C&G 2396 Level 4 Award in Design, Erection and Verification

The Level 4 Award in Design, Erection and Verification C & G 2396 qualification helps to develop the essential, up-to-date knowledge and techniques needed to professionally design and install or inspect and test electrical systems. This award is ideal for qualified electricians wishing to expand or update their professional knowledge and skills. Level 4 is ideal if you are an experienced electrician, working with minimal or no supervision. You are looking to develop or update your electrical installation and verification knowledge and techniques. The course itself will take the delegate through the entire process of designing and verifying an installation and will cover areas such as diversity factors, environmental issues, cable selection, maximum demand and commissioning.

Who is this course aimed at?

City & Guilds 2396-01 is the replacement for City & Guilds 2391-20. It is essentially at a higher qualification level than 2391-20 at Level 4. This qualification is specifically aimed at and designed for the experienced electrical professional. The qualification helps the candidate to achieve and develop up-to-date knowledge and techniques needed to professionally design a complex electrical distribution system, with safety, inspection and testing as the primary considerations.

Course Content

Level 4 Award in Design, Erection and Verification C & G 2396 course content

The course consists of theory tuition on calculations in relation to Design and Verification of Electrical Installations from drawings and a full project assignment set by City & Guilds.

Assessment Method:

3 Hour written exam of 10 questions and a 40 hour project set by City & Guilds.

Please ensure that when comparing courses, you are given on-going one to one help in relation to completing the project.

Please bring with you:

  • Latest version of BS 7671
  • Latest version of On Site
  • Guidance notes 1 and 3

Course Outcome/Qualification:

City & Guilds Level 4 Award in Design and Verification of Electrical Installations

Pre-requisite knowledge/Qualifications

It is highly recommended that delegates should hold either City & Guilds 2391, 2394 or 2395. Please advise if this is the case.

Delegates must be aged 18 plus.

Recommended Follow-up Courses


Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering (4467-04)

ILM Management and Leadership qualifications

Level 5 HND Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Level 5 Award in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. City & Guilds 8030.

Telephone 01206 712727 for more information or to make a booking.

C&G 2396 Level 4 Award in Design, Erection and Verification
Duration3 days, plus 6 hours one to one assignment work by arrangement
CampusCI Business Solutions
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
Fee(s)Price for delegates: £800 + VAT + £60 (exam fee) Company Course: Price on Application


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