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Whatever level of study you require, we can help. We provide courses from level 1 all the way up to the latest in electrical certifications required for professionals. 

Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations combined with
Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

Course Code: IS4337/4338D (Daytime Course), IS4337/4338HS (Home Study Course)

Combined Course Package (also available as individual courses)



Course Duration



  • Daytime course - 5 days centre based training + additional 3 hours for on-line examinations


  • Additional centre based attendance for practical pre-assessment day where applicable


  • Additional 2 days for centre based practical competence assessments (applies to all course delivery options)


  • Flexible study and training programme options available for those with busy lifestyles, fully supported learning using our 24/7 on-line professional learning resources, supplied EAL endorsed course books and personal tutorials with your own dedicated tutor





Important, please read!


We recommend a practical pre-assessment day in our training centre for candidates with limited previous experience

of commissioning, inspection and testing (this is mandatory for candidates with no previous practical experience)



Who is this qualification for?



  • Prior achievement of a Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installation qualification (17th edition of the

      IET Electrical Wiring Regulations, version 2008, 2011 or 2015) is a requirement for course entry. Proof of prior 

      achievement will be required before course commencement without exception


  • Experienced electricians and those looking to apply for JIB Approved Electrician Gold Card status


  • Mature adults with on-site electrical experience will be considered on an individual basis subject to pre-entry

      interview to assess suitability for the course


Please note:

For those of you who do not meet the above entry criteria please see our alternative 'Initial Verification and   

Certification' course option



Why take this course?



This course provides the knowledge, skills and qualifications to:



  • Initially verify, inspect, test, commission and certificate the full scope of new electrical installations


  • Periodically inspect and test the full scope of existing electrical installations


  • Improve employment and progression opportunities within the electrical industry



What is this qualification?


  • Professional qualifications that provide evidence of competence to inspect and test the full scope of electrical installations


  • The most up-to-date qualifications for initial verification, inspection, testing and certification



What recognised qualification does this course provide?



  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations (QCF)


  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (QCF)


The above qualifications are the direct equivilents of the City & Guilds 2394 and 2395 qualifications and are equally recognised by all professional electrical industry organisations and bodies (e.g. JIB)



What does it cover?


  • Safe isolation and Initial verification of electrical installations

  • Completing the inspection of electrical installations prior to being placed into service

  • Safe testing and commissioning of electrical installations

  • Testing requirements for circuits and installations before and after they are energised

  • Completion of electrical installation certificates, condition reports and schedules

  • Safety of systems and equipment prior to completion of inspection, testing and commissioning

  • Inspection of electrical installations prior to them being placed into service

  • Periodic inspection and testing requirements for existing electrical installations

  • Commissioning electrotechnical systems and equipment



How is the qualification assessed?


  • 2 x on-line examinations


  • 6 x practical competence assessments


  • In the unlikely event that you do not achieve a positive examination or practical assessment result we will provide you with one further attempt free of charge!)



What will you need to provide?


  • IET 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671 (new 2015 yellow cover version)


  • IET Inspection and Testing Guidance Note 3 (new 2015 yellow cover version)


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



How is this course package delivered?


  • Daytime course - 5 days (9.30am to 4pm) delivered over three weeks + 2 days (9am to 5pm) for practical

       competence assessments

  • Additional 12 hours for practical competence assessments


  • Additional 4 hours for on-line examinations


  • Additional 6 hours for practical pre-assessment day where applicable


  • Flexible study and training programme options are delivered to meet individual needs 



How much does this course package cost?


  • Daytime course for qualified electricians with previous practical experience of inspection and testing -  

      Summer Special! £895 (Full payment required when booking)


  • Daytime course  for electricians with no previous practical experience of inspection and testing -

       £1134.00 including mandatory practical pre-assessment day  (£100 deposit followed by 1 x £1034.00 payment           

       prior course commencement) 


  • Flexible study programme for electricians with previous experience of inspection and testing               

      £795 (£400 deposit followed by 1 x £395 payment prior to training centre attendance for examinations and practical

      competence assessments)


  • Blended flexible study and training programme for electricians with no inspection and testing experience -                   

       £934 (£400 deposit followed by 1 x £534 payment prior to training centre attendance for examinations, practical   

       pre-assessment day and practical competence assessments) 


  • Optional Practical pre-assessment day for electricians with previous practical experience of inspection and testing -

       £139 (1 x £50 deposit followed by 1 x £89 payment prior to course commencement)



When does this course start?


  • Daytime course commences September 2017 (commencement date to be confirmed - limited places available)

  • Flexible study and training programmes - available for immediate commencement           




Secure your place on one of our courses by using our online payment system.




Alternatively, you can contact us via telephone, email or simply drop-in to our training centre.


T: (01473) 714807




Find us

Unit 4 
The Quadrangle Centre

The Drift

Nacton Road





Book our flexible study programme and receive a free 6 hour training session* to develop practical competence (including completion of documentation)  


* Offer subject to payment of full course fee when booking






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