 x 1 hour 30 question open book on-screen multiple-choice examination

  • 1 x 3 hour practical competence assessment




What will you need to provide?


  • IET Inspection and Testing Guidance Note 3 (New 2018 yellow cover blue band version - ISBN9781785614521)


  • Writing materials, calculator and suitable safety footwear for workshop sessions/assessment



How is this course package delivered?


  • Daytime course - 4 days (9.00am to 4pm) delivered over four weeks + additional attendance for 1 hour on-screen open book examination and 3 hour practical assessment.


  • Blended flexible study and training option is delivered as a flexible training programme including attendance for 4 hour practical training session, 1 hour on-screen open book examination and 3 hour practical assessment


How much does this course package cost?

  • Daytime Course - £834 (£100 deposit followed by 1 x £734 payment prior to course commencement)


  • Blended flexible study and training option - £725 (£430 deposit followed by 1 x £295 payment prior to centre attendance for practical training, on-line examination and practical competence assessment)


When does this course start?    

  • Daytime course - contact us for next available dates


  • Blended flexible study and training option - available for immediate commencement




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Nacton Road





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