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Electrical Testing and Certification (Electrical Technology Module)


To provide the learner with an in depth knowledge of the requirements of the National Rules for electrical Installations (4th Edition ET101:2008) for inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations:

1. Understand the concept and need for inspection and testing of premises.
2. Comprehend the technical knowledge of the inspection of premises.
3. Carry out a practical application of the inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations.
4. Fill out a testing and verification completion certificate correctly.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements outlined on their course pages.


Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.


This module may be completed as a stand-alone course, or it may be completed by eligible participants for credit towards the award of Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology (Level 7).


Students not registered on the Degree will receive an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.
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