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17th Edition Wiring Regulations 2008 (2015) BS7671

Price: £395.00 (Inc. VAT & Certification Fees)

Course details

Our New City & Guilds 2382-15 17th Edition Wiring Regulations electrical course now incorporates the very latest Amendment 3 (2015) completely free of charge. This course has been designed to give the candidates the best possible opportunity of success. This short electrical course is intended for all persons involved in the electrical industry including operatives new to the industry and those wishing to update their knowledge. The wiring regulations course is theory based, providing the under pinning knowledge and understanding of the 7 parts of the latest version of the 17th Edition Wiring Regulation 2008 (2015) incorporation Amendment 3. Candidates are expected to complete an open book multiple choice test on the final day presently based on Amendment 3.


The areas covered in this course include:

  • Scope, objective and fundamental principles
  • Definitions
  • Assessment of general characteristics
  • Protection against electric shock
  • Selection & erection of equipment
  • Inspection & Testing
  • Requirements for special installations
  • Appendices 1 – 16
  • New - 3rd Amendments (2015) now included

On completion of this course candidates should be able to:


  • Locate specific Regulations

  • Make full use of the regulations index

  • State the relationship between the Appendices and Regulations

  • State the purpose and objective of the Regulations

  • Identify the hazards, which the Regulations are designed to prevent

  • Evaluate the legal status of the regulations and any legislation which has a bearing on their application

  • Identify the fundamental requirements for safety

  • Define the main factors to consider when designing and erecting an installation

  • List the earthing arrangements

  • Discuss methods of protection from shock arising from direct and indirect contact

  • Distinguish between main and supplementary bonding

  • Calculate earth fault loop impedance

  • Select over current protection devices for particular installations

  • Select the appropriate switchgear for a given installation, including special locations

  • Calculate the size of cables in relation to their current carrying capacity and voltage drop

  • Explain why inspection of the installation is undertaken

  • State the items, which need to be inspected

  • List what background information is required before carrying out an inspection

  • State why testing of an installation is undertaken

  • Understand the new 3rd Amendments 


The course will deal with each individual section of the Wiring Regulations and there will be plenty of opportunity to practice and be assessed on your knowledge and understanding of the content. All of our staff are fully qualified teachers and assessors and have many years of hands on experience in the electrical trade.


Equipment Requirements:

IET 17th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS:7671) 2008 (2015)

On-site Guide BS7671:2008 (2011)

Scientific calculator

Course notes will be supplied


What Course Next?

5 Day Building Regulations (Part P) Full Scope Qualification

5 Day EAL - Initial and Periodic Inspection & Testing 

2 Day Portable Appliance Testing

2365 Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations



Location > Nottingham



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13 January 2018
10 February 2018

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