Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details




Building Services

Course Start Date

Monday 15th April 2024

Course Duration

Part-time, 7 Weeks

Course Time

18:00 - 21:00

Course Fee

£ 150.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This qualification ensures that you are up-to-date with the latest industry regulation on wiring and the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. It covers the 18th edition of the IET Wiring Regulations, which came into force in June 2018. These regulations are recognised by the British Standards Institute as a British Standard (BS7671).

Course Requirements

Open to qualified Electricians with knowledge and understanding of electrical theory and science principles.

What you will Learn


Assessment consists of one 60 question, online multiple choice exam


City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Initial Verification (2391-50)
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection (2391-51)
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Inspection and Testing (2391-52)

Career Options


Mandatory Units

1. Understand the scope, object and fundamental principles of BS7671
2. Understand the definitions used within BS7671
3. Understand how to assess the general characteristics of electrical installations
4. Understand requirements of Protection for safety for electrical installations
5. Understand the requirements for Selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations
6. Understand the requirements of Inspection and testing of electrical installations
7. Understand the requirements of special installations or locations as identified in BS 7671
8. Understand the information contained within the appendices of BS7671

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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