Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing (2377)

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2020
Please note: The 2377-23 & -32 will be replaced by the 2377-77 from 10 November 2020.  Centres will gain automatic approval from this date to offer the new 2377-77 Level 3 Award in the In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (QAN: 603/6790/8).  From 28 February 2021 registrations on the 2377-23 & -32 will close and all new learners will need to be registered on the 2377-77.

Learn how to test portable electrical appliances with a qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing. Aimed at practicing electricians this qualification will help and progress individuals within the Electrotechnical industry.
A qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing is for practising electricians who want to progress in their career or move on to further study.

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Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
During your study you will, learn, develop and practise the skills required to inspect and test items of electrical equipment in line with the latest edition of the Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.
What Careers Can This Lead To?
Our qualifications can lead directly into employment, offering learners the chance to develop their skills and knowledge to a high
standard recognised by the industry. In addition, we also have a number of Higher Level qualifications offered through ILM
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?
To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors and suitable facilities – The requirements for these can be found in the qualification handbook. Centres currently offering the 2377-23 &-32 will be given automatic approval, all other centres will be need to fill out a full (QAP) qualification approval form

Level 3

This level will suit you if you are a practising electrician either involved in, or looking to become involved in, the inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

There is one qualification available at this level:

  • Level 3 Award in the In-Service  Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (2377-77)

The certificate comprises one core unit. For full details about the certificates, download the qualification handbook from the additional documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

A qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Training can help you in your work as a qualified electrician. This certification is recognised across many industries, including:

  • Building and construction
  • Engineering.

If you want to increase your knowledge further, this qualification can help you move on to others - for example:

  • Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS 7671: 2008) (2382)
  • Certificate in Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (2391)
  • Certificate in Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification (2392).

For management and engineering roles, you may need to move on to a Level 4 qualification such as the High Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering (4467).

You might also be interested in the wide range of Leadership and Management qualifications available through our sister organisation ILM.

Code Of Prct. For In-Service Inspect. ET (2377-22)
Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2023

Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment

  • Accreditation No: 600/3597/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 4 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 35 - 35 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 40 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2026 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
Code Of Prct. For In-Service Inspect. ET (2377-32)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2023

Level 3 Award in the Management Requirements for the Maintenance of Electrical Equipment

  • Accreditation No: 600/3528/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 4 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 35 - 35 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 40 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2026 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (2377-77)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2023 Supportive services: SmartScreen Learning Assistant

Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2025 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to walled-garden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form