In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment
Endorsed by City & Guilds for the new 2020 2377 Electrical Equipment Maintenance and testing qualification, the course covers the requirements of the 5th Edition of The Code of Practice for the In‑Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. The Code of Practice has been extensively updated and includes the requirements for managing and carrying out the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
As part of the course, learners will have access to three practice examination tests in order to prepare for the City & Guilds In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 2377. A certificate of completion is issued upon finishing the course which can then be presented to your local assessment centre in order to take the exam.
Content covered in this online course includes:
- Legal requirements
- Equipment scope and the need for maintenance
- Training and competence
- Equipment classifications
- User checks
- Formal Visual inspection
- Test instruments
- Electrical tests
- The frequency on in-service inspection and testing
- Reporting and record keeping
- New and third-party equipment
- Appendix 1 - British Standards
- Appendix 2 – IP and IK Codes
- Appendix 3 – Changes to electrical safety terminology and classification
- Appendix 4 – Model forms
- Appendix 5 – Resistances of flexible cables
- Appendix 6 – User checks and formal visual inspection
- Appendix 7 - Equipment racks and bays
- Appendix 8 - Electrical units and calculations relating to the inspection and testing of electrical equipment
- Appendix 9 – Example risk assessments
Assessment for City and Guilds 2377
We have worked with our official IET Academy Assessment Partner, Trade Skills 4U, to offer both the practical and online assessments for the City & Guilds 2377 qualification.
Once you have successfully completed your Academy course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your certificate and we will send you a code that you will be required to give to your local Trade Skills 4U centre when you book your assessments. Cost of both the practical and online assessment will be a specially negotiated price of £189 + VAT per person.
Customers requiring multiple exam licenses will incur an administration processing fee depending on the number of licenses required.
We would recommend that you purchase a copy of The Code of Practice For In- Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 5th Edition (detailed below) to get the best out of this course.
All prices shown are exclusive of VAT which will be added at checkout.
Also of Interest
This Code of Practice provides advice on in-service inspection and testing to determine whether electrical equipment is fit for continued service. It reinforces the need of the duty-holder to conduct inspection and testing of equipment by considering the risks the equipment is exposed to, the environment it is used in, along with the skill level of the user. This 5th Edition reinforces the necessity to establish and conduct appropriate safety checks, taking into account current working practices and legal requirements. The core purpose of this Code of Practice is to help achieve high standards of electrical safety.
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- Be aware of the legal requirements for maintenance of electrical equipment
- Understand the scope and requirements of Maintenance
- Be able to identify the classification of equipment
- Be familiar with the requirements of inspection for users and formal visual inspection
Some understanding of electrical terminology and practices could be an advantage, but the course covers the issues related to the inspection and testing of equipment sufficiently.