Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 25 March 2019

Starts: 25/03/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £428.00

Entry Requirements

Electrical Installation related qualifications or experience. A good level of English is required. Please ensure you are clear how this course relates to working in the sector. Please click the How to Become a Qualified Electrician Through Part-Time Study link on the main Electrical Installation page. If you have questions regarding this please contact Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager - Business & Technology on 01895 853417 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Who is the course for

This qualification is for practising electricians with relevant experience and other trades professionals needing to update or demonstrate their understanding of the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations: BS7671:2018

Course Content

  • Understand the scope, object and fundamental principles of BS7671
  • Understand the definitions used within BS7671.
  • Understand how to assess the general characteristics of electrical installations 6
  • Understand requirements of protection for safety for electrical installations 15
  • Understand the requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations 14
  • Understand the requirements of inspection and testing of electrical installations
  • Understand the requirements of special installations or locations as identified in BS 7671
  • Understand the information contained within the appendices of BS7671.

Study Methods

Lectures and use of the Regulation Book/Calculations. Books required by candidate:

  • IET 18th Edition WIRING REGULATIONS BS7671:2018 ISBN: 9781785611704 (£80 approx) and
  • IET On-Site guide BS7671:2018 ISBN: 9781785614422 (£25 approx) The assessment for this course will be a 60 question, 120 minute on-line multiple choice exam (open book).

Where next - Further Studies

Depending on experience, candidates normally progress onto the C&G2391-52 Award in Inspection and Testing course.

Where next - Job Opportunities

This is a mandatory requirement in the electrical contracting industry.

More Information

  • This is an “Intensive Learning Programme” that requires 90% - 100% attendance.
  • Students are expected to undertake a substantial amount of self -study between sessions, particularly in the preparation for exams and assignments.
  • There are a number of exams and assessments throughout the course – candidates will be given a Maximum of 3 opportunities to resit each exam/assessment. Failure to pass/show up for these 3 resit dates will result in the candidate failing the entire course.
  • In order to achieve the qualification, candidates must pass all elements of the course within the current academic year, which ends on Thursday 11th July 2019 – there will be no opportunity for any resits/resubmissions after this date. However, serious personal issues that arise that may adversely affect attendance and consequently completion of the course - these will be considered on a case by case basis.

Last updated 23 August 2018

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 25 March 2019

Starts: 25/03/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £428.00