Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

Who is this programme for?

This qualification is for practising electricians who wish to carry out the periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations and issue Electrical Installation Condition Reports.

This qualification gives the learner an understanding of the theory and practice of periodic inspection, testing and condition reporting 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 Safety Council's Best Practice Guides.



Students will be required to purchase the following textbook in order to support their learning:

Title: IET Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2008 Incorporating Amendment Number 3:2015)

Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology; 17th Revised edition (5 Jan. 2015)

ISBN-13: 978-1849197694


Tuition £550
Registration £66

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

The course is delivered using a mix of workshop and theory sessions.

What modules are covered?

This course covers the application of knowledge involved with the period inspection and testing of electrical installations.

It comprises of one unit and covers the following:

  • covering safe isolation
  • condition reporting requirements
  • periodic inspection
  • testing & the interpretation of test results
  • certification

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed using an on-screen open book exam and a practical assessment.

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What Next?

Following this course you may like to progress to theLevel 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671: 2018 (commonly known as the 18th Edition).

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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

Applicants should meet the course tutor prior to enrolment.

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

Applicants should be working as an electrician or have an excellent working knowledge of electrical installations.

We strongly suggest that applicants contact the course tutor to confirm that this course is suitable for their needs.


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Start Dates

Stage 9460/191EAA
Mode Part Time
Year Year 1
Duration 10 Weeks
Days TUE
Time 18:00 - 21:00
Start 24/09/2019
Stage 9460/191EAB
Mode Part Time
Year Year 1
Duration 9 Weeks
Days TUE
Time 18:00 - 21:00
Start 07/01/2020
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