18th Edition Wiring Regulations training with the City and Guilds exams
The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) publish the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations as British Standard BS7671:2018 Blue Book. The Regulations apply to the design, erection and verification of electrical installations, also additions and alterations to existing installations.
This City & Guilds qualification is aimed at practising electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals needing to update and enhance their understanding of the wiring regulations.
Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS 7671:2018) City & Guilds (2382-18)
This course is 5 days duration and is suitable for those who work in the maintenance or installation of electrical equipment and is designed specifically for those wishing City & Guilds Certification.
1) Using the new 18th Edition Regulations, and major changes from the 17th Edition
2) The New Regulations and Safety Requirements for Electrical Installation
(Part P of the Building Regulations, competent persons and supervisors)
3) Assessment of an installation to the new standards demanded by the 18th Edition
4) Protection against shock, terminology and definitions
5) Overcurrent protection and discrimination and the increased reliance on RCD/RCBO
(where to use RCD and RCBOs, and their settings for the new locations and new protection requirements)
6) Protection by isolation including isolation requirements of devices
7) Selection and erection of equipment in general purpose locations and in the new Special Locations of Part 6 of the Regulations.
(Hot tubs, fairgrounds, marinas, floor and ceiling heating etc)
8) Earthing arrangements of systems, and earthing and bonding arrangements
(What is the difference between bonding and earthing, what to bond and to where)
9) Special installations, and special locations many new requirements, and locations
(There are several new inclusions, and some old ones have gone how to work on them)
Electric Vehicle charging installations. On shore connections for inland navigation vessels
10) Inspection and Testing to the new requirements of Part 6 of the Regulations
11) Content and use of appendices
12) Course review
13) City & Guilds multiple choice exam (2 hours, 60 questions)
Part of the course involves Mini Exercises requiring delegates to perform calculations or written answers to problems posed during each section of the course and it is advisable for delegates to have a calculator and writing materials with them. The exam will normally run from 12:30pm to 2:30pm on the final day.
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