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Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing

Course Code: IPEIT

Level: 2
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: 5 days
When you'll study: Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

About the course

This qualification will prepare you for the initial verification and periodic inspection of electrical installation work.

What you'll learn

the course covers the following subjects:

  • understand requirements for inspection and testing of electrical installations
  • understand safety management procedures when undertaking inspection and testing of electrical installations
  • understand the requirements for the inspection of electrical installations
  • understand the requirements for testing electrical installations

perform inspection and testing of electrical installations

Entry requirements

It is be expected that applications will have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience of electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade.

The course is aimed at practicing electricians who are working to the current wiring regulations and have preferably gained the City & Guilds 2382 qualification or equivalent.


You will be required to undertake a wo hour multiple-choice online examination and one practical assessment.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.