2391-51 Periodic Inspection, Testing & Reporting of Electrical Installations

This course focuses on existing electrical installations that require an Electrical Installation Condition Report. 

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Course Date Exam Date Venue Availability Booking
2391-51 Periodic Inspection, Testing & Reporting of Electrical Installations - Mon 7th - Fri 11th Feb. Assessments Mon 14th & Thu 17th Feb 2022 Feb 17, 2022 Stoke on Trent FULLY BOOKED
2391-51 Periodic Inspection, Testing & Reporting of Electrical Installations - Mon 14th - Fri 18th March. Assessments Mon 21st & Thu 24th March 2022 Mar 24, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now
2391-51 Periodic Inspection, Testing & Reporting of Electrical Installations - Mon 4th - Fri 8th April. Assessments Mon 11th & Thu 14th April 2022 Apr 14, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now
2391-51 Periodic Inspection, Testing & Reporting of Electrical Installations - Mon 16th - Fri 20th May. Assessments Mon 23rd & Thu 26th May 2022 May 26, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now
2391-51 Periodic Inspection, Testing & Reporting of Electrical Installations - Mon 6th - Fri 10th June. Assessments Mon 13th & Thu 16th June 2022 Jun 16, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now

Course Description

The City & Guilds 2391-51 qualification directly replaces 2395-01. The new course structure benefits candidates by reducing assessment duplication, and exams are largely open book.

This course is ideal for those that intend to carry out Periodic Inspection Reporting of existing electrical installation work. This will result in the completion of an Electrical Installation Condition Report. Those planning to complete Electrical Installation Certificates for new installations should consider the 2391-52 combined qualification.

The 2391 suite of qualifications are held in very high regard in the industry and are often a requirement for industry applications:
  • 2391-50 - a Competent Person Scheme requirement for signing off new installations
  • 2391-51 - a Competent Person Scheme requirement for carrying out Electrical Installation Condition Reports
  • 2391-52 - an Approved contractor Qualifying Supervisor requirement for Certification Bodies such as NICEIC and NAPIT
  • 2391-52 - a requirement for ECS/JIB Approved Electrician Gold card grading


About this course…

During our 7-day course, you will learn to inspect and test existing electrical installations in compliance with key industry documents such as IET BS7671 and Guidance Notes 3. You will work on a various test rigs to give you experience in inspection, fault finding and completion of the EICR before completing your assessments.

Theory classes and inspection and testing workshops will improve your understanding and enable you to accurately and competently complete the Electrical Installation Condition Report and associated Schedules.

Who is it suitable for?

The course is ideal for Electricians and Domestic Installers that wish to improve their knowledge and application of inspection and testing. Electricians looking to improve their career prospects and those working towards ‘Qualified Supervisor’ status should also consider this course. If you aim to apply for  ‘Approved Electrician’ grading with the JIB you will need to achieve 2391-52 (Combined Initial and Periodic)

What’s included?

  • City & Guilds registration, assessment and certification fees
  • Course notes and free 18th Edition / Guidance Notes 3 book hire
  • Lunch & refreshments
  • A unique and friendly learning environment!

Course entry requirements?

To complete this course it is recommended that you have a good working knowledge of BS7671 (18th Edition) and have recent practical experience of inspection and testing.

If you have little experience of testing you will benefit from attending a 1 day testing refresher prior to the course which is available for just £120 + VAT. 

What’s next?

After completing this course you may wish to consider:


To achieve the 2391-51 qualification you will need to successfully complete a range of exams and practical assessments:

2391-051 – Online multiple-choice test

  • Open Book
  • 40 Questions
  • 90 Minutes

2391-501 – Assignment comprising of:

Task A – Visual inspection exercise
Task B - 2.5 hour practical assessment carrying our Periodic Inspection Reporting
Task B – 1 hour short answer paper (Open Book)


IET Wiring Regulations – BS7671 18th Edition (2018) Book   Order Now Order Now

IET Guidance Notes 3 – Inspection & Testing Book   Order Now Order Now

BS 7671:2018 IET On-Site Guide Book   Order Now Order Now


Jon Grocock Joint Managing Director

Jon joined Midlands Electricity Board as an apprentice electrician. Working as an electrician for many years, he specialised in the security industry, installing CCTV, door entry systems, intruder, and fire alarms. Jon's final years at the MEB were as a Project Engineer.

In 2003, Jon took the opportunity to join a training provider to work as a Training Advisor/Assessor supporting apprentice electricians. Jon has worked in the training industry since that time.

Shaun Eardley Electrical Tutor/Assessor and Quality Assurer

Shaun is a qualified tutor and assessor with a wealth of experience in the electrical contracting industry.  Having run his own business and worked for some established contracting companies, Shaun is well placed to add ‘something extra’ to his course delivery.

Shaun is a very approachable trainer and can relate training sessions to customers work, making it more enjoyable and easier to learn. Shaun specialises in 18th Edition, Electrical Design and Apprenticeship course delivery.

Rob Glover Training Manager

Rob started his career by completing an electrical apprenticeship with a local company before working as a self-employed electrician. Rob has since worked as an Approved Electrician, Qualifying Supervisor and Electrical Training Officer.

Having worked in the training industry since 2007 Rob is an experienced Tutor / NVQ Assessor and Programme Manager.

Rob manages our delivery team, ensuring all courses are delivered to our usual high standard.

Kevin Brough AM2 Instructor/Tutor

Kevin has years of industry experience, having completed an electrical apprenticeship with a local council and subsequently worked in various roles at a significant housing association.

Kevin has completed a wide range of electrical and H&S qualifications during his career and has supported the development of electrical apprentices in the workplace.

Kevin is the primary AM2 Instructor for our NET Approved AM2/AM2s and AM2e centre, which opened in 2016.