The nationally recognised 17th Edition Course (City & Guilds 2382) is a short electrical course aimed at anyone involved in electrical installations, including electricians and domestic installers.
This qualification is the standard set by the industry for all UK installations and is required for electricians or domestic installers. The 17th edition course will introduce you to a working knowledge of the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations along with a brief overview of the Electricity at Work Regulations covering your statutory duties.
This course is an essential requirement for joining a Competent Person Scheme (NICEIC, Elecsa or NAPIT), which will allow you to sign off your own work. Knowledge of the previous regulation is not essential, however, a good knowledge of electrical principles is a compulsory requirement.
The 17th Edition wiring regulations course is theory based and encompasses the 7 parts of the latest version of the 17th Edition Wiring Regulation incorporating 17th Edition Amendment 3 (British Standards BS7671)
What You Study
The course covers all parts of the Regulations, from Part 1 to Part 7 including the Appendices the course also covers the 17th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations, incorporating Amendment No3:2015.
You will have access to the Electrical Installation Curriculum Library which will include copies of the BS7671 Regulations booklet; this must be returned on completion of the course.
Duration and Attendance
This course lasts for 4 days. The assessment is taken at a later date and will take the form of an open-book (BS7671 only), on-line two-hour exam consisting of 60 multiple choice questions. The exact date of the exam will be confirmed by your tutor.
Stenton Campus, Glenrothes
The course is designed for Electricians and Electrical Engineers. However, there are no formal entry requirements but candidates will need a reasonable knowledge of electrical installation work and basic principles.
This qualification is required for Electricians to maintain their grade cards or those needing an understanding of the new wiring regulations, i.e. a practising electrician, or related careers such as electrical contracting, consultants, electrical engineers etc.