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Domestic Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations


This in-house qualification deals with the knowledge and practical requirements for those electrical installers who wish to eventually be able to issue Periodic Inspection Reports for domestic properties only.

It does not deal with non-domestic installations or three-phase systems. Anyone wishing to carry out this scope of work should also consider attending the EAL Inspection and Testing course also offered.

Course objectives/key benefits

Provide an understanding of the requirements and procedures of periodic inspection and testing of domestic electrical installations.

Who is the course aimed at?

Electrical installers and operatives who hold a full scope electrical qualification.

Anyone wishing to attend this course but who does not currently hold a full scope electrical qualification, South West Assessment and Training also offer the EAL 18th Edition training course.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Anyone undertaking this course must hold a 18th Edition electrical qualification>.

For anyone new to electrical work, or who would like to update their knowledge and skills, it is highly recommended that they undertake the Basic Electrics course prior to this course.

For anyone needing to update their existing qualification, South West Assessment and Training also offer a one-day update course.

Course content

Course duration

Four days

Training Method

Practical workshop and theory


Practical assessment and theory

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a SWAAT Certificate in Domestic Periodic Electrical Inspection and Testing

Materials Required/Provided

Candidates will need to purchase for the course (and should study!);

BS7671: Requirements for Electrical Installations - IEE Wiring Regulations 2008 Amendment No. 3 (ISBN-13: 978-1849197694)
IEE On-Site Guide; BS7671: 2008 incorporating Amendment No. 3 (ISBN-13: 978-1849198875). and

IEE Guidance Note 3: Inspection and Testing (ISBN-13: 978-1849192750)

These are available from electrical wholesalers or bookshops.


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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