Stroma Certification’s 18th Edition Wiring Regulations training will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the key changes to the BS 7671 Wiring Regulations. Successful completion of the course and exam will enable those working in the electrical industry to demonstrate their compliance with the 18th Edition and continue to work safely and competently throughout their electrical installation, maintenance and testing work.

Who should attend?

The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations training is ideal for electricians, electrical contractors and other professionals working throughout the electrical industry. Those who are already compliant against the 17th Edition can apply to upskill their knowledge and expertise to work in line with the new changes and regulations of the 18th Edition of the BS 7671 Wiring Regulations.

The 18th Edition

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the British Standards Institute (BSI) co-publish the BS 7671 Wiring Regulations. These regulations apply to the design, erection and verification of electrical installations and alternations and additions to existing installations and ensure electricians remain compliant against the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations (1989).

The 18th Edition of the BS 7671 Wiring Regulations has now been released. Electricians and electrical contractors will have until January 2019 to get up to speed with the new regulations which. Find out more about the proposed changes to the Wiring Regulations.

Course details

This 1-day training course will provide delegates with an overview of the changes to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations to help you remain compliant. Following the training session, you can complete our exam to demonstrate your competence and receive a certificate to verify that you are able to work against the 18th Edition regulations.

Each training day will run from 09:00-17:00. We recommend delegates arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for registration. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

18th Edition Dates

Test Specification

Stroma Certification delivers our 18th Edition Training as a one-day top-up course. Candidates must have a working knowledge of and have passed the 17th Edition Training previously. There is only one examination which covers the entirety of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. The way the knowledge is covered by this test is laid out in the table below:

Permitted Materials: IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition: BS 7671:2018 Requirements

Graded: Pass/Fail

Pass Mark: The pass mark for this examination is set at approx. 60%

Test: 2382-602 Duration: 120 minutes
Unit Outcome Number of Questions %
602 1 Understand the scope, object and fundamental principles of BS7671. 4 7%
2 Understand the definitions used within BS7671. 2 3%
3 Understand how to assess the general characteristics of electrical installations 6 10%
4 Understand requirements of protection for safety for electrical installations 15 25%
5 Understand the requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations 14 23%
6. Understand the requirements of inspection and testing of electrical installations 4 7%
7. Understand the requirements of special installations or locations as identified in BS 7671. 10 17%
8 Understand the information contained within the appendices of BS7671. 5 8%
Total 60 100%


18th Edition Training course: £199
18th Edition Exam: £70*
18th Edition Training Course and Exam: Just £244*

BS 7671 18th Edition Wiring Regulations book: £85
BS 7671 On-Site Guide: £27
Or, order both: Just £100

Should you need to resit the course we will be offering the training free-of-charge (subject to availability). You will only be required to pay a £45 exam fee to City & Guilds.

*Includes £45 Exam fee payable to City & Guilds and £25 Administation fee. Prices exclude VAT

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