Course at a glance

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City & Guilds 2382 Level 3 Certificate

Course Start:

17 - 19 October 2022

Course Length:

3 days


South Bank Campus



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Course overview

Who is the course for?

  • This 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations course replaces the 17th Edition course 
  • It is aimed at practicing electricians with relevant experience and allied professionals needing to update and enhance their understanding of the 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.

What does the course cover? 

  • The IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) are the definitive standards for the electrical industry in respect of safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems. 
  • It is intended to ensure that individuals are conversant with the format, content and application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2018

What are some of the key changes? 

  • Protecting against electric shock
  • Protecting against electromagnetic disturbances and voltage disturbance
  • Selection and erection of wiring systems
  • New Appendix to 18th Edition on Energy efficiency

Entry requirements

The student must have prior knowledge or be an experienced electrician with existing and specific qualifications in electrical work (ideally 16th or 17th Electrical Edition qualification completed previously).

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

It is also suitable for anyone wishing to demonstrate an understanding of the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations needing to upskill.

Electricians who have taken time out of the industry and are looking to return, it is possible they have previously held the 16th Edition certification. This course will benefit them as they can update their knowledge to the current 18th Edition industry standard.


Knowledge learnt in this course will assist in a wide range of pathways, roles and development within the electrical industry. 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.

Impact on students

  • Students can move directly into paid employment or progress into higher paid work.
  • The qualification develops skills and knowledge of students to a high standard which is highly recognised by the industry.
  • Can lead the student into further electrical qualifications such as those listed above.

Learning methods

Delivery will mostly be in-class and online, however, the in-class teaching would be dependent on COVID-19 control measures.

Students will participate in teacher-led discussions and questioning, group work (where appropriate), there will also be a formative assessment where tutors will review and give feedback to students on the assessment.

How to apply

To book your place or to enquire about the 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations course please phone 0113 222 6031 or email 



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