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17th Edition Wiring Regulations
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About this course

This 3 day theory-based course covers the 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations to Amendment 3, leading to City & Guilds (2382-15) Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations, and is suitable for electricians and electrical engineers.

For those working in both domestic or non domestic settings, the knowledge of BS6761 (17th Edition) is a UK industry standard to which all electrical installers must comply.

If you are an employer and require more than one employee to enrol onto this course please contact 0845 345 2235 or

What will I learn?

The following areas will be covered:

  • Plan and style of regulations
  • Numbering system
  • Scope, object and fundamental principles
  • Assessment of general characteristics
  • Electrical supply systems
  • Protection against electric shock, thermal effects and overcurrent
  • Isolation and switching
  • Earthing arrangements and protective conductors
  • Cable selection
  • Selection and erection of equipment
  • Inspection and testing
  • Special installations and locations
  • Appendices 1-15
  • Entry requirements
    Prior electrical qualifications are not required for attendance on this course.
    Study, assessment and qualifications

    Assessment is by a 2-hour multiple choice questionnaire, completed online (E-VOLVE). This will take place seperately to the course, typically within one week of its completion.

    It is permissable to use BS7671 (17th Edition Wiring Regulations) as reference material during the exam.

    Additional costs and information

    Costs include City & Guilds assessment fees and study notes. VAT not applicable.

    Your are required to supply a copy of the 17th Edition BS7671 - 2008 - Amendment 3 (yellow book ISBN:978-1-4919-769-4) . This costs £85 available directly from the IET, Stevenage (Tel: 01438 313311) and is also available from leading bookshops.

    Home study is recommended.

    If you have any questions please phone 0845 345 2235 or email