City and Guilds electrical series

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Qualifications that benefit your business

If you're a self-employed or contracting electrician, it's your responsibility to ensure you have a clear understanding of current electrical regulations.

As a maintenance electrician or electrical manager, a sound knowledge of the regulations relating to your environments and operations is crucial.

The following courses offer essential, standard electrical training, plus a formal qualification in specific aspects of the electrical industry.

You’ll receive practical insights, knowledge you can put to work straight away and a qualification that demonstrates your professional competence, marking you out as a credible, trusted tradesman.

City & Guilds 2377-22 (two-day course)

Award in Competence for the Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment

Developed in line with the latest IET Code of Practice, this course focuses on the formal inspection, testing and recording of electrical equipment, with special regard for portable appliance testing.

Using hands-on, practical tuition, it gives you the skills to meet typical contemporary challenges and prepare you for the City & Guilds 2377-22 examination.

You also have the option to take the City & Guilds 2377-32 examination (at an extra cost).

 
  • The legal requirement, purpose and frequency of inspection and testing of electrical equipment
  • The main inspection and testing requirements prescribed in the IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment
  • Equipment construction and definition
  • Approved testing procedures with 'Portable Appliance Testers'
  • Establish maintenance charts, registers and recording of results
  • Introduction to test instruments
  • Equipment inspection and practical testing
  • Test result analysis

City & Guilds 2382-15 (four-day course)

Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations – BS7671:2008 including 2015 Amendment

This course provides electrical tradespeople and electrical managers with clear and thorough preparation for the City & Guilds 2382-15 17th Edition BS7671 Regulation exam.

To carry out the inspection and testing of fixed wiring installations with competence, a fundamental understanding of the 17th Edition Regulations is invaluable.

If you've yet to complete a wiring regulations training programme, this course could also be for you.

The course builds to a two-hour open book examination, consisting of 60 multiple-choice questions.

 

 
  • The legal status and association with statutory documents
  • Scope, object and fundamental requirements of safety
  • Assessment of general characteristics
  • Protection for safety
  • Selection and erection of equipment
  • Inspection and testing
  • Specialist installation or locations
  • Preparation for the C & G 2382-15 examination

City & Guilds 2394-01 (four-day course)

Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations

After carrying out electrical installation work, the new work must meet the requirements of BS7671. An inspection and test must be carried out to confirm it’s safe to be put into service.

This City & Guilds four-day course is intended for people who need to carry out this initial check of their work.

It covers single and three-phase installations and is relevant to domestic, commercial and industrial environments.

Assessment methods include an online multi-choice examination, a written examination and a practical assessment on domestic, commercial and industrial environments.

 
  • Requirements of safe isolation
  • Reasons for initial verification of electrical installations
  • Safe testing of electrical installations
  • Principles for working dead
  • Principles for working live
  • Documentation and certification
  • Safe systems of work

It’s also possible to complete City & Guilds 2395-01 – Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations. If you’re interested in combining the two qualifications, please contact one of our course advisers.

City & Guilds 2395-01 (four-day course)

Award in Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

The Electricity at Work Regulations require electrical installations to be maintained safely. One common method of meeting this requirement is to carry out a periodic inspection and test of an electrical installation and report on its condition.

This four-day City & Guilds level three course is aimed at personnel who want to carry out inspection and testing of existing electrical installations. It’s also relevant to anyone who commissions or receives reports on the condition of electrical installations.

The course covers the latest requirements of BS7671, IET Wiring Regulations and is relevant to single and three-phase installations, domestic, commercial and industrial installations.

Please note that this course requires a good understanding of electrical principles and a knowledge of electrical installations.

Assessment methods include an online multi-choice examination, a written examination and a practical assessment.

 
  • Requirements of electricity at work regulations
  • Safe systems of work
  • Requirements for safe isolation
  • Safe testing of electrical installations
  • Principles for working dead
  • Principle for working live
  • Testing sequence
  • Interpretation of test results
  • Documentation and reporting

It’s also possible to complete the City & Guilds 2394-01 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations. If you’re interested in combining the two qualifications, please contact one of our course advisers.

City & Guilds 2396-01 (five-day course)

Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations

Whenever new installation works or alterations are carried out in premises, someone will have to make crucial decisions. At the design stage, or when it comes to installation and testing, the competence of the person making those decisions is judged.

This qualification is the highest-level course relating to BS7671 offered by City & Guilds. It’s pitched at an experienced and knowledgeable level and is chosen by many as evidence of their professional competence.

The course is mainly aimed at electrical tradespeople and electrical managers responsible for making design decisions within an electrical installation. The qualification is achieved by completing a two-part examination, consisting of a three-hour written assessment and a design project.

 
  • Requirements of Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Safe systems of work
  • Requirements for safe isolation
  • Safe testing of electrical installations
  • Principles for working dead
  • Principle for working live
  • Testing sequence
  • Interpretation of test results
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Overview of regulations
  • Installations characteristics
  • Wiring systems
  • Cable selection and design
  • Discrimination and diversity
  • Earthing and earthing systems
  • Special installations
  • Inspection and testing, including pricing
  • Documentation and certification
  • Project design

You’ll need a sound working knowledge of electrical installation practices, preferably with some knowledge of design and verification.

City & Guilds 2394/5 (five-day course)

Combined course

This course is a combination of the 2394/5 training courses. It allows candidates to complete both qualifications without attending the centre on separate occasions.

The course covers the same level of content as the two separate courses.

There are several assessments to be completed within this course:

  • Online multiple-choice examination
  • Two written examinations (arranged on a date after the course is over)
  • Two practical assessments, arranged on a flexible basis with the centre

City & Guilds 2395 (one-day course)

Conversion course

Aimed at all candidates who have previously completed the City & Guilds 2394 qualification. Assessment methods will be:

  • One written examination (arranged on a date after the course is over)
  • One practical assessment, arranged on a flexible basis with the centre

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