EAL Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations

EAL Level 3 | Candidates: 6 | Duration: 4 days | £582.00 +VAT

This Award gives the learner an understanding of the theory and practice of the initial verification and commissioning of both single and three phase electrical installations.

The qualification follows BS 7671 and the industry recognised IET Guidance Note 3, as well as the Electrical Safely Council’s Best Practice Guides.

The Award gives an opportunity for individuals to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and skills in the inspection and testing of single and three phase low voltage electrical installations.

It should be noted that this EAL qualifications is equivalent to the City and Guilds 2394 qualification. The main key difference from the delegates point of view is:

These is no written examination as this is conducted as an online "test" and crucially is an open-book examination, however the practical assessments are exactlky the same as City and Guilds 2394.

This qualification is for experienced electricians who wish to carry out the inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical installations and would like to obtain a nationally recognised accreditation and certificate and is particulary suited for those individiuals who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills associated with Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations

  • Introduction to Initial Verification & Certification of Electrical Installations
  • Safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Initial verification of electrical installations
  • Inspection of electrical installations prior to use
  • Safe testing and commissioning of electrical installations
  • Requirements for testing before circuits are energised
  • Testing energised installations
  • Completion of electrical installation certificates and associated documents
  • Safety checks of system and equipment
  • Inspection of electrical installations and testing prior to use
  • Using Guidance Note 3 and other reference materials

There is one on line examination comprising of 55 mulitple choice and selected questions - the examination is open book

There is 4 separate practical assessments which comprise of the following:



Earth Fault Loop Impedance

and a 2 1/2 Hour Practical

This course is subject to VAT and is inclusive of all course materials, examination fees and refreshments.

Publications for this course are sold separately and not included in the price.

Important Information

As the course itself deals with the application of knowledge involved with the inspection and testing of electrical installations, it is anticipated that candidates who wish to undertake this course should have some electrical experience in inspection and testing of electrical installations; preferably participation in the process of initial verification and/or periodic inspection and testing.

All potential candidates should be aware that there is no practical "hands on" training with this EAL course - we recommenced that if you need training specifically on electrical testing, that you book a place on our ever popular City and Guilds 2392-10 course or speak to us directly by calling us on 0800 170 7007.

Delegates are required to obtain up-to-date copies of BS 7671 and IET Guidance Note 3.



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