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Level 4 Design and Verification of Electrical Installations

Course Code: IS8231D (Daytime Course) / IS8231S (Saturday Morning Course)



Course Duration


  • Daytime course - 5 days centre based training delivered one day a week over five weeks


  • Flexible study option  for experienced electricians currently working in the electrical industry . Fully supported learning using our 24/7 on-line professional learning resources, supplied course book and tutor support






Who is this qualification for?


  • Those who wish to further their career in the electrotechnical sector


  • Electricians who wish to demonstrate their ability in electrical installation design


  • Electrical contractors who are responsible for the quality of the design, specification, installation, inspection and testing



What is the course entry criteria?  


  • Sufficient experience of electrical installation activities across a range of installation environments

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have the required minimum levels of literacy and numerary

  • Prior achievement of the 17th Edition Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2008

  • Prior achievement of a recognised Level 3 Inspection and Testing qualification



Why take this course?


  • This is a theory based course that will provide you with the knowledge to design and erect an electrical installation,  taking account of environmental influences, routing and suitability for purpose





What is this qualification?


  • Professional qualification that provide evidence of competence to design electrical installations


  • This qualification is industry recognised and supported by both Certsure and the JIB


  • Accredited at Level 4



What recognised qualification does this course provide?


  • EAL Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Instalations



What does it cover?


  • Statutory and non-statutory requirements relating to electrical installation design, construction management

       and verification


  • The electrical installation design, construction and commissioning process


  • BS 7671 requirements relating to electrical installation design, application and calculations


  • Design and verification procedures for single and poly phase electrical installations


  • Fundamental principles for the design and installation of associated protective systems relating to electrical installations


  • Factors that affect choice of alternative energy sources and environmental technologies used within electrical installation design



How is the qualification assessed?


  • Open book 180 minute written knowledge examination


  • Commercial electrical installation design project





What will you need to provide?


  • IET 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671 (current version)


  • IET Guidance Note 1 (current version)


  • IET On-Site-Guide


  • IET Electrical Installation Guide (Calculations for Electricians and Designers)


  • Writing materials, ruler, rubber and non-programmable calculator



How is this course package delivered?


  • Daytime course delivered over five weeks on Wednesday's between 9.30 to 16.00 hours including blended home study hours to support the completion of the design assignment/projects


  • Flexible study option delivered to meet individual needs



How much does this course package cost?


  • Daytime course -  £995 (£595 deposit followed by 4 x £100 instalments)


  • Flexible study programme - £795 (full payment required when booking)



When does this course start?


  • Daytime course - Contact us for further information


  • Flexible study option - available for immediate commencement 






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T: (01473) 714807




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The Quadrangle Centre

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