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18th Edition Training and Assessment Overview
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18th Edition 2382-22 Level 3 4 day course

Everyone working as an electrician requires the 18th Edition qualification to ensure they have a full understanding of the new Blue Book. All installations designed from January 2019 onwards must comply with the new regulations. However, not all electricians need to complete the assessment at the same time:

  • If you are working on public-sector contracts, you will need to take and pass the assessment from January 2019.
  • If you are a member of a scheme such as the NICEIC, ELECSA, STROMA, NAPIT or others, you will need to take and pass the assessment before you next renew your membership.
  • If you are registered with the JIB ECS check system, you will need to take and pass the assessment by a date that JIB ECS will confirm to you.

Course Objectives

To provide essential underpinning knowledge on the requirements of the IET Wiring Regulations BS7671-2022 - 18th Edition

Course Duration

23hrs approx undertaken in your own time at your convenience within a 6 month period.

Course Content
Our course content will reflect the key changes expected in the 18th Edition. These are yet to be published but are expected to be:
  • 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
We will update this list as we have more information, however please note none of this content is finalised and will definitely appear in the 18th Edition Course.
Our content will follow the C&G 2382-22 syllabus and include:-
  • Introduction to the 18th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations BS7671
  • Scope, object and fundamental principles of BS7671
  • Definitions used within BS7671
  • Requirements of protection for safety for electrical installations
  • Requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations
  • Requirements of Inspection and testing of electrical installations
  • Requirements of Special installations or locations as identified in BS7671
  • Requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical
  • All updates in the 18th edition
  • Requirement set out in the new section on Energy Efficiency
If any further changes are made to the new edition we will of course include these in the training
Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification, however you should read our information sheet for the course and speak to a member of our staff. If you have recently completed the 17th Edition course you should ask our staff if you could attend the 2 day update course.
You will need a copy of BS7671 - 18th Edition & On Site Guide, you can purchase these or ask us for a discount price.


Mock assessment plus exam simulator included and final formal 2hr GOLA (Global On-Line Assessment) multiple choice assessment 60 questions to be completed within centre

Course Dates

Course can be completed during your own time 23hours (approx) at your convenience once you have registered and paid over a six month period.


Upon successful examination a City & Guilds 2382-22 Level 3 Certificate will be issued


£329.17 + VAT Including course materials and refreshments