Who is this course for?
The new 18th Edition Wiring Regulations has been announced for release on July 2018 and brings with it a variety of new changes and updates. Our 18th Edition course will ensure you are are up to date with the new regulations and are able to navigate through the book.
This essential electrical qualification is suitable for both newcomers to the industry, associate trades and those looking to update their existing qualification.
The new 18th Edition is due for release in July 2018 and course dates are to be made available as soon as possible. After July 2018, the 17th Edition course will no longer be offered.
When booking our 18th Edition Course, you will have the option of paying for the course in full (£420 inc. VAT) or reserving your space by paying a deposit (£150 inc. VAT).
Book this course
This course is not available to book online, please call 01444 872 145 to book this course
City & Guilds 2382-15 18th Edition course
The 18th Edition is officially due for release in July 2018, however, it will not be enforced for new designs and electrical installations until January 2019. This allows you time to obtain the new Wiring Regulations qualification.
This new 18th Edition course qualification will officially be known as the Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018.
Proposed new topics and changes included in the new 18th Edition are:
• Over voltage protection
• Increased fire protection (arc fault detection devices)
• Embedded heating system included in section 753
• New part 8 – Energy efficiency
To find out more about these changes, take a look at our blog on the new edition.
Your 18th Edition Training Course
If you successfully complete and pass the 17th Edition Course with EC4U in 2018, before the 18th Edition is released, we will offer an exam only fee and free course content.
The aim of the 18th Edition course is to provide you with a great understanding of the Wiring Regulations, which you must follow when carrying out any domestic or commercial electrical installation work. This 18th Edition qualification will also be essential if you want to join a Government Approved Part P Scheme Provider, like NICEIC or ELECSA.
Our 18th Edition Course includes the following:
- Introduction to the qualification
- The role the Wiring Regulations play in the industry
- BS7671:2018 structure, design and how to use it
- Explanation and guidance of the numbering systems
- Parts 1 through 8 of the Wiring Regulations book
The Wiring Regulations course is expected to be held over 3 days, with potentially one day update courses available. However, this will be confirmed closer to July 2018.
The exam for the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations course will be completed online. You will have 120 minutes to answer 60 multiple choice questions. You can take your Wiring Regulations book into the exam with you for reference.
I did my 17th Edition in 2018, what does that mean for me?
If you successfully completed your 17th Edition course with us in 2018, we will offer an exam only fee and free course content. Simply give us a call when you are ready to book your course!
I only have the 17th Edition Amendment 3 book, can I use it?
The 18th Edition includes extensive updates so you will be required to buy the new 18th Edition Wiring Regulations for the course. You cannot use your 17th Edition 3rd Amendment book.
When will dates become available for the 18th Edition course?
Dates for the 18th Edition are currently pending, as no official word has been given by City & Guilds yet. You will not be able to complete your 18th Edition course before July 2018. Dates for the course will be released as soon as possible.
If you wish to be added to our 18th Edition update list, then please give us a call on 01444 872145 and will be in touch when dates are released.
Can I just do the exam for the 18th Edition course?
We do not offer an exam only service. Due to extensive updates and changes, we highly recommend completing the 18th Edition course when it is released.