Level 3 Inspection and Testing (2391)

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Introduction to the Inspection and Testing 2391 Course

The Level 3 City & Guilds Inspection and Testing 2391 Course, combines both Initial verification and Periodic inspection and testing of Electrical Installations. It is primarily aimed at electricians, who carry out a range of inspections and testing on new and existing installations. 

If you are progressing into a role where you’ll be expected to Inspect, test and sign off Electrical Installations, this is an excellent course to further your understanding of inspection and testing.

Inspection and Testing course

Course info

Level 3 Award in Inspection and Testing (2391)


Recommended to be a qualified electrician or have a minimum of the level 3 Diploma (2365)

Equipment required

Safety boots, Guidance notes 3, 18th edition IET Wiring regulations, On-Site Guide


7 Days



What's involved in the Inspection and Testing 2391 Course?

Electrical Theory

Our learners will learn all about the underpinning knowledge needed to correctly inspect, test and verify that electrical installations meet the required standards. including:

    • Health & safety relative to inspection & testing
    • Dead & live testing principles
    • Coding of existing installations
    • Verifying results from inspection and testing
Inspection and testing 2391 course
Inspection and testing 2391

Electrical Practical

We dedicate at least 1 full day, to carrying out all the testing procedures for initial verification and periodic inspection and testing.

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Course dates

17th June 2024
8th July 2024
5th August 2024
2nd September 2024

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This combined course is primarily aimed at electricians, who carry out a range of inspections and testing on new and existing installations. 


You should be able to work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard.

This inspection and testing course prepares candidates for initial verification and periodic inspection and testing on single and three-phase electrical installations. 


The course will include theory and practical lessons on inspection, testing, verification, and certification of electrical installations.

The course will last 7 days, which includes 5 days of learning in our classroom and workshop. 


There will be a 2 hour online multiple choice exam and 4 hour practical exam taken on the afternoon of the 6th and 7th day. 

This testing and inspection 2391 course will teach you the principles, practices and legislation for the initial verification and periodic inspection of electrical installations of existing electrical installations with statutory and non-statutory regulations and requirements. 


The 2391 qualification is a requirement to become a Quality Supervisor for an electrical contractor, registered with a competent person scheme such as NICEIC or Napit. It is also a pre-requisite to obtain the Approved Electrician JIB Gold card.

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Test your knowledge!

Have a go at our free Inspection and Testing 2391 Course exam simulator.

This is a great revision resource! You can use the latest copy of the BS7671 Wiring Regulations, Guidance Notes 3 and on-site guide to help answer any questions.

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