4 day course

Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations (previously City & Guilds 2394-01)

After carrying out electrical installation work it is necessary to ensure the new work meets the requirements of BS7671. An inspection and test of this work must be carried out to confirm it is safe to be put into service.

This City & Guilds 4-day course is intended for people who need to carry out this initial verification of their work. It covers single and three phase installations and is relevant to domestic, commercial and industrial environments.

Assessment methods include a practical inspection and test on a simulated installation (initial verification), a short written examination and an open book online multiple choice exam consisting of 40 questions.

Course content

  • Requirements of Safe Isolation.
  • Reasons for initial verification of electrical installations.
  • Safe testing of electrical installations.
  • Principles for working dead.
  • Principles for working live.
  • Documentation and Certification.
  • Safe Systems of Work.

Combining courses

N.B. – It is possible to also complete the City & Guilds 2391-51 – Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (formerly known as City & Guilds 2395-01). Please contact one of our course advisors should you wish to combine the two qualifications.

library_booksEssential Course Books

The following books are required for this course. We can either post them to you or you can collect them when attending on the day of the course. You can increase the quantity of books required in the shopping cart.


Related Courses

The following courses are also available and may complement and build upon the knowledge gained
on the City & Guilds 2391-50 course.

Our Accreditations and Affiliates