ACES 7909 C -   Accredited by City & Guilds

Installation and Testing of Large Temporary Electrical Installations to BS7909:2011.

This course is intended to ensure that candidates are competent with the application of BS 7909:2011,the Code of Practice  for the Installation of Temporary Electrical Systems for Entertainment and Related Purposes. 


It focuses on large systems over 20kVA, supplied at 400V.

This BS7909 course is delivered by qualified teachers or assessors who have many years of experience in the temporary electrical system industry, and are qualified (City & Guilds 2391) in the inspection, testing and certification of electrical systems.  


Upon completion, candidates should be able to install, inspect, test and certify to the Code of Practice. This would be the minimum level of competence expected of a Person Responsible, for the purposes of BS7909:2011.

Day One - Installation and design theory, inspection and testing theory.

Day two - Assembly, commissioning and Inspection, testing and certification practical exercises and assessment

Course content
  • Part 1: Information required for the installation of a temporary electrical system

  • Part 2: Basic Design calculations relating to temporary electrical installations

  • Part 3: Verification, inspection, testing and documentation requirements of a temporary electrical system

  • Part 4: Practical application, verification, inspection, testing and documentation.


The test specification for this programme:

  • Written paper: Sections A and B, 26 varied questions, 60 minutes.

  • Practical assessment: Assembly, Inspection, testing and documentation: 60 minutes.

Course information

Course title:  AC 7909-C Competent Application of BS7909:2011 - Code of Practice

Certificate: Competent Installation of Temporary Electrical Installations to BS7909:2011 - City & Guilds Accredited Programme.

Duration:  2 days

Class times: 09.00-17:00

Course fee: £ 295 inclusive (includes registration and exam fee)


This programme is primarily aimed at those working on or having responsibility for temporary electrical installations in their many forms. From Duty Holders to those installing systems, this course covers the applications required for safe and suitable electrical systems. 

Candidates undertaking this course will be expected to have completed the 7909-B course on the requirements of BS7909:2011. Candidates must also have a working knowledge of electrical science. For those with no prior electrical knowledge the Foundation Course,  7909-A is highly recommended.


This includes the 7909-B and 7909-C courses for only £395 inclusive of exam fees!