Electrical training

EAL 7695 Electrical Quality Supervisor Course


From 6th April 2013, any business that registers on a Domestic Installer or Competent Person scheme must have a suitably qualified Supervisor who is responsible for the safety, technical standards and quality of all electrical installation work within a business. For self employed electricians they will need to be the installer and qualified supervisor and therefore meet these minimum requirements.

Course objectives/key benefits

This course is for electrical designers and operatives and includes all the training needed to become a Qualified Supervisor and join a Competent person’s scheme or approved contractor scheme.

This will enable successful candidates to self certify electrical installations in dwellings as well as certify work of others and provide third party certification.

Who is the course aimed at?

This qualification is intended for those seeking to carry out domestic electrical work in association with, or for their main work activity, and wish to be nominated as a 'Qualified Supervisor' with one of the industry Competent Person Schemes, (such as NICEIC, ELECSA or NAPIT) using the 'Qualification Route' to satisfy the technical competences laid down within the new Electrotechnical Assessment Specification.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Anyone wishing to undertake this course must have a minimum of a current 17th Edition electrical qualification.

Course content

Course duration

Dependant on candidate's experience.

Two options are available;


Qualified experienced candidates; Five days at the centre, followed by one day a month for a maximum duration of twelve months.

NOTE: An experienced candidate is someone who holds a City and Guilds or EAL Inspection and Test qualification and preferably a City and Guilds electrical NVQ qualification. They will also have to undertake a knowledge-based professional discussion to ascertain their level of competence.


For new/less experienced candidates; Three weeks (not concurrent) which will also include Part P and 17th Edition within the same course, plus one day a month for a maximum duration of twelve months.

Training Method

Theory and practical workshop


For qualified experienced candidates; 2 x on-site visits plus a portfolio of evidence.

For new/less experienced candidates; A minimum of 2 x on-site visits plus a portfolio of direct evidence will be required. On-line exams and assignments will need to be successfully completed at the centre.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a certificate and will also be eligible to apply to join a relevant competent persons scheme.

Materials Provided

Candidates will be provided with a training pack


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