EAL Level 3 Award In the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (QCF)


  • EAL accredited
  • 2 days course
  • No hidden charges

What is this qualification?

This Award 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 Safely Council’s Best Practice Guides.
The Award gives an opportunity for individuals to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and skills in
the periodic inspection and testing of single and three phase low voltage electrical installations.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is for:

  • Electricians who wish to carry out the periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations and
    issue Electrical Installation Condition Reports
  • Those who wish to acquire new knowledge and skills.

What does it cover?

The application of knowledge involved with the periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations.
It has one unit, covering safe isolation, condition reporting requirements, periodic inspection, testing
interpreting test results and certification.

Where does this qualification lead?

  • EAL Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in
    Dwellings (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings,
    Structures and the Environment) (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Maintaining Electrotechnical Systems)
  • EAL qualifications in environmental technology systems
  • EAL Level 3 Award In the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) (QCF).

How is the qualification delivered?

The qualification will be delivered completely at our Centre, with a mix of workshop and theory sessions.

How is the qualification assessed?

The assessment involves on-screen open book exams (IET GN3) and practical assessment covering
periodic inspection and periodic inspection and testing. Learners progressing from the initial verification
qualification will only be subject to one of the on-screen exams.

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