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Overview of IET Wiring Regulations (18th Edition)


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Course Content 
Learning Outcomes
Who Should Attend
Course Timings
Course Fees
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A full overview and agenda, need to know information, and booking instructions can be found on the individual upcoming course pages. Click on a course below to view.

Upcoming Courses 

11 June London Find out more
22 September London Find out more
1 December London Find out more

Course Content

Starting with a synopsis of the history of the regulations, you will learn some of the underlying principles of electrical installation theory and why the need for prescriptive regulations is necessary.

This full day course provides a 'cover to cover' overview of BS7671:2018. Requirements for Electrical Installations (IET Wiring Regulations Eighteenth Edition) including discussion on the history of the regulations, technical aspects of the content and extent of application of the regulations in the electrical industry.

The course has been updated to include discussion on key changes that have been introduced in recent years as well as the most significant changes within the latest 18th Edition.

The trainer will take you through each part of the regulations section by section, describing key points of interest, importance and/or debate.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will:


  • Understand the important role the wiring regulations have had throughout the electrical industry
  • Understand the limits of application and where the current edition sits within the UK regulatory framework
  • Gain an appreciation of some of the theory behind the regulations and importance of compliance in terms of electrical safety
  • Learn about the geography of the document and how to use the regulations and associated literature

Who Should Attend

  • Electrical engineers of all grades (from either a consultancy or contracting background
  • Building services engineers (who may specialise in fields other than electrical engineering)
  • Property managers
  • Building surveyors 
  • Architects

And anyone involved in the build process and the high level procurement of electrical installation design or services would find this course useful as a means to increase their understanding and improve their awareness of the design and installation requirements of electrical services.

Course Timings 

Registration: 09.15 
Start Time: 09:30

Latest finish: 17:00

Course Fees 

  • Standard Rate: £335 + VAT
  • Members Rate: £385 + VAT

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once provides the opportunity for your organisation to have a training package crafted to your specific needs. In-house training can help your organisation overcome challenges and fill the skills gaps in your workforce. Courses run on a minimum number of six staff*.

For an In-house quote please email the following information to

  1. Name of course
  2. Approximate number of staff
  3. Your site address  

*Minimum numbers for in-house courses outside of the UK may vary

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