Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

The City and Guilds 2394 electrical course has been designed to meet the needs of the electrical installation industry, and is aimed at practising electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying or who require some update of training before going on to other City and Guilds qualifications.

The qualification prepares candidates for the periodic inspection of electrical installation work.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is ideal for those already working in industry but needing to learn all about initial/fundamental inspection & testing. All candidates should have basic knowledge of electrical science and experience of electrical installation.

This qualification is suitable for those with some experience of inspection and testing. It could be that you trained many years ago but haven't used your skills since then or you have been carrying out inspection and testing but haven't formally trained in the process and practical skills required.

Assessment Method

Candidates must successfully complete:

  • online multiple choice test
  • one on-demand, on-line short answer test
  • one assignment.
Progression Opportunities

Candidates who achieve the City and Guilds 2394 qualification could progress on to the City and Guilds 2395: Level 3 Certificate in Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations.

Study Methods

The City and Guilds 2394 course will focus on the teaching and learning of initial verification and certification of electrical installations.

Periodic testing will not be covered in this qualification.


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