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City and Guilds - Level 3 Award in Service Testing & Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 3 Award in Service Testing & Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  City & Guilds (City-and-Guilds). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
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What is the City and Guilds - Level 3 Award in Service Testing & Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course?

Category: Building-Services

Level: Beginner

The City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Service Testing and Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course is the benchmark qualification for anyone who intends to carry out the practical testing of electrical equipment, also known as Portable Appliance Testing. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 state as may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, such danger

This course will train personnel that are asked to carry out visual inspections as well as instrument tests.

Who is the City and Guilds - Level 3 Award in Service Testing & Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course designed for?

Anyone who is involved in carrying out the practical tests on electrical equipment. Successful candidates will gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Although there are no pre entry requirements to attend this course, we do recommend that you should have prior knowledge of basic electrical theory and electrical principles together with a basic understanding of electrical definitions and terminologies.

What subjects does the City and Guilds - Level 3 Award in Service Testing & Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course cover?

  • Electrical Safety in the workplace and elsewhere
  • The role of Regulations and the responsibilities of the duty holder
  • Insulation and earthing of appliances and equipment
  • Classification of appliances
  • Preliminary Inspection, pre test precautions
  • Using a Portable Appliance Tester
  • Required tests
  • Optional tests
  • Labelling of assets and bar coding
  • Maintaining the asset register
  • Reporting and recording results
  • Implementing an electrical test programme
  • Practical Assessment of delegates

How is the City and Guilds - Level 3 Award in Service Testing & Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course assessed?

All candidates are assessed via 30 multiple choice questions. The examination is Open Book and is carried out using the computer based City and Guilds Gola system

There is also a practical assessment which will involve practical tests carried out on electrical equipment.

All candidates are given their results at the end of the examination.

City and Guilds - Level 3 Award in Service Testing & Inspecting of Electrical Equipment (2377-22) course dates and locations