Who Should attend?

This course is suited for all Electricians and Engineers involved in either maintenance or contracting roles that are required to undertake electrical duties pertaining to

BS7671-2018 - The IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations.

Why is this course important?

All new Electrical Installations will need to comply with BS7671:2018 with effect from 1st January 2019

The regulations apply to the design, erection and verification of electrical installations and also additions and alterations to existing installations.

Attending this course will ensure you will be undertaking electrical duties in line with the current legislation.

The course involves a detailed study of the IET publication:  BS7671

The IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition (BS 7671:2018)

The course will include design calculations to include sizing of conductors, earthing calculations, sizing of protective devices, sizing of conduit, trunking and much more.

The programme of study is a 3 day session with a City & Guilds multi-choice 18th Edition on line exam taken at the end of day 3. It is an open book examination, meaning that unmarked copies of the Wiring Regulations may be taken into the examination. Other arrangements such as 3 consecutive days or other combinations of days can be tailored to suit companies with multiple delegates to accommodate shift working.

For those who passed the 17th Edition 2382-15 which included Amendment 3 :2015 (Usually from the 1st of January 2015) a one day update course is also available of the amendments. The 60 question 2 hour exam will cover all parts and not just the changes.

Successful candidates will achieve a City & Guilds certificate 2382-18:BS7671:2018

Requirements for Electrical Installations (IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition).

BS7671 – 18th Edition – course contents

  • Influence of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) & Institution of Electrical engineers (IEE)
  • Outline of general characteristics: purposes, supplies & structures, nature of supply, external influences, compatibility & maintainability
  • Accessories: conventional circuit arrangements max demand
  • Introduction to sizing live conductors
  • Sizing live conductors: sizing conduit and trunking
  • Protection against shock: SELV and FELV, direct contact
  • Protections against indirect contact, automatic disconnection of supply
  • Sizing protective conductors
  • Selection and calculation
  • Overcurrent protection
  • Isolation and switching
  • Selection and erection of equipment
  • Special installations or locations
  • Inspection and Testing

Our 18th Edition course is based at our St Helens training facility conveniently located between Liverpool and Manchester in the North West.


Additional Information

Course: BS7671 18th Edition Regulations Training Course

Start date and time: 17/12/2018

End date and time: 19/12

Location: Technology Campus, Pocket Nook Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 1TW


Provider: Waterside Training

Please call 01744 616 837 or use the Contact us form for more details