The Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

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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

What are the pre-requisites?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification although Centres should ensure that learners have the potential to achieve the qualification unit.

Who is this qualification 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.

Qualification code600/4338/6
Credit value5
Minimum entry age16
Guided learning hours minimum37
Guided learning hours maximum37

How is this qualification delivered?

The qualification can be delivered completely at the Centre, with a mix of workshop and theory sessions. NICEIC support materials are available at a discount for EAL Centres delivering this qualification.

How is this 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.

Qualification documents

Qualification Specification

Located in: Electrotechnical

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