Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2018+A2:2022
This 18th edition wiring regulations course has been developed with the aim of enabling the candidate to demonstrate that they are conversant with the IET Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2018+A2:2022.
This is a convenient, cost-effective online alternative to face to face classroom training:
- Accessed via the internet from your home or workplace
- Flexible delivery – available at a time and place to suit you
- Accessible for 12 months from date of purchase
- Arranged into short bite-sized interactive e-learning modules
- Includes revision practice test to ensure you are ready for the exam
- Final examination taken at an approved test centre
This 18th Edition Online Course Includes:
- Online e-learning course (login emailed on completion of online sales purchase)
- Online Revision Test (automatically enabled on completion of course)
- In Centre Examination (on successful Revision Test pass, you will be able to print off a record of learning to take to an approved test centre to sit your 2 hour accredited examination)
Total cost of the Online 18th Edition Course is £240 + VAT, which includes the exam. Or study the Online Course only (no exam or registration) for £120 + VAT.
PLEASE NOTE: The course is accessible for 12 months from date of purchase and the exam must be booked within 12 months too, if you take the ‘Full Course’ option.
Assessment centres are available at the following locations:
Aberdeen, Basildon, Birmingham, Bradford, Brigg, Bristol, Burgess Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Cardiff, Chesterfield, Cumbria, Edenbridge (Kent), Exeter, Glasgow, Gloucester, Hastings, Harlow, Liverpool, Luton, London (Aldgate East, Barking, Camberwell, East Ham, Finchley, Isleworth, Northolt, Watford), Manchester, Newcastle, Northampton, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Stockton, Stoke-on-Trent, Wakefield (XS Training Classroom & Test Centre), Welwyn Garden City, West Bromwich.
Full 18th Edition Online Course (inc Exam)
Just £240 + VAT
The Online Course Only (No Exam or Registration)
£120 + VAT
18th Edition Online Course Lesson Plan (Updated for Amendment 2 – 2022):
Introduction to 18th Edition Online Course & Exam
Part 1 – Scope, object, and fundamental principles
Part 2 – Definitions
Part 3 – Assessment of general characteristics
Part 4 – Protection for Safety
Part 5 – Selection and erection of equipment
Part 6 – Inspection and Testing
Part 7 – Special installations or locations
Part 8 – Prosumer’s low-voltage electrical installations
This unit will be assessed by a multiple choice online test covering the underpinning knowledge relating to the content and application of BS 7671. This must be taken at an accredited test centre. The cost of this test is included in the course fee.
Approximately 20 hours. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 20 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.
This qualification is primarily aimed at practicing electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals e.g. electrical engineers, contracts managers, designers, consultants, surveyors, and other related trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of IET Wiring Regulations.
It may also be suitable for anyone requiring an understanding of BS 7671, although prior knowledge in basic electrical science will be required. It is intended to ensure that on completion individuals are conversant with the format, content and the application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2018+A2:2022 (18th edition).
There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification. However, centres must ensure that candidates have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification. It is expected that candidates will have basic knowledge of electrical science.
The total cost of the online 18th Edition course is £240 + VAT, which includes the exam.
This cost is for a single user only.
Our online 18th Edition course (inc. exam) is approved for ELCAS funding. Under the scheme, members of the Armed Forces can receive financial support to contribute towards their higher-level learning.
18th Edition Amendment 2 – March 2022
Amendment 2:2022 to BS 7176:2018 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations came into effect on 28 March 2022 and will apply to any electrical installations designed after the 28th of March 2023. It is the first full amendment to the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations [published 2018]. It will also include Amendment 1:2020, which was published as a standalone PDF on 1st February 2020.
There are a number of minor changes for BS 7671:2018+A2:2022 but some of the most significant ones include:
- A new requirement for Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs) in some AC final circuits for installations in some types of higher-risk residential buildings
- The requirement for the fire safety design of buildings to be documented where specific conditions of external influence exist, such as protected escape routes and locations with risk of fire
- Method for determining the requirement to provide overvoltage protection
- Changes to identification, labels and notices, such as for consumer units, affecting how safety information is provided to the user of the electrical installation
- A Chapter on Prosumer’s Low Voltage Electrical Installations, in a new part, Part 8.
Further details can be found on the IET website.
Amendment 2 Only Course
The full 18th Edition Online Course has now been updated to include all changes with Amendment 2 at no extra charge.
For anyone who has already completed their 18th Edition qualification but needs to bring it up to date, we are offering an Amendment Only ‘Top-Up’ Course for £70 + vat
Amendment 2 Only Course
£70 + VAT
How It Works
This is a general guide to how the system works. If you have a specific question or concern please contact us directly?
This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.
You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course. If you need a set of regulations the 18th Edition Standard Manual can be purchased separately.
The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.
The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges / quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.
Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed you will be able to take (and retake) an online revision test.
The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.
To gain your 18th Edition certification, you must take an examination at an approved test centre (see list of locations above). The examination fee is included in the price of this course, so there’s nothing extra to pay.