18th Edition Online Course

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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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Course Overview

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
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Course Duration

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.

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  • City & Guilds 2382-22 Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018
18th Edition Online Course

The exams

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.

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Course literature

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

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Entry Requirements

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.

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