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Our course fee includes access to the online learning content and quizzes, plus your final exam fee, keeping costs as low as possible for you!
Who is this course for?
This online 18th edition course is perfect for both anyone new to the industry or for those wishing to update their existing qualifications to the most up to date edition of the Wiring Regulations. This course is ideal for anyone who is looking to complete their learning from home, in their own time.
With our online 18th Edition course you can complete your learning at your own pace at home, without the need to travel into our centre or take time off work. This course has been designed for those people wishing to fit their studies around other commitments, allowing you to not only complete your learning at home but your final exam too!
We are also running our 3 day 18th Edition Course at our training centre, find out more here.
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City & Guilds 2382-22 Home Learning 18th Edition Course
This qualification is officially known as the Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018.
When completing any domestic or commercial installation work you must follow the most up to date Wiring Regulations, which this course will help you gain a greater understanding of. You must also hold this qualification if you are looking to join a Government Approved Part P Scheme Provider, such as NICEIC or NAPIT.
The IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations 2018 is a large brown book, full of regulations that electricians must follow. The Wiring Regulations can sometimes seem a little overwhelming, however, as electrical training specialists, we will ensure that you understand the key chapters and appendices, and how to reference the regulations prior to taking your exam.
The 18th Edition course will cover all the sections of the book listed below:
Part 1 – Scope, object and fundamental principles
What BS7671 covers, the objective of the regulations and the basic principles of the regulations
Part 2 – Definitions
A detailed list of definitions used throughout the book
Part 3 – Assessment of general characteristics
Covers characteristics that the electrical installation is to be compared against
Part 4 – Protection for safety
This deals with the technical requirements for protection from various effects, such as electric shock
Part 5 – Selection and erection of equipment
Covers the technical aspects of selecting the type of equipment and how it is to be installed
Part 6 – Inspection and testing
States the requirements for the different types of inspection and testing
Part 7 – Special installations or locations
Locations which contain a greater risk than standard locations
Part 8 – Functional Requirements
Prosumer’s low voltage electrical installations
Tables and charts containing information relevant to other sections of the book
Our 18th Edition Online Course includes the following:
- Introduction to the online course
- Wiring Regulations structure and how to navigate the book
- Understanding the numbering system
- Parts 1-8 and the Appendices of the Wiring Regulations
This course is an online learning course comprised of 12 learning modules and assessments to track your progress. The course has a recommended 20 hours of learning time.
- City & Guilds 2382-22 Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018
Online multiple choice exam consisting of 60 questions which you have 2 hours to complete. (Open book exam).
The 18th Edition exam will be sat using City & Guilds remote invigilation service, meaning you can sit the exam at home and you do not need to travel to our training centre. Click here for more information about remote invigilation, or watch a video here.
The exam times are typically 08.30, 11.30 and 16.30 and City and Guilds require 5 working days notice in order to schedule the exam and arrange the invigilator. Please note Mac OS, Chrome OS and iOS devices are not supported.
Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive a digital copy of your qualification certificate within 3 working days.
The following publication below is to be purchased by all customers wishing to take part in the 18th Edition Online Course. You will need to purchase the book before starting your course. Please note that for Online Courses we do not supply or sell the course books and will have to be purchased elsewhere. Please see book title and ISBN number below to ensure you are purchasing the correct book.
Wiring Regulations – 18th Edition (BS7671:2018) – ISBN 978-1-83953-218-4
There are no entry requirements for this course however we would recommend that those new to the industry with no installation experience consider taking our Key Stage Electrical Course first.
If you would like any further information about the 18th Edition training courses or any of our electrician courses, please call us on 01444 872145 and we will be delighted to help you.
Are there set times and dates for this course?
No, this is an online course that you complete at your own pace, in your own time. Once you have completed all of your learning you can complete the exam at home at a time that suits you.
What qualification will I gain from this course?
Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018 (2382-22).
When will I get my exam results?
We will contact you after your exam has finished to confirm your result. (Please note this will be the next working day if you sit your exam in the evening).
When will I receive my certificate?
You will receive a digital certificate within 3 working days of passing your exam.
Can I complete this 18th Edition online course as part of a package?
Yes, absolutely. Click here to find out about our different package options.
Does the course fee include the final exam?
Yes, the course fee includes the cost of the final exam.
What is City and Guilds Remote Invigilation service?
City and Guilds offer the opportunity for you to sit your exam at home, using their remote invigilation service. A member of their team will manage and invigilate your exam remotely using their online exam platform. For more information on this service, please click here, or watch a video here .
What book do I need for this course?
The book required is the 18th Edition (BS7671:2018) (ISBN 978-1-83953-218-4). You will need to order this book before you start the course.
Why do I need to update to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations?
All new installations must follow the most recent edition of BS7671 Wiring Regulations. In order to ensure you are meeting the latest requirements, it is recommended you upgrade to the 18th Edition as you may be working to out of date regulations. If you are a registered electrician with a Competent Person Scheme, you will be required to upgrade to the 18th Edition, if you haven’t done so already, before your renewal with the Scheme Provider.
Is the 18th Edition required to join a Competent Persons Scheme?
Yes, you are required to hold the 18th Edition qualification in order to join a competent person scheme and become a registered electrician.
Is this the most up to date 18th Edition qualification?
Yes, as of 1st April 2022, this course and qualification will include the new Amendment 2.
How long do I have to complete this course?
There is no time limit to complete this course, you can take as long as you need to work through the content.