Inspection and Testing
EAL Level 3 Award in Electrical
Installation Inspection, Testing,
Certification and Reporting
Sector: Electrotechnical, Level: 3, Type: Award, Qualification Code: 603/2625/6
The award gives an opportunity for individuals to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and skills in the inspection and testing of single and three-phase low voltage electrical installations.
There are no formal entry requirements for these qualifications; however centres should
ensure that the learners have the potential to achieve these qualifications. Learners must have
the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to complete the learning outcomes and
assessments. Centres should make learners with particular requirements aware of the content
of the qualification and they should be given every opportunity to successfully complete the
qualification. EAL will consider any reasonable suggestions for, and from, those with
disabilities that would help them to achieve the learning outcomes without compromising the
Who is this qualification for?:
- Those who wish to further their career in the electrotechnical sector.
- Electricians who wish to carry out inspection, testing and commissioning; and periodic
inspection, testing and condition reporting.
- Those who wish to obtain an Industry recognised qualification.
Minimum entry age: 16, Guided learning hours (min): 45,
How is this qualification assessed?:
- Practical demonstration/Assignment
- Mulitple choice examination
- Practical examination
How is this qualification delivered?:
The application of knowledge involved with the inspection and testing of electrical
installations. Each Award has one unit which covers the necessary learning outcomes for
initial verification, and/or periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations. This
includes learning outcomes about safe isolation, inspection, safe testing, pre-energised and
energised tests; documentation and the practical use of test equipment. The structure of each
of the qualifications is listed in Section 3. The examinations for these qualifications are open
book. The on-screen allows the use of Guidance Note 3 Inspection & Testing Published by
The Institution of Engineering and Technology.