1 day course
18th Edition Wiring Regulations Update Course
It is the responsibility of every contracting electrician to ensure they are fully conversant with current electrical regulations, but it is equally important that maintenance electricians and electrical managers have sound knowledge of the regulations that relate to their environments and operations.
This course is recommended for holders of the current 17th Edition qualification to Amendment 3 2015 standard. It is primarily aimed at electrical tradespersons and electrical managers to make them aware of the changes introduced to the wiring regulations and implications to design and installation practices. The course will also be of great benefit to companies that intend to perform inspection and testing of fixed wiring installations by providing a sound knowledge of the latest version of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.
The course builds to a 2-hour open book examination consisting of 60 multiple choice questions.
The course fee includes; comprehensive course notes, refreshments and a buffet lunch (lunch and refreshments are not included for onsite training).
Please note, delegates will require a copy of the BS7671:2018 publication, both for the training course and examination. The course fee does not include a copy of this.
The course focuses on the changes brought in by the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, including:
- Part 1 – Scope, Object and Fundamental Principles
- Part 2 – Definitions
- Part 3 – Assessment of General Characteristics
- Part 4 – Protection for Safety
- Chapter 41 - Protection against electric shock
- Chapter 46 – Isolation and Switching
- Part 5 – Selection and Erection of Equipment
- Part 6 – Inspection and Testing
- Chapter 64 – Initial Verification
- Chapter 65 – Periodic Inspection and Testing
- Part 7 – Special Installations or Locations
The first amendment to BS7671, the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations was published on the 1st February 2020. It contains an updated Section 722 on Electric Vehicle Charging Installations. This update will come into place immediately and will be referenced in the course.
Amendment 1 is free to view online. For the read only version click here.
To purchase your own copy to print, please visit the IET website.
The following books are required for this course. We can either post them to you or you can collect them when attending on the day of the course. You can increase the quantity of books required in the shopping cart.
The following courses are also available and may complement and build upon
the knowledge gained
on the City & Guilds 2382-18: 18th Edition Update course.