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Wiring Regulations IEE 18th Edition

Course Code: PG32/1

Level: 3
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Award, City & Guilds
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One day + a two hour online examination the day following completion
When you'll study: Monday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

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About the course

Are you an electrician needing to complete a 18th edition IEE Wiring Regulations course? This one day 18th Edition qualification at City College Plymouth is awarded by City and Guilds. The training will provide information on all the changes between the 17th and 18th edition to ensure your skills and knowledge are up to date.

What you'll learn

On this course, you will learn:

• Introduction and Structure of BS 7671:2018
• Scope, Object and Fundamental Principles
• Definitions
• Assessment of general characteristics
• Protection for safety
• Selection and Erection of Equipment
• Inspection and Testing
• Special Installations and Locations
• Appendices

Please note, this one day course only delivers the changes between the 17th and 18th edition. You will be expected to sit the full 2 hour online examination which addresses all parts of the 18th Edition.

Entry requirements

This qualification is aimed at practising electricians and other professionals such as consultants, surveyors etc who need to update and enhance their understanding of the IET 18th Edition. A thorough understanding of the previous 17th edition is expected.

A full, three day Wiring Regulations IET 18th Edition training course is available for those who require a more in depth course before completing the examination.


Assessment is via an online, two hour, open book multi-choice examination which will take place the day after the course delivery.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.