Periodic Inspection, Testing and Condition Reporting of Electrical Installations Course

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This course has been developed by NICEIC in partnership with Virtual College. It combines online theory with practical training and assessment, leading to the full EAL Level 3 Award in Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations or City & Guilds 2395 qualification (dependent on the accrediting body of the test centre you select). This reduces the amount of time spent in the classroom from four days to just two.

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For £465 + VAT, you will receive:

  • Online course material, revision tests and knowledge checks (approximately 12 hours worth of material) – easily accessible and flexible allowing you to study at a time, place and pace to suit you.
  • 2 days at a centre for practical training and formal assessment.

As soon as you have completed the online training material, you can contact the NICEIC to arrange your in-centre practical training and assessment. Please call 0870 013 0389 or email for details.

Who is this course for?

This qualification is aimed at experienced personnel working in the electrical industry who are looking to gain an understanding of the new Electrical Installation Condition Reports. The qualification is not intended for non-qualified electricians and/or those who do not have experience in inspecting, testing and certifying electrical installations.

Candidates without this experience should consider gaining the Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations and/or obtain further industry experience.

What will you learn?

By the end of this course you will:

  • Recognise all relevant statutory and non-statutory regulations and guidance
  • Understand the importance of periodic inspection and testing
  • Understand the importance of condition reporting
  • Be ready to undertake workshop training (and when successfully completed)
  • Apply to be formally assessed

This qualification will enable you to inspect and test a range of installations in both domestic and commercial settings. It will also allow you to inspect and test existing installations carried out by other domestic installers or electricians.


Lesson Plan


  • Welcome and learning objectives
  • Introduction
  • Legal and safety requirements
  • Periodic inspection and testing
  • Schedule of inspections (for a new installation, addition or alteration)
  • Testing and electrical installation condition report
  • Periodic dead testing
  • Periodic live testing
  • Verification of voltage drop
  • Periodic inspection and testing and reporting
  • Certification
  • Learning outcomes

In addition to the online learning, you will spend two days at an assessment centre to complete your practical training and sit an online, multiple choice exam.

You will also need to sit a theory-based written exam and complete a practical assessment on a designated date set by either EAL or City & Guilds. The cost of this is included in the course price.



The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Upon successful completion of this course and assessment you will gain the EAL Level 3 Award





Approximately 10 Hours. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 10 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout. You have six months to complete the training and associated test.

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