City & Guilds 2391-51 / EAL Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations.

This qualification is a requirement for approved electrical installation contractors who have previously passed the Initial Verification exams.

There is also a combined course (C&G 2391-52)

The course focuses on carrying out Periodic Inspections and completing Condition Reports. 

The course is delivered as a three day block., only for those who already have the Initial Verification qualification.

The duration of the course is 24 hours and the delivery of the course may be tailored to meet the clients' requirements.

Aimed at engineers and electricians involved in the periodic inspection, testing and certification of electrical systems, the course is designed to familiarise them with the latest version of Guidance Note Three and practical methods of testing.

EAL and C&G candidates are required to sit an on-screen, open book examination based on Guidance note 3. This is in the evening on the following week.

C&G candidates will also sit classroom assessment during the course.

There is also a final practical assessment of two and a half hours duration with a qualified assessor.

The costs include practical assessments and examination entry fees.

Please Note! For those already experienced in Inspection and Testing we are offering a "combined" course which will give BOTH qualifications for Initial Verification and Periodic Inspection in the same week. (Monday to Friday) The cost of this Combined Course is £995 plus VAT. 

Recommended book list

  • IET Inspection and Testing Guidance Note 3.

  • IET 17th Edition Wiring Regulations BS7671.

Course details

Duration: 2 Day Block Course
Day and time of course: Thursday - Friday 9am - 5pm.
Final registration date: 2 weeks before course begins.

Cost including exam fee

£ 440 + VAT = £ 528

((£995 + VAT for the Combined course of both Initial and Periodic Testing))


Book this course in 3 simple steps.

1. Download and look at our 'Programmes and Costs' PDF to verify which course you would like to attend, the starting date and the costs.

2. Then complete our 'Booking form' either online or download and print it here.

3. Send payment to: 
Arena Training Centre Ltd, Unit 1, Coleford Road Business Centre, Darnall, Sheffield, S9 5NF
(Please make cheques payable to Arena Training Centre Limited.)

Still not sure which course is right?
Call us on 0114 2562 007 and we can advise you.

Please note

These courses will run when we have sufficient numbers. Course to be paid for when booking unless prior arrangements have been made. Postponements within seven days of the start of the course will incur a cost of £50.00 plus VAT. No refund on cancellations within seven days of the start of the course.