EAL Inspection and Testing 4337/4338 Combined

EAL Combined 4337 and 4338: Course Description

The Total EAL Inspection and Testing Level 3 package.

The objective of this course is to provide you with an understanding of the practices/theory involved in the initial verification and commissioning of electrical installations and will cover both single and three phase systems.

This EAL Combined 4337 and 4338 electrical course is ideal for people with limited experience of initial inspection, testing and verification and/or periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations. If you already work as an Electrician, but have not carried out inspection and testing since qualifying, or you require to update before moving onto other qualifications, then this may be the course for you.

The objective of the course is to give you a good understanding of the theory/practices required to do both a periodic inspection and initial verification/commissioning of electrical installations. The course will improve both your inspection/testing and periodic skills.

Course Scope:

  • Introduction to qualification
  • Initial verification
  • Inspection of installations
  • Safe isolation and testing
  • Certification
  • Commissioning
  • Dead and live testing
  • System safety
  • Complete safe isolation
  • Inspection and testing requirements
  • Completion of periodic inspection
  • Contrast of initial verification and periodic inspection
  • Test results interpretation
  • Completion of EICR reports
  • Dead and live testing

Comparison Table

  City & Guilds 2391-50/2391-51 EAL 4337/4338
Online Theory Exam 2391-50 – open book (BS 7671, Guidance Note 3, On-Site Guide 2391-50) (1.5 hours)

2391-51 – open book (BS 7671, Guidance Note 3, On-Site Guide 2391-50) (1.5 hours)

open book (Guidance Note 3 only) – 4 answer options and advanced question types) 2 exams – QIT3001 (1 hour and 30 mins) & QCR3001 (1 hour)
Written Theory Exam 2391-50 – short-answer, paper-based examination lasting 1 hour

2391-51 – short-answer paper-based examination lasting 1 hour & a visual inspection examination lasting 30 minutes

N/A – Practical Assessments include installation certificates & paperwork
Practical Assessment 2391-50 Practical Assessment (2 hours) or 2391-51 Practical Assessment (2 hours) x1 EAL 4337 Practical Assessment (3 hours), x1 EAL 4338 Practical Assessment (3 hours)

Course Overview

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EAL 4337/4338 Training Courses


Essential Book supplied *throughout* course!

17th edition course

First exam fee included!

The Exams

You will complete an EAL online multiple choice exams. The online exam is open book (Guidance Note 3 Only)  so you will be able to take your course book into the exam with you.

The Practical assessments will be: 

Practical Assessment with the date to be arranged after completion of the course

  • Three phase installation commissioning assessment
  • Earth loop impedance testing assessment
  • Insulation resistance testing assessment
  • Initial inspection assessment
  • Periodic inspection assessment
  • Periodic inspection and testing assessment

The Tutors:

Our Tutors are qualified, highly experienced, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and  extremely friendly, you can take full advantage of all the tips of the trade, personal experiences and practical advice they offer. This short theory course is intensive, but no compromise is made on the course content.  The atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable which creates a good learning environment.


£845.00 + VAT 

Course Duration:

5 Days


It is essential you have a good understanding of BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations. The course is intended for installers who have a clear understanding of electrical principles and practices of electrical installations. Essentially you will have worked in the electrical industry and it would be helpful if you had an understanding of 3 phase systems. Recommendation that students study a copy of IET guidance note 3.

Book List

BS 7671:2018 IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
Please note; the above book can be loaned for the duration of the course.

This course will run in conjunction with the City & Guilds 2391- 50,51/52 (Combined)

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    Please contact the office on 0800 112 3310 for available dates