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18th Edition Wiring Regulations

Key course information

Construction and Trades


3 weeks

Part time


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Course Overview

This course is designed for persons involved in the electrical industry to update themselves and ensure they have a working knowledge of the latest edition of BS7671: IET Wiring Regulations (18th Edition). This is an ideal opportunity to not only update yourselves but also meet other electricians and discuss how best to implement these new regulations.

What will I learn?

This is a three day course providing in-depth training on the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations and the opportunity to fully discuss all aspects with the tutor and other candidates to develop a comprehensive working knowledge and application of these new regulations.
The course will also includes the 2 hour City & Guilds Exam to gain the 18th Edition Certificate.

Entry Requirements

A working knowledge of electrical installations and the electrical industry. Please call to discuss if you are unsure whether this course is suitable for you.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

• Three consecutive Mondays in the classroom and this will include the exam, running from 9:00 - 4:30
• The course is assessed by one on-line exam which is 2 hours in length and is carried out on the third day of attendance.

This exam is open book and you are allowed to reference BS7671:18th Edition Wiring Regulations during the exam.

• Candidates may benefit from some additional study at home

On successful completion of the exam you will achieve the City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2018

Additional Costs and Information

Students are required to bring a Calculator which must have square and square root functions. The calculator on a mobile phones is NOT acceptable as you will be required to use the calculator within the exam.

Students are also require to bring a copy of the 18th Edition publication BS 7671 to use on the course, which is available directly from the IET, Stevenage (Tel: 01438 313311), or available from leading bookshops

The course cost covers the course delivery, registration with C&G and exam fees. If you are unsuccessful with the exam we can arrange a re-sit for the exam for an additional cost.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Construction and Trades

Career Opportunities

  • Bricklayer
  • Installation Electrician
  • Painter or Decorator

  • Plumber
  • Carpenter
  • Fitter

Over the next 10 years, half a million employees are expected to retire from the construction industry

Two-thirds of construction companies claim they struggled to hire a carpenter due to a shortage of skilled workers

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