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The 18th edition IET wiring regulations were released in July 2018, and from 1st January 2019, the design of new electrical installations have been required to comply with this latest version of the regulations.
The 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations refers to the 18th edition of the British Standard BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations. It is a comprehensive set of regulations that guides the design, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems up to 1000 volts AC. The regulations are published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and are commonly known as the 18th edition wiring Regs.
The current version is Amendment 2: 2022 – Brown publication. Buy the latest 18th edition book here.
Why is the 18th edition important to Electricians, associated trades, trainees and newcomers?
Safety: The primary purpose of the regulations is to ensure the safety of people and property. Electrical systems can pose significant risks if not designed and installed correctly. The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations aim to minimize the likelihood of electrical shock, fire, and other hazards by providing strict guidelines for electrical installations.
Compliance: Adhering to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is a legal requirement in the United Kingdom. Compliance with these regulations is necessary to meet the standards set by the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, which places a legal duty on employers, employees, and self-employed individuals to ensure electrical safety in the workplace.
Technical Advances: The regulations are regularly updated to keep pace with technological advancements and industry best practices. The 18th Edition incorporates changes and updates based on new research, developments in electrical engineering, and lessons learned from past incidents. It ensures that electrical installations are up to date and reflects the latest safety standards.
Competence and Certification: The regulations emphasise the importance of competency in electrical installations. They require electricians and professionals involved in designing, installing, inspecting, and maintaining electrical systems to possess the necessary knowledge and skills. Compliance with the regulations assures qualified individuals are involved in electrical work, reducing the risk of mistakes and unsafe installations.
Consumer Protection: The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations prioritise the safety and protection of consumers. They provide guidelines for electrical installations in residential, commercial, and industrial settings, ensuring that consumers are safeguarded against electrical hazards. Compliance with the regulations offers peace of mind to consumers and protects them from substandard and unsafe electrical work.
Liability and competence: Compliance with the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is often a prerequisite to many areas within the industry and could include the following.
- Obtaining insurance to work on electrical installations.
- Joining government-backed competent person schemes like the NICEIC or NAPIT.
- Applying or renewing JIB Gold Cards.
- Demonstrating continued professional development to prospective employers.
- It is often the prerequisite to taking further electrical qualifications like the 2391 inspection and testing.
The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations are crucial in ensuring electrical safety, promoting best practices, and maintaining standards. They guide electricians and persons working in the industry, protect consumers, and help prevent accidents, fires, and other hazards associated with electrical installations. Compliance with these regulations is essential to meet legal requirements, maintain safety standards, and demonstrate professional competence.
Our 18th edition online course has been designed with the focus of offering electricians, trainees and associated trade professionals a streamlined, cost-effective and direct approach to gaining their City & Guilds 18th edition – 2382 qualification.
We give you the information you need to pass the final City & Guilds examination.
The course material covers amendment 2 of BS7671, and candidates who take the final examination will be enrolled for the City & Guilds 2382-22 qualification – this is the current brown book version. You will need a copy of BS7671 to complete the course and final examination.
After completing the enrollment process, you will receive instant access to the online course material. Followed within a few hours, an email from us thanking you for the booking and outlining the process to get the final examination booked.
There is no rush to take the final examination. You have twelve months from enrollment to take this.
We will work together through the book from cover to cover, looking at the areas and regulations you must work through to maximise your chances of passing the final 2382-22 examination. There are guided questions, test your knowledge exercises and practice questions for each of the Parts of BS7671 designed to reinforce the learning, and some excellent final mock examinations at the end of the course.
Tutor support is available should it be needed. This can be completed either via email, telephone or video call.
The course will also give you an in-depth overview of what to expect on your examination day, helping you thoroughly prepare for either the home examination or a centre examination.
By the end of the course, you will be able to demonstrate that you are fully conversant with the content and structure of the 18th edition wiring regulations BS 7671 and ready to pass the City & Guilds 2382 examination.
When ready, you can contact us to arrange your final City & Guilds exam. The quickest and most guaranteed option is to take the exam from home or the workplace.
On successfully passing the 2382 examination, your results will be emailed out the same day, with a City & Guilds e-certificate arriving within seven working days from the examination date. Hard copy certificates will arrive within four weeks from the examination date.
Our best price promise covers our 18th edition online course with the examination. If you find the same package elsewhere on the internet for less, we will refund you the difference. **
Home exam (Can be taken at work or anywhere with an appropriate setting)
Home examinations were introduced by City & Guilds in early 2021 to help ease the backlog of examinations due to the COVID pandemic. Because of its success, home and workplace examinations are now available across all City & Guilds evolve end point assessments.
The examination is invigilated directly by City & Guilds using your web camera and microphone. This is by far our most popular option.
Why choose a home examination?
- Take the examination from the safety and comfort of your home or workplace.
- Same-day results.
- Examinations are available Monday – Friday 0800hrs, 1130hrs & 1600hrs.
- Often the quickest way to take your examination.
- The exam setting must be appropriate.
- Candidates must have a PC with a recent Microsoft operating system and a good internet connection.
- Candidates must hold a reasonable level of computer literacy.
Bring the examination centre to your workplace
- Take the examination from the safety and comfort of your workplace.
- Examinations are available anytime, seven days a week.
- Most flexible option.
- Instant results at the end of your exam.
- Perfect for group bookings.
By selecting this option, you will get all the benefits of coming to one of our many examination centres, with the added benefit of preparing for the examination in your own time and at your own pace. When you are ready to take the examination, contact us to find the next available examination date that works best for you – There is minimal availability now for this option.
The 18th edition qualification by City & Guilds has no prerequisites, which means the qualification is open to anyone that is over the age of 18 and looking to enhance their understanding of the IET wiring regulations. The qualification is aimed at practising electricians, trainees and associated trade professionals, which might include: electrical engineers, contracts managers, designers, consultants, surveyors, builders and plumbers.
From January 2019, the 18th edition wiring regulations came into effect, and all electrical installations must be installed to this latest standard. The wiring regulations are a British Standard (BS7671:2018) written by the IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology).
If you work or are involved in the electrical industry, you will need to make sure you are designing and installing to the latest regulations. By gaining the City & Guilds 2382 qualification, you are demonstrating you have a knowledge and understanding of this latest version.
To keep the industry moving forward and installing to the latest standard, the 18th edition, like its predecessors, is now a pre-requisite in the industry for gaining employment, joining one of the competent person schemes, applying or renewing JIB gold cards. Additionally, should you be looking to further your skills and gain further qualifications? The 18th edition is often the pre-requisite for undertaking more advanced and practical based electrical training.
Is the MJ Electrical course the full 18th edition course?
Yes, our online course is the full 18th edition course, but it is delivered using an online format. You don’t need to come to a centre to take the course. You can study from home or work on your own time.
Does the course and exam cover A2 of BS 7671?
Yes, the course and our question bank have been updated to reflect the changes in BS 7671 and the new brown book. The new City & Guilds 2382-22 examination is the examination that candidates will be enrolled on.
How quickly can I take the examination?
The home remote invigilated option is the quickest and most guaranteed way to take the final 2382-22 exam. The lead time for examinations is seven working days. Meaning if you enrolled today, you could take the exam next week.
Will the online course work on my phone or tablet?
Yes, the online course works across all different types of electronic devices. This includes phones, tablets, laptops and PCs.
Do I get a City & Guilds 18th edition certificate?
Yes, successful candidates receive a City & Guilds electronic certificate emailed to them within seven working days after passing the exam, and a hard copy version follows within four weeks.
You will only need the electronic version for CPS schemes like the NICEIC or NAPIT, the JIB, and most employers.
It is important when you complete the enrolment process. You use the name you would like displayed on your certificate. This information will be used when registering you with City & Guilds.
The following link will take you to my 18th-edition e-certificate.
Do I need any additional training materials?
The 18th edition qualification by City & Guilds is an open-book examination. This means that candidates must purchase and bring a copy of BS7671 in its original format to the examination.
Copies of the latest version of BS7671 18th edition can be purchased using the following link (Link to Amazon).
What is in the final examination?
For your final City & Guilds examination, you will undertake a 2-hour online multiple-choice test. The percentage pass mark is 60%. This equals answering 36 questions or more correctly out of 60.
Can I use the Onsite Guide in the examination?
No, the only publication allowed in the examination room is the 18th IET Wiring Regulations. BS7671 – A2 2022 (Brown Version)
How will I get access to the course material?
After selecting your preferred examination option and completing the enrolment process, you will be automatically emailed access to the online tutorial. If, for any reason, you don’t receive the course access, please email, ring, or live chat message me, and I will resend you the link.
What payment options are there?
We have two different payment options available, PayPal and Stripe. This gives you plenty of flexibility to pay with a credit or debit card or split the payment using PayPal.
How long do I have to complete the course and exam?
Enrolled candidates will have 12 months to complete the online course material and take the final examination.
I am undecided about whether to book!
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