18th Edition Course 2382 18 BS 76712018
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
Next Intake: Please speak to one of the course advisor on 020 3784 6005
Campus: Presidency London College, Harrow Road, London, W10 4RA
This 3-day electrical training course will enable you to gain familiarity with the layout, content and application of BS 7671:2018 – 18th Edition Regulations. This Certificate ensures you are up-to-date with the latest industry regulations on wiring and the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. This course is entirely theory based and is completed by way of an online multiple-choice open book exam.
18th Edition Course Content
Many people assume that the 18th Edition course will contain lots of extra content, however in reality it will still remain very similar to the current 17th Edition courses with some changes. The course is delivered over 3 days. The key thing about wiring regulations courses is that they are not designed to teach you every regulation in the book but are more focussed on how to reference the latest regulations as you would on the job. As such key topics currently covered on the course will still be included:
- Scope, object and fundamental principles
- Assessment of general characteristics
- Protection for safety
- Selection and erection of equipment
- Inspection and testing
- Special installations or locations
Changes for 18th Edition are suggested to be as follows:
- Protection against over voltages – Clause 443 is likely to be overhauled.
- Protection against fire – Chapter 42 will be updated with extra information on arc fault detection
- Electrical Embedded heating – Section 753 will be extended to include embedded electrical heating systems for surface heating, and will include de-icing and frost prevention systems.
- Energy efficiency – There will be a brand-new section covering energy efficiency
18th Edition Full Course Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. As a general rule candidate should have knowledge of electrical installation and electrical science. The course is primarily aimed at practicing electricians and domestic installers; however, it is also very popular with allied professionals such as contracts managers, designers, electrical engineers, consultants, surveyors, and other related trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of the IEE Wiring Regulations. All candidates must be over 16 years old.
18th Edition Duration & Cost
This is a 3-day course. The cost is £350 including vat.
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