This course has been developed in partnership with NICEIC to provide a cost-effective way to update your knowledge in order to sit your 18th Edition test (included in price of training).
This online training course allows you to study the BS 7671 18th Edition update in your own time, and ensure you fully understand the new changes. With our online course there’s no need to wait for classroom training and you don’t need to take time out of work to study.
Virtual College has worked with NICEIC to create these modules and resources in order to provide you with the knowledge and skills to demonstrate your understanding of the 18th Edition. As well as learning modules, there are also mock exams and learning games. This can be accessed on the internet either at work or at home for your convenience.
The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations contains important new information for electricians and electrical engineers. These regulations came into effect on the 1st of January 2019 and applies to all new electrical installations.
This new regulation covers a wide range of areas in the electrical industry, including installers, electrical designers and inspectors.
These updates include: extended scoping to cover extra categories, chapter changes including rewrites and restructuring, increased definitions and surge protection guidance. These updates are crucial for those in the electrical industry to understand.
By working with NICEIC to create this content, we are able to offer learners in depth knowledge into this new update, and can help learners pass their offline exam through NICEIC.
If you have passed your 17th Edition since the last amendment was published, you can take the shorter 18th Edition update course. This shorter course covers the similar topics and reduce the overall time it takes to do the course (4-5 hours).Click Here for 18th Edition Update – Price £150.00.
Who should take this course and why?
Our 18th edition course is designed for any electrician who needs to become BS 7671 18th Edition, (IET Wiring Regulations 2018) qualified. This course is also suitable for people working in the electrotechnical industry and having completed their 17th edition training prior to 3rd Amendment 2015.
These courses are 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.
Any electrician wanting to work in the U.K needs to be BS 7671 18th Edition qualified. This course is also suitable for students preparing to leave college and looking for their first job, experienced electricians looking to update their skills and qualifications.
Those who are looking to come from overseas to become an electrician in the U.K will also need to get the BS 7671 18th Edition qualified. Some employers may also require you to get 18th Edition certified before they can employ you.
What does this course cover?
This online training will give candidates an in-depth knowledge of the key areas of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, Scope, object and fundamental principles, Definitions, Assessment of general characteristics, Protection for safety, Selection and erection of equipment, Inspection and testing, Special installations or locations, Appendices.
- 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
Upon completion of the online training, they will receive instructions on how to book their 2-hour exam (included in price of training) through NICEIC at one of their approved centres throughout the U.K.
BS 7671 18th Edition Online Training | IET Wiring Regulations 2018 Certificate
On completion of these modules, learners will need to book a face-to-face test with NICEIC to receive their accreditation.