Electrical

18th Edition Wiring Regulations

Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671: 2022 (Amendment 2)

LOCATION(S):
Wakefield
18th Edition Wiring Regulations

Course Overview

As an electrical engineer, an up-to-date wiring regulations certification is essential for your work. Get up to date on the latest IET wiring regulations with our 18th Edition Wiring Regulations Course - including the safe use, operation and installation of electrical equipment. This course includes 18th Edition Amendment 2, which came into effect from April 2022. It is perfect for practicing electricians and domestic installers. Options include: 1-Day Fast Track: for experienced electricians only, with a high level of understanding of 17th Edition. Only available upon request. 2-Day course: for practising electricians with a working knowledge of 17th Edition 4-Day course: for practising electrical engineers and domestic installers with some knowledge of the 17th Edition Book your 1 Day, 2-Day, 4-Day or self paced online course today or explore the details below.

What are the key changes in the 18th Edition?

This course is designed to teach you how best to reference your book when faced with a multitude of working situations.  

The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations Amendment 2 is different to the 17th Edition and the original 18th Edition. Changes you’ll cover are:

  • Chapter 44: Protection against overvoltages 
  • Chapter 42: Protection against fire resulting from electrical installation
  • Section 753: Electrical embedded heating systems
  • Chapter 82: Energy efficiency (a brand new chapter)

18th Edition Wiring Regulations

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This course has multiple options

Jul 8, 2024

Wakefield
END date:
Jul 11, 2024
Duration:
4 Days
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4 Days
£ 630.00 
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Jul 29, 2024

West Horndon
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Jul 30, 2024
Duration:
2 Days
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2 Days
£ 420.00 
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Aug 6, 2024

Wakefield
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Aug 9, 2024
Duration:
2 Days
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2 Days
£ 420.00 
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Oct 1, 2024

Wakefield
END date:
Oct 4, 2024
Duration:
4 Days
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4 Days
£ 630.00 
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Nearly Full

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Course Locations

Wakefield

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Course Content

Over the duration of your course, we guide you through 

  • Navigating 18th Edition Book with new and amended chapters
  • Scope, object and fundamental principles for safety
  • Definitions
  • Assessment of General Characteristics
  • Protection for safety
  • Selection and erection of equipment
  • Inspection and testing of wiring systems
  • Special electrical installations
  • Notable changes between 17th and 18th edition
  • 18th Edition exam preparation
  • Guiding principles of IET wiring regulations
  • Earthing arrangements and pen fault detection
  • Application and design requirements for small scale EV installations

Course Structure

All 1-4 Day courses cover the same subjects, these will be split over the days if you're doing the 2 or 4 Day course.

  • Arrival and introduction
  • Theory
  • Preparation for assessments
  • Online Multiple Choice Exam
  • Individual Assessments
  • Scenario Based Assessments

The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations course concludes with an open book multiple-choice online exam. Candidates have two hours to answer all sixty questions; the exam result is immediately available.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but we do suggest the below experience for the 18th Edition course. 

If you are unsure about your suitability for this course, or to book the 1-Day Fast Track, please contact us directly using the form below.

1-Day Course: Open to experienced electricians who are familiar with the new regulation.

2-Day 18th Edition Course: We recommend that candidates have a working knowledge of 17th Edition Wiring Regulations and are practicing electricians.

4-Day 18th Edition Course: Aimed at practicing engineers, with knowledge of 17th Edition, working in the electrical industry who would benefit from gaining the wiring regulations qualification. And who would prefer a more in depth course than the 2 day offering.

Why take the 18th Edition Course?

You need it

If you work with electrical systems, getting your 18th Edition wiring regs is imperative to ensure that you're designing and installing technically sound electrical wiring systems.

Excellence

Having your 18th Edition wiring regs shows that you know the regulations, so customers can trust that your electrical installations meet the latest British standards of safety and efficiency.

Progression

Completing the 18th Edition qualification and keeping it up to date allows you to take other courses (such as Inspection, Testing and Certification) and further progress your development.

18th Edition Wiring Regulations

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Why train with the Universal Skills Group?

The Universal Skills Group is one the UK's leading training providers for electricians.

We pride ourselves on being there for your professional development throughout all points of your career, from apprenticeship level to when you're a fully qualified engineer.

Choosing to train with the Universal Skills Group means you have access to the best standard of course delivery and the incredible tutors in the UK - who are all time-served electrical installers themselves!

You'll also get to learn hands-on at our Ofsted Outstanding training centre in Wakefield, located conveniently close to the M1 for easy access from all parts of the UK.

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