Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations, 4th ed: 4th Edition (Paperback) book cover

Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations, 4th ed

4th Edition

By Christopher Kitcher


288 pages | 158 Color Illus.

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Full coverage of testing and inspection methods, helping you to pass City & Guilds, EAL, AM2 and other related assessments

  • Entirely up to date with the Third Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations amendments
  • Step-by-step descriptions, photos and online videos of the tests show exactly how to carry them out
  • Covers City & Guilds 2394, 2395, 2396, EAL 600/4338/6 and 600/4340/4, and Part P assessments

This book covers everything students need to learn about inspection and testing in order to pass their exams, containing clear reference to the latest legal requirements. All of the theory required in order to pass the City & Guilds 2394, 2395 and 2396 certificates, EAL 600/4338/6 and 600/4340/4 is explained in clear, easy to remember language along with sample questions and scenarios as encountered in the exams. It will also help prepare students on Part P Competent Person courses, City & Guilds Level 3 courses, NVQs and apprenticeship programmes for their practical inspection and testing exam. With its focus on the practical side of inspection and testing rather than just the requirements of the regulations, this book is ideal for students, experienced electricians and those working in allied industries on domestic and industrial installations.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Inspecting and testing of electrical installations 1. The legal requirements 2. Types of certification required for the inspecting and testing of electrical installations 3. Initial verification inspection 4. Periodic testing 5. Earth electrode testing 6. Completion of test certificates 7. Correct selection of protective devices 8. Test equipment 9. Electric Shock 10. Testing photovoltaic systems 11.Fault Finding 12. Exercises and questions 13. Answers

About the Author

Christopher Kitcher has been working in the electrical industry for over 50 years. As well as having been both a contractor and a builder, for many years Chris was a Lecturer in Electrical Installation at Central Sussex College and is still an NICEIC inspector for the Microgeneration Certification scheme (MCS). For the last 17 years he has worked in the college environment while maintaining his electrical skills by periodically working on site.

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