This EAL Level 3 inspection and testing qualification is a direct equivalent to the City & Guilds 2394-01 (Initial Verification) Award. It is recognised as being the same by organisations such as the JIB and NICEIC.

The course syllabus is the same, so it is delivered in an identical manner and the practical assessments at the end of the course are very similar. The significant difference is that the examinations are all open book and they are all multiple choice. Some learners prefer this assessment method and the fact that results are usually available instantly..

This Awards gives you an understanding of the theory and practice of:
– initial verification
– commissioning
– testing of both single and three phase electrical installations.

EAL Initial Verification & Certification of Electrical Installations Course

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About this Course…

This 6 day course plus assessment covers the syllabus for this industry leading qualification:

EAL Level 3 Award  Initial Verification of electrical installations (new installation work covered by an Electrical Installation Certificate)

The qualification follows BS 7671 and the industry recognised IET Guidance Note 3, as well as the Electrical Safety Council’s Best Practice Guides.  The Award gives an opportunity for individuals to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and skills in the initial verification, inspection and testing of single and three phase low voltage electrical installations.

The qualification is delivered completely at the training centre, with a mix of workshop and theory sessions.

Who is it suitable for?

Electricians looking to improve their career prospects and those working towards ‘Qualified Supervisor’ status . The course is also ideal for Electricians and Domestic Installers that wish to improve their knowledge and application of inspection and testing. Those looking to achieve ‘Approved Electrician’ grading with the JIB will require both the Initial Verification and Periodic qualification.

What’s included?

  • EAL registration, assessment and certification fees
  • Course notes and free 17th Edition / Guidance Notes 3 book hire
  • Lunch & refreshments
  • A unique and friendly learning environment!

Course entry requirements?

To complete this course it is recommended that you have a good working knowledge of BS7671 (17th Edition) and have recent practical experience of inspection and testing. If you have little experience of testing you will benefit from attending a 1-1 workshop session prior to the course which is available for £240 + VAT. Alternatively you could consider completing the City & Guilds 2392-10 Level 2 course first.

What’s next?

After completing this course you may wish to consider:

  • City & Guilds 2396-10 Design and Verification
  • EAL Level 3 Periodic Inspection and Testing
  • City & Guilds 2377-22 Inspection & Testing (Portable Appliance Testing)

EAL Initial Verification Assessments:

To achieve the EAL Initial Verification qualification you will need to successfully complete a range of exams and practical assessments: The EAL exams are open book allowing you to make reference to IET Guidance Notes 3.

Initial Verification Assessments

  • One on-screen open book exam (IET GN3)
  • Practical assessments covering initial inspection, insulation resistance testing, earth fault loop impedance testing, and full inspection and testing of a three phase rig.

Darren Bakewell

Darren joined our team in 2017, and has years of industry experience.

During his career Darren has trained a wide range of electrical and H&S qualifications and has supported the development of electrical apprentices and experienced electricians.

Rob Glover

Rob started his career by completing an electrical apprenticeship with a local company before working as a self-employed electrician. Rob has since worked as an Approved Electrician, Qualifying Supervisor and Electrical Training Officer.

Having worked in the training industry since 2007 Rob is an experienced Tutor and NVQ Assessor.

As well as being part of our apprenticeship delivery team Rob specializes in the delivery and assessment of Inspection and Testing and Portable Appliance Testing courses.

Gary Jackson

Gary joined the electrical industry aged 17 through an apprenticeship scheme with Midlands Electricity Board.  After qualifying as an electrician he ran his own electrical contracting business before going on to join Siemens Industrial Projects & Systems. During this time Gary gained a wide range of skills in electrical installation work, photovoltaic installations and electronic assembly lines.

Gary has worked in the training sector since 2001 as an NVQ assessor, Quality Assurer and Tutor.

From a delivery point of view Gary specializes in Portable Appliance Testing, Asbestos Awareness and the practical assessment of Inspection & Testing courses

Jon Grocock

Jon has worked in the electrical industry since leaving school and starting an electrical apprenticeship with Midlands Electricity Board (MEB). After qualifying and working as an electrician for a number of years he specialised in the security industry, installing systems including CCTV, door entry systems, intruder and fire alarms. After progressing to Project Engineer Jon took the opportunity of a complete change in career and moved into training.

Jon has worked in training since 2003 and is now responsible for Quality Assurance, Training Delivery and Course Management. Jon still plays an active role in delivery and specializes in:

  • Domestic Electrical Installer Courses
  • City & Guilds 2382-15 17th Edition
  • City & Guilds 2394 / 2395 Inspection and Testing
  • EAL Level 3 Inspection and Testing
  • City & Guilds 2396 Design, Erection & Verification

Jon prides himself on going the extra mile to support his learners with his relaxed and friendly approach.

The NICEIC Learning Guide is an excellent publication that receives great feedback from our students.

For those that are feeling a little apprehensive this study book will give you more confidence prior to starting the course.

With lots of explanations and sample questions you are sure to benefit from working through this book.

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What happens if I fail an assessment?

You will have a very good chance of passing your assessments at the first attempt as our courses are very thorough and our tutors are there to guide and support you.

If it doesn’t go right for you on the day the main thing, is not to worry – it happens from time to time.

Your tutor will review your score with you and you may just need to review your notes again and sit the exam a couple of days later. This is often all that’s needed.

If you and your tutor feel you need a little more support we can agree some extra 1-1 training for you.

Whatever happens we want you to enjoy our courses and come away with the qualification that you wanted. Our tutors and staff will always be there to support and advise you.

What’s included?

  • FREE  book hire for the relevant course
  • All relevant awarding body fees – no hidden costs!
  • Refreshments
  • A unique an friendly learning environment!

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