The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2018) replaced the 17th Edition in 2018.
Logic4training delivers the City & Guilds 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (2382-18) training course, designed for electricians, as well as other buildings services engineers (gas installers, kitchen/bathroom fitters, plumbers and builders) who complete some domestic electrical work, such as wiring in a boiler or shower. Knowledge of 18th Edition, alongside a Part P qualification and Inspection and Testing, is necessary to join a recognised Competent Persons Scheme.
Logic4training’s 18th Edition training course is for experienced electricians and those requiring a working knowledge of the British Standard BS7671:2018 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. It is a Level 3 qualification.
The cost of the 18th Edition Course includes training, assessment, registration with City & Guilds and the examination costs.
For operatives who already hold the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations Amendment (AMD3) qualification there is a top-up only course. Click here for more information.
There are no pre-requisites required for the 18th Edition full qualification, however some experience of electrical installations is essential. Operatives must provide their date of birth for registration with City & Guilds.
From January 2019, anyone applying for an Installation or Maintenance Electrician gold card for the first time will be required to sign up to Registered Electrician status and be qualified to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2018 Amendment 1:2020).
Anyone who needs an understanding of electrical wiring (gas installers, kitchen fitters, plumbers and builders) must work to the 18th edition from January 2019. For operatives who are CPS members, or are looking to join CPS, knowledge of 18th Edition regulations, alongside a Part P qualification, is required. Training is not mandatory, but the best route to understanding.
Installers who already hold the BS7671:2008 (2015) 17th Edition Wiring Regulations AMD3 qualification, such as existing Registered Electricians, may be able to complete a top-up only course. Click here for more information. Registered Electricians have until July 2019 to update their qualification.
The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations course involves classroom based training which focuses on the new wiring regulations standard BS7671:2018 Amendment 1:2020. There is no practical element.
Candidates will be required to complete a 60 question multiple choice online exam, which will cover both the existing regulations and the changes
Candidates will require the new 18th Edition book the revised 18th Edition on-site guide is now available to purchase at Logic4trade website. The Amendment 1:2020 document is available to view and download on the IET website.