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18th Edition Wiring Regulations 2018 (BS7671: 2018) training course

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Course overview

A 3 day training course for persons with responsibility for the design, installation or maintenance of electrical systems. The course is designed for electrically trained engineers/craftsmen to attain a benchmark qualification relating to the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations.

N.B. An 18th Edition Wiring Regulations 1 day refresher course is also available for those who have previously completed a 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations course.

18th Edition Wiring Regulations 2018 (BS7671: 2018)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Greater understanding and compliance with legislation.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with legislation.
  • Better documentation, communication and enforcement of safe working procedures.

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will be conversant with the format, content and the application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS7671: 2018) 18th Edition Regulations.

Key learning points:

  • The terminology used for electrical installations.
  • The assessment of the installation that has to be carried out.
  • Protection against electric shock.
  • Protection against short-circuit currents.
  • Isolation and switching.
  • Protection against overloads.
  • Sizing conductors for the above.
  • Selection and erection of equipment.
  • Sizing of earthing and protective conductors.
  • Outline of the rules for inspection and testing.

Changes from the 17th edition

Changes for 18th Edition are suggested to be as follows (*):

  • Protection against over voltages - Clause 443 is likely to be overhauled.
  • Protection against fire - Chapter 42 will be updated with extra information on arc fault detection.
  • Electrical Embedded heating - Section 753 will be extended to include embedded electrical heating systems for surface heating, and will include de-icing and frost prevention systems.
  • Energy efficiency - There will be a brand new section covering energy efficiency.

* Course duration and content may change once the full scope of the update is released.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under City and Guilds; the Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS7671: 2018) 18th Edition Regulations.

How is this training delivered?

  • Learners are continually assessed, both in written and practical exercises, and there are opportunities to work with a wide range of equipment that will support their knowledge in the field.
  • This course can be intense, as it includes evening work in terms of both the reading of course materials and completion of projects.
  • An online examination is undertaken on the final day.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners should bring a calculator, a copy of BS7671 18th Edition Wiring Regulations and the On Site Guide.
  • Learners can also bring with them any materials used by their employer, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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Course dates

Course code
EL18
Duration
3 day course *
Price from
£325.00 inc. certification

* Course duration and content may change once the full scope of the update is released.

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10/06/2020Wed 10 Jun 2020Fri 12 Jun 2020 Derby £325.00£390.00 5+
22/06/2020Mon 22 Jun 2020Wed 24 Jun 2020 Linlithgow £325.00£390.00 5+
06/07/2020Mon 06 Jul 2020Wed 08 Jul 2020 York £325.00£390.00 5+
22/07/2020Wed 22 Jul 2020Fri 24 Jul 2020 Swindon £325.00£390.00 5+
04/08/2020Tue 04 Aug 2020Thu 06 Aug 2020 Derby £325.00£390.00 5+
17/08/2020Mon 17 Aug 2020Wed 19 Aug 2020 York £325.00£390.00 5+
01/09/2020Tue 01 Sep 2020Thu 03 Sep 2020 Bolton £325.00£390.00 3
14/09/2020Mon 14 Sep 2020Wed 16 Sep 2020 Swindon £325.00£390.00 5+
29/09/2020Tue 29 Sep 2020Thu 01 Oct 2020 Derby £325.00£390.00 5+
12/10/2020Mon 12 Oct 2020Wed 14 Oct 2020 Linlithgow £325.00£390.00 5+
02/11/2020Mon 02 Nov 2020Wed 04 Nov 2020 York £325.00£390.00 5+
24/11/2020Tue 24 Nov 2020Thu 26 Nov 2020 Swindon £325.00£390.00 5+
15/12/2020Tue 15 Dec 2020Thu 17 Dec 2020 Linlithgow £325.00£390.00 5+

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