City & Guilds 2394 Level 3

Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations
As of early 2018 this qualification has been removed by City & Guilds and is no longer available.

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City & Guilds 2394 Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations

This course is part of a ‘blended’ learning solution developed in partnership with NICEIC.

The course reduces the time learners need to spend away from work from 4 days to 2 days by combining:

  • e-learning resources, revision material and knowledge checks – accessible easily and flexibly, when and where you want to learn
  • 2 days at a centre for practical training, assessment and taking the online test. Upon completion of the e-learning you can contact NICEIC directly in order to arrange this

This is a convenient, cost effective blended learning course including online learning resources:

  • Accessed via the internet from your home or workplace
  • Flexible delivery – available at a time and place to suit you
  • Arranged into short bite-sized interactive e-learning modules
  • Includes revision practice test to ensure you are ready for the exam
  • Final examination, practical training and assessment taken at a centre at either Luton or Chesterfield

Save time – huge potential savings by reducing classroom requirement from 4 days to 2 days

Save money – save loss of 2 days income away from work and possible accommodation costs

You will receive:

  • Online e-learning courses (approximately 15 hours of materials)
  • Online Revision Tests
  • Two days in-centre Practical Assessment and online assessment
  • Learning Support Guide


Test Centres

Practical training and assessment centres are available at Luton or Chesterfield only, call 0870 013 0389 or email for details.

Lesson Plan:

  • Preparation for initial inspection and testing
  • Inspection
  • Testing
  • Practice Test questions

The online sections covered include:

  • Welcome and learning objectives
  • Introduction
  • Inspection procedures
  • Testing
  • Theory
  • Learning outcomes



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.


This unit will be assessed by a multiple choice online test covering the underpinning knowledge relating to the content and application of BS 7671. This must be taken at an accredited test centre in either Luton or Chesterfield. The cost of this test is included in the course fee.

To confirm the location of your nearest test centre and to book your exam upon completion of the online 17th Edition training material, please call the NICEIC on 0870 013 0389.


Approximately 15 hours. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 15 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target Audience

The course is aimed at practising electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying or require updating before going on to the Level 3 2395-10 Certificate in Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Candidates should have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience of electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade. Note: Candidates under 18 cannot register for this Qualification.

How It Works

This is a general guide to how the system works. If you have a specific question or concern please contact us directly?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course. You will also receive a NICEIC learning support guide through the post. If you need a set of regulations the 17th Edition Standard Manual can be purchased separately.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges / quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed you will be able to take (and retake) an online revision test.


The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.


To gain your certification, you must take an examination at an approved GOLA test centre in either Luton or Chesterfield. The examination fee is included in the price of this course, so there’s no extra to pay.

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