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18th Edition Online Course


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BS 7671:2018 + A2:2022 Online Course

Study the latest updates to the British Standard for electrical installations at your own pace from a convenient location.

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Course Overview

This qualification is primarily aimed at practising electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals eg surveyors, consultants and other trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of IET Wiring Regulations.

This interactive online course ensures that you are up to date with the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018 AMD 2).

The course consists of a series of micro-learning activities. Assessment of knowledge is a regular feature within the course, ensuring that learners fully understand how to navigate and interpret the Wiring Regulations in their updated form. As part of the course, learners will have access to three practice examination tests.

Note: After payment confirmation for the 18th edition E-Learning Course, we will send you an email with instructions and links to the e-Learning platform within 48 hours.

Course Content

This course will cover the following units:

1. Understand the scope, object and fundamental principles of BS 7671.

2. Understand the definitions used within BS 7671. 

3. Understand how to assess the general characteristics of electrical installations.

4. Understand requirements of protection for safety for electrical installations.

5. Understand the requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations.

6. Understand the requirements of inspection and testing of electrical installations.

7. Understand the requirements of special installations or locations as identified in BS 7671.

8. Understand the information contained within Part 8 and the appendices of BS 7671.


Theory Assessments (Online, Multiple Choice)

Once you have completed your online course, please contact us via email or call 02030624555 to book your exam in-centre or at home.

The City & Guilds 18th Edition test, a 2-hour multiple-choice, online examination. The exam is open book, meaning that you will be able to refer to the 18th Edition wiring regulations book during the exam process.


E-Learning Platform access for 12 Months from the date of registration.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking this qualification. However, centres must ensure that learners have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualification successfully.

It is expected that learners will have basic knowledge of electrical science.

Qualification Specification


Following books are required reference material for the course:

1) BS7671: 2018+A2:2022 Requirements for Electrical Installations (18th Edition): ISBN 978-1-83953-218-4

Next Steps

It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification (2392-10)

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Building Regulations for Electrical Installation Contractors in Dwellings (2393-10)

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Initial Verification (2391-50)

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection (2391-51)

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Inspection and Testing (2391-52)

  • City & Guilds Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering (4467-04)

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of it, students will receive a Level 3 certificate which will help them in registering for ECS Card and with JIB. This will help the students in finding work as Junior Electrical Installers.

Terms of Booking

In addition to our standard terms and conditions, for this course, once we have processed the registration for the e-learning platform any refund request will incur the additional deduction of £150.