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Part Time

Electrical Installation (18th Edition)

COURSE CODE
350PL3CA

COURSE DURATION

LOCATION
Central Campus

START DATE
01/04/22

Electronic and electrical engineering laboratory
Engineering lecturer showing student how to use machine in lab

Course summary

This qualification is primarily aimed at practising electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals e.g. surveyors, consultants and other trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of IET Wiring Regulations. It is also suitable for anyone wishing to demonstrate an understanding of the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS 7671).  

What does this course involve?

The IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) are the definitive standards for the electrical industry in respect of safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. They set requirements and operating criteria for the UK and correspond to EC standards and are recognised by the British Standards Institute as a British Standard (BS 7671). It is intended to ensure that individuals are conversant with the format, content and application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018.

Course requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the full course. However, it is generally accepted that learners should have good knowledge of electrical installation work and electrical science. The UPDATE course is designed for individuals who have a good working knowledge of the Regs and have a current qualification to BS 7671:2015.

The IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) are the definitive standards for the electrical industry in respect of safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. They set requirements and operating criteria for the UK and correspond to EC standards and are recognised by the British Standards Institute as a British Standard (BS 7671). It is intended to ensure that individuals are conversant with the format, content and application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018.

 

Duration

4 days. Full time 9-5PM.

Candidates must:

  • successfully complete one multiple choice online test. This is an open book assessment and learners will be allowed to take in the following permitted reference material
  • IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition: BS 7671:2018 Requirements IET wiring regulations books taken into examinations can contain the following:
  • Bookmarks (eg blank post-it notes, post-it notes numbered to indicate chapters or corners of pages folded)
  • Highlighting of text IET wiring regulations books taken into exams cannot contain the following:
  • Sample exam questions, answers or diagrams
  • Any writing in the regulations or accompanying written notes
  • Notes, diagrams or any content that may in anyway advantage the candidate in answering questions within the exam.

It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification (2392- 10)
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Building Regulations for Electrical Installation Contractors In Dwellings (2393-10)
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Initial Verification (2391-50)
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection (2391-51)
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Inspection and Testing (2391-52)
  • City & Guilds Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering (4467-04)

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