(2382:18) – 18th Edition Course BS7671: 2018

3-day, evening or distance learning course Overview

The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations course replaces the 17th Edition Amendment 3 covers the wiring regulations for electrical installers, and associated trades within or linked to the electrical trade. BS7671:18 will be released in July 2018 and become effective from January 2019 and as a result EAL and City and Guilds have updated their course to cover the updates.
The course is the recognised qualification in the implementation of these standards and helps prove that those holding the qualification are compliant with the standards.


This 18th Edition course aims to assist practicing electricians and those looking to work and develop their skills within or associated with the electrotechnical industry. You will study the latest standard of the IEE wiring regulations, including essential subjects such as safety, selection and erection of electrical equipment.

Course content

The classroom-based course will teach candidates how to reference the 18th Edition Regulations for situations that will be encountered whilst completing electrical installations. For those candidates who wish to complete the course via distance learning all knowledge based elements of the course will be forwarded to the candidate along with some practice questions to give an example of the type of questions likely to be levied during the online exam.

The course follows 8 key modules, as follows:

• Scope, Object and Fundamentals
• Assessment of General Characteristics
• Selection and Erection of Equipment
• Special Installations or Locations
• Definitions
• Protection for Safety
• Inspection and Testing
• Appendixes

Although the course will cover all aspects of the Book, it will focus on new, altered or changed regulations and parts within BS7671, such as the introduction of the installation of Arc Fault detection Devices (AFDDs) in Chapter 42, Part 6 Inspection and Testing has been completely restructured; Part 7 has been modified in certain sections and a new section (730) for inland navigation vessels; and part 8 Energy efficiency introduced. There have also been a few minor tweaks to the Appendixes.

Although there are no prerequisites with this course, it would be beneficial to the attendee to have some electrical installation knowledge and practical experience.

Exam and assessment

The exam for the course is an online, open-book exam; which is to be completed once the course modules and content have been successfully finished and understood.

Booking the course

When booking your course, you have to contact Allied Training Solutions to confirm your requirements.

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