18th Edition Wiring Regulation BS7671:2018
This qualification is aimed at practising electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals eg surveyors, consultants and other trades needing understanding of IEE Wiring Regulations. Ideally candidates should be qualified electricians or electrical engineers.
Thank you for booking onto the above course. Please find enclosed some course notes. Please take some time to read these prior to your course. We are also enclosing an enrolment form. Please complete this form and bring it with you on the first day. Should you require any additional support (for example if English is not your first language or you suffer from dyslexia) please contact us asap at firstname.lastname@example.org you may be eligible for additional exam time etc.
The subject of the course is 18th Edition of BS 7671: “Requirements for Electrical Installations and you will need to have your own copy, as we do not supply this.
The On-line examination on the third day is an open book exam and you will be allowed to refer to BS 7671. You are not allowed to refer to any other material, only BS 7671
BS7671 is the definitive standard for the electrical industry in respect of the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. It sets the requirements and operating criteria for the UK and ensures it corresponds to EC standards for wiring regulations. The IET have released of BS7671:2018 - 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, with the aim of full implementation by 1st January 2019. The content of the course will remain the principally the same with a few amendments, some of which were part of the draft for public comment. These amendments include:
- Electrical Embedded heating – Section 753 will additionally include electrical surface heating including non-hardened compacted areas.
- Protection against overvoltages – Clause 443 is to be reviewed.
- Protection against fire – Chapter 42 will include additional information on arc fault detection
- Energy efficiency – A new part 8 to cover both industry changes and new legislation.
For the course, it is essential that you bring with you the following items:
Please note that the College has limited car parking spaces.
On arrival, please report to the College main reception.
If you have any queries regarding the course (including special dietary requirements), please call Michele Able on 01502 525033.
Once again, thank you for your booking and we look forward to seeing you at East Coast College - Lowestoft Campus soon.