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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 12

Hours: 3.00

Start: 22/09/2021

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 990.00*
Full Concession: (0 Tuition/Exam Fee) available dependant on eligibility – A Full Concession is not applicable to a full-cost course

Interview: N

Course Summary

The new Testing and Inspection City & Guilds 2391-52 Combined Course qualification replaces and improves on the former 2394/2395 course that was previously available to electricians but has since been withdrawn.

The City & Guilds 2391-52 course runs over 12 evenings covering fundamental Electrical Theory, Initial Verification practical and revision and Periodic Inspection practical and revision.

Entry requirements

This course is aimed at students possessing knowledge of the wiring regulations but who have minimal knowledge of inspection and testing.

We strongly recommend that you achieve City and Guilds 2382 before embarking on this course, though this is NOT a formal entry requirement.

An interview will be required before you commence this course to establish what qualifications and experience you hold so that a decision can be made on whether the course is right for you.

Course Content

In order to claim the full City & Guilds 2391-52 qualification, students must successfully complete the following:

  • A two-hour online multiple choice exam (open book)
  • A practical assessment which lasts four hours and 20 minutes

Assessment  – 2391-52

  • Task A – Visual Inspection – 30 minutes
  • Task B – Periodic Inspection and Test – two hours and 30 minutes
  • Task C – Short Answer Questions – one hour and 20 minutes

How will I be assessed?

The online multiple choice exam is externally set and marked but internally delivered.

The practical assessment is externally set but internally marked and delivered.


Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Candidates will be expected to supply:

  • Own copy of IET Guidance Note 3 (Inspection and Testing)
  • Own copy of IET 18th Edition On-Site Guide 

Safety boots will also be required when you are undertaking the practical revision and assessment.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

You could progress to qualifications in Electrical Engineering or Design.


You could become an Electrical Installation Tester via competence bodies.


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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

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