Weekday City & Guilds 2391-10 Inspection, Testing, Design & Certification of Electrical Installations courses


The City & Guilds 2391-10 Inspection, Testing, Design and Certification of Electrical Installations Course at The Builder Training Centre is ideally suited to those with prior experience of inspection and testing of electrical installations, who wish to carry out commercial, industrial and domestic installations, including periodic inspections.

The 2391-10 closed for new registrations on 31st July 2012.  This qualification has now been replaced with the 2394-01 and 2395-01 Inspection and Testing Qualifications. Please view links for 2394 and 2395 Courses for more information.

“Very helpful & worthwhile course. I felt a lot more confident at the end of the course.”

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The Builder Training Centre (The BTC) offers high quality structured 2391-10 Inspection and Testing Courses, which consists of an initial 4 days training followed by a further 2 individual days to undertake your written and practical exams. Our instructors are qualified, highly experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Tradespersons, so students can take advantage of all the tips of the trade, personal experiences and advice they offer. This short course is intensive, but the atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable which creates a good learning environment.

This course is designed for experienced personnel who have prior knowledge and experience of inspecting and testing of electrical installations, and who wish to obtain the required qualification and skills they need to carry out inspection and testing on commercial, industrial and domestic installations, including periodic inspections. Anyone who doesn’t have previous inspection and testing experience or wishes to refresh themselves of the correct methods may need to consider attending the City & Guilds (2392-10) Certificate in Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification course. For further information on our C&G 2392 Course click here 

Course Content:

  • Statutory duties and safe working practices
  • Requirements for Inspection, Testing and Certification, including:
    • Introduction to Inspection and Testing
    • Testing Equipment
    • Continuity of Protective Conductors
    • Insulation Resistance Tests
    • Polarity Tests
    • Earth Electrode Tests
    • Earth Fault Loop Impedance Tests
    • RCD Tests
    • Requirements for Special Installation
    • Completion of Certificates and Recording of Results
  • Use of ‘IEE Inspection and Testing Guidance Note 3′ book
  • Preparation of Written and Practical Assessments



Candidates must be 18 years or over to register for this qualification. Prior experience and knowledge of Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations is essential. It is recommended that candidates have the City & Guilds (2382-10) BS 7671:2008 17th Edition Wiring Regulations qualification, City & Guilds (2382-12) BS 7671:2008 (2011) or a similar qualification eg VRQ Level 2 Domestic Installers (Part P) qualification where candidates have demonstrated a sound knowledge and understanding of BS 7671:2008 requirements. For further information on our Part P Courses click here  and for further information on our C&G (2382-12) 17th Edition Courses click here

On completion of the course students then return to complete the following:

2391-101 Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations: 2 hours and 30 minutes written examination (dates for this examination are pre-set by City & Guilds and are usually at 6.30 pm on selected Thursday evenings)

Successful candidates of the above can then move on to:

2391-102 Practical Application of the Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations: 3 hour practical assessment

Essential Book List


BS 7671:2008 IEE 17th Edition Wiring Regulations (as amended 2011) ISBN 978-1-84919-269-9



IEE Inspection and Testing Guidance Note 3 ISBN 978-1-84919-275-0


BS 7671:2008 (2011) On-Site Guide ISBN 978-1-84919-287-3




Books required for our electrical courses can be purchased from The Builder Training Centre.

Please take time to view a selection of our testimonials from students that have attended the City & Guilds 2391 Course by clicking here

We have facilities for men and women! You will find our prices are competetitive, and include all exam fees, but for health and safety reasons you are required to have steel toe capped footwear to wear throughout the course. These can be purchased from reception on your first morning for £20 if required.


For information on our other Electrical Courses please click on the relevant links below:

For Electrical – Which Course? click here

For Foundation Electrical Courses click here

For Part P Courses click here

For City & Guilds 2382-12 17th Edition Courses click here

For City & Guilds 2392-10 Inspection & Testing Courses click here

For City & Guilds 2391-10 Practical Pre-Assessment Courses click here

For City & Guilds 2394 Initial Verification Courses click here 

For City & Guilds 2395 Periodic Inspection & Testing Courses click here

ForCity & Guilds 2396 Design Of Electrical Installation Courses click here 

For City & Guilds 2377 Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Courses click here

You are welcome to visit The Builder Training Centre at any time during opening hours (8.00 am until 5.30 pm) either during the week or at weekends to see our facilities first hand. No appointment is required and you will be made very welcome. Why not come and meet our electrical instructors and speak to our electrical students and see for yourself what you can achieve from each course?

We are confident that you will like what you see and will want to learn electrics with The Builder Training Centre.

Why not give Elaine, Sally or Andy a call, who will be more than happy to assist, on 0800 389 2775 or 020 8649 9340

 Or send an enquiry  by clicking here

To apply for a course by sending an on-line application form click here

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We are a totally independent company trading as Builder Training Centres Ltd

All our electrical courses are held at our electrical training centre in Surrey, Greater London