This Electrical Installation (18th Edition) 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).
There are no formal entry requirements for the Electrical Installation (18th Edition) 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.
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 permitted to use IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition: BS 7671:2018 as reference material during the exam.
Books taken into examinations can contain bookmarks such as blank post-it notes or post-it notes numbered to indicate chapters or corners of pages folded.
IET Wiring Regulations books taken into exams cannot contain the following:
This Electrical Installation (18th Edition) qualification allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:
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