2391-52 Inspection and Testing

Topic Progress:

The 2391-52 Periodic Inspection and Testing qualification will be examined by:

  1. One 60 item 120 minute open book multiple-choice test
  2. Three practical assignment tasks to include:-
    1. Visual photo exercise
    2. 2 hour inspection and test on main test rig
    3. Short four item written questions

Multiple choice test

All qualified electricians will be familiar with the City & Guilds eVolve test interface, the 2391-52 multiple-choice test  uses the same test platform. Students can take into the exam two unmarked books as reference, they are:

IET Wiring Regulations BS7671:2018

IET Guidance Note 3

The multiple choice exam will include questions on the following topics:

13 questions – Understand the requirements for inspection and testing
3 questions – Understand safety management procedures when undertaking inspection and testing
11 questions – Understand the requirements for the  inspection of electrical installations
33 questions – Understand the requirements for testing electrical installations

Practical Assignment

During the 2.5 hour practical assignment you will need to formally undertake initial verification on the given circuits and periodic test the remaining circuits, which will contain at least one fault. You will also be required to comment on photographs illustrating common electrical installations – some correct, some incorrect.

On completion of the inspection you will sit down to answer four written questions.