Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations SVQ3

What is special about this course?

It is for aimed at practising electricians who have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying or who require some update of training before going on to other City & Guilds qualifications. The qualification is also suitable for those with limited experience of initial inspection of electrical installations, such as those entering the industry from other engineering disciplines or who have been working in allied trades.

Cost - £525.00 if done stand alone.

OR £625.00 for the total cost if done alongside Periodic Testing, Inspection and Certification of Electrical Installation.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for students undertaking this qualification.

However, it is expected that individuals have a basic knowledge and understanding of electrical science and principles and experience of electrical installation work either within the electrical contracting industry or an allied trade.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening

Face to Face

How long will my course last?

36 Hour

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Perth

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (2395);
  • Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396);
  • ILM management and leadership qualifications

Career opportunities are varied within the electrical industry.

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Apply for Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations SVQ3

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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