Weekday or Weekend Level 3 Combined 2394-01 and 2395-01 Course

The combined City & Guilds 2394 and 2395 qualifications have been replaced by the City & Guilds 2391-52.  Please click here for more information.

City & Guilds Combined 2394-01 and 2395-01 Course at The Builder Training Centre combines 2 new qualifications.  This course is designed for anyone who is required to conduct both Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of electrical Installations. You will need to have previous experience and sound knowledge of testing and inspecting electrical installations. You will need to have obtained previous electrical qualifications, able to work with minimal supervision, work safely, able to identify faults and ensure all your work meets required standards, but need to update your knowledge of techniques and legislation or gain the relevant qualifications to reflect your abilities.

Ideally candidates will have the City & Guilds 2392-10 qualification prior to attending this course.

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The Builder Training Centre (The BTC) offers a high quality structured Combined 2394 & 2395 Course. This can be attended as a 5 day (Monday to Friday) weekday course or over 2 consecutive weekends (1 being an extended weekend). Our instructors are qualified, highly experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Tradespersons, so students can take full advantage of all the tips of the trade, personal experiences and practical advice they offer. This short course is intensive, but no compromise is made on the course content. The atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable which creates a good learning environment.

This City & Guilds Combined 2394 & 2395 electrical course is ideal for people with fundamental experience of initial inspection, testing and verification and/or periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations. If you already work as an Electrician, but have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying, or you require to update before moving onto other qualifications, then this may be the course for you.

City & Guilds Combined 2394 and 2395 Course Content:

  • Understanding the difference between Initial and Periodic Inspections and tests
  • Completing the safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Initial verification of electrical installations
  • Inspecting and testing existing installations
  • Completing the inspection of electrical installations prior to their being placed into service
  • Completing the periodic inspection of existing installations
  • Safe testing and commissioning of new electrical installations
  • Safe testing of existing electrical installations already in service
  • Testing before circuits are energised
  • Testing of existing circuits to ensure continued safety
  • Understanding test results and comparing with expected outcomes
  • Completion of electrical installation certificates and associated documentation
  • Completion of the Electrical Installation Condition Report and associated documentation
  • Confirm safety of systems and equipment prior to completion of inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Sample papers will be undertaken throughout the course

Course length: 5 days (Mon-Fri) or 2 consecutive weekends (1 being an extended weekend) + 2 evenings for written exams.  Practical assessments will be arranged separately.

In order to claim the full 2394 and 2395 qualifications, students must successfully complete each of the following units:

One on-line multiple choice test (2394-301 and 2395-301, 40 questions, 80 minutes)

Principles, practices and required legislation for the initial verification and periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations

On-line written or paper-based written assessment (2394-302, 2 hours)

Principles, practices and legislation for the initial verification of electrical installations

On-line written or paper-based written assessment (2395-302, 2 hours)

Principles, practices and legislation for the periodic inspection and tests for existing electrical installations

NOTE: City & Guilds set the dates for the 2394-302 and 2395-302 paper-based written exams. Results can take up to 45 working days.  There is also a set date by which we must register you. Please call us on 020 8649 9340 for more information.  However, if you are sitting the online written exams the dates are set by The BTC and results take approximately 2 weeks.

Practical assessment (2394-303, 4 tasks)

Conduct an initial inspection, test and verification on a workshop based installation and complete the required documentation

Practical assessment (2395-303, 2 tasks)

Conduct a periodic inspection and test on a workshop based installation and complete the required documentation

Price for Combined 2394-01 & 2395-01

Day Price Course Times
Weekdays (Mon - Fri) £925 9.00am - 5.00pm
Extended Weekends £925 8.30am - 4.30pm

Full payment or a deposit of £400 is required to book a City & Guilds Combined 2394/2395 Electrical Qualification Course.  Any remaining balance can then be paid at any time before the start of the course if sitting the on-line written exams, or before the ‘last registration date’ if sitting the paper-based written exams.

All prices include vat and registrations fees.

Add C&G Combined 2394/2395 to a multi course package:

Domestic Installers (inc C&G 2393 Building Regulations), C&G (2382-15) 17th Edition, C&G 2392, C&G Combined 2394/2395

Total £2,320.00 (inc VAT). A saving of £65.00

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Essential Book List


IET Inspection and Testing Guidance Note 3, incorporating Amendment 3:2015

ISBN 978-1-84919-873-8



The following two books are referred to frequently throughout this course so you may benefit from having your own copy


IET Wiring Regulations, incorporating Amendment 3:2015

ISBN 978-1-84919-769-4




IET On Site Guide BS 7671, incorporating Amendment 3:2015

ISBN 978-1-84919-887-5


Additional recommended study book



IET Exam Success Inspection & Testing 2394 and 2395

ISBN 978-0-85193-292-7



The above books can be purchased from The Builder Training Centre.



You must be at least 18 years of age.

A fundamental knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience of electrical installation work within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade. Ideally students should have achieved the City & Guilds 2392-10 qualification.

Which qualifications do they replace?

City & Guilds 2391-10 Inspection, Testing, Design & Certification of Electrical Installation


Please take time to view a selection of our testimonials from students that have attended the City & Guilds Combined 2394 and 2395 Training Course by clicking here

We have facilities for men and women! You will find our prices are competitive, and include the use of tools and materials for your Combined 2394/2395 Course whilst you are here, 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 our reception on your first morning for £20 if required. Students may bring in their own test instruments, however, it is the responsibility of the student to ensure the accuracy of any instrument.


What opportunities are there on Completion?

These qualifications allow students to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations

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 Domestic Installers (inc C&G 2393 Building Regulations) courses click here

For Building Regulations 2393-10 course click here

For 17th Edition 2382-15 course click here

For Inspection and Testing 2392-10 course click here

For PAT Testing 2377-22 and 2377-32  courses click here

For Initial Verification 2394-01 course click here

For Periodic Inspection & Testing  2395-01 course click here

For EAL Combined 4337/4338 Inspection and Testing course click here

For 2 day Advanced Inspection and Testing Course click here

For 2394 / 2395 or 4337/4338 Practical Pre-Assessment Course click here

For Design of Electrical Installations 2396 course 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 undertake electrical training and 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 0208 649 9340

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